The 2019 Orinda Restaurant Guide – Bon Appétit!

(Lynn Kalmar, Photographer)Open every day for lunch and dinner, Baan Thai’s menu includes five curry dishes (green, yellow, mango, peanut and pumpkin) that can...

Orinda’s Brick and Mortar Consignment Stores

SALLY HOGARTY Maureen Brown, owner of Rechic, displays one of the many dresses perfect for holiday get-togethers. Cheryl’s Closet at 21 Orinda Way (925-254-4442) and Rechic...

Orinda Theatre Proprietor Trying to Save Landmark

(Sally Hogarty, Phtographer)The Orinda Theatre celebrated its 75th anniversary in December 2016 with a gala party.     Orinda, shining brightly in the night sky...

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...

Holiday Shopping: Special Finds Within Town

(MImi Bommarito, Photographer)An assortment of contemporary jewelry can be found at Sanvitalia in theatre square.     Yes, Santa Claus, there is a Virginia (and...

Green, Local and Thrifty Holiday Shopping…with Facebook?

MIMI BOMMARITO Orindan Mindy Becker preps a gently-worn top to be photographed for a post on Lamorinda Treasures. Looking to stretch your holiday dollars a little...

Orinda Dining Opportunities

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Preston Phillips, with his parents Carol and Michael, visiting from their home in Vallejo, always enjoy a meal at Europa Hofbrau when...

Fitness Trainers Keeping Orindans Fit During COVID-19

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Carolyn Mueller of CoreKinetics helps Earl Flage do his workout on the trapeze table, known as the “cadillac” by her clients because...

Farewell to Valerie

A Fond Farewell to Columnist Valerie Hotz By ELANA O’LOSKEY Staff Writer When Valerie Hotz agreed to write Business Buzz in The Orinda News, little did she...

Zamboni’s Pizza Reopens After Remodel

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)     On Sept. 5, Tim Miyamoto-Mills wielded the Orinda Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon cutting scissors to reopen Zamboni’s Pizza at 1...

Local Couple Brings Warmth and Comfort to Unsheltered Pets

(Contributed Photo)Gary and Pam Schroeder have been transforming yoga mats since 2013, offering homeless pets respite from the winter weather.     For the past...

Manager Retires after 20-Plus Years of Service at UPS Store in...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Linda Heasell steps down from her office manager position at Orinda's UPS store after more than 20 years at the location.    ...

The 2018 Guide to Orinda Restaurants – Bon Appétit!

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO “Pietro’s Pizza,” with prosciutto, truffle oil and fresh basil, is a favorite of patrons at Piccolo Napoli. SALLY HOGARTY Customers line up for Europa’s famous...

Shutdown Takes Toll on Retailers, Restaurants

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Paul Jones and Ulises Santiago package vegetarian quinoa salads from Fourth Bore for delivery to John Muir Hospital staff.     An...

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