Police Blotter – September 2020

Police Blotter - July 1 through August 14 Calls for ServiceAbandoned Vehicle: 4 incidents.Accident - Fatal: 1 incident.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 5 incidents.Assault: 1...

President’s Message – August 2020

Preservation and Perseverance     The pandemic has not only impacted our lives and our health, it has had a drastic impact on our local...

The Reel Less Traveled – August 2020

Orinda Theatre Issues Challenge     One cannot say too much about Derek Zemrak. Long-time movie aficionado and collector, he has hitched his wagon to...

Fitness Tip – August 2020

Diets Don’t Work     Diets don’t work because even if we follow them we add other bad stuff. It’s that other bad stuff that’s...

Seasoned Shopper – August 2020

Something New is Blooming     Welcome to the new flower vendor Aimee Thornhill from Brentwood Blooms. Planning, planting, nurturing, picking and arranging are all...

Everyday Orinda – August 2020

Orinda: Loving It, Leaving It     I’ve always been suspicious of attractive things. Orinda was no exception. I’m a subscriber to the cautious adage...

Police Blotter – August 2020

May 31 through July 12 Calls for ServiceAbandoned Vehicle: 1 incident.Accident - Fatal: 1 incident.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 7 incidents.Brandishing Weapon: 1 incident.Burglary, Auto:...

The Reel Less Traveled – July 2020

Something New, Someone Familiar     Now that July is upon us, and with us still observing our collective but still new lifestyle, it is...

Car Time – July 2020

Getting Ready to Hit the Road     I know we are feeling a bit cooped up while still sheltering. Even if we are sheltering...

Seasoned Shopper – July 2020

It’s That Thyme of Year…     Summer herbs are revered for flavoring fruits, vegetables and long cool drinks. If you’re not already growing some...

Everyday Orinda – July 2020

Wishful Thinking     “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes” True, I’m quoting a Disney song, but after raising three daughters, it’s hard...

President’s Message – July 2020

Achieving Positive Change     It’s been a turbulent time for our nation. First the pandemic, then a senseless act of violence that galvanized the...

Fitness Tip – July 2020

Lifelong Fitness Requires Fun     It is much easier for us to get into shape than it is to stay in shape.    That’s...

Police Blotter – July 2020

May 1 through June 12 Calls for ServiceAbandoned Vehicle: 4 incidents.Accident Injury: 2 incidents: Camino Sobrante, Whitehall Dr.Accident Property: 3 incidents: Claremont Ave., Loma Vista...

Car Time – June 2020

Quarantine Care     People are not using their cars much right now given many are still stuck at home. Some want to get in...

The Reel Less Traveled – June 2020

Finding the Light     Socialistically speaking, not much has changed since last month. Theaters are still closed but my offer stands: I will still...

Fitness Tip – June 2020

Moderate Exercise...Fitness...Immunity     We can become very fit exercising moderately. Measured Variation is the key.    Keep track of the distance you are traversing,...

Everyday Orinda – June 2020

Redefining Everything     Sheltering in place does not help my innate tendency to procrastinate. Every day it gets easier to stamp a TBD...

Police Blotter – June 2020

April 1 through May 15 Calls for ServiceAbandoned Vehicle: 3 incidents.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Battery: 1 incident.Burglary, Auto: 3 incidents: Ivy Dr., Overhill Rd., Don Gabriel...

Seasoned Shopper – June 2020

Market Opens with Drive-Thru Option     The Orinda farmers’ market opened its 24th season May 9 as a year-round operation. Each season brings fresh-picked...

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