Lafayette City Council to Discuss Traffic Safety With School Officials, Public After Deadly AccidentThe Lafayette City Council will host a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the issues with pedestrian and bicycle safety in town, three weeks after Stanley Middle School crossing guard Ashley Dias was struck and killed by a driver as he moved children out of the way in a crosswalk on Sept. 8.
UPDATE: Lafayette School Crossing Guard Fatally Injured on Duty Hailed as HeroA growing memorial outside a Lafayette middle school is paying tribute to a crossing guard who was struck and killed by an SUV Wednesday afternoon, but not before his actions saved a child's life.
UPDATE: Crossing Guard Fatally Struck, Child Hurt By SUV Outside Lafayette SchoolA crossing guard was killed and a child was injured after they were struck by a driver outside a middle school in Lafayette Wednesday afternoon.
Driver Killed In Fiery Crash Near LafayetteA driver died in a crash near Briones Reservoir north of Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Lafayette City Council Picks Wei-Tai Kwok to Fill Vacant Council SeatAt its meeting Tuesday night, the Lafayette City Council tapped Wei-Tai Kwok to be the newest member of the council in a 3-1 vote, with Mayor Susan Candell dissenting.
Suspect Arrested Following Moraga-Orinda Police Chase, Shelter-In-Place AlertA shelter in place alert for residents living near Altamount Drive and La Cresta Road in Orinda was lifted after about 20 minutes Monday afternoon, following the arrest of a suspect who fled into the neighborhood.
Lafayette City Council Announces Process to Replace Member Who ResignedThe Lafayette City Council announced a search for a new member to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Cameron Burks, who left the council on June 29 for family reasons with more than three years left on his term.
Lafayette City Councilman Steps Down Months After Being Re-ElectedJust months after he was re-elected, Lafayette City Councilman Cameron Burks resigned, with more than three years to go on his term.
Wildfire Season: Lafayette City Council To Hold Special Meeting On Wildfire ResponseThe Lafayette City Council announced Thursday that its holding a special meeting next week to discuss the early-arriving 2021 fire season.
Historic Park Theater In Lafayette Sets Sights On Reopening By End Of 2022If everything goes as planned, the neon marquee of the Lafayette Park Theater will glow over downtown again by December 2022.
Bicyclist Critically Hurt After Being Hit By Vehicle In LafayetteA vehicle struck and critically injured a bicyclist in Lafayette on Tuesday morning, shutting down a major thoroughfare in the city for hours, police said.