Police Blotter – October 2022

August 16 through September 15 Calls for ServiceAdult - Missing: 1 incidentArmed Robbery: 1 incident: Orinda WayAssault: 1 incidentBurglary, Auto: 3 incidents: Camino Sobrante, Brookwood...

A Message from the OA Board – October 2022

Orinda Welcomes Autumn     In autumn we start to see hay bales and pumpkins around town and at Del Rey’s Boofest, Glorietta’s Fun Fest and...

Seasoned Shopper – September 2022

Market Celebrating 25 Years     Congratulations Orinda. The Farmers’ Market is celebrating 25 years with a promise of more freshness on the way.    The market’s...

Pet of the Month – September 2022

(Harini Ramireddy Westman, Photographer)     “Indigo is a one and a half-year-old blue Great Dane, who moved from San Francisco to the Orinda Wilder community...

The Reel Less Traveled – September 2022

Of Singular Parasites     For as long as I can remember, September always had a pall cast over it since it was the month school...

Art Scene – September 2022

September in the Art Galleries at the Orinda Library and Wilder Art Gallery at the Orinda Library: “What’s Next …” Art from the Edge of...

Everyday Orinda – September 2022

Pigs, pearls and Plays     Finally, the year I don’t struggle with my “How I Spent My Summer” essay. I co-wrote a play, Of Pearls...

Car Time – September 2022

What Defines a Future Classic Car?     During this transition of ditching ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) for EV’s (Electrical Vehicle), some may wonder what defines...

Police Blotter – September 2022

July 16 through August 15 Calls for ServiceAccident - Property: 1 incidentAdult - Missing: 1 incidentAssault: 2 incidentsBattery: 1 incidentBurglary, Auto: 1 incident: Orinda WayBurglary,...

Pets of the Month – August 2022

(Monica Alami, Photographer)Larry(Monica Alami, Photographer)Big Face Previous Next     “Larry (yellow tabby) and Big Face (Himalayan) are brothers from another mother,” said Monica Alami. They’re both 15-years-old....

Financial News – August 2022

Why Rates Should Interest Investors     The Federal Reserve has begun raising interest rates to tame inflation. By setting the price of money at higher...

Seasoned Shopper – August 2022

Fabulous Figs     The second crop of honey-sweet figs is ready! Fig trees can produce two crops per year depending on variety. Branches bearing the...

Everyday Orinda – August 2022

Frank Lloyd Wrong: All the Drama, Conflict and Intrigue You’ll Need     Time to discuss a well-kept secret. Who knew that Orinda claims a genuine...

Art Scene – August 2022

Art Gallery at the Orinda Library: Ceramic Vessels to Inspire, Woodturnings, Fabric Art, Photographs and Paintings    The Lamorinda Arts Council presents ceramics by Jeannine...

Car Time – August 2022

Buy a New Car or Repair the One You Have     As a large independent automotive repair facility in Northern California, we frequently get asked,...

Police Blotter – August 2022

June 15 through July 15 Calls for ServiceBattery: 3 incidentsBurglary, Commercial: 3 incidents: Camino Sobrante, Orinda Way (2)Burglary, Residential: 3 incidents: Bobolink Rd., Stein Way,...

A Message from the OA President – August 2022

On to the Car Show!     What a 4th of July we had in Orinda! The weather was perfect, the entries colorful and the crowd...

The Reel Less Traveled -July 2022

Look to the Skies     I usually end columns with my tagline about light, images and reel magic, but here, in the month of July,...

Orinda Art Scene – July 2022

July in the Art Galleries at the Orinda Library and Wilder Art Gallery at the Orinda Library: Lords of the Garden Drawings, Juxtamorph Sculpture, “You...

Car Time – July 2022

Infotainment Good, Bad, Ugly?     These days, having factory screens in vehicles is as common as carrying a smartphone. It’s something that was unimaginable 20...

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