Car Time – July 2019

    Summer is here, and if we plan on taking the trusty family hauler on a road trip, we need to make sure...

President’s Message – July 2019

Independence: It’s More Than Parades and Fireworks     July is the month of parades and fireworks to mark our independence. On July Fourth, Orinda...

Lucy and Desi, Bob and Dorothy Take to Local Screens This...

Lucy and Desi, Bob and Dorothy Take to Local Screens This Month     June finds us, once again, with all three of our favorite...

Fitness Tip of the Month – June 2019

    As we age we lose muscle mass which causes our metabolism to slow down. The way to become fit as we age...

Seasoned Shopper – June 2019

(Contributed Photo) Grown primarily in California, olallieberries bring a balance of sweet and tart flavors to pies, cobblers and other baked goods.     The Orinda...

President’s Message – June 2019

Orinda’s Array of Food Shines at Restaurant Tour     On May 7, my family and I joined more than 150 people for the annual...

Everyday Orinda – June 2019

Lookout Kardashians, it’s Graduation Party Season in Orind     Once upon a time in Orinda, most likely while paring a mountain of strawberries for...

Everyday Orinda – May 2019

    There once was an old expression, “Too bad kids don’t come with instructions,” an affectionately-disguised warning conjuring the same unease as, “Your...

Fitness Tip – May 2019

    The fitness process is ongoing and transformational physically and spiritually. In the beginning it has less to do with what exercise you...

The Reel Less Traveled – May 2019

May Movie Lineup Offers Surprising Range Of Options     Though May is supposed to be one of the lighter months of the year, the...

Car Time – May 2019

Saving Money on Car Repairs     You may have noticed that the cost to repair cars has reached significant levels. Modern automobiles are highly...

Seasoned Shopper – May 2019

Apricots, Apriums Welcome Start of Local Farmers’ Market Season     The short and sweet apricot season is about to begin. California grows and...

President’s Message – May 2019

Emergency Evacuation Forum, Classic Car Show Coming Up     November’s Camp Fire is considered the deadliest wildfire in California to date. It destroyed the...

Between the Lines – May 2019

New Books Help Readers Connect to Nature     Perhaps it’s a sign of our fast-paced, digital world that books about connecting with nature are...

The Reel Less Traveled – April 2019

    These things are usually more spread out but this month brings us three filmic extra-curricular activities one right after another. They also...

Everyday Orinda – April 2019

    Over the years, I’ve accepted more than a few angst-inducing volunteer positions that often made me rue the day I sandbagged the...

Fitness Tip – April 2019

Is Your Workout Getting You In Better Shape? Which best describes your workout (Select from the following):    Zone 1 - Comfortable    Zone 2...

Advances in Technology Creates a Shortage of Qualified Technicians

    When having their vehicles serviced, people rarely think about the technician who is going to work on it.    Where do these...

Seasoned Shopper – April 2019

Spring Greens and Lettuces Stand Out as Farmers Market Opens This Month     The Orinda Farmers’ Market opens on Saturday, April 6. Expect to...

President’s Message – April 2019

‘Love is Something if you Give it Away…’     "Love is something if you give it away, give it away, give it away. Love...

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