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Students Return to In-Person Learning Currently on Hold

(Contributed Photo)Members of Glorietta Elementary School’s Ensemble choir have been working with music directors Ron Pickett and Christina Holling and the ensemble choirs at...

Scouting for Food Safely During the Pandemic Benefits Food Banks

(Susan Persin, Photographer)Boy Scout Troop 57 and Cub Scout Pack 52 got ready at Del Rey School with masks and physically distancing themselves to...

Orinda Association Joins with Two Rotary Clubs to Help Others

(Contributed Photo)This 1974 Datsun 710 wagon was donated by Lou and Debbie Roessler. Debbie is a member of Moraga Rotary, one of the partner...

Warm Coats for Neighbors in Need

(Kathy Enzerink)Cathy Goshorn, with the Orinda Association and Seniors Around Town program, is loaded to the top of her COVID-19 mask with 11 new...

Business Buzz – December 2020

(Elana O’Loskey, Photographer) The iconic Orinda Theatre pictured here on boxed cards and framed prints was designed by S.F. Bay Area artist Regina Schachter. Maureen...

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...

Reel Less Traveled – December 2020

Tidings Of Comfort And Joy     I have set for myself a challenge of sorts, not mentioning or referencing the single most notable thing...

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...

Everyday Orinda – December 2020

Live Long and Prosper, People     Capture 2020 in four words or less: Beam me up, Scotty.     Pandemic + wildfires + power outages...

Orinda Junior Women’s Club Announces Youth Ink 2021

    The Orinda Junior Women’s Club’s (Orinda Juniors) annual creative writing contest, Youth Ink 2021, will once again be open to all middle...

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...

Seasoned Shopper – December 2020

    The Orinda farmer’s market remains open! Since 1997, the final market of the season was the Saturday before Thanksgiving, but with the...

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...

Wilder Gallery: “Epic Nature” Comes Alive

(Suzy Elsworth-Heithcock)“I was struck by the perfect egg shape of one of the rocks and made a play on words with the legendary great...

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....

Gallery: Vibrant Color by The Glover Group

(Polly Ziolkowski )If you’ve ever journeyed to the wine country, Rutherford Vineyard Worker, a 14” x 18” oil painting by Polly Ziolkowski, will take...

Presidential Spotlight Shines on Wagner Ranch 4th Grade Student

(Michelle Swaney, Photographer)Agnes Swaney as 9-year-old presidential candidate Kaley Gurlbaus.     Let’s call this “funk” news: mostly fake, but lots of fun. What if...