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...

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...

Orinda Community Foundation Grant Deadline is Nov. 1

The Orinda Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations working to enhance the quality of life in Orinda through community events,...

Orinda School Bond Measures E and I on November Ballot

By SALLY HOGARTY Editor Orinda residents will vote on two Orinda Union School District (OUSD) bond measures, totaling $105 million, this November. Measure E, also known...

2018 Orinda Election Results

Orinda City Council:Amy Worth (incumbent)Dennis FayNick KoslaMOFD Division 3:Steven DanzigerMOFD Division 4:Michael DonnerState Assembly:Rebecca Bauer-KahanAcalanes School Board:Nancy Kendzierski (incumbent)Bob Hockett (incumbent)Christopher SeversonOUSD Bond Measures:Measure...

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...

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...

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...

New Facade for Moraga Way Building Approved

KATTENBURG ARCHITECTS Conceptual drawing by Kattenburg Architects of the new facade for 37 Moraga Way.     Downtown revitalization, the topic of many local meetings and...

Police Blotter October

POLICE BLOTTER July 29 through September 8, 2018 Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 13 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 6 incidents. Accident Property: 6 incidents. Alarm, False: 159 incidents. Animal Cruelty: 1 incident. Battery:...

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...

Candidates for the Moraga Orinda Fire District Give Their Views

By DAVID DIERKS Assistant EditorThe Moraga-Orinda Fire District has a five-member board of directors representing five divisions. Charged with providing strategic leadership, policy and...

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 – 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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

MOFD’s Memo of Understanding with Firefighters Signed by Board

Grace Santos, MOFD (Moraga-Orinda Fire District) secretary/clerk, indicated that as of press time the signed MOFD/Local 1230 Memo of Understanding (MOU) has not been...

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:...

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