A few local politicos' best friends
In this dog-eat-dog world of politics, it is imperative to have a pack of loyal followers. Who better than those who are always by your side and only occasionally growl at the media? Saturday is national Dogs in Politics Day, a celebration first unleashed Sept. 23, ...By Cathy Dausman
Andersen initially opposes interim district attorney appointment
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors appointed Diana Becton as interim district attorney to replace DA Mark Peterson, who resigned in June. The supervisors interviewed five candidates at their Sept. 12 public board meeting and appointed Becton by a 3-2 vote.
By Nick Marnell
Orinda aims to help hurricane victims, teach empathy
Hurricane Harvey left devastation in its ...By Sora O'Doherty
Wagner Ranch Nature Area committee discusses future use at inaugural meeting
The excitement in the room was palpable ...By Sora O'Doherty
Meet visiting Czech student Marek Vybiral
At age 17, Marek Vybiral is Orinda's 17th visiting student from Tabor in the Czech Republic, and like his predecessors, he's having a blast. Brought to Orinda by the Orinda-Tabor Sister City Foundation, and staying with Orinda Union School District board member Cara ...By Sora O'Doherty
The Year of the Czechs continues in Orinda with St. Wenceslas Festival
It has been a year filled with Czech ...By Sora O'Doherty
Airbnb and the city of Orinda reach tax collection agreement
Starting Oct. 1, Airbnb, a website that ...By Nick Marnell
Mayor in a minority of one on streetscape plan; traffic calming proposal postponed
Although Orinda Mayor Eve Phillips voted against it, the rest of the city council fully supported approval of a draft letter seeking Measure J funds for the Orinda Streetscape Master Plan and allocation of $50,000 in matching funds at its Sept. 5 meeting.
By Sora O'Doherty
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Classic car pioneer to be honored at Orinda Classic Car Show
Generations of classic car enthusiasts will pay tribute to the man who helped launch an appreciation for the pastime by presenting the Lamorinda Classic Car Pioneer Award to Bob Fisher.
By John T. Miller
OUSD seeks input on future facilities
Most Orinda Union School District buildings ...By Sora O'Doherty
Orinda Community Foundation Offers Grants to Benefit Orinda Seniors
Recognizing the challenges faced by many ...Submitted by Sue Severson
'Five-Door Farce' final play of the season for Starlight Players
A funny play rounds out the 34th season of the Starlight Players, a completely volunteer theatrical group in Orinda. Robert Merrill's "Five-Door Farce" has only been performed at one other venue, in Riverside.
By Sora O'Doherty
Inaugural Senior Health and Wellness Fair launched
The first Senior Health and Wellness Fair will take place at the Orinda Community Center located at 28 Orinda Way from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The event is being organized by the Orinda Chamber of Commerce with the support of the city of Orinda, the Orinda ...By Sora O'Doherty