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Almost Daily Briefing

The Friday Lite Edition

Post Date:09/14/2018 9:11 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette – Friday Lite Edition

 

TOP STORY

Tomorrow and Sunday: Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival!

 

LOCAL NEWS

Bullet Hole Found In Abandoned SUV In Orinda

Orinda Hazmat Solved By Pumping Chemicals Into Water

Vermin infestations shut down Ygnacio Valley High cafeteria, crêpe restaurant

Gang Members Swept Up In 240-Court Indictment Head To Court

Bay Area real estate gains highest in country since recession

Bart Board Approves Surveillance Ordinance, Development At Lake Merritt

Riders Disagree With Controversial Ad Running on BART

For eight months last year, BART collected some riders’ license plate information and sent it to a database ICE can access.

Street Closures For Danville d'Elegance

Danville restaurateur’s new venture: Cocina Hermanas

7 fantastic SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, Sept. 14-16

Register for Coastal Cleanup throughout East Bay

High school football: Bay Area games to watch this weekend

Diablo Valley College volleyball tunes up in DVC Classic

 

LOCAL EVENTS

September 20 is Lafayette Homeowners Council Candidates Night

  

OTHER NEWS

For a great glass of pinot noir, look to the Anderson Valley

 

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Housing Tower Slated to Sprout Near San Jose Train Station

New apartments near Freighthouse loaded with amenities, light on parking to boost transit

Want Greener Streets? Make Room for Bikes and Trees

 

EDUCATION

Mt. Diablo School District notifies parents of data breach

Cal State East Bay Announces Streaming Agreement with Stretch Internet

 

PENSION FUNDS

San Jose pension funds enlist Ashby Monk's help to create venture capital portfolio

California Mandates 2 Largest Pension Funds Factor Climate Risk into Investments

NYC Pension Funds to Double Green Investments

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

How far can California push the nation — and the world?…Story.

Fearing earthquake destruction, California considers requiring lists of buildings most likely to collapse… Story.

US judge strikes down California ban on handgun ads… Story.

California tells NRA to stop selling insurance policy… Story.

California Campaign Watchdog Investigates Gas Tax Campaign…Story.

California school board member apologizes for Hitler remark…Story.

SF Transit Center Park — open barely a month and path already falling apart…Story.

Apple bets on larger displays as it debuts new iPhones, Watch… Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

Lafayette City Council hears more from business owners about beer sales

 

AND FINALLY…

A New York Times tech reporter visited San Francisco’s first completely automated cashierless store. It was trying to figure out whether she would steal a bag of popcorn. Did it succeed?

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Festival!

Don’t miss the Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival, happening this weekend, Saturday, September 15 & Sunday, September 16, in downtown Lafayette. See our Top Story, above.

 

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