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Students at Acalanes High School in Lafayette donate dresses, sports equipment to Dominican Republic after Hurricane Maria  KGO-TV

A small gift goes a long way in a country like the Dominican Republic that's still recovering from devastation left behind by Hurricane Maria. ABC7 Stars ...



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.



East Bay teen’s efforts bridge communities — 3,400 miles apart  East Bay Times

When Lauren Kobashigawa spent a month last summer helping kids in a Dominican Republic village, little did she realize that she would eventually create a ...



Shooting threatened at Acalanes High in Lafayette  East Bay Times

Another shooting has been threatened at a Bay Area school, this time at Acalanes High School in Lafayette.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Acalanes alum speaks to local teens about anxiety  Lamorindaweekly

Anyone who is a teenager, has a teenager or ever was a teenager can fully understand what the experts say: those teen years are difficult. Young people ...



Danville School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Danville, CA Patch

MVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Danville, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



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 ...



The crooked counselor, privileged parents and cutthroat college admissions game  The Mercury News

Rick Singer looks straight into the camera, auditioning for his own reality show about the cutthroat world of college admissions. Wearing a light blue sweater vest ...



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 ...



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 ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



2 Cerritos Schools Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Cerritos, CA Patch

2 Cerritos Schools Among Best CA High Schools - Cerritos-Artesia, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



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 ...



Redondo Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Redondo Beach, CA Patch

Redondo Beach School Among Best CA High Schools - Redondo Beach, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



From Lafayette: Acalanes High Schools Student Newspaper Sweeps Awards  Patch.com

Lamorinda, CA - Congrats to all the student journalists for writing, reporting, design, photography and creative cartoons!



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Three generations of dentists serve Lamorinda for 55 years  Lamorindaweekly

In July, Blake Swimmer became the third generation Swimmer to practice dentistry in Lafayette. His grandfather, Al Swimmer, began the general dentistry ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Lamorinda swimmers take first place  Lamorindaweekly

Jessica Davis, 16, from Lafayette, Sophia Kosturos, 18, from Orinda and Shelby Suppiger, 15, from Lafayette represented half of the Crow Canyon Country Club ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Graduation 2016  Lamorindaweekly

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



New Troop 224 Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Boy Scout Troop 224 of Lafayette honored four Scouts - Henry Baer, Colby Suppiger, June Jung and Drew Campillo - for achieving Scouting's highest rank of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Troop 204 presents 2019 Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 will honor 12 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scout Rank, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, on March 23 ...



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" ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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" ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Team From California High School Wins Mock Trials Competition  SFGate

PLEASANT HILL (BCN). A mock trial team from San Ramon's California High School took first place in the county's high school mock trials competition, county ...



Year in Review: Pleasanton 2018 | News | PleasantonWeekly.com |  Pleasanton Weekly

Before stepping into the new year, let's reflect on what has happened in Pleasanton during the last 12 months. Below is a month-by-month recounting of some ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



AAUW Honored 12 Promising Young Women at Awards Ceremony  Lamorindaweekly

Submitted by Sandy Fox-Sohner. Top row, scholarship winners and keynote speaker, from left: Kate Ruth Greer, Jenanne Margaret Vaccaro, Danielle Feinberg, ...



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 ...



Shock claim: School grilled kids on parents' views of 'gays'  WND.com

A legal team already challenging a Lafayette, California, high school over its use of Planned Parenthood personnel – including a self-described “pleasure ...



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 ...



Walnut Creek suspected murder-suicide under investigation  abc7news.com

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- A murder-suicide in Walnut Creek took the lives of two young people today. Investigators say there were no red flags leading ...



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 ...



New Troop 243 Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Boy Scout Troop 243 in Lafayette is inducting two new Eagle Scouts - Ben Krey and Nik Levandowski - at an Eagle Court of Honor Nov. 3 at the Lafayette ...



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 ...



Crews contain brush fire near Highway 24 in Lafayette  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.



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.



CMEA Music Festival begins | News  Porterville Recorder

Annual event showcases student musiciansStudent musicians from throughout the South Valley will converge on the Buck Shaffer Theater, Porterville Memorial ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Santa Cruz triathlete, race director Kem Akol dies  Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ >> An accomplished triathlete, race director and fixture in Santa Cruz's endurance-sport community, Kem Akol died March 26 in his Pleasure ...



Saranap Nostalgia: Many memories to be razed | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

In a few short months the wrecking crews will descend on what was once the hub of unincorporated Saranap in order for Hall Equities Group to build the new, ...



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 ...



Dynamic Husband and Wife Team Earn Citizens of the Year in Lafayette | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

This year Lafayette is going with the ultimate volunteering partnership in its selection for Citizens of the Year as it recognizes the long list of volunteer works done ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



And the winner is ...  Lamorindaweekly

Creative freshman Cara Wolfe at Acalanes High School had a banner day: winning first place in the student poster contest sponsored by Contra Costa County ...



Gold medal-laden middle school track star returns triumphant  Lamorindaweekly

Soft-spoken runner Tyler Hunt doesn't have to say much in a conversation. Because it sure seems like he'd much rather do his talking on the track. The Stanley ...



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



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