Financial News – February 2021

SPAC Deals Boost Local Companies and Workers     Anever-growing pot of Bay Area venture capital money increasingly spills into public markets in a new...

Seasoned Shopper – February 2021

Fun with Fennel     Take a look at fennel this month. It’s in-season, fresh, and full of versatility. Both types of fennel, common and...

Everyday Orinda – February 2021

I Dropped My Dolly in the Dirt (Mimi Bommarito, Photographer)Paris oozes with artistic expression, even when unintentional. This image, captured years ago while waiting...

The Reel Less Traveled – February 2021

The Long And The Short Of It     The inspiration for this month’s column comes, not only from the month itself, but also from...

Police Blotter – February 2021

Police Blotter - February 2021December 1 through January 2 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 7 incidentsAccident Injury: 3 incidentsAccident Property: 1 incidentAlarm False: 41 incidentsBattery: 1...

Funny Side Up – February 2021

Headlines that Hit the Editor’s Inbox     Every month my email inbox gets filled to the brim with press releases. While we don’t cover...

President’s Message – February 2021

Serving the Community During COVID and Beyond     I am honored to serve as The Orinda Association’s President a second time, and on behalf...

Fitness Tip – February 2021

Ultimate Fitness Goal     Reaching your ultimate fitness goal is about setting up one small milestone at a time and actually reaching it.   ...

The Reel Less Traveled – January 2021

Veering Towards the Edge     Knowing your audience keys the usefulness of a column like this. Even though I fancy myself a bit of...

Seasoned Shopper – January 2021

It’s Citrus Season     Orinda’s farmers’ market is bursting with citrus. Sweet navel oranges, found year-round, now find themselves joined by mandarins, blood oranges,...

Everyday Orinda – January 2021

The Year Not in Review     I’m pretty sure my Muse has coronavirus. She’s nowhere to be found, and, if she does indeed have...

Financial News – January 2021

Prop 19 Creates Planning Need     The most prominent Proposition 19 ads marketed the law as a loosening of rules to assist wildfire victims....

President’s Message – January 2021

Gratitude     There is light at the end of the tunnel because the vaccines are here and soon will be available to all!   ...

Fitness Tip – January 2021

Focus on Global Health & Get Results     It is a really good time for us to focus on our fitness as it relates...

Police Blotter – January 2021

November 1 through December 12 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 9 incidentsAbandoned Vehicle: 1 incidentAccident Injury: 4 incidentsAccident Property: 2 incidentsAlarm False: 66 incidentsBarking Dog: 1...

Reel Less Traveled – December 2020

Tidings Of Comfort And Joy     I have set for myself a challenge of sorts, not mentioning or referencing the single most notable thing...

Everyday Orinda – December 2020

Live Long and Prosper, People     Capture 2020 in four words or less: Beam me up, Scotty.     Pandemic + wildfires + power outages...

Seasoned Shopper – December 2020

    The Orinda farmer’s market remains open! Since 1997, the final market of the season was the Saturday before Thanksgiving, but with the...

Police Blotter – December 2020

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 19 incidentsAbandoned Vehicle: 3 incidentsAccident Injury: 1 incidentAccident Property: 5 incidentsAlarm False: 101 incidentsBarking Dog: 1 incidentBurglary, Commercial: 1 incidentBurglary,...

Fitness Tip – December 2020

Fitness is Easier to Get Than It is to Keep...     because we don’t necessarily like the process of becoming fit, so once we...

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