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
Taste of the World food trucks coming to Orinda
Orindans will soon be able to enjoy a weekly food truck event involving seven food trucks from Taste of the World from 5 to 9 p.m. each Thursday Aug. 5 through Oct. 19 in front of the Orinda Community Center.
By Sora O'Doherty
Main Street America promotes a healthy vision for Orinda
When Main Street America offered its final ...By Sora O'Doherty
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With fanfare, Miner Road reopens to the public after sinkhole
As city officials set out tables and chairs, bottled water and cupcakes, residents streamed in to see the reopening ceremony of Miner Road. Work crews hurried to clear the site, right up to the minute Orinda Director of Public Works Larry Theis spoke.
By B. B. Kaye
Wilder prepares for Art and Garden center
Vice Mayor Amy Worth and Council Member Inga Miller break ground for the Art and Garden Center at Wilder, which is expected to be open to the public by next summer. The ground breaking ceremony was also for the fourth and fifth ball fields, which are expected to open ...
Public to view a fixed Miner Road at special event
For the first time since Jan. 11, vehicles will soon be able to traverse the whole of Miner Road, which is tentatively scheduled to reopen to traffic on Monday, July 3. To celebrate, the city is inviting project partners, stakeholders, and the general public to a ...By Sora O'Doherty
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Contaminants creep up but water still safe in Lafayette
Following a flurry of media reports and alarm on social media about increased contaminants in local water, should Lafayette residents be worried their drinking water might cause cancer?
By Pippa Fisher
Orinda hosts 3/4 Century Lunch, the celebration for 75s and better
In the year 2000 John Fazel introduced to Orinda an idea from his native Perry Iowa: an annual luncheon for residents who had achieved their three-quarter century. In his little town of 5,000, Fazel grew up with his mother taking her mother and stepfather to the annual ...By Sora O'Doherty
Sinkhole repair almost done
The Miner Road sinkhole repair is nearly complete. EBMUD was able to reinstall their high pressure water line within one day to put it back into service supplying water to most of Northeast Orinda. PG&E rewrapped their gas mainline for maintenance coating. The ...
School bus plan on hold, but routes still may be cut
The Lamorinda School Bus Transportation ...By Sora O'Doherty