The Reel Less Traveled – October 2019

Cinema With a Guest List     This month offers far more than sitting in a darkened room, watching images projected on a screen. Two...

Between the Lines – October 2019

Dystopian Tales in Time for Halloween     The falling leaves, shorter days, and longer shadows of autumn bring to mind some of the darker...

Seasoned Shopper – 2019

Pick a Peck of Pickled Peppers     October is National Pickled Peppers month, and the farmers’ market is the perfect place to find all...

Car Time – October 2019

What to be Aware of When it Comes to Tires     Tires are one of those things on your vehicle that has changed but...

Everyday Orinda – October 2019

Porta Potty Pride     WWJD? This acronym traditionally stands for “What Would Jesus Do?” I alter the meaning a bit to cope with writer’s...

President’s Message – October 2019

After Successful Car Show, Focus Turns to Fire Safety     Thousands of people from around the Bay Area turned out on Sept. 7 to...

Fitness Tip – October 2019

    The longer you are alive the more time you have to get in shape.

The Reel Less Traveled – September 2019

Balloon from Germany, Doris Day and, oh yes, the Rheem     I’ve called it embattled, endangered, troubled, threatened and even closed. What I’ve never...

Fitness Tip – September 2019

    There is no point in indulging in amazing food if you are going to feel guilty about it afterward. Be organized so...

Car Time – September 2019

Dash Warning Lights Can be a Pain     There you are driving along minding your own business when a red light pops on your dash alerting...

Everyday Orinda – September 2019

September Sentiments     Sweet September, I’m glad you’re back. If you’re reading this and your house is so quiet you can hear the...

Seasoned Shopper – September 2019

Pretty Pomegranates Arrive Ready to Eat     Pomegranates are popular for many reasons – beautiful bright red flowers in the spring turn to striking...

President’s Message – September 2019

‘Try To Remember the Days of September’     As we come back from summer vacations, we have been abruptly shaken by the news of...

The Reel Less Traveled – August 2019

Dragons to Dangerfield, Sublime to Ridiculous     This is a big month for the Lamorinda community for one very simple reason: The California Independent...

Everyday Orinda – August 2019

New School Calendar: Gift or Grift     On Aug. 14, when we wistfully remark, “Summer went by so fast,” we won’t be observing that...

Seasoned Shopper – August 2019

Do You Know Beans?     It’s time to look for “shellies” (or shuckies or shellouts) at the farmers market. These shell beans are the...

Fitness Tip – August 2019

Never Be Hungry     In order to become fit we have to eat proactively so that we are never hungry. The hungrier we are...

President’s Message – August 2019

After Fabulous Fourth, Fun Continues With Car Show Weekend     Wow! This year’s Fourth of July Parade was incredible. There were thousands of people...

Seasoned Shopper – July 2019

Fire up the Grill for Fruits and Vegetables     Best hint for grilling all types of fruit is to use indirect heat (heat produced...

Between the Lines – July 2019

Best Bets for Summer Reading     It’s that time of year again when our reading habits shift gear a little. The newspapers, Sunday supplements...

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