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Shooting threatened at Acalanes High in Lafayette  East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Another shooting has been threatened at a Bay Area school, this time at Acalanes High School in Lafayette. On Thursday, graffiti stating “I will ...



Acalanes Class of '68 celebrates 50 years | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

They came of age listening to Elvis Presley to a backdrop of the Vietnam War and assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.



Walnut Creek High School Ranked In 2019 Niche List  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

Walnut Creek High School Ranked In 2019 Niche List - Walnut Creek, CA - Niche ranked the best public high schools in California. See where Las Lomas High ...



Huge turnout for Lafayette Swim Conference Championship  Lamorindaweekly

The 7th Annual Lafayette Swim Conference Championship was held the weekend of July 28-29 at Acalanes High School. Bearing the moniker "Adventures on ...



Married, and in high school  Lamorindaweekly

By all accounts, sharing the same work place with your spouse seems to be a hit with a number of married couples who work together in the Acalanes Union ...



Local high school students join national walkout  Lamorindaweekly

Hundreds of high school students in the Lamorinda area participated in the national walkout protesting gun violence, joining over 3,000 other participating ...



Acalanes High School District updates sex ed policy, ignores calls for ouster of Planned Parenthood  San Jose Mercury News

WALNUT CREEK — After months of rancorous debate over the use of Planned Parenthood educators in sex ed classes, the Acalanes Union High School ...



High School beach volleyball debuts in Lamorinda  Lamorindaweekly

The second annual Norcal HS Beach Volleyball Championships were held in Santa Cruz on Sunday, May 6. More than 30 high schools participated in the event ...



Editorial: On balance, Lafayette housing plan merits voter OK  East Bay Times

One of the most difficult East Bay measures on the June 5 ballot asks Lafayette voters whether to approve a 44-home development adjacent to Highway 24.



Lafayette council sets moratorium on Deer Hill site after voters reject housing plan  East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Reacting to voters' decisive rejection of a housing plan north of Highway 24, the Lafayette City Council imposed an emergency moratorium on all ...



2014 Acalanes High School (Lafayette) graduation seniors/awards  San Jose Mercury News

ACALANES HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDS 2014. NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS: Maya Marshall, Jack Peterson, Daylon Srinivasan, Larry Wang. National ...



Acalanes' Blueprint awarded for excellence in journalism  Lamorindaweekly

In its 78 years in existence, the venerable Blueprint, a student-driven Acalanes High School newspaper, received a lion's share of awards this spring to cap off a ...



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

LAFAYETTE (CBS SF) — Police have lifted a lockdown at Acalanes High School in Lafayette and have detained a suspect they say was involved in the incident.



Lafayette housing development supporters lead in campaign contributions  East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — In the latest round of campaign statements, supporters of Measure L maintain a sizable lead in contributions over Save Lafayette, the ...



Twenty-One Bay Area Schools in the Top 100 Public High Schools in California: Report  NBC Bay Area

U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the nation and in the top 100 are schools in Los Altos, San Jose, San Francisco, Cupertino, Saratoga, Los Gatos, ...



Sponsored: Reliez Valley farmhouse radiates charm in serene Lafayette  The Mercury News

An enchanting farmhouse estate tucked inside Lafayette's coveted Reliez Valley at 5 Green Valley Drive spreads over a .42-acre corner lot. The home at 5 ...



Former Menlo Park mayor Dee Tolles dies at 79  The Almanac Online

Former Menlo Park mayor Raymond "Dee" Tolles died Monday, Nov. 12, at age 79, leaving behind a legacy of civic involvement as remembered by a number of ...



Housing at stake in Lafayette homes-vs.-apartments ballot battle  San Francisco Chronicle

The developer of a 315-unit apartment complex, which sparked a years-long political battle in the East Bay city of Lafayette, said he would bring it back if voters ...



Photos: Special Olympics comes to Lafayette  East Bay Times

More than 500 students in special education and general education programs from 50 different schools came together for the Special Olympics Northern ...



Lafayette mayor predicts court to decide housing plan ballot measure  East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Regardless of the outcome of the contentious Measure L ballot measure in June, Mayor Don Tatzin predicted that the fate of housing ...



