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President’s Message – July 2019

Independence: It’s More Than Parades and Fireworks     July is the month of parades and fireworks to mark our independence. On July Fourth, Orinda...

President’s Message – June 2019

Orinda’s Array of Food Shines at Restaurant Tour     On May 7, my family and I joined more than 150 people for the annual...

Get Your Red, White and Blue On

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Members of the Orinda All Volunteer Pick Up Marching Band play patriotic favorites at last year’s Fourth of July Parade.     July...

The Orinda Association Supporters and Friends as of April 4

Kay & David AakerJim & Kris AbramsLinda & Todd AdlerAetna InsuranceHassan & Connie AhmadzadehAlbertsons SafewayVerda & Primo AlexanderAlliant Insurance ServicesLynne AlperCarol AlvordPaul & Mary...

Volunteers Needed as Orinda Gets Ready for Fourth of July Events

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Young attendees show their patriotic spirit at last year’s 4th of July parade.     Early one morning in the winter of 1984,...

SAT Drivers Feted at Annual Luncheon

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     Ingrid Evans and John Creech take part in the special drivers’ luncheon put on by the staff of Seniors Around...

President’s Message – May 2019

Emergency Evacuation Forum, Classic Car Show Coming Up     November’s Camp Fire is considered the deadliest wildfire in California to date. It destroyed the...

Thank You!

    The Orinda Association would not be able to do what it does -- including publishing this newspaper -- without the contributions of...

President’s Message – April 2019

‘Love is Something if you Give it Away…’     "Love is something if you give it away, give it away, give it away. Love...

Why These Five Locals are Being Honored this Month

    Most people around the city probably are familiar with the names of the five people who will be feted by The Orinda...

President’s Message – March 2019

Recognition Well Deserved by Residents Being Honored at Annual Awards Gala     There are many examples of volunteers in our community who make a...

15th Annual Classic Car Show Set to Hit the Road in...

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Chip Herman (2nd from left) turns over the keys to the car show, not to mention the Corvette, to Classic Car Show...

Citizen and Mott Awards Announced

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     Janet Riley (center) was the winner of last year’s Citizen of the Year award. Shown with her are (L) Orinda...

President’s Message – February 2019

New Beginnings     In my new role as The Orinda Association (OA) president, I would like to wish all of you a fabulous February...

Simar Khanna Named Editor

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Simar Khanna becomes the sixth editor of The Orinda News effective Feb. 1.     On Feb. 1, Simar Khanna took the reigns...

Local Editor Takes on New Role

(Charlie Jarrett, Photographer) After 25 years with The Orinda News, Sally Hogarty has transitioned to a new role as executive editor.     This month marks...

Warm Coat Drive Exceeds Expectations

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Sleepy Hollow students (L-R) Back Row: Haley Hoskins, Eve Copeland, Annarose Smith; Front row: Sofia Blore, Emma Stokes help sort donations for the...

President’s Message – Jan 2019

Wishing You a Healthy Happy 2019!     Let’s start off the year on Jan. 1 with Polar Bear Swim Day. We have so many...

Orinda Association’s New Board of Directors Takes the Reins

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO New OA President Carlos Baltodano.     At its Dec. 10 meeting, The Orinda Association elected Carlos Baltodano as its new president. Baltodano will...

Nominations for Citizen of Year and Mott Environmental Awards

    The Orinda Community Foundation and The Orinda Association (OA) are looking for local residents or organizations that have contributed substantially to the...

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