Pet of the Month – February 2022

(Courtesy of Chickpea Photography Studio)     “Penny is our husky/shepherd-mix we got as a puppy from The Milo Foundation four years ago. She loves to...

Dennis Fay Takes Reins as Mayor Effective Dec. 14

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Dennis Fay was sworn in as Mayor of Orinda Dec. 14, 2021 and has set fire prevention as his number one priority.    ...

Hillary Clinton Attends Dedication Ceremony for Caldecott’s Fourth Bore

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)California Rep. Ellen O'Kane Tauscher's new memorial sign greets drivers heading from Orinda toward the Bay.     For many Bay Area commuters, the...

Seniors Around Town Receives Mayor’s Award

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Since 2005, the volunteers of Seniors Around Town (SAT) program have been helping Orinda’s seniors get groceries and meet doctor appointments. They...

Future of the Orinda Theatre – Orinda’s Entertainment Jewel

(Derek Zemrak, Photographer)Spencer Day, #1 Billboard artist/Jazz vocalist, performed at the Dec. 5, 2021 Live at the Orinda! cabaret series at the Orinda Theatre....

Financial News – January 2022

Relating to Resolutions     Your columnist will spare you all of the financial New Year’s resolutions and the concomitant set up for pain and disappointment....

Live at the Orinda Features Tony Award Nominated Christine Andreas

(Courtesy of Orinda Theatre)Christine Andreas and her producer/composer husband give romance a nod in their Jan. 30 concert.     The Orinda Theatre’s popular concert series...

Hilton-istas Found at the Hilton House Consign & Designs Locations

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Owner Cyndi Hilton started Hilton House Consign & Designs in 1999 and remains actively involved today.     TJMaxxinistas – is so “last...

First Friday Forum Topic for January is Crisis on the Korean...

(Courtesy Dr. Michael Baker)As the United States continues to have a tenuous relationship with North Korea, First Friday Forum presents the timely topic, “Crisis...

Friends of Orinda Creek Score Big

(Shawn Kumagai, Photographer) (L-R) Orinda Chamber of Commerce Vice President Juliet Don, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and Friends of Orinda Creeks President Bob Stoops are happy...