California boy, 15, charged with assault following water polo incident  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Bay Area community was stunned to learn a teen student-athlete was charged with felony assault and battery following a water polo incident.



Acalanes and Miramonte Competitive Sport Cheer teams come to fore  Lamorindaweekly

What do George W. Bush, Samuel L. Jackson, Kirk and Michael Douglas all have in common? They were all cheerleaders in high school. Cheerleading dates to ...



2018 Cal Football Preview: Quarterback  California Golden Blogs

Is anyone interested in who will be our quarterback for 2018?



Lafayette: New Eagle Scouts in Troop 200  Lamorindaweekly

Boy Scout Troop 200, chartered by Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Lafayette, is proud to announce its fall 2018 Eagle Scouts - Ryan Everly, Isaac Douglas, ...



Keeping up with the Hendersons  Lamorindaweekly

An incomparable athletic dynasty at Acalanes High School is about to come to an end with the graduation of Nick Henderson this spring. The Henderson family ...



Report: Bay Area High School Let 'Queer Straight Alliance' Bully Students  Breitbart News

Acalanes Union High School in Lafayette, California, is facing infuriated parents after freshman students were reportedly singled out–with the tacit support of ...



Track star Muppy Gragg on the way to the Ivy League  Lamorindaweekly

As the epitome of a student-athlete, Muppy Gragg stands tall in both arenas. With an academic record that has her headed to the Ivy League next year, Gragg ...



AUHSD schools take steps to combat stress and anxiety  Lamorindaweekly

Despite the fact that Americans are safer and more secure today than at any other point in human history - as reported by Taylor Clark in his book "Nerve" ...



Special Olympian Ryan Heptig gets gold  Lamorindaweekly

Nearly 800 athletes and 265 coaches from across Northern California June 22-24 were welcomed to UC Davis for the 50th annual Special Olympics Northern ...



In Moraga, state teachers summit fires up educators for new year  East Bay Times

Arriving July 27 at St. Mary's College and on dozens of college and university campuses across California, the fourth annual “Better Together: California ...



Here are the East Bay's best public high schools - San Francisco Business Times  San Francisco Business Times

Some of California's top public high schools can be found in the East Bay, according to 2018's rankings from data provider Niche. Across the board, East Bay ...



Exclusive: Video Shows Incident That Landed High School Water Polo Player in Criminal Court  NBC Bay Area

New video, exclusive to NBC Bay Area, shows the incident that landed an East Bay high school water polo player in criminal court, accused of attacking another ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



Citizen of the Year exemplifies 'service above self' | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

This year's Citizen of the Year does not sit still and let life come to him; he makes things happen. Don Jenkins was given the honor this year in a unanimous vote, ...



A New Bell Rings For Students at Acalanes High | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Current Acalanes High School Associate Principal Travis Bell is being promoted to principal as of July 1 in order to fill the shoes of outgoing principal Allison ...



Bay Area Students Thrive In Northern California Special Olympics  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

LAFAYETTE (KPIX 5) – A couple hundred special education students in Contra Costa County participated in track and field events in the Special Olympics ...



Deer Hill Road - Pros and cons of Measure L debated | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Measure L, on the ballot for a special election June 5 to determine the future of the Deer Hill Road property, is currently the subject of heated discussion ...



Troop 219 honors 11 new Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 219 will honor 11 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scout award, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, at 2 p.m. ...



Meet the Candidates for High School Governing Board | Lafayette | Moraga | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

Four candidates are seeking three available seats on the Acalanes Union High School District governing board. It will be up to voters in Lafayette, Moraga, ...



Lamorinda Divers qualify for NCS  Lamorindaweekly

Divers from the combined CLAM high school team for Miramonte, Campolindo, Acalanes and Las Lomas participated in the DAL League Championship meet ...



Graduation 2016  Lamorindaweekly

National Merit Finalists Cole Fang-Horvath Connor Virostek Iris Wang National Merit Scholarship Iris Wang National Merit Commended Scholars: Rishabh ...



Mid-Century Modern In Walnut Creek Has Floor-To-Ceiling Windows  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

Mid-Century Modern In Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA - This rancher is nestled on a half acre of land in a quiet, family-oriented neighborhood.



