For more information, call 925-284-2788 or go to www.lafayetteartgallery.com. ‘California Oaks Series’ photo exhibit now open. The exhibit “California Oaks Series,” featuring local photographer Dave Dondero, is now on display at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center on Mt. Diablo Boulevard, and everyone is welcome. Dondero is an Orinda native. He and his wife Karol have lived in Lafayette for more than 15 years, and he has spent countless hours in the field capturing most of the oak varieties of central California in a unique photo style often likened to intensely detailed paintings. The exhibit will run through January.
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At their most self-indulgent, the theological scholars of the Renaissance were mocked for abandoning the debate over moral decisions to bicker about how many angels could dance on the head of a pin. The scholars of personal finance seem on track for a similar level of disconnection from reality. Take this new study, in the Financial Analysts Journal, that says “retirement is not hopeless.” Indeed, all you need to do is save 22 times the annual income you hope to have when you retire. That means if you make $150,000, and hope to retire on $100,000 a year, you only need to sock away $2.2m in a bank account to be able to retire comfortably.
Others know the 17-year-old senior as the girl headed for Princeton in the fall, She calls the campus Oxford transported to New Jersey, But most recognize the four-time Central Coast Section champion with the Gators for her accomplishments in the pool, “I have a game going with one of our principals, Mr, Quattlebaum, and so we have this bet to see how many people actually know who I am,” said Temple, The Daily News’ 2011 Prep Girls Water Polo Player of the Year, “So we go around to the freshmen and they’re like, ‘Do you know who this size 7 ballet shoes is?’ And they’re like, ‘Oh, water polo!’..
Swarming into unison shapes, busting out in grounded, individual protest, or pounding their feet until the earth reverberates, it’s the summer’s final show of Cal Performances’ free Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp. The West Coast camp — one of only 10 across the country — provides a tuition-free six-week training program using the grandest traditions of Horton-based modern dance, jazz, ballet and West African dance to change the future of kids like Tamara McCee, a 2002 alum.