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Published on May 12th 2021
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Published on May 12th 2021
Saint Mary's offers spring musical film on-demand
When a group of young strangers join a new online meeting space during a once-in-a-lifetime mystical event and a-once-in-a-century pandemic, will they find the connection they seek, and will they unravel the mysteries of love, life and adulting before the stars appear ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on May 12th 2021
LLLCF Distinguished Speaker Series presents `Guarding of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier'
One of the more popular programs sponsored by Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation (LLLCF) is their Distinguished Speaker series. Pre-COVID, prominent authors would discuss, and often read, their books to an in-person audience. These days, of course, the ...By Diane Claytor

Published on May 12th 2021
IFS features `Riders Of Justice' inside newly reopened Orinda Theatre
Lamorinda can reconquer the full breadth of its international culture now that the International Film Showcase returns to a reopened Orinda Theatre. The first movie is "Riders of Justice" a USA premiere from Denmark opening on May 14 featuring Mads Mikkelsen. A ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on May 12th 2021
Local artist hopes to inspire creativity in others
Believing in what is next for your life without knowing exactly what that is takes courage. That's often what artists must do. It's what 32-year Lafayette resident Ann Marie Quinn did when she transitioned from a full-time career with Wells Fargo to a life of making ...By Kara Navolio

Published on May 12th 2021
Common symptoms to look for in pets during foxtail season
For those of us in the veterinary field, we anticipate the start of "foxtail season" with some degree of dread, since these little plant awns can burrow into any part of an animal's body. Foxtails are the plant dispersal unit for a wild annual grass that is prevalent ...By Mona S. Miller, DVM

Published on May 12th 2021
Music man offers soothing balm through sound
Kahlil Gibran, the famous writer, poet and philosopher, reportedly said, "Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife." Singer Billy Joel said "music is healing ."
By Diane Claytor

Published on April 28th, 2021
Saint Mary's College Guild pushes forward with fundraising efforts
Fundraising for Saint Mary's College scholarships has been extremely difficult due to the pandemic, but the Saint Mary's College Guild's St. Patrick's Day Raffle was a huge success, with the sale of five baskets filled with Irish treasures. The Guild was able to raise ...Submitted by Millicent McCormack

Published on April 28th, 2021
Students and community respond to help monarchs in peril
The Moraga Garden Club has partnered with Saklan School, Campolindo High School and Saint Mary's College to support its Pollinator Habitat Gardens, supplying them with milkweed plants (for monarch larvae) and nectar flowering plants (for the adult monarchs) and ...Submitted by Bobbie Preston

Published on April 28th, 2021
What you don't know about college costs can cost you big time!
Whether you are comparing financial aid awards from acceptances or entering the college admissions cycle for the first time this fall, you should gather the most accurate information that you can about college costs. Otherwise, your child's dream school could turn into ...By Elizabeth LaScala

Published on April 28th, 2021
Campo diver teaches English on the side
With the lack of competition due to COVID restrictions, Moraga's Campolindo High School senior, Daniel Zabronsky, has been channeling his energy into teaching English to students in Colombia, South America.
By Vera Kochan

Published on April 14th, 2021
Summer Camps 2021
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Published on April 14th, 2021
Wagner Ranch fifth-graders place first in creative competition
The Fifth Grade Team at Wagner Ranch Elementary in Orinda rose to the challenge amidst a pandemic year and placed first in their division at the Odyssey of the Mind SF Bay Regional Competition held in a virtual tournament on Feb. 27. Odyssey of the Mind is a w ...Submitted by Regina Gordon and Ritu Goel

Published on April 14th, 2021
Moraga Art Gallery revives popular tradition
Early in 2020 COVID-19 put an end to the ...Submitted by George Ehrenhaft

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