The Wonderful Land of Oz Magic Returns to Orinda Starlight

(Jill Gelster, Photographer)Tom Westlake as the Scarcrow in the 2017 production of The Wizard of Oz. Westlake will be reprising this character in this...

Theater, Music and Stand-Up at Bruns Amphitheater

(Courtesy of Mark Chua)Bay Area rapper Lyrics Born performs at Cal Shakes Amphitheater July 29 as part of the Paper Moon concert series.     In...

Bouquets to Art Welcomes Orinda Garden Club Members at de Young

(Elana O’Loskey, Photographer)Mari Tischenko of the Orinda Garden Club participated in the world-class exhibit ”Bouquets to Art” held at the de Young Museum in...

Vacation Season Means Home Security Season: Tips for Safety

(Sari Heyman, Photographer)Inspecting his home security cameras, Jeff Heyman is assisted by his family's dog, Natalie. Adding both easy-to-install wireless cameras to your home and...

Orinda Community Center Solar Installation

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     The City of Orinda issued NBC Construction & Engineering, Inc. a formal Notice to Proceed (NTP) for Construction Phase June 10;...

Unconscious Bias: Think Before Asking “Where Are You From?”

(Courtesy of S.K. Gupta)Neeta and S.K. Gupta have often been made to feel less ”American” by unthinking people.     I knew something was wrong when...

Wilder Hosts Safety and Health Fun Fair in Partnership with City

(S.K. Gupta, Photographer)Lamorinda CERT volunteers provided hands-on training to Wilder residents in emergency preparedness ((L-R) Scott Honeychurch (Wilder HOA President), Ammon Lee, Charlie MacNulty,...

Timpte Talks About Effects of Pandemic on Children and Families

(Courtesy of Ryan Timpte)First Friday Forum lecturer, Ryan Timpte, explores “The Impact of the Pandemic on Children and Families,” June 6 at 10 a.m. for...

Starlight Returns with Agatha Christie Thriller Towards Zero

(David Dierks, Photographer)Some of the suspects of Orinda Starlight Village Players production of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero (standing L-R): Kim Saunders, Veena Kumari, Kenny...

Orinda Filmmaker Brings Story of Jazz Age Artist to the Screen

(Courtesy of Julie Rubio)Orinda filmmaker, Julie Rubio (right), works to bring her new film Tamara to the screen. The film will showcase the lifestyle...

Appleton Receives Volunteer of the Year Award from Lamorinda Village

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Andrea Appleton, with Dr. Larry Toy, President of Lamorinda Village, wins Lamorinda Village Volunteer of the Year at the group’s Afternoon of Gratitude...

Orinda Woman’s Club Selects Familias Unidas as Major Beneficiary

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)<BR.Last year's Festival of Trees silent auction included table top trees and a variety of other seasonal gifts. The 2022 fundraiser takes...

Lilia Ibabao Celebrates 95th Birthday at Santa Maria Church

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Orinda resident for 50 years, Lilia Ibabao, is excited to celebrate her 95th birthday with her family and friends at the Santa...

Orinda Action Day

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     Orinda Action Day was held April 23, where many community members of all ages helped clean and beautify Orinda from 10...

Summertime Events for the Entire Family to Enjoy at Orinda Park

(Courtesy of the Orinda Park and Recreation Foundation)Presented and supported by the Orinda Parks and Recreation Foundation, the Orinda Community Foundation, the City of...

MOFD Recognizes Wilder as Shelter-in-Place Community

(S.K. Gupta, Photographer)Orinda’s Wilder homes nestled in the old Gateway Valley, as seen from Hank’s Hill. Over 200 of the 245 homes are completed...

Join the 4th of July Parade!

(Charis Woo, Photographer)     There is still time to enter the parade and celebrate the 4th of July in style. Just visit www.orindaassociation.org and fill...

Cinderella’s Ball in the Heart of Orinda

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)“Dreams Come True” at Artistic Director Patricia Tomlinson’s Cinderella’s Ball in the Orinda Library Auditorium. Dancers from Tomlinson’s Orinda Ballet Academy performing...

Dr. Amos Guiora talks about Complicity in Sexual Assaults at First...

(Courtesy of Dr. Amos Guiora)Dr. Amos Guiora speaks at the First Friday Forum, May 6 at 10 a.m. His presentation is titled, Armies of Enablers: Survivor...

Live At the Orinda! Concert Series: Two Shows

(Bill Westmoreland, Photographer)First show in May, Live At the Orinda! Concert Series presents Tony Award-winning jazz singer and actress Debbie Gravitte, May 1. Sunday...

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