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The Peter Pan Foundation moves into new Lafayette Location
The Peter Pan Foundation - a 12-year-old Lafayette nonprofit organization that inspires children of all ages to reach their full potential by encouraging confidence, character, and creativity through music and theater, while instilling the value and benefits of ...Submitted by Gina Campo

Luck Women's Boutique opens in Lafayette
Lafayette gained a new luxury women's (and girls) clothing boutique Jan. 8 when local mom Lorin Platto opened Luck. A recent East Bay transplant from San Francisco, Lorin was inspired to bring some of the city's boutique culture to Lamorinda. "I have loved fashion all ...By Jenn Freedman

New mileage markers relieve the mystery of driving on Pinehurst Road
In order to allow quicker access to the area for emergency vehicles, and to help drivers navigate a remote and tortuous road, mileposts along the six miles of Pinehurst Road in Contra Costa County have been upgraded thanks to the efforts of the Canyon community, the ...By Nick Marnell

Housing trends exposed at Home Expo
Every current or prospective homeowner has ...By Lou Fancher

Lafayette takes steps to become an Age-Friendly Community
Lafayette is taking proactive steps toward supporting its older residents as it kicks off the AARP/World Health Organization "age-friendly community" initiative with a meeting hosted by the Senior Services Commission Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Don ...By Pippa Fisher

Proposed Citizen Gas Safety Task Force moves one step forward
The principals of Save Lafayette Trees ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette officials fire back at regional housing recommendations
Lafayette officials largely denounced an action plan developed by a regional committee that would spur housing growth in the Bay Area by raising $1.5 billion annually through revenue sources like a vacancy tax, parcel tax, increased sales tax, gross receipts and head ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette on the hook for legal fees that PG&E does not pay

One ramification of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Jan. 29 bankruptcy filing is that the company will likely no longer be able to reimburse the city of Lafayette for legal bills in ...
By Nick Marnell

Refurbished vintage Beetle finds new home in Lafayette
With only two days left before retiring as longtime city manager of Lafayette, Steven Falk received a surprise farewell gift. It came neither from the city nor his co-workers, but from Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club.
Submitted by Thomas Black

City increases support for school crossing guard program
The city council voted unanimously, minus Council Member Susan Candell who was absent, at its Jan. 14 meeting to increase participation in funding for the school district's crossing guards to a rate of 50 percent.
By Pippa Fisher

Terry Ring honored for behind the scenes work
This year's Business Person of the Year has been named - Terry Ring of Ring Construction. He will be honored with a dinner celebrating his many contributions to Lafayette at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa on Friday, Feb. 1. Mayor Cam Burks will also give the State of ...By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette's mayor takes it to the streets
Lafayette Mayor Cam Burks is becoming quite a familiar face around town. In fact, he spent the weekend of Jan. 12-13 walking the entire downtown area and stopping in on more than 70 businesses along Mt. Diablo Boulevard. Additionally he held his usual weekend mayor's ...By Pippa Fisher

The hunt is on - an update
Now that the city council is complete and up ...By Pippa Fisher

Nominations are open for the 2019 Lafayette Citizen of the Year
Do you have a person in mind for this year's ...

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