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Candidates for Orinda City Council comment on current issues
The Lamorinda Weekly posed questions about issues that are likely to come before the Orinda City Council during its upcoming term to the five candidates running to fill the three positions that are on the ballot in November: Amy Worth, Eve Phillips, Nick Kosla, ...By Sora O'Doherty

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The Lafayette Homeowners Council sponsors ...

Orinda Police Department Incident Summary Report Aug. 26-Sept. 8
Alarms 54

OUSD welcomes new board member Liz Daoust as Rossiter exits
As Liz Daoust was the only person nominated to run for the open seat on the Orinda Union School District board; no election was necessary and the district was spared the expense. She will take her seat in December for a four-year term, along with returning members ...By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda amends private street policy - residents unhappy; Gee votes no
The city council adopted a revised policy on ...By Sora O'Doherty

Lamorinda EBMUD directors project continued water rate increases
The Lamorinda board members for the East Bay Municipal Utility District ran unopposed in the 2018 general election, so John Coleman and Marguerite Young will retain their seats for the next four years, a period in which they foresee water rates continuing to rise for ...By Nick Marnell

Wildfire evacuation talk fills Orinda auditorium
A neighborhood social media conversation about the use of outdoor sirens in Orinda as wildfire alerts sparked a public forum on electronic alerts and included detailed map updates of Orinda's 25 evacuation zones. Attendees filled the seats in the Orinda Library ...By Cathy Dausman

Orinda Police Department Incident Summary Report Aug. 12-25
Alarms 52

OIS principal resigns
In order to spend time with his family and focus on other career opportunities, Orinda Intermediate School principal Michael Randall resigned from his position in the Orinda Union School District effective Aug. 24 after 13 years serving in that position. "We wish Mr. ...By Sora O'Doherty

Orinda honors longest serving employee, ever
This August marks the 30th year of Jennie Flores' employment with the city of Orinda. Although she has no intention of retiring, the city marked the anniversary with a proclamation presented to her at the Aug. 21 city council meeting.
By Sora O'Doherty

Residents urge city council to enact gun control legislation
Although there was an outpouring of support ...By Sora O'Doherty

Square Baby opens in Theatre Square
Two Orinda moms with five children between them at Glorietta School have just launched a new business in town: Square Baby. Square Baby recently launched its online site, selling its products that are delivered to the door frozen, in 100 percent compostable boxes. On ...By Sora O'Doherty

County Connection Transit Agency announces proposed fare and route changes
The County Connection Transit Agency is proposing changes to routes and fares effective March 2019.
According to Ruby Horta, director of planning and marketing for the transportation ...
By John T. Miller

Orinda Police Department Incident Summary Report July 29 to August 11
Alarms 58

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