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A Message From the OA Board – May 2021

Save Our Best Hometown Parade and Support the OA’s Programs     The Orinda Association Board wishes everyone a happy springtime, the time of...

OA Board Message – April 2021

Giving Thanks     Thank you for supporting The Orinda Association on our 75th anniversary.     This has been a year of unprecedented change. Sometimes...

Moser Joins OA’s Board of Directors

(Courtesy of Marianne Moser)The Orinda Association’s newest board member, Marianne Moser, joined the organization in February and hopes to be involved with the Fourth...

A Message from the OA Board – March 2021

    Hello fellow Orindans! All of us on The Orinda Association Board hope you and your families are staying healthy and virus-free. And,...

Orinda Association Celebrates Its 75th Birthday During 2021

(Courtesy Steve Harwood) Steve Harwood, singing at one of the 4th of July OA-sponsored event said, “The singing Elvis gig brings a smile to my...

Brawner is Newest OA Board Member

(Contributed Photo)Barb Brawner, a Realtor with Compass, joined The Orinda Association Board in January.     Attorney and Realtor for Compass, Barb Brawner joined The...

President’s Message – February 2021

Serving the Community During COVID and Beyond     I am honored to serve as The Orinda Association’s President a second time, and on behalf...

Orinda Association Joins with Two Rotary Clubs to Help Others

(Contributed Photo)This 1974 Datsun 710 wagon was donated by Lou and Debbie Roessler. Debbie is a member of Moraga Rotary, one of the partner...

Warm Coats for Neighbors in Need

(Kathy Enzerink)Cathy Goshorn, with the Orinda Association and Seniors Around Town program, is loaded to the top of her COVID-19 mask with 11 new...

Dedicated OA Board Member Retires

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Retiring OA Board Member Joe Garvey looks forward to more time with Barney, his very lovable, 6-year-old Irish Terrier from County Wicklow,...

President’s Message – December 2020

Together (Apart)     As 2020 nears its final days, we reflect on the worst pandemic in 100 years and on a year that has...

The Proverbial “Pandemic” Box Forced Us to Think Outside of It

(Horatio Jung) The 2020 Classic Car Show became a Car Tour with both drivers and volunteers wearing masks as they toured the Lamorinda area.    ...

President’s Message – November 2020

Public Forum and Fire Safety     I hope you have taken time to vote in this very important election. Besides the Presidential election, there...

Charleen Earley Takes Over as Editor

(Contributed Photo)Charleen Earley was appointed editor-in-chief of The Orinda News in October.     Long-time freelance writer, publisher and teacher Charleen Earley became The Orinda...

President’s Message – October 2020

Car Tour and Elections     As we enter the month of October, we grieve the victims of the horrific fires in the Western states....

President’s Message – September 2020

Engagement and Appreciation     In the midst of the pandemic, we look forward to a hopeful future and opportunities to engage and appreciate our...

OA Board Spotlight

    Orinda resident and Berkeley City College student Devan Sudra has been a member of the OA board for the past two years.He...

President’s Message – August 2020

Preservation and Perseverance     The pandemic has not only impacted our lives and our health, it has had a drastic impact on our local...

Decorations, Photos, Noise at Noon – Get Ready for July 4...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Heeding a call to decorate houses, mailboxes, fences and even pets for this year’s Fourth of July celebration, an Orinda front yard...

President’s Message – July 2020

Achieving Positive Change     It’s been a turbulent time for our nation. First the pandemic, then a senseless act of violence that galvanized the...

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