Classic Car Show Just Around the Corner

(David Dierks, Photographer)Enthusiasts and those just curious admire the impressive array of classic and new cars at last year’s show.     The first week...

Children’s Health Guild Fundraiser Raises More Than $440,000

(Fimfolio, Photographer) (L-R) Children’s Health Guild event chairs Audrey Mao Michaels, Hannah Kim, President Dariana Ross and Tania Celante organized the nonprofit’s successful spring fundraiser...

A Station Wagon Named Biquette to Join Ranks at Classic Car...

(Ysabel Lagache, Photographer) (Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Edouard Lagache posed in front of his dad’s 1965 Buick Deluxe Special Station Wagon when he was 7 years old...

65 Global Films on Tap This Month at Independent Film Fest

Vinnie Van Patten’s 7 Days to Vegas opens the California Independent Film Festival at the Orinda Theatre Aug. 23.     From an impoverished Kenyan...

‘Team Friel’ Rides in Support of Parkinson’s Research in Wine Country

(Contributed Photo) Kathe Friel and her team of friends and family celebrate their ride at last year’s Tour de Fox.     On Aug. 24 the...

Register for NorCal Kids Triathalon

(Lauren Bennett, Photographer) These young triathletes are suited up and ready for the swimming portion of last year’s competition.     Athletes between the ages...

Comedy Continues in the Park

(Charlie Jarrett, Photographer)(L-R) Monica Bonnington, Joseph Hirsch, Kieran Cross, Alia Rose and Remington Stone) from the Orinda Starlight Village Players production of The Musical...

Cultural Evening Planned for Joaquin Moraga Adobe Fundraiser

(Theresa Long, Photographer)Miramonte High School students (L-R) Gil Peled, Athena Davis, Robert Fuhriman, and Zahra Hasanain demonstrated historic dances at last year’s Fandango.    ...

Assemblywoman Discusses Priorities at Rotary Meeting

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan.     District 16 Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan last month brought the Rotary Club of Orinda up to date on her...

Utterly Entertaining: Curtain Opens on Local Idol Finals

(Kelly Cannon, Photographer)Vivian Welch serenaded Orinda parade goers on the Fourth of July. She will compete alongside fellow Lamorinda Idol finalists on Aug. 18.  ...

Best Hometown Parade Photos

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Emergency Forum Aims to Prepare Residents for Devastating Fire

(David Dierks, photographer)The Orinda Association hosted an Emergency Preparedness Forum with (L-R) Orinda Police Chief Mark Nagel, Lamorinda Community Emergency Response Team program manager...

13 Musical Groups Lined up to Entertain Througout the Day

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)First formed over 50 years ago, the East Bay Banjo Band always lends a cheerful twang to the best hometown parade.    ...

After the Parade, Loads of Fun Planned at Community Center Park

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Face painters kept parade goers looking festive at last year’s celebration in the park.     When the last colorful float has passed...

Lamorinda Arts Council to Open Art Gallery at Wilder

(Contributed Photo)     The Art Gallery at Wilder opens July 6 with its first artist reception. In cooperation with the city, Lamorinda Arts Council...

Skills of Ancient Civilization Come to Life at Historical Society Kick-Off...

(Joel Gregor, Photographer) “Doc” Hale stands by a Native American tule house at the annual Ancient Ways Gathering held at Sugarloaf Open Space.    ...

Opera in the Park Returns July 28

(Contributed Photo)Mezzo-soprano Katja Heuzeroth is among the performers this year. The Rotary Club of Orinda and Solo Opera are teaming up again this summer to bring...

Friends of the Orinda Library Donation Room Closed until July 4

    The Orinda Library has too much of a good thing. Thanks to several recent large gifts, the donation and sorting rooms are...

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