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  1. Venture Capital CEO From Walnut Creek & Lafayette Gets 2 Years For Wire Fraud SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in an Oakland courtroom today to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts, federal prosecutors said. A U.S. District Court judge handed down the sentence today to 58-year-old Lafayette resident Stephen B. Lopez, founder of local private equity investment company Lighthorse Ventures, LLC. Federal prosecutors said that in 2008 Lopez needed to pay off a civil settlement that he personally owed and told victims that Lighthorse Ventures needed the money to pay off a loan.

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  2. Lafayette: Investment manager sentenced to 2 years for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A Lafayette resident and former executive with a local private equity firm has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in defrauding local investors out of more than $1 million, prosecutors said Wednesday. Stephen Lopez, 58, a managing director for Lighthorse Ventures, a private equity firm with offices in Lafayette and Walnut Creek, convinced clients to loan money to the fund, then used the cash to pay off his own personal debt, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  3. Scouting for ways to serve: 'Hometown Hero' Tom Steuber of LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... be a good sport. That's not exactly the launching pad you would expect for a man who's been the Scoutmaster for Lafayette Troop 204 for 10 years, tied for longest duration in the troop's 82-year history. Nor is impudence characteristic of Steuber, ...

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  4. Orinda: Contra Costa Camera Club members work to see something beyond a familiar sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... is still passionate about black and white photography. "I like getting pretty close to details," said Sweet, a Lafayette resident who values the evaluations given by judges who assess camera club members' photo contest entries. "Their evaluations ...

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  5. 18|8 Fine Men's Salon Celebrates Opening Today in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Patch.com

    ... Salon , a national brand reinventing the male grooming experience, has opened the doors to its newest location in Lafayette. 8 Salons are catered toward meeting the specific needs of men" said Kara Davidson, one of the owners and operators of the ...

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  6. Working with developmental disabilities: a call to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | SFGate

    ... disabilities competitively employed a 16% reduction in an already under employed group. Futures Explored in Lafayette, CA is an innovative day program for people with disabilities that, among other things, offers a Supported Employment program, ...

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  7. Barnidge: That sample ballot and voter information pamphlet is tailor-made for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Inside Bay Area

    ... only two mistakes his office made. On one sample ballot a candidate's name was spelled with an extra "n," and in Lafayette and Orinda, 480 voters received sample ballots with transposed school board candidates. The county followed up with a letter ...

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  8. Lafayette Reservoir Run Is SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Patch.com

    ... 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. (approximate time) on Sunday. The Course runs on Mt. Diablo Boulevard between First Street and Lafayette Reservoir. Mt. Diablo eastbound will be closed at Paulson Court (Oakwood Athletic Club will be accessible) to First Street. ...

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  9. Lafayette: One lane reopened after car fire on westbound Highway 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Contra Costa Times

    A car fire in Lafayette was still locking one lane on westbound state Highway 24 Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The burning vehicle was first called in at 5:12 a.m. near the Acalanes Road off ramp, CHP officials said.

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  10. Car Fire This Morning On Hwy 24 in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Patch.com

    A car fire in Lafayette was blocking one lane on westbound state Highway 24 this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The burning vehicle was first called in at 5:12 a.m. near the Acalanes Road off ramp, CHP officials said.

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  11. Lanes on Hwy. 24 blocked after car...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | SFGate

    A truck that was previously on fire was blocking two lanes Friday morning on westbound Highway 24 in Lafayette, officials said. A report came in shortly after 5 a.m. about a truck that was on fire and blocking two right lanes on westbound Highway 24, east of Acalanes Road in Lafayette, said Officer Ron Simmons , a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol.

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  12. One lane reopened after car fire on WB Hwy 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | KTVU Oakland

    A car fire in Lafayette is now blocking one lane on westbound state Highway 24 this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The burning vehicle was first called in at 5:12 a.m. near the Acalanes Road off ramp, CHP officials said.

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  13. California's Prop 46 could boost medical professional liability ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Business Insurance

    Bob Pack poses at the headstone of his children, Troy, 10 and Alana, 7. in Lafayette, Calif. Pack's children were killed 11 years ago when a prescription drug-abusing woman drove into them as they were walking on the sidewalk to get ice cream.

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  14. Police Alerts NOT new on Google NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | SlashGear.com

    ... one event - this unique event - was apparently an armed robbery that took place at a Craigslist meeting. Inside Lafayette, California, the local police department spoke with the Contra Costa Times about the incident. "With Craigslist, you never know ...

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  15. Pittsburg man arrested in Craiglist robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Contra Costa Times

    ... County Jail in Martinez on $125,000 bail, according to Jimmy Lee, a sheriff's spokesman. Rosales met the buyer, a Lafayette resident, at 12:19 p.m. on Tuesday in the 900 block of Moraga Road, Lee said. The sale never happened. Rosales allegedly ...

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  16. Arts Notes: Devil Mountain Chorus; 'California Oaks Series' photo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The exhibit "California Oaks Series," featuring local photographer Dave Dondero, is now on display at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center on Mt. Diablo Boulevard, and everyone is welcome.

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  17. Lafayette: Craiglist sale ends in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The cell phone buyer, a Lafayette resident, met the man who posted an advertisement on Craigslist at 12:19 p.m. on the 900 block of Moraga Road, according to Jimmy Lee, a sheriff's spokesman. The sale never happened.

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  18. Google Now gets solar eclipse tips and crime alertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | PC World

    Google Now's march into every corner of your life continues, as it's now dealing out cards for local crime alerts and solar eclipses. The crime notifications are a little geographically challenged at the moment, as our editor-in-chief found one in his feed for Lafayette, Calif., despite not living in that city.

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  19. film, tv & radioRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Lower East Side. Followed by a group discussion led by Temple Isaiah clergy. At Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette. 4 p.m. Free. http://www.temple-isaiah.org "The Jewish Cardinal." Film about a Jewish war refugee who maintained his Jewish ...

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  20. Wellesley High switches Magpiong from boys to girls' hoop coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Swellesley Report

    ... Magpiong prior to coming to Wellesley High was the girls' varsity basketball coach at Acalanes High School in Lafayette, Calif. , which won the North Coast California Section Championship under Magpiong's direction. He has also been a girls' AAU ...

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