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Lafayette Teacher Aide Accused Of Sexual Assault

A teacher’s aide at Springhill Elementary School in Lafayette is facing criminal charges for allegedly sexually assaulting another woman in Walnut Creek last year, authorities said Wednesday.


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1 Killed In Multi-Car Wreck On Highway 24 In Lafayette

A person has died in a multi-car accident that is blocking three lanes this morning on eastbound state Highway 24 in Lafayette, a California Highway Patrol officer said.


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Wheelchair Access Issues Remain Despite $2M Ramp At Lafayette BART

The recent construction of a wheelchair ramp at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station cost $2 million, but some parts of the station remain inaccessible.


Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

Owner Of Lafayette War Memorial Site Dies

Longtime peace activist Louise Clark, who owned the property on which the “Crosses of Lafayette” war memorial was built, passed away Sunday at age 86.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

No More New Crosses For Lafayette War Memorial

The last white cross has been hammered into the hillside memorial in Lafayette this week, memorial organizers said.

CBS San Francisco–08/11/2011

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Multiple Fire Hydrants Opened In Contra Costa Cities

More than a dozen fire hydrants were opened in five Contra Costa County cities over roughly a two-hour period, and investigators are looking for the culprits, fire officials said Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011


ConsumerWatch: Lafayette Homeowner Uncovers Pipeline Problem

Last year’s San Bruno pipeline explosion created plenty of worry over leaking gas lines. For one Lafayette homeowner, those concerns became reality.

KPIX 5–07/07/2011

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Lafayette Water Main Breaks Affects Homes, Businesses

Water service was restored to customers in Lafayette Thursday morning after a water main broke Wednesday night, East Bay Municipal Utility District spokesman Charles Hardy said.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

Scott Dyleski was found guilty in the 2005 murder of Pamela Vitale in her Lafayette home. (Pool Photo)

Teen Convicted In 2005 Lafayette Murder Wants Case Reopened

Scott Dyleski, who was convicted of murdering the wife of East Bay defense attorney Daniel Horowitz, has asked the Contra Costa County Superior Court to reopen his case.

KPIX 5–05/31/2011


East Bay School Districts Brace For More Cuts After Parcel Tax Defeats

The defeat of several parcel tax measures has forced educators in Pleasanton, Rodeo and Union City to weigh how many more programs can be reduced or eliminated, and just how big class sizes will become.