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Published on November 11th, 2020
Lynn's Top Five
As I'm writing this, it's the night before the election and so much is still up in the air regarding our shared political futures. That said, it's pretty unlikely we'll get any earth-shaking last minute tax law changes inflicted upon us before the clock strikes ...By Lynn Ballou CFPr

Published on November 11th, 2020
'Raining in the Mountain' an epic Taiwanese film offered by the International Film Showcase
Three travelers start at dawn for a long journey on foot through a beautiful and mountainous Asian landscape. A man, the rich philanthropist Wen, his new concubine, and a male servant carrying their luggage live in the 15th century, during the Chinese Ming dynasty. ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on November 11th, 2020
High school students' collaboration demonstrates power of art - better together
A local teen has embraced art during the pandemic as a powerful way to bring people together.
Campolindo High School sophomore Carolyn Considine organized the collaborative art project ...
By Pippa Fisher

Published on November 11th, 2020
Lamorinda AVA Virtual Wine Tasting event a prelude to tasting room opening
One of America's newest Agriculture ...Submitted by Amy Schofield

Published on November 11th, 2020
Youth Ink 2021 submissions accepted starting Dec. 1
The Orinda Junior Women's Club announced the ...Submitted by Erika Rosenberg

Published on October 28th, 2020
Hailey Coder is Mixologist of 2020
Justin Cole of Joy in Motion was the Master ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on October 28th, 2020
Sienna Ranch offers normalcy in stressful times
The challenges of 2020 have been intense for everyone - most businesses have had to creatively up their game to survive the closures and restrictions imposed on them as a result of COVID-19 and children have had to adapt to learning from behind a computer. More than ...By Pippa Fisher

Published on October 28th, 2020
California cookie tradition continues at Rheem
One of the memorable milestones in fourth grade is to learn the diverse and beautiful geography of California. Kids study for a test and once they pass the test, the coveted award is to make their very own California Cookie. Traditionally, excited fourth-graders at ...Submitted by Irene Jai

Published on October 28th, 2020
Is your child a cyberbully?
With online learning and boredom from lack ...By Vera Kochan

Published on October 28th, 2020
Scarecrows return to Orinda off-ramp
Orinda Garden Club's annual scarecrow brightens up the
off-ramp from Highway 24. Three scarecrows, appropriately wearing masks and gloves, welcome visitors and residents to Orinda. ...
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on October 28th, 2020
Exploring the Mendocino Coast
Bucolic, tranquil, and scenic. These Mendocino County attributes lure travelers seeking to truly get away from it all, and two special Inns along the coast more than deliver. Fort Bragg's The Inn at Newport Ranch is located a roughly 3.5-hour drive from the East Bay; ...By Fran Miller

Published on October 28th, 2020
Moraga Art Gallery Announces a new art exhibit
The community is invited to meet the artists of the Moraga Art Gallery's new art exhibit, "Spaces, Inside and Out" - which will run through Dec. 24 - during a virtual open house at 5 p.m. Nov. 7. This will be a great opportunity to meet the featured artists, Debby ...Submitted by Lucy Beck

Published on October 28th, 2020
Cal Shakes prepares its unique 2021 season
California Shakespeare Theater, which has been producing Shakespeare and classic plays at the Orinda Bruns theater for years, is holding a series of town hall meetings to inform and keep its stakeholders engaged during this uniquely challenging time. The last town hall ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on October 28th, 2020
Locals find spooky, socially distanced ways to celebrate Halloween
Creepy black spiders crawling up windows and walls, weaving their webs through bushes and doorways. Well manicured lawns turned into graveyards. Skeletons, witches and ghosts swaying from trees. Pumpkins of varying shapes and sizes adorning doorways. It's Halloween in ...By Diane Claytor

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