Acalanes dancer vies for Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship  Lamorindaweekly

Conrad Rocha, a senior at Acalanes High School, is one of three finalists for the $15,000 Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship in Dance. Each of the finalists will ...



Calif. high school had sex ed teachers with interesting sidelines  Fox News

A northern California high school where sex ed was taught by members of Planned Parenthood apparently had at least two instructors with interesting sidelines.



Acalanes High School students participate in 2017 Santa Cruz Forestry Challenge  Lamorindaweekly

Nine students from Acalanes High School participated recently in the 2017 Santa Cruz Forestry Challenge, one group of a total of 107 high school students from ...



Troop 204 Celebrates New Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 honored 12 scouts who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at a March 19 event at Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church. They are ...



Congrats! Campolindo High School Named 2015 East County Regional Academic Decathlon Champion  Patch.com

Lamorinda, CA - Acalanes placed second in overall school rankings.



Acalanes High School annual signing day event  Lamorindaweekly

On Friday, May 19, Acalanes High School held its annual Signing Day event. Congratulations to Acalanes High School Athletes who were recruited to play ...



Eleven Young Women Receive AAUW OML Scholarship Awards  Lamorindaweekly

The AAUW Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch presented 11 outstanding young Lamorinda women with college scholarships and Tech Trek camp scholarships on ...



Pacific Rim 15-1's are going to Nationals  Lamorindaweekly

Pacific Rim 15-1 volleyball team Lightning has earned a bid to Junior Nationals this summer in Detroit, Mich. Lightning earned a top 3 spot at Far Westerns ...



Mother-Daughter Duo Make Tracks at Acalanes High  Lamorindaweekly

For coach Joy Upshaw and her daughter, Windy Margerum, the upcoming track season at Acalanes High School promises to be the fulfillment of a momentous ...



Acalanes High School says goodbye to beloved administrative assistant  Lamorindaweekly

Acalanes High School will be losing a vital cog in the operation of the campus when LeeAnn Martini retires at the end of this month. Martini has been with ...



Lamorinda Music Teacher Recognized for Life of Achievement  Lamorindaweekly

It's strange to hear longtime music teacher Rick Meyer say he feels embarrassed about receiving the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Hall of ...



Classic car pioneer to be honored at Orinda Classic Car Show | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

Generations of classic car enthusiasts will pay tribute to the man who helped launch an appreciation for the pastime by presenting the Lamorinda Classic Car ...



Great Oak High In Temecula Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Temecula, CA Patch

Great Oak High Among 100 Best Public High Schools - Temecula, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Two schools ...



Lafayette Inventor Shares Secrets on Raising Kids to be Problem-Solvers in New Book  Lamorindaweekly

When Jim Marggraff was 4 years old he was placed in a special education class because he stuttered and had a droopy eye. He almost didn't finish college at ...



Sharon R Dawson-Gruenhagen  KXLY Spokane

Sheri (Age 74) passed away after a long illness peacefully in her home surrounded by love and family, early Wednesday morning June 27, 2018.



Lafayette School District 2018-19 Teacher of the Year receives special visit  Lamorindaweekly

Recently, Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata visited Scott Westphal's classroom at Burton Valley Elementary School in Lafayette.



Three Cheers for the Grads!  Lamorindaweekly

Last Friday evening was busy in Lamorinda, as the Acalanes Union High School District held near-simultaneous on-campus graduations. The students who ...



Sizeable donation from local business supports LPIE  Lamorindaweekly

The Lafayette Partners in Education, a not-for-profit education based foundation supporting the six Lafayette public schools, last week received $25,000 by Leila ...



In brief: Contra Costa school backpack drive underway  East Bay Times

“Where's my backpack?” is a familiar phrase to any parent trying to get children out the door to school in the morning. Each year, thousands of low-income ...



Acalanes students will work for college  Lamorindaweekly

A pair of enterprising students from Acalanes High School has formed a business partnership focused on providing needed labor to community members, while ...



