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Week in Review: A Lafayette Plastic Bag Ban, Hula Hoops, New St. Mary's Prez and More

Here are some of the headlines from Lamorinda last week.

Record-Breaking Del Rey Students Shake Their Hips: Striving for world record for 'largest hula hoop workout' were 402 students at Orinda school, which is mailing in photos, video and affidavits to the Guinness Book of World Records people. Read the full story here. 

New Business Cooks, Delivers Baby's Harvest: Local produce becomes purees and soups, prepared at Lafayette cooking school, delivered around the area. See the post here. 

Union Talks About Fairness in Fire Station Negotiations: Firefighters union president does not like 50-50 split of costs as proposed in talks about station shift on the border of Orinda and Lafayette. Read the story. 

Former Moraga Teacher Says Administrators Ignored Her Warnings About Abuse: Listen to a former teacher describe what happened when she told her bosses that a colleague was making students uncomfortable.

Lafayette Council to Hear Plastic Bag Ban Proposal: The town's environmental task force is recommending rules similar to those in San Francisco, Alameda County. Read the post and comments. 

Head of Berkeley's Graduate Theological Union Named New President of St. Mary's College: James A. Donahue has been named the 29th president of Sait Mary's College of California. Read the press release and comments from the community.

Jason Schmidt March 31, 2013 at 03:46 PM
Please ban plastic bags, Lafayette. Then many of your shoppers will come to Orinda instead, and we can use the sales tax bonanza to fix some of our roads.

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