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...

Educators Raise Alarm Over E-cigarettes as Use By Teens Soars

(Courtesy Of Contra Costa County Office Of Education)Here is a sampling of vaping items confiscated at local schools, according to Emily Justice of the...

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)...

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