More Than 200 Girls Take Part in STEAM Conference

(Lynda Leonard, Photographer) Presenter architect Kelli Franz, co-founder of atelier-KS, works with a participant during an architecture workshop entitled “Drawings to Three Dimension Models” at...

12 Lamorinda Young Women Receive Scholarships from local AAUW

(Contributed Photo)(back row, l to r) Eden Hall; Jennifer Giron; Madeleine Termondt; Madeleine Martin; Nicole Hui; Michelle Shen;, Genie Lee; Dr. Claire...

Orinda Students Head to Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament

(Nancy Phan Fields, Photographer)Orinda Rotary #42350 Team (L to R): Abby Kim, Livia Phan Fields, Aimee Steinmeier, Coach Angelica Steinmeier, Caitlin Chan, Zia Cohn, Ava Yap, Sannam Tognotti and Odyssey of the...

OIS Student Performers Get Footloose

(Contributed Photo) The Pop Cast, along with two other casts and a student technical crew, present OIS’s Getting to Know…Footloose at the Bulldog Theater on April 25-27. Based...

Register for Lamorinda Idol

    Calling all singers! Interested contestants for this year’s Lamorinda Idol can register from April 1 – 30.  A program of the Lamorinda...

2019 Summer Camp Guide Sends Kids From Alice to Zooland

(Contributed Photo)The best camp songs have hand motions, as demonstrated by the kids at St. Stephens Episcopal Church camp. (Contributed Photo)Camp Community Arts kids and...

Hands-Down Winning Candidate in Sister City Exchange Seeks Host Family

    Erik Stoklasa is a 16-year-old ready for adventure. He can hardly believe his good fortune at being offered the opportunity to travel...

Submissions Open for Creative Writing Contest

    Students with a passion for writing have a chance to win $500 and their moment of fame with 2019 Poul Anderson Creative...

STEAM Registration Open Now

    In conjunction with Saint Mary's College and the Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch of the American Association of University Women, the Expanding Your Horizons STEAM...

Teenage Art at 16th Annual VAC and Stanley Jazz Ambassadors at...

(Contributed Photo) Students, parents, teachers and art lovers are all smiles at last year’s Visual Arts Competition awards ceremony and artist reception. This year’s student...

Lafayette and Moraga Arts Ambassadors Wake Up Gallery with Student Art

(Elana O'Loskey, Phtotographer) Larysa Larson (center), an art teacher in the Moraga School District, congratulates Aliyah Yang (left) and Mailena Yang (right) who received blue...

AAUW-Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Hosts Talk on STEM for Girls

    On Jan. 15, the Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW-OML) will host Bunmi Esho, California executive director of...

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration in February

    Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August 2019 will be open Feb. 4 – 7. On those...

National Charity League Supports Monument Crisis Center

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO     Over 100 Ticktockers from the Lamorinda Chapter of National Charity League (NCL) came together on Sunday, December 2 for their annual...

Orinda Junior Women’s Club Announces Youth Ink

Graphic by FRANK RAMSPOTT The prompt for Youth Ink 2019, “It Matters,” gives young writers the chance to explore the different paths one can take...

Lamorinda Girls Are Crushing It!

SARAH DAVID Entrepreneur Maddie David set up her Fizzy Fun Bath Time display at a “Girls Crushing It” pop-up shop in October. What began as one...

Local Boy Scout Troop Provides Fuel for Life

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Orinda Boy Scout Troop 237, from the Orinda chapter of Grateful Gatherings, made a very special difference in the lives of one family recently. In one day, hard-working Scouts and...

Mindful Littles and Teens Help Las Trampas Students with Art Projects

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Cheryl Havitatos of Orinda’s Mindful Littles and a Carondolet High School student work on a craft project with an adult student...

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