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  1. West Covina teen appearing on Project Runway: Threads tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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

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  2. Area residents cited as 2014 'Threads of Hope' winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Judy as Alzheimer's altered her awareness and pulled her further away from the world. He began volunteering at the Lafayette Alzheimer's Association office and advocating for legislation to increase Alzheimer's research funding. Now in his last year ...

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  3. Sex-Ed Classes Taught By Planned Parenthood Anger ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | News Max

    Angry parents of children at a Californian high school have slammed a sex education class taught by Planned Parenthood employees who they claim encourages young teens to have sex. The parents of 13- and 14-year-olds at Acalanes High School in Lafayette are furious at the methods and materials being used to teach sex-ed without their prior knowledge or consent, FoxNews.com reported.

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  4. 'Ready for Sex?' Parents irate class tells young teens sex is fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Fox News

    Students at Acalanes High School in Northern California were given this gender identity chart in a sex ed class conducted by the local Planned Parenthood chapter. 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.

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  5. Legal Organization Addresses Sex Ed 'Controversy' At Acalanes H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    A school program that offers a transgender twist on a holiday tradition and tells young teens they might be "ready for sex" has some parents in the Bay Area alarmed and taking action. Parents of freshmen at Acalanes High School in Lafayette started asking questions after students began reporting disturbing behavior in a sex ed class at the school.

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  6. Lamorinda Home Expo '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    Meet leading home improvement vendors, builders, and design professionals at Lamorinda Home Expo on Sunday, January 25 from 10am to 4pm at the Lafayette Veterans Memorial Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA.

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  7. Share the Spirit: Las Trampas offers adults with disabilities a place to belongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Michael De Trane, 24, of Moraga, tells a volunteer from Sanctuary Ministries Judith Blankenship, of Antioch, what foods he likes as she carries his plate for him at a holiday potluck held at Las Trampas in Lafayette, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Las Trampas manages five residential homes for those with significant developmental disabilities.

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  8. Dog Rescued from Hillside Fire in LafayetteRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    Firefighters rescued a pet dog from a fire that damaged a hillside home in Lafayette this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said. Crews responded around 8:45 a.m. to reports of a fire at a house on Kim Road and arrived to find that a sprinkler system inside the home had helped prevent the blaze from spreading, fire Capt.

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  9. New project helps meet high demand for Jewish-infused yoga in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... be able to augment the already burgeoning selection of Jewish yoga classes available locally. Temple Isaiah in Lafayette offers neshamah (soul or breath) yoga classes twice a week. Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael will offer yoga and ...

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  10. film, radio & tvRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... about pioneering Jews drawn to the area by the Gold Rush. Followed by discussion. At Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette. 4 p.m. Free. "Girl Rising." Documentary about girls who overcame adversity ...

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  11. Lamorinda Briefs, Nov. 28 -- SMC Chamber Singers/Glee Club; Lafayette ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The second annual "It's a Wonderful Life in Lafayette" community celebration to kick off the holiday season is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m., in Lafayette's Plaza Park in downtown Lafayette. Festivities include visits with Santa, official holiday tree lighting ceremony, one-of-a-kind photo ops, kids activities, live musical entertainment, crafts, holiday treats and a holiday singalong.

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  12. Firefighters Battle House Fire in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Patch.com

    The fire was reported around 8:45 a.m. at a home on Kim Road, Fire Capt. George Laing said. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control by around 9:30 a.m., according to a post on the fire district's official Twitter page.

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  13. Lafayette: Morning fire damages houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The fire was reported around 8:45 a.m. at a home on Kim Road, Fire Capt. George Laing said. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control by around 9:30 a.m., according to a post on the fire district's official Twitter page.

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  14. Lake ChaletRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Press Democrat

    Had a dinner date Wednesday night with my old dear friend Dr. Jerry Kram. Both of us are Lafayette College class of 1966, which means our 50th is in a year and a half and we're going together back to Easton, Pa.

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  15. Lafayette: New life for long-discussed Monticello Road house projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A controversial home construction project that has been in the city's planning and approval process in some form since 2007 finally gained traction Tuesday, when city council members unanimously agreed to work with the homeowners and city staff to approve the project. "We are very pleased that the council decided not to adopt the denial resolution," said David Bowie, attorney for homeowners Steven and Linda Wight.

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  16. Curtain Calls: A post-'Christmas' musical before ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Lafayette's Town Hall Theatre just announced a special showing of a new children's musical. "T'was the Week After Christmas" debuts Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Written by Denver Casado and Brian Dawson, the fanciful story tells what happens when the elves and the reindeer stop getting along.

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  17. Local Government Websites Affected by Global Cyber AttackRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including the cities of Walnut Creek, Martinez and Lafayette. The San Francisco-based company Granicus, which provides web services for government agencies nationwide, reported the outage just before noon Monday.

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  18. Lafayette's Website Impacted by Cyber AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including in Lafayette. The San Francisco-based company Granicus, which provides web services for government agencies nationwide, reported the outage just before noon Monday.

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  19. Afghan refugee and his family find a fresh start in East Bay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... broken arms. He suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Yelner's mother, Yolanda Vega, who still lives in Lafayette, has essentially adopted Mushfiq. She calls him her son, and she tells him to call her Mom. Mushfiq is working on a business ...

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  20. Afghan refugee and his family find a fresh start in East Bay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... broken arms. He suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Yelner's mother, Yolanda Vega, who still lives in Lafayette, has essentially adopted Mushfiq. She calls him her son, and she tells him to call her Mom. Mushfiq is working on a business ...

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