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Senior Ride Program Looking for More Volunteer Drivers as Demand...

(Cathy Goshorn, Photographer)Seniors Around Town volunteer (R) Pam Schroeder, with rider Gerry Bonner, is one of the much-needed drivers for the popular ride service.  ...

Private Road Maintenance: City Plans Workshop to Air Concerns

    For years, 1,500 families who live on about 30 miles of private roads have been meeting with city officials to discuss why...

A Station Wagon Named Biquette to Join Ranks at Classic Car...

(Ysabel Lagache, Photographer) (Sally Hogarty, Photographer) Edouard Lagache posed in front of his dad’s 1965 Buick Deluxe Special Station Wagon when he was 7 years old...

65 Global Films on Tap This Month at Independent Film Fest

Vinnie Van Patten’s 7 Days to Vegas opens the California Independent Film Festival at the Orinda Theatre Aug. 23.     From an impoverished Kenyan...

Business Buzz – August 2019

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)Tiffany Aubrey and Tristan Tool are on the ball as the new owners of In Forma Fitness, bringing extensive experience in personal...

Orinda Piano Students Shine at Music Teachers’ State Convention

(Chris Casado, Photographer)(L-R) Claire Casado, Olivia Falk, music teacher Katharine Austin, Linus Buchholz and Jonah Chan     Each year, a select group of music...

Eagle Scout Project at Park Marks Historic Railroad in Orinda

(Contributed Photo)Boy Scout Aiden Swenson holds his Certificate of Recognition awarded by the City of Orinda for his installation of the historic sign.    ...

The Reel Less Traveled – August 2019

Dragons to Dangerfield, Sublime to Ridiculous     This is a big month for the Lamorinda community for one very simple reason: The California Independent...

Wagner Ranch Green Team Gets Serious About Reducing Waste

(Larissa Khosla, Photographer)Wagner Ranch students and Green Team members Lucy McLoughlin (L) and Riya Kumar make sure food waste ends up in the compost...

Everyday Orinda – August 2019

New School Calendar: Gift or Grift     On Aug. 14, when we wistfully remark, “Summer went by so fast,” we won’t be observing that...

‘Team Friel’ Rides in Support of Parkinson’s Research in Wine Country

(Contributed Photo) Kathe Friel and her team of friends and family celebrate their ride at last year’s Tour de Fox.     On Aug. 24 the...

Register for NorCal Kids Triathalon

(Lauren Bennett, Photographer) These young triathletes are suited up and ready for the swimming portion of last year’s competition.     Athletes between the ages...

Sleepy Hollow Celebrates Every Swimmer at B Invitational

(Dana Chappone, Photographer)Front row (L-R): Gigi Fitzsimmons, Colin Lai, Gracie Walburg and Cameron Zener. Back row (L-R): Paige Sanders, Stephen Klein, Daniel Lucas and...

4th of July Parade Winners

(Thomas Lavin, Photographer)Thousands of local residents and visitors lined the streets at this year’s Fourth of July parade and celebration. (Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)VFW 8063 members...

Art Flourishes as Gallery at Wilder Opens, Students Win Awards

(Contributed Photo)Artist David Fleisig contrasts olive wood and blood wood to stunning effect in 553 Pieces Seeking to Become Shrapnel.     There are now...

Call for Teacher Artists

    The Lamorinda Arts Council is accepting entries for a November exhibit that puts the spotlight on local teachers and is aptly entitled...

Comedy Continues in the Park

(Charlie Jarrett, Photographer)(L-R) Monica Bonnington, Joseph Hirsch, Kieran Cross, Alia Rose and Remington Stone) from the Orinda Starlight Village Players production of The Musical...

Cultural Evening Planned for Joaquin Moraga Adobe Fundraiser

(Theresa Long, Photographer)Miramonte High School students (L-R) Gil Peled, Athena Davis, Robert Fuhriman, and Zahra Hasanain demonstrated historic dances at last year’s Fandango.    ...

Police Blotter – August 2019

June 2 through July 13, 2019 Calls for Service911 Hangup: 25 incidents.Accident Injury: 4 incidents.Accident Property: 5 incidents.Alarm, False: 117 incidents.Animal Cruelty: 1 incident: Bear...

Assemblywoman Discusses Priorities at Rotary Meeting

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan.     District 16 Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan last month brought the Rotary Club of Orinda up to date on her...