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  1. Joshua Braff's new 'Daddy Diaries' novel sounds a lot like Joshua Braff's recent lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... is set by an engaging 11-year-old, then the househusband -- his word -- calls everyone to dinner. Managing his Lafayette home is a cinch for author Joshua Braff. That's why his new novel, coming out on May 5, easily focuses on being the dad and ...

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  2. California drought restrictions may be the end of front lawnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... water-sucking roses, hydrangeas and most of the grass - including the front lawn - at their home on an acre lot in Lafayette. "I'm trying to think: Have I done a house with a lawn?" said Michael McCutcheon, a Berkeley-based custom builder. "I can't ...

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  3. Men and the midlife crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Reporter

    ... midlife, it's 'I've worked so hard to have a family, to have a place in my career,' ” says Marty Sochet, a Lafayette marriage and family therapist. “Wow, now the kids are off on their own, my wife likes me sometimes, but doesn't like ...

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  4. Department store plans Lincoln Center openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | RecordNET

    ... at competitive prices. Compared to larger department-store chains, he said, McCaulou's buyers are based in Lafayette, just an hour from Stockton, and will be intimately tuned to the demands of Stockton shoppers. “(It's) a much different ...

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  5. Orinda looks at snuffing out smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Contra Costa Times

    ... for failing to regulate indoor and outdoor smoking. It also earned an "F" last year as did neighboring Moraga. Lafayette -- which adopted a smoking ordinance in 2013 that bans smoking in multifamily dwelling and outdoor dining areas, among other ...

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  6. Daniel Borenstein: Acalanes school officials should cease deceitful end run around votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the ratio today on a typical 30-year mortgage is less than 2 to 1. The Acalanes district covers Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette and part of Walnut Creek. Some residents of this highly educated community have begun to figure out this scheme. Attention was ...

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  7. SHAMMAS v. FOCARINORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | FindLaw

    ... C. Steffin, Armin Azod, Steffin Lelkes Azod LLP, Century City, California; Wendy McGuire Coats, McGuire Coats LLP, Lafayette, California; W. Joss Nichols, Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., Washington, D.C.; John N. Jennison, ...

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  8. Roadshow: Get used to the train, red light delays on Castro StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Q Commuters on westbound Highway 24 are using the Pleasant Hill Road exit in Lafayette to pass the slow-moving normal lanes, zip through the on/off section, and then re-enter the freeway. The problem is that those of us trying to enter from Pleasant Hill Road, going about 20-25 mph, nearly get clipped by the 65-75 mph passers.

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  9. On screen: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Last Man on Earth' feature East Bay connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... its cast. "The Last Man on Earth" (9:30 p.m. Sunday, Fox) was created by and stars Will Forte, who grew up in Lafayette listening to Steve Martin comedy albums. You get bonus points if you knew that Samberg's "Brooklyn" co-star Andre Braugher was a ...

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  10. Rossmoor resident donates Lionel Hampton score to Ben-Gurion UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... photo/shay shmueli, ben-gurion university of the negev This week, with the help of Maurice "Mo" Levich of Lafayette, those documents were donated to the Ben-Gurion Archives, located in Israel on the Sede Boqer campus of Ben-Gurion University of the ...

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  11. Good Neighbors: Fundraisers benefit area clubs, organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and will be available for sale at Across the Way in Moraga, McDonnell Nursery in Orinda, and Orchard Nursery in Lafayette. Tickets may also be purchased online at moragajuniors.org , which are mailed to visitors with the address of the first house ...

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  12. Paleoventures to participate in Lafayette, CA Earth Day FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Examiner.com

    Paleoventures , a San Francisco Bay Area teambuilding company providing businesses and organizations with wilderness-based offsites, announces it will be a participating vendor at Lafayette, California's 10th Annual Earth Day Festival, Sunday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center . Visitors to Paleoventures' Earth Day exhibit can obtain information on how bringing workplace teams into the outdoors can improve connections amongst co-workers, boost problem-solving and decision-making skills, and increase communication and trust.

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  13. East Bay natives star on Fox SundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Contra Costa Times

    ... its cast. "The Last Man on Earth" (9:30 p.m. Sunday, Fox) was created by and stars Will Forte, who grew up in Lafayette listening to Steve Martin comedy albums. You get bonus points if you knew that Samberg's "Brooklyn" co-star Andre Braugher was a ...

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  14. What's Happening: California Crossfire softball open roster spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Contra Costa Times

    California Crossfire -- Looking for 1-2 players to fill roster spots on girls 10U-16U Elite fast-pitch softball teams based in Oakland and Lafayette. For tryout information contact 925-457-5607, bandsm1@comcast.net or visit www.crossfiresoftball.com NorCal Fastpitch -- Tryouts for upcoming summer season on May 3 from 10 a.m.-noon for 16U girls softball team.

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  15. Albany: Drought, hills fire danger concern former park district officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... back to 1962. He also helped deal with the 1991 Oakland hills fire and its aftermath before retiring in 2003. A Lafayette resident, Kent is now on the board of the Claremont Canyon Conservancy, a group focused on protecting nature while fostering ...

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  16. Men and the midlife crisis: Why a sports car (or an affair) won't make things betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... went back to school to become a psychotherapist. He also divorced, remarried and started a family. Marty Sochet, Lafayette psychotherapist and co-director of the Contra Costa Men's Center/courtesy of Contra Costa Men's Center -- *Martha Ross * ...

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  17. Contra Costans earn Eagle Scout rankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Eagle Scout, which was presented in Court of Honor ceremonies last September, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Lafayette. During his Scouting career, Ridings received the triple crown of National High Adventure Award, for completing three high ...

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  18. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Fundraisers benefit area clubs, organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... and will be available for sale at Across the Way in Moraga, McDonnell Nursery in Orinda, and Orchard Nursery in Lafayette. Tickets may also be purchased online at moragajuniors.org , which are mailed to visitors with the address of the first house ...

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  19. Drought is making fake lawns into a real moneymakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | SFGate

    ... and eventually is destined for landfill. "Demand has quadrupled," said Eric Beresford, owner of Diamond Greens in Lafayette, which specializes in artificial turf, primarily for homes. "People who were on the fence have decided to go ahead and invest ...

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  20. In Lafayette - Art Exhibit: Bronze and PaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    ... the work of Clay Jensen and Betty Friedman. The Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Lafayette, CA, is pleased to present a two-person exhibit of Bay Area artists Clay Jensen and Betty Friedman. The "Bronze and Paper" exhibit ...

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