Lafayette Enlists Lobbyists to Relaunch Small Business Assistance ProgramThe city of Lafayette is hiring a politically-connected consultancy in Sacramento to help restart an assistance program for its small businesses hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police Video Shows Wild Chase Of East Bay Carjacking Suspect In Orinda Last JuneRecently obtained video shows part of a dramatic and dangerous police chase in Contra Costa County that happened last June.
COVID Closures: Mexican Dining Institution El Charro In Lafayette To Close Permanently After 73 YearsPopular East Bay Mexican restaurant El Charro in Lafayette confirmed Tuesday that it would be closing permanently after New Year's Eve, according to a Facebook post.
COVID: 'Dr. Anthony Fauci Day' Declared In Lafayette Thursday As Renowned Physician Marks 80th BirthdayFriday may be Christmas Day, but in Lafayette, Thursday has taken on a new significance, at least this year, beyond being the Night Before Christmas.
UPDATE: Fish And Wildlife Officials Say DNA Links Same Coyote To 3 East Bay AttacksAfter the latest in a series of coyote attacks in the East Bay, animal experts now say the same coyote has attacked people in three different incidents.
Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against PG&E Removal Of Group Of Trees In LafayetteA judge presiding over a lawsuit by the City of Lafayette against PG&E over a plan by the utility to remove a group of trees has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the tree removal, according to the city.
Roaming Coyotes Have East Bay Residents Worried About Pet SafetyNikki Vilas walks her dog not long after the rises. At least she did last summer. Within four weeks, the Los Palos Drive resident encountered five coyotes in her neighborhood.
Lafayette City Council Approves Lawsuit Against PG&E Over Tree RemovalThe Lafayette City Council agreed Thursday to sue Pacific Gas & Electric over an agreement to remove a group of trees, city officials said.
Bay Area Voters Line Up As More In-Person Polling Places OpenFor weeks now there has been an intense focus on mail-in ballots, drop boxes, signatures and ballot tracking. This weekend, the story is going to be in-person voting as polling places open across the Bay Area.
Swastika, ‘Trump’ Graffiti Found On Lafayette Home, Orinda OverpassPolice were trying to find out who vandalized a home in Lafayette, leaving a swastika and the word 'Trump' painted on a garage.
1 Dead In Crash On Highway 24 In LafayetteAt least one person died Monday afternoon in a traffic crash on westbound state Highway 24 in Lafayette.
PSPS Update: East Bay Residents, Business Owners Frustrated By Latest Power ShutoffWiFi hotspots and actual electricity were at a premium in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda Monday as PG&E's latest round of public safety power shutoffs threw another wrench into 2020 life for residents.
Reopening: Some East Bay Parents Rally For In-Person Classes; Experts Urge Slow TransitionAs some Bay Area counties move towards the less restrictive Orange Tier in the state's reopening plan, some families are pushing for in-person learning to resume.
Lafayette Man Receives Extra Misdirected Ballots For People Who Don't Live At His HomeWhile there has been an increasingly sharp focus on vote-by-mail ballots in the November election, some voters in Contra Costa County are still sorting through voter rolls tainted by a case of voter registration fraud four years ago.
Lafayette Woman Killed In Concord Fatal Hit-And-Run A 35-year-old Lafayette woman has been identified as the victim of a vehicular homicide early Saturday morning in an unincorporated area north of Buchanan Field in Concord.