Private Road Maintenance Debate Heats Up as City Holds Workshop

    The politically and emotionally charged issue of private road maintenance heats up again in October as the city holds another facilitator-led workshop...

Police Blotter – October 2019

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 8 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 2 incidents.Accident Property: 7 incidents.Alarm, False: 59 incidents.Burglary, Auto: 6 incidents: El Nido Ranch Rd., Greystone Terr.,...

BART Delays, Closures to Continue Into October

(Courtesy of BART)     Delays, closures and service changes on BART are expected to continue through the end of October as the system undergoes...

Orinda in Search of New Police Chief as Nagel Leaves

(David Dierks, Photographer)Police Chief Mark Nagel (center) receives recognition for his years of service to Orinda from City Council members (L-R) Amy Worth, Darlene...

PG&E Unveils Power Shut-off Plan to Council

    Reeling from the aftermath of the devastating Camp Fire caused by sparks from its equipment, Pacific Gas & Electric is rolling out...

Expect BART Delays, Highway 24

(Courtesy of BART)     BART riders beware: Expect delays, closures and service changes as the system undergoes repairs and upgrades to tracks between Orinda...

Associate Pastor Elizabeth Robinson Joins Orinda Community Church

(John Sarsgard, Photographer)New Associate Pastor Elizabeth Robinson has a background in creative writing and community service.     New programs and ideas are in the...

Police Blotter – September 2019

June 30 through August 10, 2019 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 29 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 3 incidents. Accident Injury: 4 incidents. Accident Property: 6 incidents. Alarm, False: 143 incidents. Burglary, Auto:...

Private Road Maintenance: City Plans Workshop to Air Concerns

    For years, 1,500 families who live on about 30 miles of private roads have been meeting with city officials to discuss why...

Police Blotter – August 2019

June 2 through July 13, 2019 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 25 incidents.Accident Injury: 4 incidents.Accident Property: 5 incidents.Alarm, False: 117 incidents.Animal Cruelty: 1 incident: Bear...

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...

Acalanes Halts Out-of-District Student Transfers

    For the first time in some 20 years the Acalanes Union High School District is shutting its doors to students outside its...

Police Blotter – July 2019

April 28 through June 8Calls for Service911 Hangup: 23 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 3 incidents.Accident Injury: 3 incidents.Accident Property: 11 incidents.Alarm, False: 137 incidents.Animal Cruelty: 1...

Residents Get Another Chance to View ConnectOrinda Proposals 

    The Garden Room in the Orinda Library was buzzing with conversation as more than 50 community members attended a ConnectOrinda Celebration May...

Council Takes Stand on State Housing Bills

    Weighing in on proposals to build high-density housing in California, the City Council voted unanimously to support resolutions opposing three controversial state...

Police Blotter – June 2019

April 1 through May 11, 2019 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 17 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 4 incidents.Accident Injury: 2 incidents.Accident Property: 13 incidents.Alarm, False: 132 incidents.Assault with...

May 31 Event Planned to Address Wildfire Prevention, Preparation and History

    Is Lamorinda prepared for fire?       Realizing the potential for a devastating fire here, Lamorinda Village is sponsoring All About Wildfires, an...

Police Blotter – May 2019

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 55 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 3 incidents.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 12 incidents.Alarm, False: 122 incidents.Assault with Deadly Weapon: 1 incident.Burglary, Auto:...

May 16 Event on Vashell Way Aims to Bring ConnectOrinda Projects...

    For months, city staff, Fehr and Peers Transportation Consultants and Orinda residents have been considering a variety of projects that will beautify...

City Council Passes Resolution on 5G Small Cell Facilities

    An appreciative audience applauded the Orinda City Council last month when it unanimously adopted a resolution regulating the aesthetics of small wireless...

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