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Local teen sparks improvements to Moraga skate park | Moraga  Lamorindaweekly

Originally constructed in 2003, thanks to a tri-city partnership between Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda involving initial funding as well as ongoing maintenance, ...



Work begins in East Bay hills to prevent spread of wildfires  East Bay Times

The work is part of the North Orinda Shaded Fuel Break, a $4 million project and one of Gov. Gavin Newsom's high priority fuel reduction projects aimed at ...



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 ...



SNL alum Will Forte on growing up in Lafayette: 'I feel like I was my best self in high school'  SFGate

To quote Dax Shepard, Will Forte crushed it in high school. The actor and comedian, who grew to fame as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 2002 to ...



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 ...



Acalanes High School Sailing team  Lamorindaweekly

On March 9 and 10 the Acalanes High School Sailing team, a club sport at Acalanes High School, traveled to the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for the Gaucho ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



2019 Acalanes seniors recruited to play their sport at the NCAA level  Lamorindaweekly

The following Acalanes High School athletes are going on to play an intercollegiate sport (club level sports are not included). Divsions 1, 2 and 3 are recognized ...



San Ramon School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  San Ramon, CA Patch

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



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!



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lafayette set to outlaw FTPs | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette is moving closer to banning flavored tobacco products and implementing a tobacco retailer's license. The council unanimously agreed with an in-depth ...



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 ...



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, ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



National Merit Scholarships: More Bay Area winners revealed  East Bay Times

More Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college. After the ...



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 ...



East Bay city to ban flavored tobacco products  East Bay Times

The Lafayette City Council approved a ban on flavored tobacco products Monday night, in response to reports of a growing number of local teenagers who ...



Lafayette supports ban on flavored tobacco products  East Bay Times

Alarmed at reports showing a big rise in the numbers of teenagers vaping and smoking, the Lafayette City Council moved toward a ban on flavored tobacco ...



Concert at the Res one of several fun events planned this month | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

The 25th annual Concert at the Res, put on by the Lafayette Rotary Club, will take place on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the outdoor stage at the ...



Reid Fellner: a personal success story  Lamorindaweekly

How often have you complained about having to use reading glasses or bifocals or whined about having to squint to see things in the distance? If you're ever ...



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 ...



Bay Area calendar: Art on the Main, concerts and more  The Mercury News

Smokey Joe's Cafe: through May 12, Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton. A '50s rock 'n' roll and rhythm 'n' blues fest, featuring 40 of the ...



Tackling the Disturbing Trend of Stressed-Out Students  Lamorindaweekly

According to the 2013 California Healthy Kids Survey, which was administered to all four of the AUHSD schools that year, more than 900 students from the ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Motivational Talks with Megan- Monte Vista High School  Diablo Magazine

Megan Gallagher is a 23-year-old Tedx Speaker, Author, Mental Health Advocate for Young Adults and Blogger. She grew up in Lafayette and graduated from ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

Twenty-one schools in the Bay Area are in the top 100 public high schools in California, according to a report. U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the ...



In brief: Community Assistance Day July 13 in Brentwood  East Bay Times

Power for Living Ministries (PFLM) in Antioch is sponsoring its annual Community Assistance Day to benefit all area residents. The free event is scheduled for ...



Graduation 2016  Lamorindaweekly

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



All-Bay Area News Group baseball: Meet the 2019 team  The Mercury News

De La Salle's Kyle Harrison, Valley Christian's Steven Zobac lead a strong collection of talent.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Acalanes alumna plans to spend summer studying animals in Madagascar  Lamorindaweekly

Local resident and Acalanes High School alumna Morgan Orsolini is preparing for anything but an ordinary summer. Combining her passions for nature and ...



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 ...



How Rick Singer started the college admissions cheating scandal? It began with a reality TV audition  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 ...



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 ...



2019 SUMMER CAMPS and Classes  Lamorindaweekly

Academy of Language and Music Arts/ ALMA www.alma-leap.com. Phone: (925) 254-5056. Private lessons in all instruments and in languages. Adventure Day ...



2018 Cal Football Preview: Quarterback  California Golden Blogs

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



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 ...



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 ...



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. Police said ...



What exactly is a shaded fuel break anyway? | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

Thanks to the initiative of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, a systematic study by the state fire agency and rapid action by the governor, work on the North Orinda ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Several hundred people gathered at St. Mary's College in Moraga during the recent "Better Together: California Teachers Summit" event. St. Mary's joined ...



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 ...



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 ...



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" ...



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 ...



Park District Gets 2,216 Acres At Concord Naval Weapons Station  Concord, CA Patch

Park District Gets 2200 Acres At Weapons Station - Concord, CA - "This is a great day for the Park District and East Bay residents."



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



2 San Mateo Schools Among 100 Best Public High Schools  San Mateo, CA Patch

Area Schools Among '100 Best' Public High Schools - San Mateo, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Six schools ...



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 ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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