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Almost Daily Briefing

Post Date:07/20/2018 9:06 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette – The Friday Lite Edition

 

LOCAL NEWS

Charlie Chaplin Days: Annual event celebrates silent film star, history in Niles

Lafayette Vistas Special 50th Anniversary Edition

Lafayette Community Garden Member Meeting

Diablo Dish: Slow Hand BBQ Expanding to Martinez

Cooking Demonstration at Moraga Farmers' Market

Guide to some of the newest vineyards

'Taste Our Terroir' 4-Day Wine & Food Events: Wineries, Livermore

Summer Pops Concert

Chevron Family Theatre Fest; Blues & Brews; Outdoor Concerts

The Crucible’s Fire & Water Open House

Curtain Calls: ‘Legally Blonde’ to play in Pleasant Hill

Broadway Repertory to open ‘The Secret Garden’

14 incredible SF Bay Area beaches you may not know about

View summer night skies with Tri-Valley Stargazers

Some of the best kid-friendly shark events

A new play examining white privilege in Berkeley

Berkeley Author At Comic-Con, Pays Tribute To Her Grandpa

Walnut Creek Little League team enjoys perfect season

Raiders coach Jon Gruden aids 4 East Bay youth football programs

49ers storylines to watch during training camp

 

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Walnut Creek looking at ways to incentivize building more affordable housing

Cutting the pain of high rent 

 

EDUCATION

Alameda’s Argosy University to close by January

 

PENSION FUNDS

CalPERS fighting divestment review bill

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

The plight of ICE detainees, even as East Bay jail will stop holding them… Story.

Stop investing in immigrant detention companies, California teachers tell pension fund… Story

Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled legislation to offer rent-subsidizing tax credits… Story

Fleeing war-torn homes for crippling rents—California housing costs creating harsh reality for refugees…Story.

Is Merced the Future of the University of California?...Story

Congratulations, Mr. President: Zuckerberg Secretly Called Trump After The Election… Story.

Meet Sam: The Berkeley Kid Who Inspired First Marijuana-Based Drug…Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

A better place to live and work

 

AND FINALLY…

Which are the best, worst states to retire to? (Hint: Neither is California, by these rankings)

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

“Charlie Chaplin Days” was held in Niles last weekend. If you missed it, you might want to read the article in Local News,  above. (Photo: EatDrinkFilms)

 

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