Starlight Players Zoom Through Christmas with Jaunts and Jingles

(Art by Barry Hunau)Participants at ORSVP’s Christmas Jaunts and Jingles show will interact with this cast of enchanting Christmas characters.     The Orinda...

Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center Seeks Funding Donations

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)(L-R) Bill Cooper, Leonard Snyder and Warren Jensen are honored for their service in World War II at a D-Day Ceremony in...

Online Fundraiser a Success for Orinda Community Church

(Kathy Enzerink)Pastor Elizabeth Robinson (L) holds one of five colorfully wrapped Surprise Balls she made for the online auction. Gwen McNeilus (C), hands the...

Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is More Than Food Delivery

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)At Orinda Senior Village, County Connection driver Amy Hako (L) hands a cooler of five frozen meals with fresh fruit and milk...

Time to Save the Oldest House in Orinda: Joaquin Moraga Adobe

(Contributed photo)The Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe are raising money through a GoFundMe campaign to restore the oldest building in Orinda and Contra...

Orinda’s Tree of Lights Brightens the Sky Once Again

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Although the crowds won’t be in attendance at the Hospice Tree Lighting this year, the oak tree in Village Square will still...

Jan Coe: Known for Her Tireless Community Work, Love of Family

(Contributed Photo)Jan Coe passed away Oct. 22 after a short battle with a rare and aggressive cancer.     Best known for her boundless love...

Virtual “Meet the Artists” at Christian Ehrhorn Fine Arts Gallery

(Karen Frey)Karen Frey’s Kitchen Window Glass-Reflection, a 30” x 46” watercolor, captures light as it shimmers and shimmies through reflected glass in rainbow colors....

First Friday Forum is Back for the New Year, Albeit Online

(Contributed Photo) "The Encirclement of Asia' will be the topic of the January First Friday Forum.     Among wildfire, COVID-19 and other worries, here is...

Memorial Grows for Victims of Mass Shooting One Year Later

(Kathy Bohanan Enzerink, Photographer)Flowers, stuffed animals and handmade signs around Ann Grodin’s Fountain in Orinda, honor the victims of the mass shooting, which took...

The Proverbial “Pandemic” Box Forced Us to Think Outside of It

(Horatio Jung) The 2020 Classic Car Show became a Car Tour with both drivers and volunteers wearing masks as they toured the Lamorinda area.    ...

Orinda Artists Shine at “The de Young Open”

(Contributed Photo)Artist Judith Feins with her 30” x 40” Edge Illuminated oil on canvas, currently has her piece on loan at The de Young...

Best Bartenders in Town Vie for Bragging Rights

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Art of Mixology Cocktail Kits were sold in front of Theatre Square by (R) Ani Breslin, Mixology Committee member and Denise Nomura,...

Help Our Veterans

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)The Veterans Memorial Building in Lafayette.     The Lafayette War Veterans, Inc., which includes members from throughout the area, has seen an...

Amazon Prime Trucks Taking Over Orinda?

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Amazon truck on Valley View.     With the deadly duo of Covid-19 and risky air quality, even more people seem to be...

Fab 5 Rotary Clubs Make Huge Impact Locally and Internationally

(Contributed Photo)(L-R) Hays Englehart, Asst. District Gov, Jann Oldenburg, Rossmoor, Ken Jew, Orinda, Mary Lou Till, Lafayette, Conrad Breece, Lamorinda Sunrise. Missing is Brian South...

Orinda Dining Opportunities

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)Preston Phillips, with his parents Carol and Michael, visiting from their home in Vallejo, always enjoy a meal at Europa Hofbrau when...

Artify Orinda’s New Installation

(Antonio Arroyo, Photorgarpher)     (L-R) Orinda artist Kath Balamuth and Lamorinda Arts Council Board Member, chair of the Artify Orinda program, and Orinda resident...

Fitness Trainers Keeping Orindans Fit During COVID-19

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Carolyn Mueller of CoreKinetics helps Earl Flage do his workout on the trapeze table, known as the “cadillac” by her clients because...

Products We Buy Hoping Never To Use During These Covid-19 Times

(Contributed Graphic)     While refilling my emergency kit, scrambling for sanitizer, searching addresses for that Clorox acquaintance, finding suitable masks, realizing bald men should...
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