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Orinda Chamber of Commerce announces Business of the Year awards
Three local businesses - Land Home Financial ...By Sophie Braccini

The Real Estate year in review
2016 was another extremely strong year for sellers of residential real estate in Lamorinda. Sales volume was down due to a lack of supply and prices moderated a little in Lafayette and Moraga, but not in Orinda, where the average continued to climb.
By Conrad Bassett

Lynn's Top Five
Many of us are joined together holding our collective breath, waiting to see what exactly comes out of Washington over the next months, how those actions will frame our own planning, and what we'll do next. It's tempting to just sit by and wait --- you know, fritter ...By Lynn Ballou By Lynn Ballou

Lafayette, Millie's Kitchen will miss its founder as Millie Harris dies at 91
The old-fashioned street sign on Oak Hill Road reads "Millie's Kitchen." The sign was designed and contributed by a San Francisco policeman who was a restaurant patron. While the sign and the name remain, Millie Harris, original chef and owner of Millie's Kitchen in ...By Cathy Dausman

Damage closes McCaulou's in Moraga
The McCaulou's department store in Moraga closed temporarily as of Thursday Feb. 2 because of rain damage. Store owner David McCaulou said that before reopening, the store will be remodeled and the roof repaired. McCaulou added that the rain will have to stop before ...

Lafayette showcases its many wedding vendors with a unique 'Bridal Crawl'
The winter months leading up to Valentine's Day are when 75 percent of couples get engaged, so wedding season is just around the corner and brides are making big decisions this time of year.
By Paula King

7-Eleven Owner Saleh is Moraga Business Person of the Year
Samir "Sam" Saleh is nearly a blur behind the counter; quickly bagging purchases, counting out change, greeting incoming customers with a cheery and personal, "What's going on?" or "How 'ya doing?"
By Cathy Dausman

Online Purchases Rain on Some Local Merchants During Holiday Shopping
With the Bay Area's economy running in high gear, retail businesses made a good showing in Lamorinda during the holiday period, but the allure of online sales nevertheless affected many shoppers. No one is claiming to have had a banner holiday shopping season, and some ...By Victor Ryerson

Beauty Keys
Despite the recent wet weather, we Californians know that a prolonged cold and dry snap may not be far away. We feel extra cold and getting out of bed seems offensive, and when we do lumber to the window we look out and discover the frost.
By Ariel Marie Key

Papillion Owner Oum is Honored as Lafayette's Business Person of the Year
Brenda Oum serves more than coffee in the cozy corner caf‚ that is Papillion Quality Gourmet Coffees. True, there is also an abundant selection of tea and pastries, but it is the ambiance and customer service which make her place stand out in an age of coffee house ...By Cathy Dausman

Avoid These Celebrity Mistakes With Your Estate Plan
Everyone makes estate planning mistakes, but when celebrities make them we're sure to hear about it. While the net worth of celebrities like Prince may be hundreds of millions more than the average Lamorinda family, each story has a morsel of wisdom for us all.
By Matthew Talbot

Lynn's Top Five
Usually my year-end column focuses on last minute tax planning considerations. And this year is no different - but with a twist. And that twist is to think about year-end tax and other planning moves you should consider in light of the election, with the legislative ...By Lynn Ballou

Babies Coming for the Holidays? Try Renting Equipment To Make Stay Easy
When Sharon Simpson first had her twin infant grandchildren visit at four months old, she knew they needed all of the baby gear essentials in the home. But the Orinda resident did not want the expense of buying two cribs, two bouncy chairs, two swings and two sets of ...By Paula King

Find Local Businesses with New Explore Orinda App
Did you know that the Orinda Chamber of Commerce membership list includes a zoo?
The Orinda Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled a new smart phone application that allows users to ...
By Sora O'Doherty

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