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...

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...

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