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Almost Daily Briefing

Post Date:07/06/2018 8:50 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette—The Friday Lite Edition  

 

LOCAL NEWS

Mount Diablo Astronomical Society: July 14

Five fab French restaurants in the Bay Area for Bastille Day

On Tap: Concerts by the river, wine art shows and more 

The peak of outdoor theatre season in the Bay Area

'Stroll Down Penny Lane' Paul McCartney Tribute: Oakland

'Music In The Park' Free, Summer Concert 2018: Danville

Film star Alan Cumming is bringing his new concert show to San Francisco

Cracking the bizarre urban legend of Alameda's little people houses

 

OTHER NEWS

Key California lawmakers say they have reached an agreement on legislation that would enshrine net neutrality provisions into state law

Another fire — this one in Siskiyou County — has grown to several thousand acres and forced Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency

 

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Berkeley earmarks $11 million for affordable housing development

A San Francisco Startup Charges Renters Almost $1,300 a Month to Live in Converted Living Rooms-and It's So Popular It's Expanding to 5 Major Cities around the US

Sea Level Rise Impacts To Be Discussed At Meeting In Fairfield

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

Powerful political forces with a stake in the future of California's health care delivery system…Story

Here are the 16 health care bills proposed after California shelved single-payer… Story

Companies must let customers cancel subscriptions online…Story

Two Calif. universities ranked among top 5 in world… Story

Is Southern California's housing 'shortage' near its end?...Story

The Lakers Are LeBron's Team Now, Whether LaVar Ball Likes It or Not…Story

Surge in illegal California pot shops undercuts legal market...Story

Tech billionaire Elon Musk is sending SpaceX and Boring Company engineers to Thailand …Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

Purdue and Lafayette are bringing more trees to the courthouse

 

AND FINALLY…

Giving men more testosterone makes them prefer luxury goods. Desire for high-status items appears to increase with the hormone

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

A shooting star over Mt. Diablo. See the story, above in Local News, about Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society's events. (Photo: Claycord.com)

 

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