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Film series continues in Lafayette with 'Years of Living Dangerously'
Town Hall Theatre will be screening the next in Sustainable Lafayette's 2018 film series, "Years of Living Dangerously," the highly acclaimed National Geographic series that covers crucial issues, such as climate change, deforestation, historic droughts and the rapidly ...By Pippa Fisher

Locanda Positano - simple food, quality ingredients ... and 'famiglia'
In downtown Lafayette great restaurants are literally right around every corner and yet the city's newest eatery looks set to fill its own unique spot.
Locanda Positano, an authentic ...
By Pippa Fisher

Is the county rushing to bring in commercial cannabis regulations?
The county is seeking feedback from municipal councils and members of the public as it looks to prepare regulations around cannabis in the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.
By Pippa Fisher

Citizen of the Year exemplifies 'service above self'
This year's Citizen of the Year does not sit still and let life come to him; he makes things happen. Don Jenkins was given the honor this year in a unanimous vote, selected from an extremely talented pool of nominees.
By Pippa Fisher

No parcel tax on June ballot
The Lafayette School Board decided at their ...By Pippa Fisher

March 8 named Erling Horn Day
Mayor Don Tatzin recognized Erling Horn for his 40 years of service to Lafayette at the Feb. 26 city council meeting by proclaiming March 8, Horn's 80th birthday, to be "Erling Horn Day in Lafayette." Horn has been involved with the city in many capacities over the ...

Zoning of Deer Hill to be decided in referendum on June ballot
Lafayette will place a referendum on the ballot in June, effectively giving voters a say in the fate of the land on Deer Hill.
The State Appeals Court ruled on Feb. 21 in favor of the ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette teachers demand fair pay
It was clear at a recent Lafayette School District board meeting that teachers are not prepared to wait silently while the union and district continue to negotiate teacher contracts.
The ...
By Pippa Fisher

DeSaulnier gun violence conversation draws large crowd
U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier's message at the recent town hall meeting was clear - the time for silence is over.
DeSaulnier was addressing the issue of gun violence, including suicides, ...
By Pippa Fisher

Mt. Diablo Nursery & Garden closes
The hurt comes through loud and clear in Garth Jacober's voice. "We opened for business March 1, 2007; we're closing Feb. 28, 2018 - one day short of our 11th anniversary."
Retirement, ...
By Cathy Dausman

LAFSD parcel tax discussion leads only to more questions
A Feb. 12 discussion by school board members ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette's police station officially opens
If residents noticed SWAT vehicles on the streets of Lafayette recently, fear not - the scary-looking vehicles were probably on their way to the grand opening of Lafayette's new, state-of-the-art police station.
By Pippa Fisher

Parking relief for Safeway shoppers at last
The end is in sight for construction to provide 185 parking stalls on the vacant lot near Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Oak Hill Road in front of the Lafayette Safeway. According to Safeway spokesperson Wendy Gutshall from the Northern California corporate headquarters, the ...

Safety measures to stay in place on Reliez Valley Road
Lafayette is making permanent the safety improvements along Reliez Valley Road.
And it does seem that wheels are spinning a little more freely there these days, but is that as a result ...
By Pippa Fisher

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