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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 $1,198,000 which is roughly $593/per square foot. More Lafayette information.

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Yesterday | Packaging World

From zero to 10 robots in 2.5 years

Olive producer adds robot to transfer pouched product to trays for delivery to retort system.

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Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

Lafayette: Still many questions about 'Terraces' successor housing plan

Even though plans for the Terraces of Lafayette project -- including the name -- have been significantly altered, serious concerns remain, including those involving traffic on Pleasant Hill and Deer Hill roads.

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Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: Not every change in Lafayette is coming at a breakneck pace

Lafayette residents upset at how quickly new construction is changing their town can find solace in the snail's pace of the development formerly known as the Terraces of Lafayette.

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Wednesday | 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 22, 2014

Patch.com

Cops Seek Home Burglar Driving 'Flat Gray' Ford Truck Tuesday in Lafayette

A residential burglary was reported today -- Tuesday, July 22 -- at 11:28 a.m. in the Happy Valley area, and the Lafayette Police Department is asking locals to be on the lookout for a 1988 "flat gray" Ford pickup truck with CA license number 3N07275A The suspect is a white male in his late 20s to mid 30s, police said.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

New law takes on high school football collisions head-on

Varsity football players practice non-impact tackling drills at Acalanes High School football practice on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Lafayette, Calif.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito studies ways to add housing

Discussions have started on how the city can fulfill its fair share of affordable housing for the region, a process complicated by a shortage of developable sites and government funding mechanisms.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Local investment fund accused of defrauding investors out of $700 million

Phyllis Christopher and her former husband spent years pinching pennies so they would be comfortable in retirement.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Rallies, gatherings show support for Israel, peace

Over there, war rages on. Over here, the Jewish community has proclaimed its support for Israel and a desire for peace.

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Contra Costa Times

Acalanes district seeks to validate bond issuance exceeding promised tax rate

The Acalanes school district has filed court papers asking a judge to validate the issuance of $15 million in construction bonds, which will exceed the tax rate promised to voters.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Lafayette signals 'intent' for future plastic bag ban

The city council made quick work of business Monday night, agreeing to adopt a local plastic bag ordinance in the near future and approving some changes to a draft ordinance governing the keeping of chickens, bees and other "small farm animals."

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Inside Bay Area

Lafayette: A local USO show, 1940s style

Bob Sutherland isn't one to toot his own horn. Or maybe he is, because the 90-year-old trumpeter and World War II veteran will be playing with the Rossmoor Big Band at a July 19 "Operation Swingtime" program at the Lafayette Reservoir.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Early planning underway for the future of Lafayette's 'Crosses'

For nearly a decade, the chalk-white forest of wooden crosses overlooking the rush of Highway 24 has stood as an unflinching memorial to the more than 6,800 American casualties of two modern wars.

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Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa County: Civil grand jury publishes roster for 2014-15 term

The Civil grand jury's primary task is to examine the functioning of county, city and other government agencies including special districts and joint powers agencies, in particular whether public funds are properly handled and audited.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Patch.com

Teen Song-'n'-Dance Sensation Headlines Lamorinda Rotary Breakfast

Announcement from the Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club: Gabriel Angelo MasterBlaster G , a 15-year-old entertainer, who is an actor, model, MC, singer, trumpeteer and tap dancer seeking to bring healing to the world through the arts, will be at Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting on July 18 in Lafayette.

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Patch.com

Police Investigating Residential Break-In Tuesday A.M. in Orinda/Lafayette Area

Notice from the Lafayette Police Department: Police activity stemming from an interrupted residential burglary is underway in Orinda at Charles Hill Road with Lafayette officers assisting.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Journal and Courier

J&C Photos of the Week July 7J&C Photos of the Week July 7Gertrude...

Gertrude Hamilton laughs Wednesday, July 2, 2014, as she recounts her days as an elementary school teacher before starting a family.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Journal and Courier

Worship in the Streets' service breaks down differences - Worship in...

'Worship in the Streets' service breaks down differences Annual 'Worship in the Streets' removes denominational boundaries Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1lFbRea Rev.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Arts Notes, Walnut Creek Journal and Lamorinda Sun

Sustainable Lafayette is continuing its environmental film series this summer and will present, in partnership with BikeLafayette, the feature-length documentary film "With My Own Two Wheels," a film about the bicycle as a vehicle for change.

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Halfway To Concord

Despite promise, Acalanes School District to raise property taxesagain

In an apparent betrayal of trust, the governing board of the Acalanes Union High School District has decided to raise property taxes despite a pledge not to do so.

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