Lafayette Newswire (Page 9)

Lafayette Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lafayette, CA. (Page 9)

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  1. 'How to Talk About Israel' in LafayetteRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    An all-day symposium titled "How to Talk About Israel: Let's Have a Conversation" takes place April 3 at Temple Isaiah, 943 Risa Road, Lafayette. "The genesis of the event was the growing dissemination of misinformation about Israel, not only in the Middle East and Europe but closer to home on our local campuses through the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement," said Paula Schiff, event chair.


  2. Lafayette Police Search Los Arabis Neighborhood For Burglary SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 |

    Lafayette Police continue to search for two burglary suspects who were able to escape police dragnets Tuesday on three different occasions. According to information provided in a neighborhood newsletter sent by Police Chief Eric Christensen to Lafayette residents, officers were first alerted to a report of two men lurking near a car in the area of Bentley School shortly before 2 p.m. Feeling suspicious about what he was seeing, authorities say the resident followed, and watched as the vehicle turned onto Upper Happy Valley Road and drove into the neighborhood.


  3. Two's company, three's not a crowd on special dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Camille and Zoe Moss were thrilled when they found out they could have their joint bat mitzvah on their birthday, Feb. 6. Having it on the day they turned 13 made it extra special. Though meaningful, the ceremony at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette was not an extraordinary act of sisterhood, their dad explained.


  4. benefits & social eventsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... b'nai mitzvah and more. Presented by Temple Isaiah and the Simcha Sisters. At Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. "In Celebration of the Jewish Woman." Persian dinner, demo and ...


  5. March 10 Vallejo A&E Source: a Songs for Stevea honors musician with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... his sense of humor immediately after the diagnosis - and, actually, since - reality hit on his drive home to Lafayette. “It was, 'You've got to be kidding,'” Sage said. “This was like something you read in the paper that happens ...


  6. Lafayette: 3D, live-action artist to discuss work on animated filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    ... of the creative layout process behind 3D animation and live-action CG films at a March 15 Science Cafe at the Lafayette Library. Trained as a fine artist, Schnitzer made a deliberate choice to shift from his solitary career as a painter to work on ...


  7. Assistance League of Diablo Valley Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Again Welcomes MacerichRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 |

    As seen in photo, Corporate Partners from Macerich, Broadway Plaza Senior Marketing Manager Tracy Dietlein, Mayo Carl, Greg Aguirre, Danny Sanchez, Dodie El Hakie and Senior Property Manager Shelly Dress remain hands-on involved at Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop. Established in 1978, Assistance LeagueA Way Side Inn Thrift Shop, located at 3521 Golden Gate Way in Lafayette, is the primary fundraiser for Assistance League of Diablo Valley's ten philanthropic, hands-on programs.


  8. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Caring Hands volunteers honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    ... collaborate with Caring Hands, including Stephen Ministries, represented by local congregations, including Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, managed by Chaplain Harry Jayasingha, also a Caring Hands advisory committee member. Other congregations ...


  9. Subtle finishes grace light-filled four-bedroom LafayetteRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | SFGate

    1600 Reiliez Valley Road in Lafayette offers a four-bedroom, three-bathroom main home and a detached studio for $2.395 million. A freestanding tub and open rain shower highlight a master bathroom that includes marble counters, Duravit sinks and Graff faucets.


  10. Cal OC Jake Spavital readies for first spring practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | SFGate

    ... explore the Bay Area. Spavital, 30, had no particular destination in mind. For an hour or so, he admired Berkeley, Lafayette and Walnut Creek from behind his steering wheel. "That's when it started to settle in for me," said Spavital, whose first ...


  11. Lafayette: Tree down causes road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The tree fell on Moraga Road near the Lafayette Elementary School, located at 950 Moraga Road, about 11:30 a.m. Both northbound lanes were closed. A southbound lane was converted to a northbound lane, but delays were expected for several hours as crews worked to remove the tree.


  12. Dash-Cam Video of Vehicle Prior to Major Injury Crash in Walnut CreekRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 |

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff has released dash-cam video of the vehicle involved in a police pursuit last night on Hwy.24 in Lafayette.


  13. Pleasant Hill: Ball fields or development?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the market. The Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District serves all of Pleasant Hill plus parts of Walnut Creek, Lafayette and the unincorporated area around the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART station. Hungry for more land to satisfy the ...


  14. Outdoor Offsite Team Building Company, Paleoventures, To Participate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Outdoor offsite team building company, Paleoventures, will be a participating vendor in Lafayette, Calif's. April 26, 2015 Earth Day Festival.


  15. Walnut Creek: Two injured as car goes off I-680, hits buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Circle around 11:50 p.m., Contra Costa Fire Protection District spokeswoman Fire Inspector Lisa Martinez said. Lafayette police began pursuing a car around 11:30 p.m., she said. The car left the freeway near the Highway 24 junction and wound up ...


  16. BMW Evades Police, Slams Into Yoga StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    ... in Walnut Creek, authorities said. Stephanie Chuang reports. (Published 4 minutes ago) A BMW being chased by Lafayette police flew off Interstate Highway 680, possibly traveling at 140 mph, and into a yoga studio in Walnut Creek, authorities said. ...


  17. Miramonte High Named County's Mock Trial ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 |

    Orinda's Miramonte High topped Acalanes High of Lafayette last Tuesday night in the 35th Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial's Awards Ceremony, held in Martinez. Miramonte High School will now represent Contra Costa County at the California State Mock Trial competition, held in Sacramento, March 18-20.


  18. East Bay Gun Club Lease Up for VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    ... and caution. "If you shut the range down, the lead doesn't disappear," said Robert Johnson, an avid shooter from Lafayette. Johnson said military and law enforcement need the range to train and civilians need a place to practice gun safety. Shutting ...


  19. Review: 'Angels in America: Perestroika' gets powerful staging in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A year ago, Lafayette's Town Hall Theatre produced "Millennium Approaches," the first chapter of Tony Kushner's two-part drama "Angels in America." Despite the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning 1991 play's canonization as a theatrical classic for more than 20 years, it remains a bold choice for a suburban community theater, due to its frank sexual and religious themes, political audacity and good old-fashioned cussing, let alone the epic length and scope of the work as a whole.


  20. Lafayette Police Warn Of Increased Burglary ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 |

    Lafayette Police are warning local residents to lock their doors and make sure their security alarms are working after a series of weekend residential burglaries. On Friday, February 26, officers were dispatched to the report of a residential burglary in the 1600 Block of Springbrook Road about 8:14 p.m. When they arrived, they checked the home and found that entry had been made by suspect forcing a locked window open.


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