GoFundMe Campaign Delivered 1,000 Meals to Hospital Workers

(Courtesy of Lori A. Cheung)Volunteers met at the Orinda Library parking lot to load meals into this 1971 Ford fire engine owned by Michael...

David Biggs Hired as City Manager

(Courtesy of David Biggs)David Biggs named City Manager, effective April 5.     From a pool of 52 applicants, the Orinda City Council chose David...

And the Winners Are!

Previous Next     It may have been on a Zoom Webinar rather than the Orinda Theatre’s stage, but the winners of the Lamorinda Idol Winter...

City Council Presents Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Proclamation

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Mayor Amy Worth presents the proclamation declaring March as Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month to the Peer to Peer Club co-president, Sophie...

Orinda School Children Finally Back on Campus

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)     After 11 months of distant-only learning, Orinda school children returned to school in a hybrid model that combines in-person and...

Orinda Essential Workers Chronicle Their Experiences

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer) Within one minute of receiving a 911 medical emergency call, firefighter and paramedic Josh David (above) at Orinda Fire Station 45, dons...

Local Groups Honor Doctors and Nurses While Supporting Orinda Restaurants

(Lynn Kalmar, Photographer)Evie Kalmar, a 4th grader at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School, colors a thank you card for inclusion in lunch packages to frontline...

Orinda City Council Names Ten to New Oversight Commission

(Contributed PHoto)Yasaman Lee     In response to the voter-approved half-cent sales tax increase effective April 1, the Orinda City Council announced the Supplemental Sales...

COVID Delays but Doesn’t Nix Black History Month Lessons

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Demonstrators at the June march and rally in Orinda to protest the murder of George Floyd and show people of color who...

Welcome New and Returning Office Leaders to Orinda and Moraga

(Courtesy Mayor Amy Worth)As newly elected Mayor of Orinda, Amy Worth said she will work with the Council and the community to implement the...

Defensible Space Clean-up Really Will Help Save Homes

(Courtesy of Cal Fire)More information about creating a defensible space can be found on the Cal Fire website at www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/ready-set-go.     Just...

City Council Gives Green Light for Memory Care Facility at Wilder

Wilder Owners to File Law Suit (Contributed Graphic) A 3D render of the proposed Countryhouse Memory Care facility.     The Orinda City Council unanimously passed Resolution...

Accessory Dwelling Units: Granny Flats to Luxurious Digs

(Ben Munday - Connect Homes, Photographer)Ben and Sara Munday live in a Connect-Homes main residence with a detached accessory dwelling unit, used as an...

Community Concern for Orinda Cats

(Photo Courtesy of Billie Cummings)Isabella Honeyford of Pleasant Hill holds a litter composed of two sets of twins from Community Concern for Cats. She and...

Council Continues Memory Care Appeal

(Contributed Graphic)     Orinda’s City Council has continued the appeal by Wilder Owners’ Association on a 38-bed, 32,084 square-foot, congregate memory care facility to...

Apply to Serve on a City Commission or Committee

The City of Orinda is seeking applications from resident volunteers to serve on the City’s:     Planning Commission (2 positions)     Parks & Recreation Commission (3...

The New Year Brings New Orinda Association Board Members

    The Orinda Association (OA) begins 2021 with three new, highly qualified board members as well as its continuing group of dedicated volunteers....

Students Return to In-Person Learning Currently on Hold

(Contributed Photo)Members of Glorietta Elementary School’s Ensemble choir have been working with music directors Ron Pickett and Christina Holling and the ensemble choirs at...

Scouting for Food Safely During the Pandemic Benefits Food Banks

(Susan Persin, Photographer)Boy Scout Troop 57 and Cub Scout Pack 52 got ready at Del Rey School with masks and physically distancing themselves to...

Orinda Association Joins with Two Rotary Clubs to Help Others

(Contributed Photo)This 1974 Datsun 710 wagon was donated by Lou and Debbie Roessler. Debbie is a member of Moraga Rotary, one of the partner...

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