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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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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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Northgate High team wins Rep. George Miller's Congressional App contest

Four teens from Northgate High have won the 11th District Congressional App Challenge with their "Unwind App," designed to help reduce stress.

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Financial Planning

How to Explain Your Team's Strengths

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia Waterfront Festival draws hundreds

Mario Ruberte from Benicia dances as Fast Times 80s Dance Party plays 'Footloose' during the Benicia Waterfront Festival on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Fire damages Lafayette home

The fire, which started at a home on Monticello Road around 6:20 p.m., spread to neighboring wildlands, which prompted the third alarm, according to Contra Costa Fire Marshal Robert Marshall .

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Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: 24 Hour Fitness; Litman Gregory; Nanny

For those seeking work in Lafayette, Moraga or Orinda - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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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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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