City, Residents Weigh In On Impact of Small Cell Phone Towers

(Courtesy of EMF Safety Network)Residents in Santa Rosa show their disapproval of the small cells mounted on this pole in a Santa Rosa neighborhood....

Long-anticipated Wilder Park Art and Garden Center Opens

(Steve Ehrhardt, Photographer)The long-anticipated Art and Garden Center at Wilder is now open.     After years of planning, the Art and Garden Center at...

Police Blotter – April 2019

Calls for Service911 Hangup: 21 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 1 incident.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 10 incidents.Alarm, False: 120 incidents.Burglary, Auto: 8 incidents.Burglary, Commercial: 1 incident.Burglary,...

And Then There Were Eight: Council Narrows ConnectOrinda Projects

    After receiving thousands of comments and extensive public feedback on ways to beautify and improve travel through downtown, the City Council has...

East Bay MUD Unveils Plan To Build Solar Energy Facility in...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Part of EBMUD’s 43-acre parcel along Bear Creek Road, which already includes several PG&E towers and power poles.     As climate change...

ConnectOrinda Projects Come into Focus

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) This view of San Pablo Creek behind 23 Orinda Way could one day transform to a more pristine view from an outdoor...

Why These Five Locals are Being Honored this Month

    Most people around the city probably are familiar with the names of the five people who will be feted by The Orinda...

Residents Challenged to Discover Lamorinda’s Outdoor Gems

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Working together on the Trail Challenge are (L-R) Orinda Parks and Rec Director Todd Trimble,Moraga’s Parks and Rec Director Breyana Brandt, Orinda...

POLICE BLOTTER – March 2019

January 1 through February 9, 2019 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 27 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 2 incidents. Accident Property: 8 incidents. Alarm, False: 104 incidents. Barking Dog: 1 incident. Burglary, Auto:...

Orinda Woman’s Club 2018 Recipients

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     Orinda Woman’s Club Vice President Alison Kling (R) presented Scott Chavez (L) from Contra Costa Crisis Center and Gigi Crowder...

15th Annual Classic Car Show Set to Hit the Road in...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Chip Herman (2nd from left) turns over the keys to the car show, not to mention the Corvette, to Classic Car Show...

Orinda’s New Mayor Sets Priorities

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Orinda Mayor Inga Miller was sworn into office Dec. 11.     On Dec. 11, Inga Miller was sworn in as Orinda’s 35th...

North Orinda Helped Refine Evacuation Procedures During January Drill

    On Jan. 26, from 7 – 8 a.m., the lower part of Miner Rd. became a one-way street as residents left their...

Newcomer Steven Danziger Named President of Fire District Board

(Contributed Photo)Steven Danziger is the new MOFD board president.     In November’s election, three new members were elected to the Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD)...

Police Blotter – February 2019

December 2, 2018 through January 12, 2019 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 13 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 2 incidents. Accident Property: 7 incidents. Alarm, False: 47 incidents. Barking Dog: 1 incident. Battery:...

North Orinda Evacuation Exercise Planned for Saturday, Jan. 26

    In partnership with Orinda Police Department, the Moraga Police Department, and Lamorinda CERT, MOFD will be conducting a second Lamorinda evacuation exercise...

Downtown Streetscape Workshop on Jan. 29

    On Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library Auditorium, the City of Orinda will conduct ConnectOrinda Downtown Streetscape Master Plan Workshop....

New Facade for Moraga Way Building Approved

KATTENBURG ARCHITECTS Conceptual drawing by Kattenburg Architects of the new facade for 37 Moraga Way.     Downtown revitalization, the topic of many local meetings and...

Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Club Raffles Off 1961 Vintage VW Bug

SALLY HOGARTY Raffle winner Steve Falk and his wife Nancy stand with their big prize, a beautifully restored 1961 VW Beetle, joined by members of...

New City Councilmembers Take Office

DAVID DIERKS City Clerk Sheri Smith swears in returning City Councilmember Amy Worth and new City Councilmembers Nick Kosla and Dennis Fay at the Dec....

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