Celebration for the Entire Family at Orinda’s Annual 4th of July...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Charis Woo, Photographer) It wouldn’t be the 4th of July parade without Mel Silva and his horses with members...

Virus Fears Prompt Cancellations, Precautions

(Contributed Photo)City officials, schools and local businesses have taken steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus but cancelling events and encouraging people to...

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...

School District Pondering New Tax

    Expecting to be operating in a deficit next year, Orinda school district officials are exploring the possibility of a new parcel tax. ...

Political Commentary or Just Vandalism?

(Contributed Photo)     “Recently, the Orinda Police Department has been receiving a significant number of complaints from the community, regarding the theft and vandalism...

Off the Grid Food Responders Program Comes to Contra Costa

(Courtesy of San Francisco'a Off the Grid)Off The Grid is expanding their reach to Contra Costa County to help prepare for the upcoming fire...

Hundreds Gather, Walk in Support of Black Lives Matter

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Colleen and Landon Naldoza (Kathy Enzerink, Photographer) (Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Haley, Gracie and Jennifer Lafarce with Dave Anderson.(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(Sally Hogarty,...

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...

Planning Department Survey Finds Discontent with Downtown

(Courtesy of City of Orinda) Part of city staff's presentation on the Downtown Precise Plan, this image show words which represent survey responses to what...

Police Blotter, November 2018

September 2 through October 13, 2018 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 16 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 4 incidents. Accident Injury: 2 incidents. Accident Property: 8 incidents. Alarm, False: 134 incidents. Barking Dog:...

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...

City to Conduct Survey for Off-Site Parking for BART Commuters

    Hoping to offer some relief to BART commuters, the city is considering partnering with private entities and churches to use their empty...

ConnectOrinda Plans to Bring Together Orinda’s Two Downtowns

SALLY HOGARTY Bridget Zayner had her electric bike on display at ConnectOrinda. She drives the vehicle to BART to commute to her job in...

Tax Committee, City Council Discuss Wildfire and Measure R Revenue

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)In a late June meeting, members of the Orinda City Council and the City’s Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (SSTOC) discussed both...

Orinda Votes to Hold Parade Despite COVID-19 Concerns

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)The annual Fourth of July parade is back. With July 4 falling on a Sunday this year, the parade will start at...

First Person View of Russia’s Attack on Ukrainians’ Lives and Country

(Courtesy of Sasha Levin)Sasha Levin, from Ukraine, writes about living in a war zone.     It has been more than 110 days since Ukraine faced...

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...

Amy Worth Retires from City Council

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Mayor Amy Worth in front of the Orinda sign at the Community Center.     Who would have thought fundraising for a children’s play...

Deadly Outbreak Hits at Home

    Orinda felt the wrath of COVID-19 when the Orinda Care Center, a nursing home with a history of recent infractions, suffered a...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS