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Seniors Around Town Receives Mayor’s Award

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Since 2005, the volunteers of Seniors Around Town (SAT) program have been helping Orinda’s seniors get groceries and meet doctor appointments. They...

A Message from the OA President – January 2022

Happy New Year!     The Orinda Association Board wishes you a happy and healthy 2022! We hope you have been able to spend the recent...

Clean, Used and New Coat Donations Accepted Through December 15

(Courtesy of Krysta Lapcevic)Wagner Ranch Girl Scouts collected 273 adult and youth coats for the One Warm Coat organization in October. The donated coats...

A Message from the OA Board – December 2021

A Time for Giving     A few weeks ago, my very close friend of 25 years was killed in a tragic automobile accident. These moments...

Message from the OA Board – November 2021

November – A Month for Giving     Please collect your extra coats for the One Warm Coat Drive at The Orinda Association (OA) office. Drop...

The Orinda Association: Meet its Officers and Board Members

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Cindy Powell with Bill Hudson, the 2019 recipient of the William Penn Mott, Jr. Environmental Award.(Lori A. Cheung, Photographer)Latika Malkani helps unload...

OA Board Member Chris Laszcz-Davis Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

(Courtesy of Chris Laszcz-Davis) Long-time Orinda resident Chris Laszcz-Davis recently received a lifetime achievement award for her contributions to occupational and environmental hygiene over a...

Thank You for Making the Classic Car Show Success!

(David Dierks, Photographer)Crowds enjoyed the 17th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show.     The OA Board wishes to thank everyone who came out and supported...

Message from the OA Board – September 2021

Classic Car Show Rolls into Orinda Once Again!     While last year’s Car Tour was certainly fun with its livestream of the tour, it...

4th of July Parade Winners!

(Cindy Powell, Photographer)(L-R) Miramonte freshman Leila Bickerstaff, Kyra Gheyara and Mia Kimball and 8th-grader Sienna Gheyara were among the judges of this year’s 4th...

Seniors Around Town Recognizes and Appreciates Volunteer Drivers

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)The Orinda Association Board Member Cindy Powell, third from the left, joins volunteer Seniors Around Town drivers Greta Westeson, Joel Jackson and...

A Message from the OA Board – August 2021

Thank you, Orinda, and On to The Next Event!     Thank you to the many wonderful volunteers who made this year’s 4th of July...

Accomplished Teen Charis Woo Interns for The Orinda News

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)High school junior Charis Woo is the new student intern for The Orinda News.     Well-rounded doesn’t begin to describe Charis...

A Message from the OA Board – July 2021

Enthusiastic Volunteer     We are thrilled to see you and your neighbors at the Fourth of July parade. It will be the first time...

A Message from the OA Board – June 2021

What We Need is a Good Parade     Hello parade fans. Welcome to what we hope is the “beginning of the end” of COVID-19....

4th of July Business Decorating Contest

(Orinda News Staff) Business is back in Orinda and so is the Fourth of July business decorating contest. Business owners are encouraged to decorate their...

Huge Thank You to The Orinda Association Supporters and Friends

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer) Cathy Goshorn holds just a few of the hundreds of coats donated through The Orinda Association’s One Warm Coat program. Local residents...

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...

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