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Lamorinda municipalities meet jointly on traffic, development
The annual joint meeting of the councils of ...By Sora O'Doherty

Year of the Czechs in Orinda
As part of the continuing Year of the Czechs in Orinda, the Orinda/Tabor Sister City Foundation hosted a screening of Antonin Dvorak's opera, "Rusalka" and offered a dinner of Czech cuisine at the Orinda Community Center on Mar 12.
By Sora O'Doherty

Miner Road sinkhole repair to begin as property owners and city come to right-of-entry agreement
Two months after Orinda suffered a serious sinkhole, the city has obtained a right-of-entry from the property owner adjacent to the sinkhole to perform repair work.
The property owners ...
By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda Police Blotter

LAC honors young local artists
The energy and excitement was palpable as close to 300 student artists and their families awaited the announcement of this year's winners of the High School Visual Arts Competition hosted by the Lamorinda Arts Council.
By Kara Navolio

EBMUD Celebrates Carr Ranch watershed acquisition
With a backdrop of rolling green hills, local dignitaries, EBMUD officials and representatives of the John Muir Land Trust officially celebrated the preservation of Carr Ranch, the large expanse of land just beyond Rancho Laguna Park.
By Peggy Spear

Orinda honors its stellar environmental and volunteer residents
Several Orinda residents were presented environmental and volunteer awards sponsored by the Orinda Association at a ceremony held at the Orinda Country Club Feb. 26. When the officials handed out the awards, not a one was handed out to an incorrect winner - a ...By Nick Marnell

PG&E completes first phase of work on damaged transmission tower
Temporary work was completed by PG&E on ...By Sora O'Doherty

Dinner, Dvorak and decorated eggs
The Orinda/Tabor Sister City Foundation will hold their second Dinner & Night at the Opera at 5 p.m. at the Orinda Community Center on Sunday, March 12.
The choice of "Rusulka" was made ...
By Sora O'Doherty

Sinkhole update: Orinda struggles to find best solution
Orinda is now considering a temporary bridge ...By Sora O'Doherty

Smooth transition as Keeter retires, Steve Salomon takes over
Tears and tissues, proclamations and praise were in evidence as longtime Orinda City Manager Janet Keeter retired.
Feted at a reception at The Quarry House at Wilder on Feb. 16, Keeter ...
By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda Police Blotter

Fighting for Lamorinda sanctuary status
Three young Lamorinda residents and their friends have decided to take on a highly visible political campaign: get the three communities to declare sanctuary city status.
Sanctuary ...
By Sophie Braccini

Shared words of wisdom: How to be an effective city council member
Lafayette City Manager Steve Falk organized an orientation in January for the new council members of each Lamorinda municipality, with the new city leaders hearing from many of the public agencies they will work closely with. But the highlight of the four-hour event ...By Nick Marnell

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