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Lafayette, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Lafayette, CA include 94549, and 94596. The median home price in Lafayette is $1,200,000 which is roughly $587/per square foot. More Lafayette information.

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Thursday Jul 10 | Contra Costa Times

Early planning underway for the future of Lafayette's 'Crosses'

For nearly a decade, the chalk-white forest of wooden crosses overlooking the rush of Highway 24 has stood as an unflinching memorial to the more than 6,800 American casualties of two modern wars.

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Thursday Jul 10 | Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa County: Civil grand jury publishes roster for 2014-15 term

The Civil grand jury's primary task is to examine the functioning of county, city and other government agencies including special districts and joint powers agencies, in particular whether public funds are properly handled and audited.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Patch.com

Teen Song-'n'-Dance Sensation Headlines Lamorinda Rotary Breakfast

Announcement from the Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club: Gabriel Angelo MasterBlaster G , a 15-year-old entertainer, who is an actor, model, MC, singer, trumpeteer and tap dancer seeking to bring healing to the world through the arts, will be at Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting on July 18 in Lafayette.

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Patch.com

Police Investigating Residential Break-In Tuesday A.M. in Orinda/Lafayette Area

Notice from the Lafayette Police Department: Police activity stemming from an interrupted residential burglary is underway in Orinda at Charles Hill Road with Lafayette officers assisting.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Journal and Courier

J&C Photos of the Week July 7J&C Photos of the Week July 7Gertrude...

Gertrude Hamilton laughs Wednesday, July 2, 2014, as she recounts her days as an elementary school teacher before starting a family.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Journal and Courier

Worship in the Streets' service breaks down differences - Worship in...

'Worship in the Streets' service breaks down differences Annual 'Worship in the Streets' removes denominational boundaries Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1lFbRea Rev.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Arts Notes, Walnut Creek Journal and Lamorinda Sun

Sustainable Lafayette is continuing its environmental film series this summer and will present, in partnership with BikeLafayette, the feature-length documentary film "With My Own Two Wheels," a film about the bicycle as a vehicle for change.

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Halfway To Concord

Despite promise, Acalanes School District to raise property taxesagain

In an apparent betrayal of trust, the governing board of the Acalanes Union High School District has decided to raise property taxes despite a pledge not to do so.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Philadelphia food truck explosion: How safe are mobile kitchens?

The Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the northeast section of Philadelphia on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Three great bites: Bay Area's best falafel

A falafel pita photographed at Gotta Eatta Pita in Danville, Calif., on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Oyster Farm Digs In for High Court Hearing

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif.-Bill Fischer has been making a trek to buy freshly harvested oysters along the Marin County coast here for 60 years.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Lamorinda Briefs, June 27

You say you've always wanted to serve on a city commission and help give back to the community? Here are a number of opportunities.

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Inside Bay Area

Arts Notes, Walnut Creek Journal and Lamorinda Sun

"Orchestra of Time" looks at the evolution of time; in particular, the show looks at how art can serve as a snapshot of a moment in history.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Lafayette: Acalanes trustees may issue bonds, hike property tax 42 percent

The Acalanes school district on Tuesday will consider reneging on a 16-year-old promise made to voters that their tax rates would not rise when they approved $93 million in construction bonds under Measure E. Trustees could disregard their own ballot language from that 1998 measure by issuing $25 million remaining from the bond measure and ... (more)

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Patch.com

Week in Review: Tragic Fatal Accident; Gas Scare; 'Unacceptable Levels'; Veggie Matbucha

Should California Be Broken into Six Separate States? Backers of an initiative to do just that will be collecting signatures at 143 locationsa€¦ Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: Orinda School District; Patxi's Pizza ; Noah's Bagels .

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

OregonLive.com

2015 offensive lineman Brady Aiello verbally commits to Oregon

Oregon received its sixth verbal commitment for its 2015 recruiting class Friday when Brady Aiello announced he'd chosen the Ducks via Twitter.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Lamorinda Briefs: Lafayette city council to take up keeping residential chickens

The City Council on Monday is set to decide whether to amend the definition of "livestock" in the city code, in the name of keeping a "limited number of small farm animals" on parcels within single-family residential zoning districts.

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Patch.com

Downed Tree Branch Knocked Out Power Thursday To 3K Lafayette & Pleasant Hill Customers

About 3,000 PG&E customers in Pleasant Hill and Lafayette were without power for around two hours today after a tree branch fell on a power line, a utility spokeswoman said.

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Contra Costa Times

Lamorinda high school graduations: The end of one journey, the start of another

This is the school's 74th graduating class. To see more images of these ceremonies and others from around the East Bay, go to http://photos.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Orinda council approves balanced 2014-15 budget

The City Council approved updates to its balanced 2014-15 budget on Tuesday, but is already looking ahead to avoid the deficit situation projected to set in during the 2017 fiscal year.

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