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....

Fun Times at Art of Mixology

DIANE ATHANASIOU Arthur Valderrama (L) from Barranco Kitchen and Bar took home this year’s grand prize, with event organizer Justin Cole (R).     On...

Peases Celebrate Joint 80th Birthday

JILL GELSTER Norm and Janet Pease. Norm and Janet Pease celebrated their joint 80th birthday with a lavish party at the Blackhawk Museum. Partygoers were...

The Birds of Berkeley Coming to Orinda Books in November

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Author, illustrator and avid birder Oliver James.     Birding becomes hyperlocal this month when Orinda Books hosts Oliver James, author and illustrator...

Lamorinda Big Band at OCC

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Lamorinda Big Band featuring (L-R) Michael Henning, Lesliei Darwin O’Brien, Terry Miller and (not pictured) Brian Nova debuts Nov. 7 at 7...

LOPC Celebrates the Congo in November

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Mboyo Therese Okitukunda, a teacher who grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the featured speaker at the Nov. 4...

Lamorinda Preschool Fair Pulls it All Together for Parents

Lamorinda Moms (LM) 21st annual preschool fair Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oakwood Athletic Club Gym is expected to...

Highlights of the Ninth Orinda Olive Festival at Nature Area

WADE BARRETT Dr. James Fiatarone and A.L.M.A. students (L-R) Annika Spah, Charlie Richtenburg, Bobby Silverman and Owen Bige entertained attendees.     On October 14,...

Orinda Artist Featured in Moraga’s “Holiday Magic in Porcelain and Paint”

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO School Street, Moraga, a 12” x 12” oil painting by Orinda artist Maria SantoStefano, is now on display at the Moraga Art...

12th Annual Artisan Faire in Orinda

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Illustrator Greg Chapman will be presenting his colorful dog paintings at this year’s Artisan Faire.     Join your friends and neighbors at...

Tickets On Sale For Festival of Trees

SALLY HOGARTY Models show off glamorous holiday gowns from Helen Lyall at last year’s Festival of Trees.     On November 15, the Orinda Woman’s...

Hospice Tree of Lights Returns

DAVID DIERKS Victoria White shares her wish list with Santa at last year’s tree lighting.     Before you know it the holidays will be...

OWC Hosts Festival of Trees Nov. 15

SALLY HOGARTY Candy Kattenburg admires table-top trees up for auction at last year’s Festival of Trees fundraiser. On Nov. 15, the Orinda Woman’s Club (OWC)...

Orinda Resident Once Again Cycles to Help Breast Cancer Victims

By KATHRYN G. MCCARTYStaff WriterRick Perez is on a mission. This past summer, the longtime Orinda resident pedaled thousands of miles in his third cross-country...

Olive Festival Returns to Wagner Ranch Nature Area on Oct. 14

For its ninth year, The Orinda Olive Festival returns to Wagner Ranch Nature Area on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 11:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., to...

Mixology Fundraiser Returns Oct. 13

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Mixology fundraiser. Held by the Lamorinda Arts Council, the Art of Mixology craft cocktail competition takes...

Friends of Orinda Creeks Clean San Pablo Creek for Coastal Cleanup...

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Lula Bowen (left) and Herbie Whipple did their part to help clean up San Pablo Creek and have fun at the same...

Best Classic Car Show Ever

David Dierks Orinda Classic Car Show attendees were treated to an amazing exhibit of historic race cars including this 1969 Lola T70 M3. By DAVID...

A Successful Run on the Wilder Side

The Orinda Park and Rec Foundation's first annual Run on the Wilder Side was met with great enthusiasm by children and adults who ran...

Run on the Wilder Side Coming

Run on the Wilder Side ComingBy DAVID DIERKSAssistant EditorCome out Sept. 3 to “Run on the Wilder Side” and help fund critical renovations of...

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