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Almost Daily Briefing

Friday Lite Edition

Post Date:07/13/2018 9:18 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette – The Friday Lite Edition

 

TOP STORY

Where to watch the world cup on Sunday in the Bay Area

 

LOCAL NEWS

7 brilliant SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, July 13-15

9 great cheap eats for Bay Area dating on a budget  

Here’s where to catch free outdoor movies in the SF Bay Area this summer

Free Movie Night in Orinda

Orinda Czech Festival

Frida Kahlo exhibit opens in Walnut Creek

Astronomy Lecture: The search for extraterrestrial technologies

Mancini music performed Saturday at El Campani in Antioch

‘Housekeeper’ from hell to take stage in Martinez

Sunday getaway to Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Contra Costa school backpack drive underway

Concord Golfer Wins Girls Junior PGA Championship

A’s and Giants to play 6 game Bay Bridge series

The Raiders prepare to say a long goodbye to Oakland, and are immersing themselves in their new home in Las Vegas

 

OTHER NEWS

Eater has created an extensive, incredibly comprehensive guide to eating in California

Summer's Here: What you need to know about sunscreen

 

EDUCATION

Bay Area colleges to close

 

PENSION FUNDS

CalPERS Investment Policy a Victory for People and the Planet

CalPERS beats earnings target for second consecutive year

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

Five Picassos went missing…Story.

Who will pay for wildfire damages…Story.

CalPERS reports investment returns that improve the pension fund's long-term outlook… Story.

San Francisco is so expensive, its new mayor has never been able to afford a home there… Story.

Fight brewing over Privates Beach in Santa Cruz County, which charges $100 yearly fee… Story.

California State Fair opens Friday… Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

Brew Festival 2018 Lafayette

 

AND FINALLY…

 Sarah Palin was one of the public officials fooled by Sacha Baron Cohen for his new TV series

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Yesterday was World Cup Day at Lafayette Recreation’s Camp Awesome and the kids really got into it. Go here to see more photos from Camp Awesome. And go here to learn more about Lafayette Recreation’s programs.  If you are looking for a place to watch the World Cup final between Croatia and France on Sunday, see our Top Story, above. The game begins at 11am. Go Croatia! (Our editor couldn’t help himself.)

 

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