Winter Ball Culminates Year of Volunteering for Local Debutantes

(James Brian Studios, Photographer)Ten young women were celebrated for their accomplishments and philanthropic contributions at the 62nd Annual Winter Ball. Back row (L-R): Lauren...

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration in February

    Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August will be open Feb. 3 – 6. On...

Deadline Approaching for Youth Ink

    The Orinda Junior Women’s Club is sponsoring Youth Ink 2020, the annual creative writing contest open to middle school students who live...

OIS Concert Spreads Cheer at SAT Holiday Luncheon

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     Seniors Around Town (SAT) riders and drivers came together with SAT staff members and Orinda Association board members to celebrate...

Miramonte Students See Gift of Sight on Medical Mission in Africa

(Contributed Photo)Miramonte student and Interact Club founder Bella Deanhardt assists a patient at the Zimba Eye Hospital.     Dr. Yenjean Hwang, an infectious disease...

Kinder/TK Registration Set for February

    Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August will be open Feb. 3-6. On those dates,...

Middle School Writers Invited to Compete in Youth Ink 2020

    The Orinda Junior Women’s Club is sponsoring Youth Ink 2020, the annual creative writing contest open to middle school students who live...

Orinda Teen Raises Funds in Fight Against Juvenile Arthritis

Contributed PhotoMiramonte senior Marisa Chow and her “Sharknado” team hope to raise $6000 in support of the Arthritis Foundation.     Marisa Chow’s life changed...

Teens Express Essence of Lamorinda in Lafayette’s First Public Mural

Mimi Bommarito, Photographer Orinda architect Lara Dutto (back row, 2nd from left) and her talented team of young artists created the mural Our Home, recently...

Miramonte Latin Students Seize the Day at Classical Convention

(Contributed Photo)Members of Miramonte’s Latin Club show their spirit, with a silly twist, at the National Junior Classical Convention in July.     This summer...

Eagle Scout Project Brings Playground Shade to St. Mark’s Preschool

(Contributed Photo) Christian Gee and his portable play structure     Christian Gee, a Miramonte High School freshman and member of Boy Scout Troop 57, recently...

Orinda Piano Students Shine at Music Teachers’ State Convention

(Chris Casado, Photographer)(L-R) Claire Casado, Olivia Falk, music teacher Katharine Austin, Linus Buchholz and Jonah Chan     Each year, a select group of music...

Eagle Scout Project at Park Marks Historic Railroad in Orinda

(Contributed Photo)Boy Scout Aiden Swenson holds his Certificate of Recognition awarded by the City of Orinda for his installation of the historic sign.    ...

Register for NorCal Kids Triathalon

(Lauren Bennett, Photographer) These young triathletes are suited up and ready for the swimming portion of last year’s competition.     Athletes between the ages...

Sleepy Hollow Celebrates Every Swimmer at B Invitational

(Dana Chappone, Photographer)Front row (L-R): Gigi Fitzsimmons, Colin Lai, Gracie Walburg and Cameron Zener. Back row (L-R): Paige Sanders, Stephen Klein, Daniel Lucas and...

Five Graduate from Holden High School

(Contributed Photo)     On Friday, June 7, five seniors graduated from Orinda’s Holden High School: Calvin van Eckhardt, Laela Balch, Andrew Bracken, Anya Upson...

Creative Writing Contest Winners

Audrey Lambert Julia Lima Chaya Tong Michael Lin     An abundance of writing talent marked the 2019 Poul Anderson Creative Writing contest as judges strived to select...

Music Students Support Rett Foundation

(Contributed Photo)     The Music Students Service League of Contra Costa (MSSL) collaborated with Macy’s Walnut Creek on May 4 to host their second...

Orinda Children Deliver 300 ‘Peace Kits’ to Paradise Students Impacted by...

(Contributed Photo)Children from Ponderosa Elementary School explore items in their Peace Kits with the help of an Orinda Union School District student.     Scented...

100 Girl Entrepreneurs Plan to Set Up Shop at Wilder May...

(Contributed Photo)Girls Crushing It participant Avah Zarrin displays her line of handbags at the nonprofit’s pop-up shop in December.     After a highly successful...

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