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Almost Daily Briefing

The Friday Lite Edition

Post Date:10/05/2018 9:04 AM

News Roundup for #LoveLafayette – The Friday Lite Edition

 

LOCAL NEWS

Moraga Ponders Plan For Dual Roundabouts On St. Mary’s Road

Police Investigating Armed Home-Invasion In Alamo Thursday Night

One Year Later, Sheriff’s Investigators Still Looking For Danville Woman’s Killer

3 Cell Stores Robbed Back-To-Back In Pleasant Hill, Concord

Concord To Lose $3M Annually If SB1 Gas Tax Repealed: City

Paroled Bank Robber Accused Of Walnut Creek Robbery Attempt

ConFire to discontinue services for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

More Speculation on When Transbay will Re-Open

How BART Cleans its Trains

City’s Legal Bills over Sinking Millennium Tower

Ongoing Skyscraper Earthquake Danger

San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal with the aftermath of a large earthquake

Remembering Myron Konjoyan (1931-2018)

Lamorinda Arts Council Fundraiser Fires Up The Blenders Oct. 13

Little Fall Music Fest at Lafayette Library Oct. 13th

A Runner’s Mind Closes in Lafayette

Philz Coffee Opening Thanksgiving Week at Lafayette Mercantile

Cocina Hermanas Opening Mid November in Danville

Football Game Preview: Concord vs. Ygnacio Valley

Football Game Preview: Dougherty Valley vs. San Ramon Valley

Why De La Salle game vs. Monte Vista different this year

High school football: Bay Area games to watch this weekend

24 Bay Area Halloween pumpkin patches (and corn mazes)! for 2018

 

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Campbell City Council wants to ban scooters

Bicyclists say Caltrain bike plan isn’t good enough

California highways and bridges get a bad grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers

Self-Driving Cars Could Be Bad for Walkable Cities

Why are WIMBYS in the Public's Crosshairs?

 

PENSION FUNDS

Worried about CalPERS? Three new laws could protect workers, governments.

San Mateo officials weighing revenue-boosting measures

Pensions Now Depend On Bubbles Never Popping (But All Bubbles Pop)

 

CALIFORNIA MIXTAPE

The California wine industry is a big winner in Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico…Story.

Gas-tax repeal made California ballot because of GOP. Then GOP walked away…Story.

San Diego receives $14.1M in new state homeless program… Story.

San Francisco Magazine primed to be gutted, shifted away from news focus…Story.

Is PG&E going too far in cutting trees for fire safety? A Sacramento group says yes…Story.

 

THAT OTHER LAFAYETTE

Community Celebrates First-Annual Marquis de Lafayette Day in Downtown

 

AND FINALLY…

A romance novelist took her stories too literally. Nancy Crampton Brophy, who wrote the essay “How to Murder Your Husband,” has been charged with fatally shooting her spouse

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Moraga Roundabout

Are you ready for Moraga’s roundabouts on St. Mary’s Road? See Local News, above.

 

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