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...

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...

Making Masks and Other Ways Volunteers Find Ways to Help

Previous Next     Orinda residents of all ages mobilized their talents to battle the coronavirus pandemic, many making quite a departure from the skill sets...

Looting in Orinda Village

(Morgan Weiss, Photographer)     Computer Software and Hardware had its front door and window busted, approximately 15 laptops, several larger computers and other items...

Grateful Donor Helps Expand Services at Adult Respite Center

(Contributed Photo)LARC benefactor Gina Vadnais says staff member Cookie Ragen (left) “has been such a vital part of the program” and motivated Vadnais’ husband...

MOFD Forum Focuses on a Number of Hot Button Issues

ANIL COMELO Fielding questions from community members and the League of Women voters, MOFD candidates (L-R) Lucy Talbot, Michael Donner, Steven Michael Danziger,...

Police Blotter – September 2019

June 30 through August 10, 2019 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 29 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 3 incidents. Accident Injury: 4 incidents. Accident Property: 6 incidents. Alarm, False: 143 incidents. Burglary, Auto:...

Orinda Police Department Will Soon Have Public Safety Drone

Orinda Police Department Will Soon Have Public Safety Drone By SALLY HOGARTY Editor While helicopters have long been used as an important tool by police and fire...

Warm Coat Drive Exceeds Expectations

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Sleepy Hollow students (L-R) Back Row: Haley Hoskins, Eve Copeland, Annarose Smith; Front row: Sofia Blore, Emma Stokes help sort donations for the...

Shutdown Takes Toll on Retailers, Restaurants

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Paul Jones and Ulises Santiago package vegetarian quinoa salads from Fourth Bore for delivery to John Muir Hospital staff.     An...

Meet the City’s New Police Chief

(Contributed Photo)New Orinda Poice Chief David Cook.     The city wasted no time in finding its next police chief when it tapped a former...

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...

Planning Commission Postpones Vote on Wilder Memory Care Home

(Photo Courtesy of City of Orinda)This project area map shows the location of the proposed CountryHouse Memory Care facility in Wilder.     After more...

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:...

Darcie Taylor Hired as EFO Executive Director

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Darcie Taylor is bringing her extensive fundraising experience to EFO as the new executive director. By SALLY HOGARTYEditorThe Educational Foundation of Orinda (EFO)...

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...

Gun Safety Ordinance a Reality for Orinda Following 5-0 Council Vote

SALLY HOGARTY Acalanes Union High School District Superintendent Dr. John Nickerson, Miramonte Associate Principal Nick Carpenter, OUSD Superintendent Dr. Carolyn Seaton, Mayor Amy Worth...

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 – June

April 1 through May 12, 2018Calls for Service911 Hangup: 14 incidents.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 15 incidents.Alarm, False: 141 incidents.Barking Dog: 4 incidents.Battery: 1...

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...

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