Back to Basics for Wildfire Safety

    Orinda has been really stepping up to the plate to make our town fire adapted. Kudos to us! Here’s a quick primer to...

Local Resident of Ukrainian Descent Helps War-Weary Ukrainians

(Courtesy of Sari Heyman)Sari Heyman, in a parking lot in Poland, after stocking up on food and toiletry items urgently needed by Ukrainian refugees. Her family left Ukraine two generations ago,...

Local Help for Ukrainian Refugees: Orindans Reach Out

(Courtesy of Grace Paik) At SFO, Grace Paik and their four-legged family member sent her husband Seung off to begin his journey to help Ukrainian...

My Experiences Living in Ukraine During Invasion

(Courtesy of Sasha Levin)Sasha Levin, from Ukraine, writes about living in a war zone.     I am Alexander Levin, but I go by Sasha. I...

Nominations Open for Orinda Citizen of the Year

    Do you have a person in mind to nominate for outstanding community service in 2022 and/or over many years of lifetime service?    Must...

Orinda News Briefs: What’s Happening Around Town – June 2022

(Andrew Lee, Photographer)Miramonte Varsity Tennis winners Liam Sullivan (left) and Leo Cardozo (center) won the Diablo Valley League (DAL) tournament in doubles, while Nishad...

Chevron’s Proposed Mini-Market

(Courtesy of Stantec Architecture)The Chevron located at 11 Orinda Way could see an update in the form of a new ExtraMile convenience market. The...

Lawsuits, Investigations and Violations Inside Orinda’s Troubled Nursing Home

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) The Orinda Care Center, located at 11 Altarinda Rd, has spent the past two years in the headlines for accusations of negligence...

Orinda News Briefs: What’s Happening Around Town – May 2022

(Courtesy of Vanessa Hua)Scheduled for May 14, just in time for American Pacific American Heritage Month, Orinda Books welcomes Orinda book author, Vanessa Hua,...

Thursday Evening Food Trucks in Orinda Remain a Hot Topic

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)Taste of the World Market brings a variety of food trucks to the Orinda Community Center parking lot Thursday evenings.     Thursday...

City Council/MOFD Address Orinda’s Need for Wildfire Prevention Plan

    The Orinda Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (SSTOC), which was established by the City Council in 2021 to provide advice on Measure R...

Goat Weed Abatement Done Naturally

(Stacy Crinks, Photographer)     When it comes to weed abatement in the Orinda Oaks Park, the City is not kidding around. An organic alternative to...

Get Ready for Orinda Action Day

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)These enthusiastic youngsters cleaned the Village District during the 2018 Orinda Action Day.     With COVID cases on a downward spiral, the City...

Orinda Rotary Spring Egg Hunt

(Rodney Lal, Photographer)     Orinda Rotary and the City of Orinda hosts its annual Spring Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12...

Around Town: Orinda News Briefs

(Courtesy of Orinda Academy) Nancy Rowland is Orinda Academy’s new Head of School for the 2022-23 school year. ONE Orinda Makes Progress Towards Helping Others   ...

Senator Glazer’s Bill SB 21 to Support Youth Mental Health

(Courtesy of Graham Wiseman) Taken in 2011, the Wiseman family (L-R) Graham, Nicole, Colin and Caroline at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI, was celebrating...

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan: Progress on Various Pressing Issues

(Courtesy of Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Office) Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan joins the Legislative Women’s Caucus on the steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento during a press conference...

Actor Marilu Henner Next to Perform at the Orinda Theatre

(Jeff Katz, Photographer)Live at the Orinda Concert Series features Marilu Henner, who brings her one-woman show, "Looking Back, Moving Forward" to the Orinda Theatre, March...

New Insurance Model Engages Both Insurers and Homeowners

    As extreme weather becomes the new normal, the insurance industry has been thrown into chaos all over the country. No one is a...

Around Town: Orinda News Briefs

Road Closures for Sewer Line Replacement on Camino Sobrante    Contra Costa County Sanitary District will close Camino Sobrante weekdays March 2-25 and March 28...

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