• Jesse Jackson speaks at Richmond church - 01/25/2015 06:21 PM PST
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    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Lafayette: A special twist to making challah

    Renowned expert Sara Briman comes to Lafayette to teach the art to an intimate gathering of 200 
    College's unique winter semester takes students, faculty out on a limb  
     
    Doug Duran
    Co-founder's past reveals Miramonte High coaching ban over alleged check forgery, check bouncing accusations and delinquent loan lawsuits.  
     
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    Robert Gumpert photos part of exhibition, which opens Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art; it is kicked off with a Sunday discussion led by led by Raphael Sperry, president of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility, and Terry Kupers, an institute professor at The Wright Institute and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association  
     
    Among several new proposals for enhanced recreational facilities  
     
    Janice De Jesus
    Lubliner: Orinda Theatre 'perfect site' for these films  
     
    So many gorgeous dresses to see, so many old friends to hug and oh yes, so many awards to announce as the 36th annual Shellie Award ceremony took place this past Saturday night.  
     
    Walnut CreekSaturday is symphony's 'Enchanted Evening'The Diablo Symphony Association's annual gala, "Some Enchanted Evening," will feature dinner, entertainment and an auction to raise funds for future concerts and educational programs.  
     
    Replacing Orinda fire station great -- for LafayetteAs a longtime resident of Orinda, I totally understand why the city of Lafayette supports the plan to replace Orinda's Honey Hill fire station with a new station on El Nido Ranch Road at Lorinda Lane in Lafayette.  
     
    Upcoming public meetings in Lamorinda  
     
    (Anna Marie Dos Remedios)
    Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite

    Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo. 
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
    Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

    “The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.