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The Annual Orinda Classic Car Show Returns with Vintage Makes, Modern Exotics and More

(David Dierks, Photographer)Lawrence Siegel’s 1948 Diamond T 201 One Ton Pickup appeared at the car show in 2014.     Everything from American muscle cars to...

Orinda’s Candidates for Contra Costa County Election Announced

(Courtesy of Amy Worth)Amy Worth has served the Orinda community for many years. She was first elected to the Orinda City Council in November...

Bay Area Rapid Transit, “BART” Turns 50-Years-Old this Month

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)It was 50 years ago, on Sept. 11, 1972, when the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system welcomed its service to riders...

Orinda Nation’s Restaurant Moving to Spacious, Updated Location

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)Nation’s Giant Hamburgers’ construction team is underway to move across the street from its current location to 65 Moraga Way, which was...

Orinda’s New Japanese Restaurant Opening: O’Yammy Sushi Cuisine

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) Owner Jenny Alton welcomes customers to Orinda’s newest restaurant, O’Yammy Sushi. Alton, who also owns Oyama Sushi in Walnut Creek, said...

46th Annual SF Stand-up Comedy Competition Returns

(Courtesy of Dauood Naimyar)Comedy returns to the Orinda Theatre with the 46th Annual San Francisco Stand-up Comedy Competition. Comic and third place past competitor,...

Cal Shakes’ Closes Season with Intriguing New Adaptation of Lear

(Courtesy of California Shakespeare Theater)Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting, shown here during a 2019 rehearsal at the Bruns Amphitheater, will leave the company...

Pygmalion Finishes the Orinda Starlight Village Players Season

(Courtesy of Amy Cook)Amy Cook directs OrSVP’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.     The Orinda Starlight Village Players will close their 38th season in...

Seasoned Shopper – September 2022

Market Celebrating 25 Years     Congratulations Orinda. The Farmers’ Market is celebrating 25 years with a promise of more freshness on the way.    The market’s...

Orinda Boy Scouts Troop 303 Celebrates Proud New Eagle Scouts

(Paul Dolan, Photographer)Six Orinda Scouts were honored in June for earning the highest rank of Eagle Scout (L-R) Cyrus Claassen, Alex Kohr, Nicolai Bell,...

Pet of the Month – September 2022

(Harini Ramireddy Westman, Photographer)     “Indigo is a one and a half-year-old blue Great Dane, who moved from San Francisco to the Orinda Wilder community...

Local Author Andy Baraghani Publishes His First Cookbook

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) It was a full house at Orinda Books, Friday, Aug. 12, when celebrity chef Andy Baraghani (left), an Orinda native, came back...

The Reel Less Traveled – September 2022

Of Singular Parasites     For as long as I can remember, September always had a pall cast over it since it was the month school...

Lamorinda Idol Winners

(Adarsh Gupta, Photographer)Palig Horoupian won the 6-8 grade solo competition singing A Million Reasons. She is a 7th grader at Orinda Intermediate School.(Dan Klein,...

Art Scene – September 2022

September in the Art Galleries at the Orinda Library and Wilder Art Gallery at the Orinda Library: “What’s Next …” Art from the Edge of...

Shelby’s and AAUW-OML Unite to Support Local Scholarships

(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch is partnering with Shelby’s Restaurant, in order to raise money for local scholarships on Tuesday,...

Everyday Orinda – September 2022

Pigs, pearls and Plays     Finally, the year I don’t struggle with my “How I Spent My Summer” essay. I co-wrote a play, Of Pearls...

Dancing with the Cars is Back

(David Dierks, Photographer) Sponsored by the Orinda Rotary, Dancing with the Cars’ “A Night in Havana” event (photo taken 2018) is slated for Friday, Sept....

Car Time – September 2022

What Defines a Future Classic Car?     During this transition of ditching ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) for EV’s (Electrical Vehicle), some may wonder what defines...

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge: Earn Dinner and Points through Volunteer Work

    Earn points on the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge by volunteering at www.cleanercontracosta.org. The Sustainable Contra Costa’s (SCOCO’s) annual awards gala, where local sustainability...