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Three Former Miramonte High School Students File Lawsuit Claiming Negligence and Sexual Abuse

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Jane Doe 2 is one of three plaintiffs in the lawsuit recently filed against Miramonte High School and the Acalanes Union High...

Storm Waters Create Lake Cascade Waterfall

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     Due to recent storms, Lake Cascade at Orinda Country Club (OCC) reached full capacity where, ultimately, club members released water, creating...

Orinda Union School District’s Newest Board Members: Looking Ahead

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)The newest members of the Orinda Union School District’s Board of Trustees, (L-R) Katie Shogan, Edda Collins Coleman and Eve Phillips, review...

A Conversation with Co-founder of Coffee Meets Bagel Dating App

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Arum Kang founded the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel with her three sisters. She lives in Orinda with her husband and two...

Orinda Theatre Square Welcomes New Eatery Comelones Tacos

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer0Partners John Batesting and Eric Galindo of Orinda Theater’s Square’s newest eatery, Comelones Tacos, opened its eatery Dec. 2. Pictured is Héctor...

Seasoned Shopper – February 2023

Bring on the Broccoli     Some vegetables, like broccoli, can be found year-round at farmers’ markets. Cooler weather brings out the best bunches with crispy...

America’s Got Talent Finalist, Jimmie Herrod, Comes to Orinda

(Courtesy of Michael Williams)Jimmie Herrod, America’s Got Talent finalist and vocalist for the long-running, multi-genre band, Pink Martini, performs at the Orinda Theatre on...

Dr. Margaret Liu to Speak at the First Friday Forum

(Courtesy of Margaret Liu)Dr. Margaret Liu speaks Feb. 3 at the First Friday Forum about COVID-19, RSV, MPox, Influenza and Polio. She will also...

Pets of the Month – February 2023

(Ellen Zapalac , Photographer)     Jasper (L) and Mitch are 10-years-old and love and fight with each other just like brothers. “We adopted them from Community...

William Penn Mott, Jr. Environmental Award nominations Accepted through March 10

    This annual award honors a citizen or group that displayed outstanding contributions in education and/or environmental preservation in celebration of William Penn Mott,...

Everyday Orinda – February 2023

“Poop-etrators” For Peace     Dog Poop has become a steaming hot topic. And not just in Orinda.    Dog poop was never even on my radar...

Fire Adapted Community News – February 2023

Big Changes for Orinda’s Fire Adapted Community with Plenty of Tools to Use     The transformation of Orinda into a Fire Adapted Community is happening....

Quilting Not Just for the Young at Heart

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) Ava Marchiel, standing with her quilting teacher Jennifer McCullough of Orinda, with her 42’ x 54’ quilt behind them, is displayed at...

New Series: Insights from Couples Married More Than 50 Years

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)Art and Marilyn Goldberg attribute their almost 57 years of happy marriage to common interests, prioritizing family and focusing on what’s important....

Orinda Art Scene – February 2023

Lamorinda Arts Council Features Student Artwork Art Gallery at the Orinda Library    The Lamorinda Arts Council presents a group exhibition of art by elementary and...

Orinda Youth Hoopsters Win Girls’ Basketball Championship

(Maureen Matthews , Photographer)The Orinda Bulldogs, after 12 years, win the East Bay Middle School Girls basketball championship, played Dec. 12-14, 2022, at Martinez...

Inga Miller’s Outlook on Being Mayor: “We are Here to Listen”

(Kersti Peter, Photographer)Sworn in Dec. 13, 2022, experienced City Councilmember Inga Miller, who served as Orinda’s 35th mayor from 2018 to 2019, is serving...

October 1962: History Repeats Itself

(Courtesy of Orinda Historical Society)     “Taken by former Oakland Tribune photojournalist, Les Sipes, this black and white photograph documents one brave motorist taking refuge...

Police Blotter – February 2023

December 15 through January 17 Calls for ServiceBurglary, Auto: 1 incident: Orinda WayBurglary, Commercial: 1 incident: Altarinda Dr.Burglary, Residential: 4 incidents: Camino Sobrante, Altarinda Dr.,...

Orinda News Briefs: Around Town – February 2023

Rescue 1 Foundation Has A Board of Directors Opening    The Rescue 1 Foundation’s mission is to receive and administer donations which will enhance public...