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...

Everyday Orinda – March 2019

Women, Words, Wisdom, Wine – That’s What Makes Book Clubs Divine     If I were asked to design a Coat of Arms for Orinda,...

Seasoned Shopper – March 2019

Strawberries, Asparagus, Onions Take Spotlight on Farmers’ Market Opening Day, April 6     Springtime is the yearly reminder of an exciting new season beginning...

President’s Message – March 2019

Recognition Well Deserved by Residents Being Honored at Annual Awards Gala     There are many examples of volunteers in our community who make a...

Between the Lines – March 2019

Picture Books Offer Ways to Help Children Deal with Anxiety     More and more we read about heightened levels of anxiety among children. While...

Car Time – March 2019

Maintenance is More than Just Oil Changes     Different drivers have different ideas about what “car maintenance” really means.    It is indeed very...

Fitness Tip – March 2019

What to Focus on To Get to the Next Level It depends on your current body fat % and what level you would like to...

President’s Message – February 2019

New Beginnings     In my new role as The Orinda Association (OA) president, I would like to wish all of you a fabulous February...

Everyday Orinda – February 2019

A Riparian Fixer Upper: the Proposed Transformation of San Pablo Creek     Raise your hand if you’ve heard about “restoring the creek” in...

Car Time – February 2019

Oil Maintenance Has Changed While Staying the Same     Taking advantage of current technology, modern vehicles have advanced drastically. Still, even hybrids have combustion...

Fitness Tip – February 2019

You Can Break Your Emotional Eating Habits     As you eat well and workout you become super sensitive to what you are consuming. The...

Business Buzz – February 2019

Tom D’Amato opened D’Amato Law offices in Orinda in 2017.     The team he works with includes his wife Crystal, director of legal operations,...

Business Buzz – January 2019

Ally Fattore, VP/Bank Manager, Mechanics Bank, 77 Moraga Way ELANA O’LOSKEY Ally Fattore is proud of the personal service that she and the other bankers provide...

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