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...

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...

Council Candidates to Answer a Myriad of Questions During Forum

Mayoral Candidates Darlene Gee, Latika Malkani and Inga Miller     The Orinda Association is hosting a virtual forum Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6:30 p.m....

Orinda’s 76 Station to Feature County’s Second Hydrogen Fueling Pump

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)The Orinda Union 76 gas station, located at 67 Moraga Way, is set to join FirstElement Fuel, Inc.’s current operating network of...

City Council Candidates State Views at OA Forum on Oct. 3

MIMI BOMMARITO At the forum on Oct. 3, City Council candidates (L-R) incumbent Eve Phillips, Kathleen Jenkins, Dennis Fay, Nick Kosla, and incumbent Mayor...

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...

Race for a Seat on the MOFD Board

(Contributed Photo)Sharon McGinnis Gidlestone(Contributed Photo)Craig Jorgens Previous Next     What started out as a two-party race dwindled down to a one-party, unchallenged race and later switched...

Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner a Stormy Night to Remember

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Award recipients and presenters (L–R) Richard Westin, Tom Trowbridge, Melanie Light, Pete Hasselman, Candace Andersen, Sue Severson, and Amy Worth were named...

City Wants to Recheck Voter Pulse on Sales Tax Ballot Measure

    In light of COVID-19, city leaders want to know what residents think now about extending the half-cent sales tax.    A pre-pandemic...

Officer Kevin Mooney Honored

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     On Sept. 8, residents from Orinda and Moraga lined Moraga Way to honor Moraga Police Corporal Kevin Mooney, who died...

New City Councilmembers Take Office

DAVID DIERKS City Clerk Sheri Smith swears in returning City Councilmember Amy Worth and new City Councilmembers Nick Kosla and Dennis Fay at the Dec....

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...

Future of the Orinda Theatre – Orinda’s Entertainment Jewel

(Derek Zemrak, Photographer)Spencer Day, #1 Billboard artist/Jazz vocalist, performed at the Dec. 5, 2021 Live at the Orinda! cabaret series at the Orinda Theatre....

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. ...

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...

Fire Officials Conduct Controlled Burn at Wagner Ranch Nature Area

(Jason Wood, Photographer)MOFD firefighters drip fuel on a designated section of land as part of the controlled burn completed on oct. 20, the first in...

Measures R and X Tax Increases

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Julie and Jim Lee, who have been voting since the early 60s, take advantage of early voting and the convenient location of...

Wildfire and Fire Insurance in California Poses a Dilemma

(Contributed Photo)Virtual Homeowners’ Investigatory Hearing, held Oct. 19, 2020, where Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara heard public input to explore regulatory actions he should consider...

Businessman Receives Mayor’s Award

(David Dierks, photographer) Mo Mashhoon (L) received the 2019 Mayor’s Award of Excellence from Inga Miller for his efforts in jumpstarting the renewal of downtown...

Pads4Pets Founders Receive Award

(Contributed Photo)Pam and Gary Schroeder received a local Jefferson Award from KPIX.     Orinda residents Pam and Gary Schroeder who for seven years have...

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