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Campo's Girls and Boys State representatives chosen
Campolindo Junior Katherine Ginley is this year's Girls State Representative.
The American Legion Auxilary runs the Girls and Boys State program and chooses 500 girls and 500 boys from ...
Submitted by Kate Ginley

Saklan students donate to All-access playground
Saklan School students held a baked goods and hot chocolate sale to raise $780 to donate to the Lamorinda All-access Playground, to be built at the Moraga Commons. The Saklan Student Council picked this project for the students to support as their contribution to the ...Submitted by Gary Irwin

2017 National Charity League Class honored
Members of the National Charity League, Acalanes Chapter, Class of 2017, were honored for six years of leadership and service to our community at their Senior Celebration held on Feb, 11 at the Diablo Country Club. The National Charity League is a mother-daughter ...Submitted by Laurie Dunn

Garden Club learns to color seasons
Members and guests, at the Moraga Garden Club's February meeting were treated to a presentation by Laurie Callaway of Laurie Callaway Garden Designs. Her topic was, "Secrets of a Four Season Garden." She revealed how gardens can be colorful and beautiful throughout the ...Submitted by Karin Biasotti

Local kids send love to refugees
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Submitted by Jennifer LaForce

Lions Club Student Speakers Contest winner announced
The Moraga Lions Club held its annual Student Speakers Contest Feb. 7 at the Moraga city offices. The subject for the contest, which is open to all high school students in the Lamorinda area, is "Is the Right to Privacy a Threat to our National Security?" The winning ...Submitted by Marice George

Local kids rock it in 'Spring Awakening' in Oakland
Lafayette residents Henry Braff (Mortiz), Joel Braunstein (Georg), and Jack Melcher (Ensemble) will all perform in YMTC's production of the rock musical "Spring Awakening," opening Feb. 24 for two weekends at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts in Oakland. For ...Submitted by Laura Soble

Annual fashion show to benefit Children's Hospital programs
The Lombardy Branch of UCSF Benioff ...Submitted by Lori Huhn

Orinda musicians share instruments with Cuban kids
Orinda residents Terry Miller and Leslie Darwin O'Brien recently returned from Cuba where they performed at The Havana Jazz Festival.
Miller is an internationally acclaimed bass player ...
Submitted by Leslie Darwin

Assisteens show elementary kids how to make a difference
Since 1977, Assisteens, an auxiliary of Assistance League of Diablo Valley, has encouraged teens to volunteer by raising funds that benefit children and seniors in Contra Costa County. Over the years, Assisteens has expanded its membership to include both girls and ...Submitted by Betty Miller

Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Aids in Housing of Families in Transition
Thanks to a helping hand - literally and figuratively - from Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary, a pair of previously chronically homeless families in Contra Costa County now have roofs over their heads.
Submitted by Tom Black

Lamorinda Law Professionals Needed for Mock Trial
Lamorinda soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 36th Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program, held in the early evenings throughout the month of February, at the ...Submitted by Jonathan Lance

New Mystery Class Highlights Christie, 'Queen of Crime'
Wonder why Agatha Christie is called the ...Submitted by Joan Trezek

Orindans Enroll in AmeriCorps NCCC
Marco Evert and Lindsey Loeper of Orinda ...Submitted by Heather Dirck

Moraga Lions and Campo Leos Spread Holiday Cheer
On Dec. 16, 2016 members of the Moraga Lions and Campolindo High School Leos brought gifts and sang Christmas songs to the clients and staff of Grace Healthcare of Moraga. This is the 15th year the two clubs have joined together holiday spirit to the convalescent ...Submitted by Robert Murtagh

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