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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...

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...

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