Car Time – June 2022

Do You Still Drive or Own A Manual Transmission Vehicle?     I highly doubt more than 20% of you will say yes to still...

Police Blotter – June 022

April 16 through May 16 Calls for ServiceArmed Robbery: 1 incident: Los Altos Rd.Burglary, Residential: 2 incidents: Sunnyside Ln., Ravenhill Rd.Civil Disturbance: 2 incidentsCVC Evading...

Seasoned Shopper – June 2022

The Stinking Rose     Garlic is used with abundance in a myriad of dishes. Its relatives include onion, shallot, leek and chive, but garlic is,...

The Reel Less Traveled – May 2022

Outside and In, Over and Under, Young and Old     This month brings with it a reawakening to the possibility of all things as they...

Seasoned Shopper – May 2022

Short and Sweet Cherry Season     The cherry season comes in with abundance and seems to end quickly. Rumors are the 6-to-8-week local crop will...

Art Scene – May 2022

May in the Art Galleries: Orinda Library and Wilder (Courtesy of Maureen Rosati-Wee)Maureen Rosati-Wee said, “Within five minutes of landing at my first camp in...

Car Time – May 2022

“Autopilot or Self-Driving” does not mean your vehicle is fully autonomous     As vehicles become more advanced, new inventions are created to assist drivers as...

Police Blotter – May 2022

March 15 through April 15 Calls for ServiceAssault, with Deadly Weapon: 1 incidentAssault, Simple: 1 incidentBattery: 2 incidentsBurglary, Auto: 3 incidents: Bear Creek (2), Camino...

Everyday Orinda – April 2022

Keeping the Best You in Eulogy     I recently enjoyed a visit with college girlfriends last November in Texas, serendipitously wedged between Delta and Omicron...

Seasoned Shopper – April 2022

Mirepoix and Celery     Mirepoix is used in our favorite dishes all year, and April offers its three simple ingredients at their peak. Carrots are...

Art Scene – April 2022

(Courtesy of Larry Batti)Members of the Bay Area Woodturning Association are working with the Beads of Courage Program, a resilience-based intervention designed to support...

Pets of the Month – April 2022

(Sean Cunningham, Photographer)     “These are our dogs Bones and Parker. Bones is the larger one, he’s almost 10-years-old, and likes to go on long...

Police Blotter – April 2022

February 15 through March 14 Calls for Service Adult Missing: 1 incident Accident with Fire: 1 incident Assault, Simple: 1 incident Battery: 2 incidents Burglary, Auto: 1 incident: Spring Ct. Burglary,...

Car Time – April 2022

If I Tell Them Everything It will Cost Me More     As a consumer, you may think, “if I tell them everything, it will cost...

Financial News – March 2022

Higher Mortgage Rates Loom over Orinda     We knew it would happen some day: mortgage rates have inched up.    According to Freddie Mac, the average...

Seasoned Shopper – March 2022

Coriander: Spice Plant from the Mediterranean     Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? Attention is focused on the importance of making informed food...

The Reel Less Traveled – March 2022

Victorians And Verdicts     There is no other theater quite like the Orinda Theatre. The Bay Area has its share of grand movie palaces such...

Art Scene – March 2022

March In The Art Galleries At The Orinda Library And Wilder (Courtesy of Lamorinda Arts Council)Benjamin Cardoza was a senior at Miramonte High School when...

Pet of the Month – March 2022

(Courtesy of Cynthia and Dennis Whisnant)     “Our cat, Harry, looks like a black panther. He is five-years-old and still loves to play like a...

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