These are among the best-read stories of the week on Lamorinda Patch.
Egypt got its democracy. And now the Lafayette Reservoir is busting out some chalk democracy, with strollers marking their votes for an earth-tone color to adorn the stamped-brick walkway over the dam.
Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer went out front of the field by announcing his candidacy for Assembly, hoping to succeed Joan Buchanan who will find a different job in 2014 because of term limits.
Political speech at the Rheem Center, strange lights in the garage and a McDonald's bag delivery containing methamphetamine. It's all there in the Moraga police log.
The images are arresting from a home security camera in Orinda, showing an organized group of burglars ringing the bell to see if anyone's home and then forcing the door.