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...

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...

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...

Fitness Tip – December 2020

Fitness is Easier to Get Than It is to Keep...     because we don’t necessarily like the process of becoming fit, so once we...

The Reel Less Traveled – January 2020

Save the Date     Though I’m sure you’ve heard it all far too often already, I would like to extend a warm Happy New...

Police Blotter – May 2020

March 1 through April 11 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 3 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 1 incident.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 1 incident.Alarm, False: 16 incidents.Animal Control PD...

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...

Police Blotter – December 2020

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 19 incidentsAbandoned Vehicle: 3 incidentsAccident Injury: 1 incidentAccident Property: 5 incidentsAlarm False: 101 incidentsBarking Dog: 1 incidentBurglary, Commercial: 1 incidentBurglary,...

Police Blotter – November 2020

September 13 through October 10 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 19 incidentsAccident Property: 4 incidentsAlarm False: 63 incidentsBurglary, Commercial: 3 incidentsBurglary, Residential: 2 incidentsCOVID-19 Violation: 1...

Seasoned Shopper Oct.

Apples a Day...October is National Apple Month to promote the sales of apples and honor the people involved in getting them from the farm...

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 2020

Ron Pickett: That’s Edu-tainment     Imagine if Everyday Orinda became a Netflix series or, better yet, a musical. The one character who could play...

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...

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...

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...

Everyday Orinda – January 2020

20-20 in 2020     My Ancestry.com obsession concerns me. Like fans of Fortnight or Call of Duty (admittedly, I had to Google those...

Between the Lines – November 2018

Something’s Cooking There’s something about the cooler temperatures and shorter days of autumn that sends our thoughts to the kitchen. Before heading to the kitchen,...

Seasoned Shopper – December 2020

    The Orinda farmer’s market remains open! Since 1997, the final market of the season was the Saturday before Thanksgiving, but with the...

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...

Fitness Tip – April 2020

Take Your Fitness to the Next Level     There is a direct correlation between increased fitness and immunity. We can become more fit by...

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