Lawsuits, Investigations and Violations Inside Orinda’s Troubled Nursing Home

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) The Orinda Care Center, located at 11 Altarinda Rd, has spent the past two years in the headlines for accusations of negligence...

Orinda News Briefs: What’s Happening Around Town – May 2022

(Courtesy of Vanessa Hua)Scheduled for May 14, just in time for American Pacific American Heritage Month, Orinda Books welcomes Orinda book author, Vanessa Hua,...

Thursday Evening Food Trucks in Orinda Remain a Hot Topic

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)Taste of the World Market brings a variety of food trucks to the Orinda Community Center parking lot Thursday evenings.     Thursday...

City Council/MOFD Address Orinda’s Need for Wildfire Prevention Plan

    The Orinda Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (SSTOC), which was established by the City Council in 2021 to provide advice on Measure R...

Goat Weed Abatement Done Naturally

(Stacy Crinks, Photographer)     When it comes to weed abatement in the Orinda Oaks Park, the City is not kidding around. An organic alternative to...

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...

Orinda Rotary Spring Egg Hunt

(Rodney Lal, Photographer)     Orinda Rotary and the City of Orinda hosts its annual Spring Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12...

Around Town: Orinda News Briefs

(Courtesy of Orinda Academy) Nancy Rowland is Orinda Academy’s new Head of School for the 2022-23 school year. ONE Orinda Makes Progress Towards Helping Others   ...

Senator Glazer’s Bill SB 21 to Support Youth Mental Health

(Courtesy of Graham Wiseman) Taken in 2011, the Wiseman family (L-R) Graham, Nicole, Colin and Caroline at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI, was celebrating...

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan: Progress on Various Pressing Issues

(Courtesy of Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Office) Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan joins the Legislative Women’s Caucus on the steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento during a press conference...

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...

New Insurance Model Engages Both Insurers and Homeowners

    As extreme weather becomes the new normal, the insurance industry has been thrown into chaos all over the country. No one is a...

Around Town: Orinda News Briefs

Road Closures for Sewer Line Replacement on Camino Sobrante    Contra Costa County Sanitary District will close Camino Sobrante weekdays March 2-25 and March 28...

City Council Looking at Downtown Rezoning and Housing Needs

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) Orinda Theatre Square is a hub of activity within the family-oriented city. Mixed-use and residential design standards will be established for the...

Around Town: Orinda News Briefs

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Shuttered since early 2020, Bank of America is permanently closing the Orinda branch and ATM March 22. Bank of America Officially Closes Orinda...

Food Bank Donations

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano has a donation food bin located at the Orinda Library rotunda, which will...

Dennis Fay Takes Reins as Mayor Effective Dec. 14

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Dennis Fay was sworn in as Mayor of Orinda Dec. 14, 2021 and has set fire prevention as his number one priority.    ...

Hillary Clinton Attends Dedication Ceremony for Caldecott’s Fourth Bore

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)California Rep. Ellen O'Kane Tauscher's new memorial sign greets drivers heading from Orinda toward the Bay.     For many Bay Area commuters, the...

Seniors Around Town Receives Mayor’s Award

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Since 2005, the volunteers of Seniors Around Town (SAT) program have been helping Orinda’s seniors get groceries and meet doctor appointments. They...

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....

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