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Judge Sentences Lafayette Venture Capitalist To 2 Years For Wire Fraud Scheme

The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in an Oakland courtroom Wednesday to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts

22 hours ago

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Stolen Car Driver Arrested After Highway 24 Chase, Crash In Orinda

A Martinez man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly crashing a stolen car while fleeing police on state Highway 24 in Lafayette and Orinda.

10/21/2014

Several cars were destroyed by a fire in the Lafayette BART parking lot Wednesday. (CBS)

Fire Destroys 4 Parked Cars In Lafayette BART Station

A fire destroyed four parked cars and badly damaged another in the parking lot of the Lafayette BART station Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said.

08/20/2014

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Lafayette Man Convicted Of Child Molestation For Lewd Acts With Pleasant Hill Girls

A Lafayette man has been convicted of multiple counts of child molestation for lewd and lascivious acts on two girls in Pleasant Hill, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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Thieves Target Catalytic Converters At East Bay BART Station Parking Lots

A string of catalytic converter thefts from Bay Area Rapid Transit parking lots have commuters wondering just how vulnerable they are.

07/31/2014

(L-R) Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Anna Paquin, Joe Manganiello, Chris Bauer in the seventh season of "True Blood."  (credit: HBO)

‘True Blood’ Season Premiere Gets Heavy

Pam dodges a bullet, Sookie hears some bad news, and Tara meets her match…

06/23/2014

An elderly man was critically injured when he was struck by a truck in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood on Monday night. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Lafayette

A woman was struck and killed by a truck while walking in Lafayette Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

06/17/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student At Oakland School Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation

An Oakland woman accused of sexually assaulting and beating a 9-year-old girl with a hammer inside a bathroom at an elementary school last month will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

06/13/2014

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Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

Acalanes High School in Lafayette. (Acalanes Union High School District)

Suspect Detained After Social Media Threats Lockdown Acalanes High School In Lafayette

Acalanes High School in Lafayette is currently on lockdown because of threats posted to social media, officials said.

06/06/2014

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