Time for annual free concert at Lafayette Reservoir | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

With the gorgeous backdrop of the Lafayette Reservoir, the traditional Concert at the Res is a lovely way to spend a spring day. Once again the Lafayette Rotary ...



Authorities find body of missing Lafayette student  San Jose Mercury News

HAMILTON CITY — After a weeklong search that drew thousands of online followers, the body of Lafayette student Brett Olson, an Acalanes High School ...



Reliez Valley residents may soon resort to protests over congestion | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

With louder and more insistent voices, north Lafayette residents are demanding solutions to their everyday frustrations of congestion along Reliez Valley Road.



Walnut Creek: Shawn to reprise ‘Shirley Valentine’ for fifth time  East Bay Times

There's cloying kindness…and there's Kerri kindness. Delivered onstage and off by veteran actor Kerri Shawn, the latter form is authentic, spirited and oh, ...



Update On Apparent Murder-Suicide Of Walnut Creek-Lafayette Man, Woman  Patch.com

Police in Walnut Creek are continuing to investigate the Tuesday shooting deaths of two college students as an apparent murder-suicide.



Medalist and Acalanes Track and Field Coach Shares Joy of the Sport  Lamorindaweekly

By Michael Sakoda. Joy Upshaw, far right, runs hurdles for Acalanes High School in 1979. Photo provided. In 2013, Acalanes track and field coach, Joy Upshaw, ...



Local businesses support LPIE over the holidays  Lamorindaweekly

For the second year, Lafayette restaurants and retailers came out to support Lafayette Partners in Education this holiday season. Kicking off with Giving Tuesday ...



Acalanes Graduate Crowned Miss California USA  Lamorindaweekly

India Williams a 20-year-old contestant representing Santa Monica but who attended Acalanes High School in Lafayette, was crowned Miss California USA ...



MOFD firefighters share their passion for serving their hometowns  Lamorindaweekly

There is a good chance that one of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District firefighters who responds to your emergency call either lives in the district, grew up in the ...



Local photographer has 7 photos selected for US 'O Beautiful' stamp series  Lamorindaweekly

Photographer Gary Crabbe, who grew up in Lamorinda, was honored by having seven of his photographs selected by the U.S. Postal *Service* for its "O Beautiful" ...



Local Happenings: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Sept. 22 and beyond  East Bay Times

Email calendar submissions to Lisa Herendeen at lherendeen@bayareanewsgroup.com. WALNUT FESTIVAL FUN. 81st annual Walnut Festival: 5-11 p.m. Sept.



Walnut Creek murder-suicide suspect used “ghost guns,” police say  SFGate

A 21-year-old Lafayette man who shot his former girlfriend to death at her Walnut Creek home before taking his own life used two untraceable “ghost guns” he ...



Program Focuses on Coping with Betrayal and Pain in Middle School  Lamorindaweekly

By Sophie Braccini. Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School participants in the Communication Skills for Girls workshop. Photo provided. When you ask high ...



What's inside my backpack  Lamorindaweekly

The things I carry in my head, in my hands, on my back, on my shoulders - both mentally and physically - all add to the heavy burden I drag through each and ...



10 California Magic Soccer Players are NCS Champions  Lamorindaweekly

California Magic boys players were well represented in recent league and NCS championships for Acalanes High School (Division 2) and Berkeley High School ...



Northgate community seeks split from Mt. Diablo school district  The Mercury News

WALNUT CREEK — It has been viewed by some as a form of modern-day economic and racial discrimination in public K-12 education, while others say it's a ...



New Troop 237 Eagle Scout  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette resident Reider Luke Martinsen, a member of Boy Scout Troop 237 chartered by the Orinda Community Church, earned the honor of Eagle Scout, the ...



Crews contain brush fire Deer Hill Road near Highway 24 in Lafayette | abc7news.com  abc7news.com

Firefighters extinguished a brush fire that threatened one home and burned eight acres on Deer Hill Road near Highway 24 in Lafayette Wednesday morning.



County Football Insider: Ex-Solano football coach Burnsed takes Acalanes helm  Napa Valley Register

Floyd Burnsed will be retiring from Solano Community College as a physical education teacher on May 19. He already has a new job lined up – leading ...



