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  1. Lamorinda's top stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    About four dozen people form a circle as they sing John Lennon's lyrics "Give Peace a Chance" at the Crosses of Lafayette in Lafayette, Calif., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. They gathered to honor those who have lost their lives in the Gaza/Israel conflict and grieve the continued violence and destruction in the region.

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  2. Lamorinda Briefs, Dec. 26 -- Lamorinda Home Expo; Glazer is Orinda's mayor for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... a three-hour long drill on the last night. Classes are taught three times a year -- winter, spring and fall -- in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda, respectively. "I'm retired and now I'm giving back to the community, and this is premier place where I'm ...

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  3. Lafayette: Moraga Road closed Monday after tree falls into power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Contra Costa Times

    A tree fell into phone lines Monday afternoon, knocking at least one wire down and closing a key connector between Lafayette and Moraga. Police closed a 3 1/2-mile stretch of Moraga Road between Sky Hy Drive and Saint Mary's Road in Lafayette just after noon.

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  4. Lafayette: Moraga Road closed after tree falls into power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Contra Costa Times

    A tree fell into power lines Monday, knocking at least one of the wires down and forcing a stretch of Moraga Road to be closed, police said. Police closed Moraga Road -- a key connector between Moraga and Lafayette -- between Sky Hy Drive and Saint Mary's Road in Lafayette just after noon.

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  5. Traffic Advisory in Lafayette: Closure on Moraga RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Patch.com

    A tree is over the roadway near Nephi, and power lines are down. The roadway is closed at St. Mary's and Sky Highway.

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  6. Bowl-bound locals: Ex-Clovis West star readies for last college game with Nevada at New Orleans BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Fresno Bee

    UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks gets ready to run a play during the second half of a game against Stanford in November. The college bowl season kicks off today, with Nevada and Louisiana-Lafayette beginning it all at the early-morning New Orleans Bowl.

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  7. Bowl-bound locals: Ex-Clovis West star readies for last college game with Nevada at New Orleans Bowl.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Fresno Bee

    UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks gets ready to run a play during the second half of a game against Stanford in November. The college bowl season kicks off today, with Nevada and Louisiana-Lafayette beginning it all at the early-morning New Orleans Bowl.

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  8. Body cameras on the horizon for Lafayette policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    With its bucolic surroundings, vibrant downtown and relatively low crime rate, Lafayette isn't the first place you'd expect to see police officers wearing body cameras. But starting next year, police in this affluent East Bay city will don the cameras not so much in reaction to the contentious events in Ferguson and Staten Island, where unarmed men died during their interactions with police, but as part of a countywide effort to accurately document interactions between law enforcement and the public.

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  9. Making Year-End Donations? Consider Lafayette LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Patch.com

    'Tis the season to reflect on that for which we are grateful, and we are grateful for you, our library supporters! As you plan your year-end giving, we hope you will consider a gift to the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation. Unlike other libraries, the Lafayette Library must generate 52% of its own budget; the Foundation is responsible for raising more than $500,000 annually to meet this need.

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  10. Rewind to an earlier era: The guys at Take One among the last of their breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Contra Costa Times

    ... they do. We get about 20 new movies a week every Tuesday." That's one reason why customers from San Ramon and Lafayette to Martinez drive to Take One Video. And there's this -- Take One Video is the last movie rental store in all of Contra Costa ...

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  11. Don't Fret Police Activity Today At St. Mary's CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Patch.com

    Law enforcement from Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda, along with surrounding fire and rescuers, are training through 10 p.m. tonight. Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda Police personnel and Saint Mary's College Public Safety personnel today will be joined by MOFD, Con-Fire, and AMR Ambulance personnel in a training exercise on Saint Mary's College campus in operation through 10 pm.

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  12. West Covina teen appears on a Project Runway: ThreadsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... In the episode, the 17-year-old teen went up against a 16-year-old from Connecticut and a 15-year-old from Lafayette, Calif. Judges included Project Runway Season 4 winner Christian Siriano and Youtube celebrity Ingrid Nilsen. The show filmed in ...

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  13. Susan Foord closing her Lafayette cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Award-winning caterer Susan Foord will shut down her cafe but keep a limited roster of catering clients. The entrepreneur, who parlayed a Danville home business into the wildly successful Susan Foord Catering and Cafe, announced Monday that she will close her Lafayette cafe at 3 p.m. Dec. 24. She will continue catering on a limited basis.

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  14. Save the Date In Lafayette: Gold Coast Concert, SERENADERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Patch.com

    The Gold Coast Chamber Players concert, Serenade, coming this January, is a chance to hear dreamy sound paintings by French and Japanese Impressionist composers. The concert will be held on Sat., Jan. 24 at 7:30 PM at the Lafayette Library Community Hall, 3491 Mt.

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  15. Lafayette: Bird watchers among hundreds in East Bay-wide Christmas Bird CountRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... radius centered in Oakland, encompassing neighboring communities including Berkeley, Alameda, Orinda and Lafayette. The count, which provides valuable bird population data to scientists, is part of a larger international count organized by the ...

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  16. West Covina teen Teen appears on a Project Runway: ThreadsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... In the episode, the 17-year-old teen went up against a 16-year-old from Connecticut and a 15-year-old from Lafayette, Calif. Judges included Project Runway Season 4 winner Christian Siriano and Youtube celebrity Ingrid Nilsen. The show filmed in ...

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  17. High school football Northern California Regionals, Dec. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | SFGate

    Plagued by injury, worn by a long season and fighting illness, the Cougars trailed a fast and rested Sutter squad by two touchdowns in the Northern California Division III regional final at Acalanes-Lafayette. But senior quarterback Jack Stephens caught fire, the defense stiffened and Campolindo is off to its second state bowl game in four years after a 35-14 victory Saturday night.

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  18. Parents angry after school tells 13-year-olds they can have sex, choose genderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Fox News

    Along with local area groups, some parents are irate that their children's sex ed class at Acalanes High School in Lafayette is being taught by employees of Planned Parenthood without their prior knowledge. They are also fuming over the methods and materials being used, including a checklist that asks students if they are "ready for sex" and another worksheet that describes how to give and obtain consent, as well as a diagram that uses a "genderbread" person for lessons in gender identity.

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  19. Parents surprised to learn 9th graders being told they can choose gender, prep for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Hot Air

    Welcome to California, home of the finest, most progressive school system in the country. And if your 13 and 14 year old children are attending Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California, they can learn all sorts of amazing things.

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  20. Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... added. The 7th State Assembly District includes Brentwood, Antioch, Pittsburg and Concord to the north, Orinda, Lafayette and Walnut Creek to the west, and Pleasanton and Livermore to the south. Two other candidates have thrown their hats into the ...

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