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Voters Can Learn More About Candidates at a Series of Public...

The Orinda Association will hold three public forums: City Council candidates (pictured above) - Oct. 6 at 6 p.m.; MOFD – Oct. 13 at...

Candidates for City Council Discuss their Priorities for Orinda

     The five members of Orinda’s City Council are elected volunteers who set policy, give direction to City Staff and make budget decisions. Besides...

Candidates for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District Give Their Views

    The Moraga Orinda Fire District has a five-member board of directors representing five districts. Charged with providing strategic leadership, policy and direction and...

Candidates for OUSD Board Discuss Challenges for Schools

    The Orinda Union School District’s Board of Trustees functions as the legislative body of the district and establishes policies and goals by which...

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...

County Office of Education Reaches Agreement with School Association

(Jeff Heyman, Photograher) Orinda’s Miramonte High School, which is part of the Acalanes Union High School District, is one of the schools operating under the...

Car Time – October 2022

The New Car Market Conundrum     The chip shortage for new vehicles still raises questions with no real answers as things continue to change. New...

Andrew Eyman Takes Ownership of the Orinda Frame Store

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Andrew Eyman, new owner of Orinda Frame Store, located at 110 Village Square, said he has fresh new ideas for his store.    ...

Art Scene – October 2022

October in the Art Galleries at the Orinda Library and Wilder (John Brown, Photographer0As part of his People, Places, Animals, and Black & White exhibition...

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...

Pet of the Month – October 2022

(Norah Mendoza, Photographer)     The Mendoza family, Leah, Paul, Emery and Norah, took in a stray cat they named Eevee. They think she was born...

Top Awards to Volunteers at boys team charity Orinda TeamMates

(Courtesy of boys team charity Orinda TeamMates)Casey Scheiner (Class of 2024) was honored for the most philanthropy hours, earning 100 hours, among his btc...

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...

Seasoned Shopper – October 2022

Fall Offerings at the Farmer’s Market     Farmers’ markets are in a constant state of flux. Seasons with their entire splendor come and go offering...