Lafayette activist continues personal battle for an assault weapons ban  Lamorindaweekly

Steve Sposato lost his wife on July 1, 1993 when Gian Luigi Ferri, a disturbed loner, stormed the law offices of Pettit and Martin at 101 California St. in San ...



Brothers Take CPR Training to Las Lomas High School Honoring Wrestler's Memory  Lamorindaweekly

Submitted by Sandy Lilienstein. Las Lomas High School nurse Kathleen Mooney, De La Salle High School student Jake Lilienstein, Las Lomas High School ...



Walnut Creek suspected murder-suicide under investigation  abc7news.com

A murder-suicide in Walnut Creek took the lives of two young people today. Investigators say there were no red flags leading up to this murder-suicide.



Acalanes Presents 'The Drowsy Chaperone' March 3-5  Lamorindaweekly

Acalanes High School's spring production of "The Drowsy Chaperone" - a Tony award-winning farcical play within a comedy by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison ...



Lafayette Swim Conference Celebrates Friendly Competition  Lamorindaweekly

Signs, banners, and painted cars have been seen throughout Lafayette for the past few weeks in anticipation of one of the biggest swim meets of the summer.



LPIE is ramped up and ready for the new school year | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Following a new fundraising high for the eighth straight year of over $3 million in the 2016-17 school year, Lafayette Partners in Education has committed to ...



The Peter Pan Foundation continues quest to help others  Lamorindaweekly

The Peter Pan Foundation started as an organization that inspired children of all ages to be creative and give back while producing several big stage musicals a ...



Principal Silvestri leaving Half Moon Bay High | Local News Stories  Half Moon Bay Review

Half Moon Bay High School Principal Allison Silvestri has resigned in order to take a similar position in Lafayette. Silvestri's last day with the Cabrillo Unified ...



Giving Up the Hollywood Lifestyle  Lamorindaweekly

Michael Wiseman could not wait to leave Lafayette. His father was born and raised here. His grandfather was co-owner of a local restaurant. His mother taught at ...



Home Grown Mayor for 2016 | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Mark Mitchell, brand new mayor for 2016, brings special meaning to the phrase "local son." His parents came to Lafayette in 1957 when he was just a few ...



Acalanes Hosts Special Olympic Games  Lamorindaweekly

More than 500 students in special education and general education programs from 50 different schools converged at Acalanes High school April 25 for the ...



Lamorinda Couples Share the Secret to Their Longevity  Lamorindaweekly

By Sophie Braccini. Photos Sophie Braccini and provided. With the divorce rate in the United States nearing 50 percent, and typical marriages lasting ...



Keeping track of Lamorinda long jumpers  Lamorindaweekly

Three generations of track and field stars continue to make news in the Lamorinda area. Monte Upshaw, the patriarch of the family, passed away in July and will ...



New law tackles high school football collisions head-on  SFGate

California schools will be forced to limit the number of hours and days their football programs' young athletes can practice tackling and other game-speed hitting ...



Homes at Deer Hill Start Review Process | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

The Design Review Commission had its first opportunity to review the proposed Homes at Deer Hill - 44 contemporary, craftsman-style single-family homes, ...



Browne & Tolan Sailing Team awarded the Dave Diola Memorial Cup  Lamorindaweekly

Sophia Browne (Acalanes High School) and Sean Tolan (Nea Community Learning Center), both sailing for Encinal Yacht Club, were presented with the Dave ...



Lafayette Resident, Colleen Starrett, Turns 99  Lamorindaweekly

Colleen Starrett turned 99 on Feb. 17. Born of Sicilian immigrants in 1917 in Forth Wayne, Ind., Colleen, along with her two brothers and one sister, were raised ...



Fire destroys home and works of artist known for his giant Mona Lisa in the grass  East Bay Times

CALISTOGA — Artist Will Ashford has some history of his art disappearing, but with the fire that tore through the hills outside Calistoga, this time it was not his ...



Campolindo Trees Removed for School's Landscape Facelift | Moraga  Lamorindaweekly

Tree huggers have fewer trees to hug on the Campolindo High School campus after the Acalanes Union High School District removed 155 trees during the ...



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