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...

Fitness Tip – January 2019

This Could Be Your Year     Your fitness at the end of each year is the average of what you have done (eating and...

The Reel Less Traveled – January 2019

First in a Series (Collect ‘em all!)     I am writing this column very softly so as not to exacerbate the hangover you might...

Between the Lines – January 2019

True Stories by Real People. Memoir Suggestions from Orinda Books.     Reading a great memoir is like listening to a friend share hopes and...

Car Time – January 2019

The Driver Is the Key: Advice for When You Have a Young Driver in the Family     It is common for families to own...

The Reel Less Traveled – December 2018

The Christmas Spirit? Irreverence prevails in this year’s last column. In it, you will not find heartwarming films highlighted that tell tales of errant misers...

Fitness Tip – December 2018

Have More Fun...     The more fit you are the more fun you can have because what you are capable of changes. The scope...

Car Time, December 2018

If you drive a modern vehicle, you may have experienced this annoying phenomenon before: You are driving along minding your own business when a...

Seasoned Shopper – November 2018

Fall Harvest    Season 22 will come to a close on Saturday, Nov. 17, the last Saturday before Thanksgiving and the perfect time to...

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,...

Fitness Tip – November 2018

Be Consistent in Following One Eating Plan and Monitor Your Results in 3 Weeks What’s worse than a bad eating plan is a good eating...

Car Time – November 2018

Proper Car Care Equals Saving Money On Car Repairs    Motorists often talk about ways to save money on automotive repair and maintenance. The...

The Reel Less Traveled

Reeling in October: In Theater or at HomeOn the Lamorinda film front, there are two October films to highlight. I also thought, though, that...

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...

Mats Talk Oct.

Technology in the Classroom: Beneficial or a Nuisance?I remember talking to my friends in the hallways during freshman year, and it would feel like...

Fitness Tip of the Month

Learn to Love Your Workout or Find One You Love. The key to getting in shape is progression. As you get stronger, the workout progresses...

Seasoned Shopper August

We Grow What We SellEvery week there are dozens of farmers’ markets set up in numerous cities, but where and when did the first...

Fitness Tip of the Month August

Fitness Tip of the Month Increasing lean body mass (muscle) and decreasing fat mass will change your body. Muscle is denser than fat so you can...

Car Time

  Motorists Beware! The world of auto repair is all about trust. When having your vehicle serviced, you want to be able to trust the people...

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