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By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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History of Lafayette California Lafayette is one of my favorite towns in the whole world.  I really enjoy how the town rallies around local events.  Some of Lafayette's annual events are: A Taste of Lafayette (May 20th 2008) Lafayette Criterium Bike Race (held July 13th in 2008) Lafayette Art an...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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History of Lafayette California Lafayette is one of my favorite towns in the whole world.  Maybe that is because I lived in Lafayette half my life.   Lafayette is located in Contra Costa County which is a little northwest of San Francisco.  Lafayette is a still a quaint community with that small...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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The 2008  ROCK THE PLAZA  Concert Serries, Lafayette, California. Lafayette has is very own 'Rock the Plaza' series.  The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce (of which I am a Board Member) presents a local Rock Band every Friday night during the month of August between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.  This event...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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  Chevalier Restaurant Lafayette Bienvenue Upon hearing that there was a new French restaurant in Lafayette, Chevalier Restaurant, my wife and I knew we had to try it.  Lafayette has become known for a Mecca of fine restaurants.  A few years ago, the Lafayette California Chamber of Commerce star...

By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
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Buying one of the homes for sale in Lafayette or selling Walnut Creek CA real estate? Contact me to find your home in the right school district! I offer extensive knowledge and strong negotiation skills and will be truly focused on "Getting You Where You Need to Be!" Vickie Nagy (925) 407-7987 or...

By Bob Wegener, Lamorinda Specialist 925-212-2431
(Hacienda Real Estate ("Lamorinda" Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda))
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Lamorinda real estate sales numbers for the first quarter of 2008 compared to the numbers for 2007 show the differences in the market very clearly. In summary, average sales price is down about 5%, there is about a 40% increase in marketing time, and sales volume is down about 31%. Given these nu...

By Mike Mueller
(Tech and Social Media Consultant)
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This is the 16th of 17 entries I've written for the "Mortgage Creative Writing Challenge".  The traditional Japanese Haiku format follows the syllable pattern of 5 - 7 - 5.  The writer might bring in a word or concept (kiga) that evokes memories of a particular season.  The last line is usually i...

By Mike Mueller
(Tech and Social Media Consultant)
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This is the 10th of 17 entries I've written for the "Mortgage Creative Writing Challenge".  The traditional Japanese Haiku format follows the syllable pattern of 5 - 7 - 5.  The writer might bring in a word or concept (kiga) that evokes memories of a particular season.  The last line is usually i...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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Do you want to put your post 2003 gently used computers, fax machines and printers to good use in a third world country? Lafayette Pediatrician Dr. Dan Robbins is the Chairman of The J.F. Kapnek Trust Pediatric Aids Fund . Founded in 1981, the Trust has played an innovative and leading role in pr...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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TOWN HALL FUNDRAISING GALA TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! 5 days only - buy your Gala tickets for $75 ($10 off!). Ticket prices up up to $85 on March 1st.   Also, purchase 5 raffle tickets for $40, for your chance to win a night's stay and spa package at the Lafayette Park Hotel! You need not be present ...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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It may or maybe not be obvious, but the city of Lafayette California was named after General Marquis-de Lafayette.  Last year when the City of Lafayette celebrated the Marquis-de Lafayette's 250 Birthday, a french camera crew came to the city of Lafayette and did a Video Profile.  It is kind of c...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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Lafayette California: How Lafayette Spends its Tax Dallor Taxes Taxes Taxes. No more Stinking Taxes. Or maybe we do need more taxes. Lafayette residents demand more services from their city but where will the money come from? The City of Lafayette's newsletter, Vista, published the article "Where...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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Lafayette is considered the top destination west of the Mississippi to learn Jazz, an original American art form.  Why? Because of the Jenerations in Jazz Foundation, their workshops and volunteers like Bob Athayde, Music Director at Stanley Middle School, Tom Carter and countless others. Generat...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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Yesterday was Valentine's Day.  Sorry to say, I did not get my sweetie RED ROSES (she doesn't like roses anyway) but I did take her out to one of our favorite Italian restaurants, La Finestra Ristorante in Lafayette.  La Finestra serves Sicilian or Sicilian influence dishes.  Boy did we have a g...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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The demographics overall but especially in our high cost areas are showing the average residence is getting older every year.  Yes, Us baby boomers and our parents are aging.  This statistic is very dramatic in our high housing cost communities because our young cannot afford to move into towns l...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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Gigi's Chow's former executive chef, Jeffery Amberhas opened his own restaurant in Lafayette, Gigi.  Jeff bought Kaffee Barbara, an Icon in Lafayette, who finally closed its doors.  Gigi, located on Brown Ave. in a small house in the Forge and where Jeff has turned it into his own: a place where...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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"Moonlight & Magnolias"February 7-March 15, 2008By Ron HutchinsonDirected by Kevin T. Morales Town Hall Theatre is another one of those Lafayette treasures.  The Town Hall Theatre Company of Lafayette is the oldest, continuously active theater in Contra Costa County. They are a small community th...

By Alan 'AJ' Nisen California Contra Costa Mortgage Officer
(A Large Bank in America)
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The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce earlier this month name Larry Blodgett the Lafayette Marquis Business Person of the Year.  This award is given to the individual that supports the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce's mission to someone who: Promotes and maintain a healthy business climate and to pres...

By Matt Irvin, Experience & Dedication
(Century 21 MM)
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If your interested in free Contra Costa County MLS information please visit my website at http://www.mattirvin.com/ Lafayette is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city's population was 23,908. It is named (in 1857) after the Marquis de Lafayette,...

By Nate Ellis, "Mr Danke Schoen"
(HomeWay.tv - Keller Williams Realty East Bay 925-337-8489)
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So you are looking to buy a new home in Lafayette and are wondering what Down Payment Assistance is available.  The City of Lafayette does not offer any assistance directly.  But there may be assistance available from the County and State of California.Contra Costa County offers the American Drea...

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