Everyday Orinda – July 2021

Adulting Still Includes Storytime     Food and fireworks aside, July Fourth conjures an array of visual images plucked straight from the illustrations in a...

Fitness Tip – July 2021

The Key to Fitness is Change     In accordance with Newton’s first law, a body in motion stays in motion...In eating and physical activity...

Everyday Orinda – 2021

Remembering Chris Lang     Back in 1978, my favorite babysitting clients gave me a $10 gift certificate to Sooto Records for my fourteenth birthday....

Fitness Tip – June 2021

The Law of Inertia     A body in motion will stay in motion    This is great news until our workouts and eating stop...

Seasoned Shopper – June 2021

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month     June, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, also provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of our farming...

Police Blotter – June 2021

April 1 through May 16 Calls for ServiceAccident Injury: 5 incidents: Camino Pablo (3), Meadow Rd., Dairy Creek Ln.Accident Property: 5 incidents: Tappan Ln., Camino...

Car Time – June 2021

You Should Buy Trust, Not Price     At Orinda Motors, we hear the question about what something would cost sometimes 20 times a day....

Everyday Orinda – May 2021

Was Last Year A Fever Dream?     Now for a little story about a guy I knew in college. And not just so I...

The Reel Less Traveled – May 2021

Best Laid Plans     I planned this whole month’s column about director “B” sides – films made by famous directors that veered from their...

Fitness Tip – May 2021

• Aging is not about how many years you have lived, but more about how you have lived your life.• If you wished you...

Seasoned Shopper – May 2021

(Barbara Kobsar, Photographer) (L-R) Gaby, Mia and Erik Lopez from Chay’s Farm at the Farmer’s Market, are ready to sell their delicious strawberries.      Excitement...

Financial News – May 2021

Not so Turbo Taxes After All     If you see a CPA at Geppetto’s, pay for her coffee.    But you probably won’t see...

Police Blotter – May 2021

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 4 incidentsAccident Injury: 2 incidents: Moraga Way, Meadow Rd.Accident Property: 8 incidentsAlarm False: 12 incidentsArmed Robbery: 1 incident: Wildcat Canoyn/El...

Everyday Orinda – April 2021

Dare we discuss the other contagious plague in Orinda: head lice?     With activities curtailed and distancing enforced, undoubtedly cases are way down....

Car Time – April 2021

Electric, Hybrid or Plug-in Hybrid?     Many people in the Lamorinda area may be considering their next vehicle to be electric and/or hybrid....

Seasoned Shopper – April 2021

Asparagus Active Harvest Month     Look for bundles of fresh asparagus standing neatly at attention at the market stands. April is the most active...

Financial News – April 2021

Realtors Navigate “Volcanic” Orinda Real Estate Market     The past 12 months saw office closures, work-from-anywhere-forever announcements, and rumblings of state income and wealth...

The Reel Less Traveled – April 2021

Two For The Price Of One     Reports claim when Peter Jackson started the monumental task of bringing J.R.R Tolkien’s epic Lord of the...

Police Blotter – April 2021

February 7 through March 6 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 18 incidentsAbandoned Vehicle: 1 incidentAccident Property: 7 incidentsAlarm False: 33 incidentsBurglary: 1 incidentBurglary, Auto: 1 incidentCorporal...

Fitness Tip – April 2021

Get In Shape Just Sitting at Your Desk!     Every time you eat, your body starts burning calories. Try to eat small & healthy...

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