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...

Non-Union MOFD Candidates Have Homes Inspected

    During the Oct. 10 Orinda Association/League of Woman Voters forum to question the five candidates for Division Three and Four district seats...

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...

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...

Candidates for City Council Discuss Their Priorities for Orinda

By SALLY HOGARTY EditorThe five members of Orinda’s City Council are elected volunteers who set policy, give direction to City Staff and make budget decisions....

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...

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)...

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...

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:...

City Launches Online Business Registration

The City of Orinda recently introduced a new website to allow local businesses to apply for or renew their Business Registration Certificate online. As...

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...

Police Blotter August

Calls for Service 911 Hangup: 20 incidents. Abandoned Vehicle: 2 incidents. Accident Injury: 2 incidents. Accident Property: 16 incidents. Alarm, False: 172 incidents. Animal Cruelty: 1 incident. Barking Dog: 4 incidents. Battery:...

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...

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