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Almost Daily Briefing

The Friday Lite Edition

Post Date:09/07/2018 9:03 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette – The Friday Lite Edition

 

TOP STORY

Bay Bridge Closures Planned On Saturday

 

LOCAL NEWS

Suspects In Lafayette Attempted Abduction Case Detained By Pittsburg Police Early Wednesday

Former Lafayette Man Sentenced To Federal Prison

Former Orinda Doctor Sentenced To Federal Prison

High Speed Chase Passes Through Walnut Creek

FBI, San Ramon police investigate online threat to high school

TSA’s new 3-D scanner gives Oakland airport’s security checkpoint a Star Wars feel

Volunteer Sought for Walnut Creek's Community Service Day

Get Free Nuggets At Walnut Creek Chick-fil-A

East Bay Restaurants Featured On 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

7 Reasons Why the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival (Sept 15-16) is the “Best of the East Bay”

 

OTHER NEWS

Every Generation Gets the Beach Villain It Deserves

 

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

BART and Planning

BART TOD for Livermore

Governor, Don't Sign AB 2923

Plan to guide growth in Walnut Creek's West Downtown area finally approved

San Jose tops list for least affordable housing in U.S.

Santa Maria City Council approves transit parking lot expansion  

 

EDUCATION

Students make tiny discoveries in Walnut Creek pollinator garden

If Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill that is on his desk, California’s public middle and high school students won’t have to start class before 8:30 a.m.

 

PENSION FUNDS

CalPERS Members Have Options as Blue Shield Access+ Withdraws from 8 Bay Area Counties

Pension Cost and Intergenerational Fairness

Ellsworth responds to Mayor Galbraith's CalPERS letter

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

Lofty promises, limited results…Story.

California just forced equal pay for female surfers. Could that change other games… Story.

California Takes Financial Wallop From Unrelenting Wildfires…Story

How San Diego fueled California's gas tax repeal effort… Story

State probe: Two Santa Rosa assisted care living facilities failed to protect residents during deadly wildfire…Story.

Fire roaring through Northern California triples in size… Story.

Academy Postponing New Popular Oscar Category… Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

A group of determined Lafayette moms is making sure the community has access to books

 

AND FINALLY…

A village requires all residents to remove their appendixes.

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

bay-bridge

Plan ahead as there will be closures of the Bay Bridge on Saturday. See Top Story, above. (Photo by NBC Bay Area of the old and new spans side by side)

 

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