Orinda’s Citizen of the Year and Volunteer Award Winners for 2022...

(Kathie Dell’Aquila, Photographer)Vince Dell’Aquila was announced Citizen of the Year 2022 for his decades of community service by the Orinda Community Foundation and will...

Art of Mixology Returns October 22

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     Sponsored by the Lamorinda Arts Council, the 9th Annual Art of Mixology event at Orinda Theatre Square is their largest fundraiser...

Jeff Heyman Comes Full Circle with his First Love of Photography

(Courtesy of Jeff Heyman)Orinda photographer Jeff Heyman, seen here in self-portraits from 1976 and 2022, has his first solo exhibit at the Town Hall...

Live at The Orinda! Concert Series Features Singer Eden Espinosa

(Courtesy of Eden Espinosa)Eden Espinos performs at the Orinda Theatre, Sunday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m.     Considered one of Broadway’s most exciting and versatile artists,...

Annual Festival of Trees Luncheon and Fashion Show Fundraiser

(Courtesy of Orinda Woman’s Club)Orinda Woman's Club member, Karen Norris, arranges a tabletop tree raffled off in last year's Festival of Trees.     Once again, the...

Dancing with the Cars and Classic Car Show Great Honking Success

(David Dierks, Photographer)Crowds gathered to view the rolling exhibit of original Shelby Cobras led by Drew and Janet Serb in their 1966 Shelby...

Stefanie Wayson Passes Sept. 5

(Courtesy of Tom Wayson)Stefanie Wayson (1941-2022), who passed away Sept. 5, was an avid patron of the Orinda Library. “In lieu of flowers,...

Celebration of Life for Orinda Resident Flo Weber Takes Place Oct....

(Courtesy of Weber Family)Flo Weber gave freely of her time to volunteer with local organizations and, along with her husband Carl, was an avid...

My One-Month in the Ukraine War

(Ogei Anton, Photographer)Ogei Anton captured this image from the outskirts of where he lived in Chernihiv, a small town in Northern Ukraine. The 17-year-old...

Latest Artworks Make a New Home Outside the Orinda Library

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)The crew poses with sculpture titled Ascending Dancers by Robert Holmes after their task of installing new art at the Orinda Library...

Day of Czech Culture Free Event

(Courtesy of Sokol SF)Karička & Podkovička performing traditional Slavic dance.     Sokol SF will host a free event for the entire family with a festival...

46th Annual SF Stand-up Comedy Competition Returns

(Courtesy of Dauood Naimyar)Comedy returns to the Orinda Theatre with the 46th Annual San Francisco Stand-up Comedy Competition. Comic and third place past competitor,...

Cal Shakes’ Closes Season with Intriguing New Adaptation of Lear

(Courtesy of California Shakespeare Theater)Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting, shown here during a 2019 rehearsal at the Bruns Amphitheater, will leave the company...

Pygmalion Finishes the Orinda Starlight Village Players Season

(Courtesy of Amy Cook)Amy Cook directs OrSVP’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.     The Orinda Starlight Village Players will close their 38th season in...

Local Author Andy Baraghani Publishes His First Cookbook

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) It was a full house at Orinda Books, Friday, Aug. 12, when celebrity chef Andy Baraghani (left), an Orinda native, came back...

Dancing with the Cars is Back

(David Dierks, Photographer) Sponsored by the Orinda Rotary, Dancing with the Cars’ “A Night in Havana” event (photo taken 2018) is slated for Friday, Sept....

Florence Weber

(Courtesy of the Weber Family)     Florence (Flo) Weber passed away July 13, 2022. A celebration of her life will be held Oct. 9 at...

Former Miramonte Teacher Passes Away after Battle with Cancer

(Courtesy of the Denny Family)Well respected Miramonte science teacher and environmentalist Barbara Denny passed away in July. She loved introducing young people to the...

Lamorinda Idol Returns to the Orinda Theatre for the 2022 Competition

(Charis Woo, Photographer0Lamorinda Idol finalists Alec Home (L), a Campolindo senior, and Juneaux Maeder, a recent Campolindo graduate, wowed attendees at this year’s 4th...

Lassie Colebourn Beautifies Orinda one Utility Box at a Time

(Photo by Maggie Boscoe)Lassie Colebourn beautified the utility box in front of the Community Center with her bright colored flowers.     It’s remarkable what a...
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