Lamorinda

Lamorinda area
Lamorinda is an area within Contra Costa County, California in the United States.wikipedia
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Lafayette, California

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The name is a portmanteau from the names of the three cities that make up the region: Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.
Lafayette is situated between Walnut Creek, Moraga, and Orinda, and, together with the latter two towns, is considered locally as part of "Lamorinda".

Lafayette hillside memorial

Crosses of Lafayette
Lafayette's BART station is located across from the Lafayette hillside memorial.
Crosses have been added by volunteers and some paid for by the Lamorinda Peace Group and Grandmothers for Peace.

Contra Costa County, California

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Lamorinda is an area within Contra Costa County, California in the United States.

Portmanteau

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The name is a portmanteau from the names of the three cities that make up the region: Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.

Moraga, California

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The name is a portmanteau from the names of the three cities that make up the region: Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.

Orinda, California

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The name is a portmanteau from the names of the three cities that make up the region: Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.

Berkeley Hills

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Lamorinda sits east of the Berkeley Hills between the Caldecott Tunnel and Walnut Creek.

Caldecott Tunnel

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Lamorinda sits east of the Berkeley Hills between the Caldecott Tunnel and Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek, California

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Lamorinda sits east of the Berkeley Hills between the Caldecott Tunnel and Walnut Creek.

San Francisco

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Many residents commute west through the tunnel to San Francisco and Oakland or east to Walnut Creek and Concord.

Oakland, California

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Many residents commute west through the tunnel to San Francisco and Oakland or east to Walnut Creek and Concord.

Concord, California

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Many residents commute west through the tunnel to San Francisco and Oakland or east to Walnut Creek and Concord.

San Francisco Chronicle

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The region has been called "wealthy" by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Acalanes Union High School District

The public high schools in each of the cities are part of the Acalanes Union High School District, one of the highest ranked high school districts in California.

California Shakespeare Theater

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Orinda is home to the historic Orinda Theatre and the California Shakespeare Theater.

Saint Mary's College of California

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Moraga is home to Saint Mary's College of California.

Bay Area Rapid Transit

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Lafayette and Orinda both have BART stations and are located along Highway 24.

California State Route 24

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Lafayette and Orinda both have BART stations and are located along Highway 24. It is also referred to as the "Highway 24" corridor, referring to the state highway that is the primary thoroughfare in the region.

Lafayette station (BART)

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Lafayette's BART station is located across from the Lafayette hillside memorial.

Orinda station

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The Lafayette station along with the Orinda's BART station are on the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line.

Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line

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The Lafayette station along with the Orinda's BART station are on the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line.

David Seaborg

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He serves as director of the World Rainforest Fund, the Seaborg Open Space Fund, and the Greater Lafayette Open Space Fund (a conservancy raising money to purchase open space in the Lamorinda region).

List of geographic portmanteaus

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California's 16th State Assembly district

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It consists of affluent suburbs east of the Berkeley Hills, including Lamorinda and the Tri-Valley.