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New AUHSD schedule hopes to broaden scope of student learning
Students at the Acalanes Union High School District will be greeted by a new bell schedule and a modified block schedule when they return to school on Monday, Aug 21.
The schedule is a ...
By John T. Miller

Old yellow house opens to public for fourth Fandango for Moraga Adobe
Supporters of the historic structure, the Joaquin Moraga Adobe in Orinda, will be treated to tours of another historic building, known as the Old Yellow House in Orinda on Moraga Road. The Yellow House will be the site of the fourth annual Fandango at 5 p.m. Saturday, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft submitted; additional $1.75M needed to cover storm damage
In order to be eligible for FEMA mitigation ...By Sora O'Doherty

Nightmare on Orchard Road
Residents of a tiny residential road in Orinda showed up in earnest at the Aug. 1 city council meeting to express concerns and to protest the use of Orchard Road as a detour from Moraga Way while the East Bay Municipal Utility District performs necessary repairs to ...By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda Police Blotter

An inconvenient liability, presented by Lamorinda public agencies
According to the latest audited financial ...By Nick Marnell

Housing ordinances dominate Orinda City Council meeting
The Orinda City Council acted on a pair of ordinances at its July 18 meeting, approving one to regulate Accessory Dwelling Units while voting to delay adoption of the other proposed regulations for short-term rentals.
By John T. Miller

First Student puts the brakes on some Orinda school bus routes
Half of the school bus routes in Orinda have ...By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda City Hall houses rare and beautiful artwork
With 2017 being the Year of the Czechs in Orinda, it is a good time to recall that Orinda City Hall houses a beautiful portrait of cellist Zdenka Cerny Vasak by the renowned Czech art nouveau artist Alfons Mucha. The portrait was a gift to the Orinda/Tabor Sister City ...By Sora O'Doherty

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Lamorindans react to the EBMUD water rate hike
Proving once again that no good deed goes unpunished, customers of the East Bay Municipal Utility District, who cut water usage nearly 20 percent during the drought, will pay 18.25 percent more for their water over two years through June 2019.
By Nick Marnell

Orinda on parade: Celebrations mark Independence Day around town
Thousands of people from Lamorinda and beyond, festively dressed in red, white and blue, strolled from the BART station and parking lots of businesses closed for Independence Day. Families set up folding chairs, couples chatted arm-in-arm, children ran excitedly, and ...By B. B. Kaye

Orinda Planning Commission supports Short Term Rental restrictions
Orinda has a long history voicing strong ...By Samuel Ganten

Orinda employees strike, citing 'bad faith negotiating'
City of Orinda workers represented by ...By Sora O'Doherty

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