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Lafayette, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Lafayette, CA include 94549, and 94596. The median home price in Lafayette is $1,199,000 which is roughly $573/per square foot. More Lafayette information.

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9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Acalanes school district hears back from residents on tax increases

Residents in the Acalanes Union High School District have filed official complaints in Contra Costa County Superior Court over a recent decision by the school board to issue $15 million in construction bonds, claiming it could mean further tax increases from a measure passed with the promise it would not raise taxes.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Los Lonely Boys Front Man Sues for Injuries

Los Lonely Boys front man Henry Garza fell 6 feet off a stage during a show because the band's management company failed to ensure that the orchestra pit was raised, he claims in court.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ClayCord.com

Lead Up to Labor Day Brings DUI Crackdown in Contra Costa County

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

New Vallejo High School principal excited about her job

New Vallejo High School principal Roxanne Brown-Garcia shows an enthusiasm for the academy-based education model at Vallejo High School, and a certainty about her ability to increase the educational competence of all of her students.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Orinda's Severson not running for re-election; in Lafayette, there may be no election

The candidate field for City Council elections in Lamorinda took until Wednesday evening to finalize this year, thanks to Orinda Mayor Sue Severson's decision not to seek re-election.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Walnut Creek: Justin Levitt's piano music living in a peaceful state

Some parents read stories, and others sing lullabies to their children at bedtime.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Lafayette may not hold a city council election in November

With no challengers to city council incumbents Don Tatzin and Brandt Andersson, and no local tax measures on the ballot, Lafayette's City Council will have to decide Aug. 20 whether or not to hold an election in November.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Oakley campus' new weather station streams stats kids can use

Mother Nature will teach Freedom High School students some lessons this year based on what she's doing right around them.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Slug line: Relieving D.C.'s commute

"You'd be amazed what you have to do to survive in this area. That's what I have to do to get around," Nelson says.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Recycling center to close in September

Those of you used to taking recyclables to the Walnut Creek center on Lawrence Way for disposal may soon have to rely more on curbside bins to get rid of yard trimmings and cardboard, because the center at the entrance to northbound Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek will close for good Sept.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

ClayCord.com

Lafayette Man Convicted of Molesting Two Pleasant Hill Girls

A Lafayette man has been convicted of multiple counts of child molestation for lewd and lascivious acts on two girls in Pleasant Hill, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said today.

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KTVU Oakland

Lafayette man trained as massage therapist convicted of molesting 2 girls

A Lafayette man has been convicted of multiple counts of child molestation for lewd and lascivious acts on two girls in Pleasant Hill, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said Wednesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Lafayette fund fined $5 million for defrauding investors

The managers of a Lafayette investment fund accused of defrauding hundreds of investors, many of them elderly, will pay a fine of more than $5 million, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday.

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Contra Costa Times

Outside Lands spotlight: Nicki Bluhm, Jagwar Ma among best bets

We're spotlighting some of the most intriguing artists performing at the 2014 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Halfway To Concord

Adam Foster favors bike and pedestrian byways

It was a relatively routine evening for the Concord City Council on April 8th 2014.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Ride-sharing relieves dire commutes

"You'd be amazed what you have to do to survive in this area. That's what I have to do to get around," Nelson says.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

ClayCord.com

Catalytic Converter Thief Hits Pleasant Hill, Lafayette BART Stations on Wednesday

On Wednesday, three catalytic converter thefts were reported at local BART stations - one in Pleasant Hill and the other two in Lafayette.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Public meetings

The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Civic Pride Foundation donates to playground project

A very generous donation of $333,247 to the project was made by the Walnut Creek Civic Pride Foundation.

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The Globe and Mail

Can a 'bankers' oath' really stop lies and scandals in the industry?

Would you be more inclined to trust someone with your money if they solemnly swore they would handle it responsibly? And perhaps more importantly, would they actually stick to their vows? A London-based think tank believes bankers should take a "bankers' oath," similar to the Hippocratic oath historically taken by physicians, to encourage ... (more)

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