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  1. East Bay Parks buys land for new Moraga access to Las Trampas WildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This town is tantalizing close to the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness, with its 8 square miles of hills, forests and canyons to hike and wander amid nature. But from Moraga and Lafayette, there is no way to access it.

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  2. Lamorinda What's Happening: Orinda Magic Girls Basketball Club tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Looking for 1-2 players to fill roster spots on girls 12U-16U Elite fast-pitch softball teams based in Oakland and Lafayette. For tryout information visit http://usportsacademy.com . 925-457-5607, bandsm1@comcast.net , www.crossfiresoftball.com ...

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  3. Just In Today: Gold Audi A6 In Lamorinda Possibly Connected to Break-In, Suspicious ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... As officers were in the area, a residential burglary was reported in the City of Orinda (to the south of the Lafayette call). A witness identified two African-American males and a gold-colored Audi associated with that incident. A short time later, ...

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  4. Pittsburg joins home improvement incentive programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... unless the two parties negotiate a different arrangement. In addition to Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, Lafayette and Martinez have also gotten on board with the program, which is now available to 50 percent of the state's residents and has ...

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  5. Lafayette mulling future projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    On Jan. 26, the city council approved holding a series of "community conversations" to get feedback from residents about what they'd like to see happen in Lafayette as major projects wind down. Designed as forums where residents can discuss what the city should focus on during the next 20 years, the meetings are scheduled to begin March 19 at one of four elementary schools in each corner of town, said City Manager Steve Falk.

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  6. In Lafayette: Business Models for ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    The topic of the next LAA bi-monthly meeting Thursday, February 5, at 7:30 p.m. will be "Business Models for Artists". David VanderJagt and Olga Jusidman will talk about how they set up their own ceramic studio which is shared with other ceramic artists.

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  7. Assistance League of Diablo Valley's TeleCare Announces OpeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... To learn about Assistance League of Diablo Valley's other philanthropic programs funded by its thrift shop in Lafayette and its recently awarded GuideStar Exchange gold participation level status, please visit this website: ...

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  8. Your Practice-U.S. investors more interested in socially responsible fundsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Reuters

    ... market tanks because "they feel more connected to their strategy," said Dan Kern, president of Advisor Partners in Lafayette, California. As with conventional mutual funds, there are good and bad options for socially responsible investing, said ...

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  9. Vanilla Event and Book signing with Author Patricia RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... public Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00AM-5:00PM and by appointment, at Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, 3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549. For more information, contact Jennifer Perlmutter at (925) 284-1485 or jp@jenniferperlmuttergallery.com or visit ...

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  10. Lamorinda Briefs, Jan. 23: Moraga historic preservation ordinance;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... impressive steps to become more environmentally friendly in 2014? If so, then make sure to nominate them for a Lafayette Green Award. The "Environmental Awards of Excellence," as they are officially known, are jointly sponsored by Sustainable ...

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  11. Lamorinda What's Happening: East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Looking for 1-2 players to fill roster spots on girls 12U-16U Elite fast-pitch softball teams based in Oakland and Lafayette. For tryout information visit http://usportsacademy.com . 925-457-5607, bandsm1@comcast.net , www.crossfiresoftball.com ...

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  12. Oakland: White Elephant Sale preview draws crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Sale preview. Ceramic dolls, at right, were just a few of the knickknacks on display for sale. Tracy Keaton, of Lafayette, below, uses a flatbed cart to transport the items she purchased. The proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum of California. The ...

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  13. Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Relives Pioneer Days and Western RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    Member volunteers at Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop, located at 3521 Golden Gate Way, in Lafayette, urge you to "Go West!"-west on Highway 24, that is. The Pioneer Days & Western Roundup event will gallop into town starting on Tuesday, February 3. Women's and girls' handmade, three piece pioneer outfits that include a dress, a bonnet, and an apron will be available.

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  14. Sex toy instructor and 'pleasure activist' taught high school sex-edRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... also held down some controversial side jobs. One of the sex-ed instructors at Acalanes Union High School in Lafayette also taught a class on sex toys at a nearby shop while the other identified herself as a 'pleasure activist' on her now-deleted ...

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  15. Calif. high school had sex ed teachers with interesting sidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Fox News

    Two of the sex ed instructors at Acalanes High School in Lafayette, CA hold questionable day jobs with one who conducts sex toy workshops at a local porn shop and another who dubbed herself a "pleasure activist." A northern California high school where sex ed was taught by members of Planned Parenthood apparently had at least two instructors with interesting sidelines. 3 comments

  16. I Paid For All These Horrific Abuses And So Did YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... nationwide so-called "education" initiative focused on pushing kids toward sex-saturated lifestyles. Parents in Lafayette, California didn't learn about this from Planned Parenthood's annual report - instead, they had to discover on their own that ...

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  17. How to Save $100 a Month for RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... Marilyn Plum, a certified financial planner and director of portfolio management at Ballou Plum Wealth Advisors in Lafayette, California. "If you don't have a 401(k), anyone can set up their own individual retirement account or Roth IRA and still ...

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  18. High school basketball: Controversy mars girls tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | SFGate

    A great day of basketball at the Corner Bakery Showdown in Lafayette took a turn when Berkeley High girls basketball coach Linda Draper took her team off the court with 1 minute, 20 seconds left in a game in a loss to Miramonte-Orinda, claiming she and her players heard racial slurs. Miramonte led 68-50 at the time, and a second technical foul in a span of a minute - three in all were called against Berkeley - had been called against Berkeley point guard Jaimoni Welch-Coleman when Draper called timeout and had her players leave the court.

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  19. Assistance League of Diablo Valley Enjoys Return Visit from Corporate Partners Fehr & PeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... To learn about Assistance League of Diablo Valley's other philanthropic programs, funded by its thrift shop in Lafayette, and its recently awarded GuideStar Exchange gold participation level status, please visit this website: ...

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  20. Landlord sues to evict American Kitchen restaurant after turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    American Kitchen, the newest restaurant to open along this city's burgeoning foodie neighborhood, was sued Jan. 16 by its landlord for $15,000 back rent plus attorney fees, penalties and other costs. The eviction court papers claim Geddu Circle LLC, which owns the 80-year-old renovated cottage on Lafayette Circle, suffered a "loss of rent, incurring costs due for penalties, bounced check charges" and other damages.

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