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CP Cares makes an impact throughout the year
As part of CP Cares, Camino Pablo Elementary School students provided a Sunday Lunch Meal Service at St. Mary's Center in Oakland for 40-70 low-income seniors (organized by CP PTA) on Sunday, May 12, Mother's Day.
Submitted by Cathy Harrison

Camino Pablo wins the 28th annual Moraga Rotary Field Day
Camino Pablo Elementary School athletes won the 28th Annual Moraga Rotary Field Day held Wednesday, May 8 at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School. Camino Pablo has won five of the last six Field Days. Camino Pablo athletes' medal point count was 117, followed by Los ...Submitted by Gary Irwin

Campolindo alumnae named BYU valedictorian
Katherine Elisabeth Christensen walked across the stage at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah April 26 to receive a B.S. in psychology. At this time, she was named Valedictorian for the Psychology Department of BYU's College of Family, Home and Social Sciences. ...Submitted by Stacy S. Ashby

Orinda resident graduates from the prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy with honors
First Class A. Stanton Raymond, from Orinda, graduated from the Coast Guard Academy, May 22 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a commission as a U.S. Coast Guard Ensign.

All smiles on LP third-grade field trip
During the annual Moraga History Field Trip on May 8, Los Perales Elementary School third-grade students met up with the owner of the historical Moraga ranch, Joan Bruzzone, who shared some of the personal stories behind the property with the students, teachers and ...Submitted by Lindsay Garrity

Family Focus
The recent news about some wealthy parents making unethical and illegal decisions to ensure their children would gain admission to a top college reflects in part the extent of parental anxiety in our competitive society. Most parents would not break the law to help ...By Margie Ryerson, MFT

SMC presents 'Convergence' - thesis concerts by MFA in Dance Program students
Graduating artists of the Saint Mary's College MFA in Dance program will present "Convergence," thesis concerts, on June 7-8 and 13-14 at Le Fevre Theatre and The Museum of Art on the college campus and June 15 at Montara State Beach.
Submitted by Lisa Tenorio

A simple moment draws inspiration for inclusive new children's book
For many, certain events serve as inspiration for a life's work or for a creative endeavor. For local author and freelance writer Kara Navolio, the experience of living abroad during a foreign exchange trip to Madrid during high school and a return visit to the ...By Jennifer Wake

Local students volunteer for summer projects in Latin America
The East Bay Chapter of Amigos de las Am‚ricas held its annual graduation last Saturday at Newt Hollow in Briones Park. Included in the group were 11 students from Lamorinda high schools.
By John T. Miller

Authors, artists invited to join inaugural `Art Embraces Words' event
Artists paint with color; writers paint with words - together they enrich our community. Emerging writers can read from their works, surrounded by visual art from local artists, at the Lamorinda Arts Council inaugural event, "Art Embraces Words," from 2 to 4 p.m. ...Submitted by Elana O'Loskey

Anti-anxiety medications for vet visits
This is the last of a four-part series addressing pets who are anxious (especially during veterinary visits), in which I will cover the specific topic of anti-anxiety medications.
For ...
By Mona Miller, DVM

Acclaimed film `Never Look Away' showing at Orinda and Rheem
The movie being shown as part of the International Film Showcase this month is certainly one of the best of the year - one to remember, one to savor, like a work of art. "Never Look Away" is a historical saga developing over a large part of the 20th century, rich in ...By Sophie Braccini

2019 SUMMER CAMPS and Classes
Academy of Language and Music Arts/ ALMA
Phone: (925) 254-5056

In their 2019 rankings of lawyers around the ...Submitted by Sohaila Braam

Cyclists endure 335-mile bike ride to help stamp out hunger
In the early morning hours of March 23, Moraga resident Tom Naab and two other brave souls, Mike Stewart and Rich Thurman, showed up with their bikes at the base of Tunnel Road in Berkeley to start what Naab had named Dihamumtam - a bike ride that covers the four major ...Edited by Jennifer Wake

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