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Published on October 14th, 2020
Rise in cyberbullying among adolescents during COVID-19
The Moraga town council recently declared ...By Vera Kochan

Published on October 14th, 2020
Assessing the financial stability of colleges
COVID-19 related stresses are likely to hit hardest those institutions that were already weakened by existing market challenges, such as fewer state revenues earmarked for education and less affluent student populations seeking a college education. The good news is ...By Elizabeth LaScala

Published on October 14th, 2020
Saint Mary's Visiting Writers offer community lecture
Every year the Saint Mary's College Master of Fine Art in Creative Writing invites visiting writers to mentor master students and give lessons on campus. Some of these craft lectures and readings are open to the community, online, during the school year, such as author ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on October 14th, 2020
Lynn's Top Five
As I watch the unprecedented fire storms surrounding us in NorCal affecting us all, it seems fitting to write this column focusing on what to do in the event you or your loved ones experience loss during these times.
By Lynn Ballou CFPr

Published on October 14th, 2020
Lace up Lafayette! The 2020 Res Run is on . virtually
Not even a global pandemic can hold back the Lafayette Res Run! Even as just about every other city event has been canceled this year, the folks at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce are very happy to partner with the city for this community-building, fundraising event ...By Pippa Fisher

Published on September 30th, 2020
Why weighing your Medicare Part D options is crucial this year
(StatePoint) You likely hear the same word of advice every fall: review your Medicare Part D plan. While you may be tempted to stick with what you have, it's important to remember that plan specifics change annually, your health needs are always evolving, and as this ...

Published on September 30th, 2020
Protect your health during cancer treatment
(StatePoint) Cancer can be a difficult and overwhelming diagnosis, and if you have cancer or are undergoing cancer treatment, your top priority is to get healthy. After your cancer diagnosis, there are many new things you might need to learn and manage. The Centers for ...

Published on September 30th, 2020
How to tell if your pet is in pain
I spend a large portion of my workday discussing pain and pain management with my clients, and I am often reminded that it is difficult to assess pain in our non-English-speaking dogs and cats. I hear a lot of phrases such as "I don't think he's painful because he ...By Mona S. Miller, DVM

Published on September 30th, 2020
Moraga's 2020 Pear & Wine Festival another COVID-19 casualty
Traditionally held the fourth Saturday in September, the town's annual Pear & Wine Festival fell victim to coronavirus social distancing mandates. The festival signals the beginning of the fall season to Moragans whose town symbol is a green Bartlett pear.
By Vera Kochan

Published on September 30th, 2020
Annual Orinda cocktail competition goes virtual
In the past, the Art of Mixology competition has attracted crowds of 300 attendees each year to Theatre Square, however, like so much else in 2020, the popular annual cocktail competition that is the biggest fundraiser for the Lamorinda Arts Council is going virtual ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on September 16th, 2020
'Conviction' - an intense French court drama now available online
Ten years ago, Jacques Viguier was judged for the second time for the murder of his wife because the prosecutor had filed an appeal after his first acquittal. This movie, although fictionalized, is based on that true story. Fascinated by the trial where he sat as a ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on September 16th, 2020
Summer virtual tour of 'Dark and Light, A Delicate Balance' exhibit offered
The Moraga Art Gallery is offering a "Summer Virtual Tour" of the exhibit "Dark and Light, A Delicate Balance," which features the work of member artists Irene Needoba and Mary Leigh Miller and is available to view through Oct. 10 on the Moraga Art Gallery website.

Published on September 16th, 2020
Family Focus
We need Miss Manners more than ever now. All around us are more and more instances of people treating each other rudely, dismissively, or even hostilely. Some of our local Nextdoor postings got so nasty that the leader needed to remind participants of the rules of ...By Margie Ryerson, MFT

Published on September 16th, 2020
Crossing Borders: Art collective disrupts at Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
At the intersection of "happening" and "exhibit," the Global Art Project offers an immersion into contemporary mixed-media art in the downtown Lafayette Jennifer Perlmutter gallery. Perlmutter has opened her space to Carl Heyward who invited several GAP partners ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on September 16th, 2020
Parking lots evolve into active sites during pandemic
Public health restrictions on indoor gyms have hurt many local big and small fitness businesses. Several have migrated to Zoom to deliver classes over the internet to compensate for the revenue loss and make sure clients stayed active. Some are taking to the streets, ...By Sophie Braccini

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