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Published on February 17th, 2021
Orinda lawmaker pushes for stronger communication between utilities and fire agencies
Prompted by ordinances enacted in her ...By Nick Marnell

Published on February 17th, 2021
A COVID-19 vaccination Q&A
The COVID-19 vaccination rollout has been a bit bumpy so far, causing confusion and frustration for some in the community. To help, Lamorinda Weekly connected with Contra Costa Health Services as well as two local doctors, May Lin, D.O., family medicine physician and ...By Jenn Freedman

Published on February 17th, 2021
Lamorinda Arts Council features Leon Kennedy in celebration of Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, the Lamorinda Arts Council is presenting a virtual exhibit of Leon Kennedy's paintings. The exhibit is entitled "Twelve Apostles," so named because the artist loves the church he attends - out of doors during COVID-19 - and loves ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Artify Orinda
Mayor Amy Worth has been honoring the Artify Orinda Initiate of the Lamorinda Arts Council by using one of the recent installations as her background during city council Zoom meetings.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Orinda wins grant to install solar panels, battery storage at community center
The city of Orinda has won a very large ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Orinda appoints new oversight commission to monitor sales tax spending
When Orinda voters agreed on a new, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Orinda selects David Biggs as new city manager
After an extensive search, Orinda selected Hercules city manager David Biggs to succeed outgoing city manager Steve Salomon. Biggs, who will start with Orinda in April, has a long career in the management of cities in California. He served as city manager in Carson, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 17th, 2021
Education foundation donations critical for high school student wellness during pandemic
Wellness Centers on high school campuses are a powerful investment in the health and academic potential of students, and are especially critical during this unpredictable, stressful time. Distance learning and the accompanying isolation has exacerbated mental health ...By Jenn Freedman

Published on February 3rd, 2021
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Published on February 3rd, 2021
County moves Rich away from ADAPT Lamorinda
Jaime Rich, Environmental Prevention Program Manager at the Center for Human Development, announced at the January Mayor's Liaison Meeting in Orinda that her work with ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team) Lamorinda has ended. The work has been funded, but the ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 3rd, 2021
CountryHouse memory care facility at Wilder moves one step closer to reality
Despite massive opposition to the proposed CountryHouse memory care facility by 95% of all residents of Wilder, the Orinda city council on Jan. 19 denied an appeal of the planning commission's approval. The denial followed a full hearing on the appeal, which was ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 3rd, 2021
Districts move quickly to enable schools to reopen ASAP
Even as it protested against new requirements imposed by the governor on schools to reopen, the Orinda Union School District moved swiftly to comply. Moraga and Lafayette school districts did the same, holding several special meetings, with superintendents completing ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on February 3rd, 2021
Young activists push to pull plug on gas leaf blowers
Three young Lafayette residents are fed up with noisy, polluting gas-powered leaf blowers. And they are doing something about it.
For 12-year-old Finn and his 10-year-old twin sisters, ...
By Pippa Fisher

Published on January 20, 2021
LAC keeps Orinda galleries going virtually
The Lamorinda Arts Council, which manages both the gallery at the Orinda Library and the gallery at the Wilder Art & Garden Center, continues to offer online gallery exhibitions in the month of January: "African Wildlife in Photographs" at the Library Gallery and a ...By Sora O'Doherty

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