Prop 64 made cannabis legal in Lamorinda. So where's the pot?
Despite California's legalization of medical marijuana and recreational marijuana for adults, the three Lamorinda municipalities have taken limited measures to make cannabis accessible to residents, in fact making pot nearly impossible to obtain commercially.
By Nick Marnell
Lafayette School District 2018-19 Teacher of the Year receives special visit
Recently, Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata visited Scott Westphal's classroom at Burton Valley Elementary School in Lafayette. Westphal, a 34-year Lafayette School District teacher, was named by the district as their Teacher of the Year ...Submitted by Jonathan Lance
Lafayette ambulance service unaffected by state bid-rigging allegations
Lafayette residents will notice no change in their emergency medical service as a result of allegations of anti-competitive practices made against Contra Costa County EMS by a state agency, according to Contra Costa County officials.
By Nick Marnell
City and schools work together for student safety on campus
The city and school boards continue to work ...By Pippa Fisher
Traffic dangers for students near schools
It was not an evening during which action would be taken, but the special joint meeting of the Lafayette City Council and the Lafayette School District board was nonetheless a good opportunity for dialog between the two bodies. And traffic was front and center once ...By Pippa Fisher
It's a wrap!
Observant Lafayette residents might have noticed a few random acts of art around town lately. Utility boxes around the city are now being disguised with colorful wraps, designed by Lafayette students to help celebrate the city's 50th anniversary.
By Pippa Fisher
Community canine capers in Dogtown Downtown
Is Lafayette going to the dogs? It certainly is, at least on Saturday, May 19 with the ever-popular Dogtown Downtown event.
The annual community event sponsored by the Lafayette Chamber ...By Pippa Fisher
New memorial unveiled
The culmination of many years of work, the new memorial outside the Veterans Memorial Center was officially unveiled on April 29. The monument is inscribed with the 23 names of residents of Contra Costa County who gave their lives during active service for their ...By Pippa Fisher
Fraudulent voter forms reappear in Lafayette
Anxiety flooded through Lafayette as reports ...By Nick Marnell
Six stunning kitchens on display at Lafayette Juniors Kitchen Tour
The Lafayette Juniors' 19th Annual Kitchen Tour takes place on Saturday, May 19th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature six beautiful and uniquely styled kitchens located in different neighborhoods of Lafayette.
By Catherine Kauder
Lafayette Garden Club hosts its Artful Garden Tour in May
The Lafayette Garden Club will host its Artful Gardens Tour over Mother's Day weekend on Saturday May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The self-guided tour will explore five magnificent Lamorinda gardens at the height of their spring glory, plus offer a pop-up market and ...By Jenn Freedman
Planning gets lion's share at joint meeting of Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda councils
The annual joint meeting of the city and town councils of the Lamorinda municipalities took no actions but heard reports on planning and housing related legislation and transportation. Orinda lacked a quorum, with only Mayor Amy Worth and Vice Mayor Inga Miller in ...By Sora O'Doherty
Deer Hill Road - Pros and cons of Measure L debated
Measure L, on the ballot for a special election June 5 to determine the future of the Deer Hill Road property, is currently the subject of heated discussion throughout Lafayette. Lamorinda Weekly asked spokespeople from both the Yes on L Campaign (Brandt Andersson and ...By Pippa Fisher
Time for annual free concert at Lafayette Reservoir
With the gorgeous backdrop of the Lafayette Reservoir, the traditional Concert at the Res is a lovely way to spend a spring day.
Once again the Lafayette Rotary Club is getting ready to ...By Pippa Fisher