Orinda BART Station Closures Planned

(Contributed Photo)     Critical track components near the Orinda BART Station are being replaced, requiring weekend closures.    The Orinda BART station is scheduled...

Check in with Chambers

    For information on businesses and other updates during shelter in place, contact your local Chamber of Commerce (click on the logo below):

Following the Virus

(Courtesy of Contra Costa Health Services)    Up-to-the minute information on COVID-19 cases in the state and Contra Costa County, as well as local resources,...

How the City is Conducting Business During Shutdowns, Shelter in Place

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)The Orinda Community Center, like all city buildings, was deserted after events were canceled.     Across the counter, face-to-face...

Firewise: Yardwork During Shelter in Place

    Despite the shelter in place order, homeowners still need to get their properties ready for the upcoming fire season.     On...

School Fundraising Groups Unite in New Foundation

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     After years of research, evaluation, and collaboration, the Educational Foundation of Orinda (EFO) has agreed to join the parents’ clubs...

Orinda March 2020 Takeout/Delivery Service

(Charlie Jarrett, Photographer)Baan Thai offers delivery. Here is a list of Orinda restaurants offering takeout or delivery.(Prepared by City of Orinda staff after reaching out...

Orindans Spring Into Action in Face of Virus

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

Residents Would Likely Back Sales Tax Increase, Survey Finds

(Courtesy of City of Orinda)Graph from Orinda Survey.     A survey of a sampling of Orinda voters found support for a one-cent, general-purpose sales...

Staying Safe in Orinda Comprehensive Guidance From Orinda’s Top Safety Officials

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAFsRvYXshw&feature=youtu.be

Council Expected to Set ADU Rules

Courtesy of City of Orinda     The City Council could soon make some binding decisions on the hot-button issue of granny units after receiving...

Police Blotter – April 2020

Feb. 9 through March 7 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 15 incidents.Abandoned Vehicle: 2 incidents.Accident Injury: 1 incident.Accident Property: 4 incidents.Alarm, False: 89 incidents.Animal Control PD...

Volunteers Needed to Collect Leaves

    Calling all volunteer nature sleuths: The first weekend in May is your opportunity to collect and record locations of symptomatic bay leaves...

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...

What Is COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

*All Information in this section is taken directly from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from...

Orinda Citizen of the Year/William Penn Mott, Jr. Awards Postponed

The Orinda Citizen of the Year/William Penn Mott, Jr. Environmental Award Ceremony scheduled for March 22 has been postponed. It will be rescheduled in...

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...

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. ...

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...

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