Cardinals Win Lafayette Little League AAA Championship
After an exciting, hard fought doubleheader with the Diamondbacks, the Cardinals won the Lafayette Little League AAA Championship game 8-7 on Sunday, June 2 at Buckeye Fields. The Cardinals are now moving on to represent LLL at the Tournament of Champions. ...Submitted by Bianka Ahuja and Ali Krick
Woodstock in Lafayette
The Fog City Swampers brought the sounds of Woodstock to the Plaza Park June 7. With plenty of tie-dye in evidence, the Chamber of Commerce transformed the Plaza to mark the 50th anniversary of the famous festival.
By Pippa Fisher
Is Lafayette going to the dogs?
Every dog has its day - and that day in Lafayette was June 1, when the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce hosted Dogtown Downtown for the benefit of canines big and small. This year the annual event focused on highlighting the dog-friendliness of the downtown area.
By Pippa Fisher
Nonprofit builds momentum in bid to `Light up the Park Theater'
The city council heard a presentation May 28 from Tracey Farrell of the newly formed Park Theater Trust as momentum builds around the possibility of purchasing and operating the historic Park Theater cinema.
By Pippa Fisher
City nails down timeline for selection of permanent city manager
The city council held a special meeting June 4 with Paul Kimura, principal of Avery and Associates, the executive search firm hired by the city to recruit the next permanent city manager following Steven Falk's resignation last year. It is likely that the position ...By Pippa Fisher
Lafayette rainbow flag flies to celebrate LBGTQ+ Pride month
The city council voted at its May 28 meeting unanimously in favor of a proclamation to recognize June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning + Pride month in Lafayette. On June 1 Mayor Mike Anderson raised the rainbow flag on the pole in Plaza Park, where ...By Pippa Fisher
Outdoor summer entertainment opens in Lamorinda
Residents of Lamorinda won't have to venture far from home to enjoy entertainment options this summer. Orinda will be offering a series of concerts, including the annual Opera in the Park, as well as five family-friendly movies. The Orinda concerts, at which food ...By Sora O'Doherty
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Remembering Mark Mitchell
A plaque naming Mitchell Ridge in honor of Lafayette's late Mayor and Council Member Mark Mitchell, who passed away last November, was placed at the corner of Carlyle Terrace and Sweet Drive during a May 18 dedication ceremony to remember him and all the work he did to ...By Pippa Fisher
Taste of Lafayette offers sumptuous samplings at annual event
...By Victor Ryerson
Woodstock Lafayette - free Rock the Plaza concerts
Friday evenings in downtown Lafayette through the month of June mean one thing for sure - Rock the Plaza is happening. And this year the series of free concerts will have a special "Woodstock" twist, marking the 50th anniversary of this iconic hippie counterculture ...By Pippa Fisher
Council OKs signature art piece for the city
A split Lafayette City Council approved the design of a public art display for the Town Center III BART Pathway and Bike Center project at its May 13 meeting, with one council member voting no because of the number of parking spaces the project would take up in the ...By Nick Marnell
Lafayette bans sale of flavored tobacco products
Flavored tobacco products will be on the way ...By Nick Marnell
Long-awaited parking lot's official opening in East End of Lafayette
It's been four years in the making and it's close to one year late but a small group of officials from the city of Lafayette, the Chamber of Commerce and members of the East End Coalition turned out to watch Mayor Mike Anderson cut the ribbon on the official opening of ...By Pippa Fisher