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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...

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...

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