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Robertson and firefighter Airola reunite in April. Photo provided
Inspiring outcome to an MOFD emergency call
By Nick Marnell
Reed Robertson left his friend's house in north Orinda the evening of Sept. 18, and as he biked home along La Espiral his bicycle hit a crack in the pavement, he  ...read

 
Robertson and firefighter Airola reunite in April. Photo provided
Inspiring outcome to an MOFD emergency call
By Nick Marnell
Reed Robertson left his friend's house in north Orinda the evening of Sept. 18, and as he biked home along La Espiral his bicycle hit a crack in the pavement, he  ...read




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Thumbs up for the all-access playground. From left: Cliff Dochterman, Tony Schoemehl, John Erickson, Frank May, Kevin Reneau, Evie Michon, Jay Ingram and Ann Damaschino. Photo A. Scheck
All-Access Playground is a sure thing
By Sophie Braccini
There are very few playgrounds in the Bay Area that offers kids, regardless of their abilities, the opportunity to play side by side. As a Lamorinda parent of a disabled child puts it, some of the hardest ...read

A rattler seen in Bollinger. Photo provided
Goodness, gracious, snakes alive!
By Cathy Dausman
Spring's arrival means longer, warmer and drier days - perfect for a hike in the Lamorinda hills. Enjoy the flowers and wildlife but give Crotalus oreganus, or the western rattlesnake, a wide berth. read
Josh Baginski Photos Gint Federas
Campo and Acalanes boys lacrosse top NCS DII bracket
By Karl Buscheck
With Campolindo commanding the top seed in the NCS Division 2 bracket and Acalanes sitting second, the local rivals and newly-minted DAL co-champs could be headed for a postseason title-game showdown.read

Stephanie Catron finnishes up decorating this kids' bedrroom. Photos Andy Scheck
Creating a kids' zone is child's play
By Paula King
After building an addition onto her Orinda home, Meredith Friedman had several new living spaces to decorate and the most challenging was a front great room space designated as the hangout area for her two ...read
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Did ULI do their homework about schools? Dear Editor, As many now know, the Urban Land Institute's Technical Assistance Panel ("TAP") made a presentation to a joint session of the Orinda City Council and Planning Commission on April 11. One of the suggestions was that Orinda permit 240 new units of residential housing in the Village. The TAP made
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Orinda should choose energy plan Dear Editor, As a resident of Orinda, I am perplexed as to why the Orinda City Council refuses to consider community choice energy for the Orinda community. Moraga has approved MCE as has the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and other cities in Contra Costa. Why the delay? What's
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Controversy surrounds trees slated to be axed
By Pippa Fisher
A growing number of vocal residents are pushing back against the PG&E proposal that would remove 272 trees in Lafayette.
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Lafayette shows 'Resolve' to bring artwork to new Pleasant Hill Road roundabout
By Pippa Fisher
Drivers at the junction of Pleasant Hill Road and Olympic Boulevard will have new artwork to admire on their  ...read

Implicit Bias workshop aids Lafayette police, residents
By Pippa Fisher
Residents have an overall positive view of the Lafayette Police Department but there were still some people who felt that the concepts of implicit bias and  ...read
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Town-Gown relationship at an all-time high
By Sophie Braccini
Saint Mary's College has scored big with the Town of Moraga recently as it had its master plan approved - after five years of work - as well as banners that will welcome students downtown in the fall. ...read

Moraga Community Foundation to pay for License Plate Recognition cameras for town entrances
By Sophie Braccini
Lafayette has them, Orinda has them, and soon Moraga will too: License Plate Recognition cameras.
These cameras that read ...read

Cost of temporary Canyon bridge: $2.6 million and possibly many months
By Sophie Braccini
The town of Moraga is moving toward the installation of a temporary bridge on Canyon road, depending on funding availability. But even this interim solution would take months to become a reality and reopening ...read
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Orinda to raise fees in some city departments
By Sora O'Doherty
In a budget cycle filled with uncertainty about costs as repairs begin to the Miner Road sinkhole, there are two positive financial developments for Orinda: two general obligations bonds were successfully ...read

Consultant identifies strategies for downtown
By Victor Ryerson
National Main Street Center presented 21 key learnings and observations about community attitudes for Orinda's existing features and needs, including that the restored Orinda Theater is a source of community ...read

