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Four Who Define, Serve Orinda Will Be Honored With Awards March...

    An architect who helped shape Orinda’s roads and downtown, a botanist who keeps locals creeks clean, the man behind the voice at...

President’s Message – February 2020

Heartfelt Thank You to Our Supporters     February is the month of love and appreciation. All of us at The Orinda Association (OA) would...

Date Set for Community Service Awards Dinner Ceremony at OCC

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Bobbie Landers was honored for her many years of volunteer service to the Orinda community at the 2019 awards gala.     Life...

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...

President’s Message – January 2020

Changes and Resolutions     Happy New Year! We hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends.    We approach the beginning...

President’s Message – December 2019

Remembrance and Hope     This holiday season brings both great sadness and hope for a better future. On Halloween night, five young lives were...

Donations Being Accepted at OA Office Until Dec. 16 in Coat...

(Contributed Photo)Orinda Association staffer Marie Waterman checks the donations to One Winter Coat outside the OA office in Library Plaza.     With the arrival...

Volunteers, Donors Keep Wheels Turning at The Orinda Association

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Wen-Shee Lee, a rider with Seniors Around Town and a monthly donor to the volunteer ride service, visits with SAT program coordinator...

President’s Message – November 2019

Doing Good — With Your Help     “I’m a single grandmother and my children live very far away,” says Orinda Senior Village resident Mary...

President’s Message – October 2019

After Successful Car Show, Focus Turns to Fire Safety     Thousands of people from around the Bay Area turned out on Sept. 7 to...

Bryan Silveira Joins OA Board

(Contributed Photo)Local business owner and new OA board member Bryan Silveira.     Bryan Silveira, an eight-year Orinda resident who opened a State Farm office...

President’s Message – September 2019

‘Try To Remember the Days of September’     As we come back from summer vacations, we have been abruptly shaken by the news of...

Senior Ride Program Looking for More Volunteer Drivers as Demand...

(Cathy Goshorn, Photographer)Seniors Around Town volunteer (R) Pam Schroeder, with rider Gerry Bonner, is one of the much-needed drivers for the popular ride service.  ...

4th of July Parade Winners

(Thomas Lavin, Photographer)Thousands of local residents and visitors lined the streets at this year’s Fourth of July parade and celebration. (Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)VFW 8063 members...

President’s Message – August 2019

After Fabulous Fourth, Fun Continues With Car Show Weekend     Wow! This year’s Fourth of July Parade was incredible. There were thousands of people...

13 Musical Groups Lined up to Entertain Througout the Day

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)First formed over 50 years ago, the East Bay Banjo Band always lends a cheerful twang to the best hometown parade.    ...

After the Parade, Loads of Fun Planned at Community Center Park

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Face painters kept parade goers looking festive at last year’s celebration in the park.     When the last colorful float has passed...

Pioneering Icons to Lead This Year’s Best Hometown Parade

(Contributed Photo) (Contributed Photo) Both of this year’s Grand Marshals made lasting contributions to Orinda and its residents. Ann Christofferson was instrumental in establishing the Community...

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