Baha’i Faith Plans Celebration to Mark Birth of Prophet

(Contributed Photo)The first Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Orinda formed in 1989: (L-R) Massoud Fanaieyan, Jaleh Kilpatrick, Ziba Fanaian, Thomas Kilpatrick, Shookoh...

Car Show Roars Into Orinda

(David Dierks, Photographer)A young attendee takes a closer look at Richard Boughlosky’s 2018 Ferrari 488 Spider, one of over 200 automobiles on display.    ...

Holly Penfield Joins World-Class Lineup at Orinda Jazz Festival

(Ian Ritchie, Photographer)Well-known in London for her eccentric cabaret shows, singer and Orinda native Holly Penfield returns home for the Sept. 8 jazz festival.  ...

Call for Teacher Artists

    The Lamorinda Arts Council is accepting entries for a November exhibit that puts the spotlight on local teachers and is aptly entitled...

Live at the Orinda Returns with Phantom Star Lisa Vroman

(Michael Blank, Photographer)With her impressive vocal range, Lisa Vroman has won over audiences in opera houses and theaters throughout the United States.     The...

Sip Sip Hooray at the Art of Mixology  

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)Winners of the sold-out 2018 Art of Mixology competition at Orinda Theatre Square show off their awards and certificates.    Eighteen professional...

Free Concert Brings Opera and Musical Theater to Orinda Park

(Rodney Lai, Photographer)Mezzo soprano Leandra Ramm performs in the park’s gazebo before an appreciative audience. More than 200 people came out to the Orinda Community...

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...

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