Orinda Finance Director leaving; search for City Manager continues
By Sora O'Doherty
Orinda's Finance Director Susan Mahoney is resigning, effective May 25.
Mahoney started as a consultant in July 2012, ...read
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All-Access Playground is a sure thing
Goodness, gracious, snakes alive!
70 years of bean dip and margaritas at El Charro
Lafayette Police Blotter
Controversy surrounds trees slated to be axed
Lafayette shows 'Resolve' to bring artwork to new Pleasant Hill Road roundabout
Implicit Bias workshop aids Lafayette police, residents
Residents pull together for annual creek clean-up
Moraga Police Blotter
Town-Gown relationship at an all-time high
Moraga Community Foundation to pay for License Plate Recognition cameras for town entrances
Cost of temporary Canyon bridge: $2.6 million and possibly many months
Orinda Police Blotter
Orinda to raise fees in some city departments
Consultant identifies strategies for downtown
Orinda Finance Director leaving; search for City Manager continues
Host family sought for 2017 visiting Czech student
Inspiring outcome to an MOFD emergency call
Cal Fire Ready for Wildfire app now available
Letters to the Editor
Three local businesses given East Bay Leadership Council awards
Lamorinda is becoming HeartSafe
California Shakespeare Theater shakes up 'As You Like It'
Orinda neurologist's new book of poetry gives voice to vets
Short Docs festival touches hearts and minds
2017 SUMMER CAMPS/Classes
LL&LC celebrates Boomark Contest winners
Assistance League of Diablo Valley Receives Proclamation of Achievement from Board of Supervisors
Lafayette Middle School Student stars in Berkeley Playhouse Youth Production
NCL honors graduating seniors
16th annual Wildlife Festival hosts record number of visitors
'Truman' examines death with delicateness and elegance
Our First 100 Days: Lessons from the Lamorinda Community Conversations
Writing college essays is a complicated task
Wagner Ranch Elementary Presents 'Alice in Wonderland JR'
Film Clips
Teen Writes
Thoughtful Food
Shakshouka
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Campo and Acalanes boys lacrosse top NCS DII bracket
Sisters qualify for Jewish Olympics
Miramonte exits in second round of NCS Division 1 tournament
Mats, Cougars and Dons girls lacrosse all advance to NCS
All Lafayette team wins Flag Football Championship
Diablo Athletic League tennis championships
Lamorinda JV rugby wins championship
Cal Magic Girls U99 No. 1 in the nation
Creating a kids' zone is child's play
Lamorinda Home Sales recorded
At Home with Amanda
Digging Deep
Wagner Ranch Elementary Presents 'Alice in Wonderland JR'
Submitted by Laurie Schmitt
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature's most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures as Wagner Ranch Elementary presents "Alice in Wonderland JR" the first week in June.

Writing college essays is a complicated task
By Elizabeth LaScala
It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me if I can help their student with "The College Essay." These three words suggest a singular piece of ...read
School Calendar
Acalanes Union High School District
Board Room AUHSD Office
1212 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lafayette
Wednesday, May 17, at 7:30pm

Lafayette School District
LAFSD Office
3477 School Street, Lafayette
Wednesday, June 21, at 7pm

Moraga School District
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School Auditorium 1010 Camino Pablo, Moraga
Tuesday, June 6, at 7:30pm

Orinda Union School District
OUSD Office 8 Altarinda Road, Orinda
Monday, June 5, at 6pm
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Sisters qualify for Jewish Olympics
By John T. Miller
Samantha and Sydney Bell, sisters at Acalanes High, have qualified to compete in the 20th Maccabiah - also known as the Jewish Olympics - this summer in Israel. Samantha, a senior, will join the United States ...read

Miramonte exits in second round of NCS Division 1 tournament
By Karl Buscheck
After powering to the DAL title with a flawless 10-0 mark, the Miramonte boys tennis squad earned a berth in the NCS Division 1 team tournament.
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Mats, Cougars and Dons girls lacrosse all advance to NCS
By Karl Buscheck
After splitting the DAL crown with Campolindo, the Miramonte girls lacrosse team secured the No. 13 seed in the NCS Division I bracket, their first spring playing in the sport's top flight.
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Lamorinda Arts Alliance announces a new show at the Piedmont Center for the Arts, “Art to Soothe the Soul,” opening Saturday, May 6 and running to June 11. Join ...

“Music Down In My Soul” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on June 3 at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, Lafayette. The 30th Anniversary Concert will feature ...

Hats for Fun in the Sun is at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 26 in the Orinda Library Garden Room. Orinda Library invites teens to come in for some hat making for fun...

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California Shakespeare Theater shakes up 'As You Like It'
By Sophie Braccini
New California Shakespeare Theater director Eric Ting has defined an artistic line guiding the East Bay Shakespearean company toward contemporary social relevance, and better accessibility to the great classic ...read

Orinda neurologist's new book of poetry gives voice to vets
By Kara Navolio
Orinda poet Dr. Dawn McGuire has just launched her fourth book of poetry, inspired by her work as a neurologist with veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Short Docs festival touches hearts and minds
By Sophie Braccini
The second edition of the Lamorinda Short Docs festival and competition was a vibrant testimony of the budding local visual talents the region holds.
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'Truman' examines death with delicateness and elegance
By Sophie Braccini
Yes, "Truman" talks about death in the western world in the 21st century, and about emotional responses when confronted with the end of life. The topic is heavy, but director Cesc Gay has created a human and ...read
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