Reopenings Under Way But its Not Business as Usual

(Contributed Photo)Patrons enjoy an evening outside the Orinda Theatre where theme nights are planned on Friday and Saturday.     When Gov. Gavin Newsom proclaims...

Pioneering Icons to Lead This Year’s Best Hometown Parade

(Contributed Photo) (Contributed Photo) Both of this year’s Grand Marshals made lasting contributions to Orinda and its residents. Ann Christofferson was instrumental in establishing the Community...

Winners of the Annual Lamorinda Idol Announced Via Webinar

(Contributed Photo)The Elkind Sisters received the Kindergarten – Fifth Grade Groups Award.(Contributed Photo)Svea Peterson won the Audience Award.(Contributed Photo)Miranda Klein received the Kindergarten –...

Betty Burkhalter Lived a Full and Active Life with Family and...

(Courtesy of the Burkhalter Family)Betty and Dick Burkhalter were active members of the Orinda community, contributing many volunteer hours to local organizations.     Barbara Louise...

Products We Buy Hoping Never To Use During These Covid-19 Times

(Contributed Graphic)     While refilling my emergency kit, scrambling for sanitizer, searching addresses for that Clorox acquaintance, finding suitable masks, realizing bald men should...

Seniors Around Town Founder Wiley Receives Local Jefferson Award

(Contributed photo)Kate Wiley, founder of Seniors Around Town, received a local Jefferson Award.     The founder of Orinda’s innovative program that connects volunteer...

Seniors Receive Emergency Essentials from Lamorinda Village, Volunteers

(Kathy Enzerink)Lamorinda Village operations manager, Kathryn Ishizu (center) with daughter Kaylin (L) and friend Sofia Obnial (R) stuff duffel bags with essential evacuation necessities...

Air Traffic Control to be Demystified at First Friday Forum of...

(Contributed Photo)Mark Sherry will explain air traffic control and how it facilitates Bay Area travel in his Jan.3 lecture.     With more than...

COVID-19 Retrospective – 80 Inspired Artworks Escape Local Studios

(Courtesy of Ellen Reintjes) Ellen Reintjes has a series of paintings beginning with the title, “Name That Tune.” When you view Name That Tune ___+___...

Trendy to Exotic, Restaurant Tour Celebrates Local Eateries

(Cindy Powell, Photographer)Mayor Inga Miller enjoys some of the chicken tikka masala from Orinda’s newest restaurant, Saffron, during the restaurant tour.     Beef bulgogi...

Free Wildlife Festival at Wagner Ranch Nature Area Set for April...

(Contributed Photo)A young guest searches for critters during the Bug Hunt at last year’s festival.     Free Wildlife Festival at Wagner Ranch Nature Area...

Piano Teacher Remembers a Career Spanning More Than 50 Years

(Ksenija Olmer, Photographer)Eileen Klatsky recently retired from her long career as a piano teacher when Covid-19 made in-person lessons impossible.     The youngsters whose...

Register for CERT Winter Class

(Courtesy of Lamorinda CERT)     The Lamorinda Community Emergency Response Team or CERT, is now accepting enrollment for their Winter class series. The CERT program...

Firewise Council Receives Mayor’s Award of Excellence for 2020

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Amy Worth and Dennis Fay were elected Mayor and Vice-Mayor respectively at the Dec. 8 City Council meeting.     At the Dec....

Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary HOME Team Volunteers Back in Action

(Courtesy Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary)Leander Hauri, of Lafayette, makes a repair as a member of Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary’s HOME Team, which resumes service Sept. 25.     ...

CHG’s 2018 Holiday Boutique & Luncheon

Children's Health Guild invites you to mark the date and plan to attend the Children’s Health Guild 2018 Holiday Boutique & Luncheon on Nov....

Latest Artworks Make a New Home Outside the Orinda Library

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)The crew poses with sculpture titled Ascending Dancers by Robert Holmes after their task of installing new art at the Orinda Library...

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...

America’s Got Talent Finalist, Jimmie Herrod, Comes to Orinda

(Courtesy of Michael Williams)Jimmie Herrod, America’s Got Talent finalist and vocalist for the long-running, multi-genre band, Pink Martini, performs at the Orinda Theatre on...

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