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Attendees and Participates Enjoy Orinda’s 36th Annual Parade

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer) This year's 4th of July celebration was a rousing success starting with the fun run and pancake breakfast. The festivities continued with...

Dancing With The Cars – A Night in Havana: Fundraiser, Party and Auction

(Courtesy of Melissa Roeder)The Rotary Club of Orinda hosts its annual Dancing with the Cars fundraiser, a kick-off to the Orinda Classic Car Show weekend....

Orinda Chef Sharon Girdlestone Nourishes the Hopes of Ukrainians

(Sharon Girdlestone, Photographer)The “kitchen heroes” working hard to provide meals to Ukrainians fleeing the war. Sharon Girdlestone and her new lifelong friends assisted the...

Candidates for November Election Must File by Aug. 12

    Three is the magic number this November with the Orinda City Council, the Orinda Union School District (OUSD) and the Moraga-Orinda Fire Department...

Lamorinda Idol Returns to the Orinda Theatre for the 2022 Competition

(Charis Woo, Photographer0Lamorinda Idol finalists Alec Home (L), a Campolindo senior, and Juneaux Maeder, a recent Campolindo graduate, wowed attendees at this year’s 4th...

Lassie Colebourn Beautifies Orinda one Utility Box at a Time

(Photo by Maggie Boscoe)Lassie Colebourn beautified the utility box in front of the Community Center with her bright colored flowers.     It’s remarkable what a...

Pets of the Month – August 2022

(Monica Alami, Photographer)Larry(Monica Alami, Photographer)Big Face Previous Next     “Larry (yellow tabby) and Big Face (Himalayan) are brothers from another mother,” said Monica Alami. They’re both 15-years-old....

Financial News – August 2022

Why Rates Should Interest Investors     The Federal Reserve has begun raising interest rates to tame inflation. By setting the price of money at higher...

Kristen Southworth Passed Away

(Contributed Photo)Kristen Southworth.     The Orinda Chamber of Commerce is sad to report that President Kristen Southworth, who resigned her position for personal health reasons...

Remembering Rosie Heim, a Giving Mother

(Courtesy of the Heim Family)A surgical nurse for most of her life, Rosie Heim volunteered as a driver for The Orinda Association’s Seniors Around...

Award-Winning Spanish Vineyard Home Holds Special Memories

(Ian Coleman, Photographer)Sold for $2.7 million by The Patty Dwyer Group/Compass last month, 10 Crestview Ct. in Orinda was a rebuild 15 years ago...

Seasoned Shopper – August 2022

Fabulous Figs     The second crop of honey-sweet figs is ready! Fig trees can produce two crops per year depending on variety. Branches bearing the...

Everyday Orinda – August 2022

Frank Lloyd Wrong: All the Drama, Conflict and Intrigue You’ll Need     Time to discuss a well-kept secret. Who knew that Orinda claims a genuine...

Art Scene – August 2022

Art Gallery at the Orinda Library: Ceramic Vessels to Inspire, Woodturnings, Fabric Art, Photographs and Paintings    The Lamorinda Arts Council presents ceramics by Jeannine...

Car Time – August 2022

Buy a New Car or Repair the One You Have     As a large independent automotive repair facility in Northern California, we frequently get asked,...

Tax Committee, City Council Discuss Wildfire and Measure R Revenue

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)In a late June meeting, members of the Orinda City Council and the City’s Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (SSTOC) discussed both...

Schools Adopt New Mission Statement and Strategic Directions

(Andrea Madison, Photographer)The Orinda Union School District Board of Trustees adopted their new Mission Statement and Strategic Plan this past May. The review and...

Orinda Back To School Updates for next School Year 2022-2023

(Photo courtesy of Aida Glimme)The new multipurpose room at Sleepy Hollow Elementary, will give students a welcome new addition to the school space.     It’s...

Police Blotter – August 2022

June 15 through July 15 Calls for ServiceBattery: 3 incidentsBurglary, Commercial: 3 incidents: Camino Sobrante, Orinda Way (2)Burglary, Residential: 3 incidents: Bobolink Rd., Stein Way,...

Orinda News Briefs: What’s Happening Around Town – August 2022

Election Results for Senator Steve Glazer’s Run for State Controller    District 7 State Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, ran for California State Controller in the...