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Published on August 18th, 2021
Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary HOME Team back in action
After 18 months of forced hibernation Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary's HOME Team is back in action, according to Hays Englehart, the Team's founder and a longtime Rotarian.
HOME Team sends ...
Submitted by Thomas Black

Published on August 4th, 2021
Fashion camp finale features fabulous designs
A talented group of Lamorinda kids showcased their fashion designs and upcycled garments during designer presentations at the finale of their Isabel Azam fashion camp at the Wilder Art & Garden Center on July 22. Isabel Azam first launched in Moraga with a kid's ...Submitted by Jaleh Naasz

Published on August 4th, 2021
Moraga Rotary named the "Outstanding Club of the Year"
Moraga Rotary Club was recently named "Outstanding Club of the Year" for the 2020-21 year by District 5160 Governor Mark Roberts, echoing Moraga Rotary's winning the same designation in 2017-18 after the opening of the All-Access Playground at the Moraga Commons. This ...Submitted by Gary Irwin

Published on July 21st, 2021
Orinda teens log over 3,000 volunteer hours amid pandemic
Despite the stay-at-home orders and ...Submitted by Michelle Bea

Published on June 23rd, 2021
Lafayette Juniors raises $65K for local nonprofits
The Lafayette Suburban Junior Women's Club ...Submitted by Karen Evans

Published on June 23rd, 2021
AAUW-OML awards scholarships to local students
AAUW-OML recently held a Celebration of ...Submitted by Mary Ann McLeod

Published on June 23rd, 2021
Moraga Lions recognizes stellar students
The Moraga Lions Club recently gave out its annual Achievement Awards at three local schools: Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, Stanley Middle School, and St. Perpetua School. ...Submitted by Ray Casabonne

Published on June 23rd, 2021
BSA Troop 224 honors six Eagle Scouts
Lafayette Scouts BSA Troop 224 of Lafayette on May 30 held an Eagle Court of Honor at the Pleasant Hill Community Center for six Scouts who achieved Scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout: Ethan Del Rosario, Anthony Mirabito, Jason Sabbadini, Calvin Van Oss, Drew ...Submitted by Joyce Mirabito

Published on June 9th, 2021
Gold Award project helps first responders during evacuations
Rising Athenian School senior Maddy Kim is ...

Published on June 9th, 2021
Justice Murals promote social justice from a student's perspective
The Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission (AC5) is sponsoring a Justice Murals project led by youth commissioner and Campolindo student, Carolyn Considine. Campolindo students were asked to submit drawings and words about what social justice means to them. ...Submitted by Carolyn Considine

Published on June 9th, 2021
Lafayette student creates digital space to keep fellow students connected
When the COVID-19 lockdown occurred for 16-year-old Lafayette sophomore Kaveer Gera, he noticed a problem that had arisen at his school after the sudden transition to virtual school: casual connections had been completely and abruptly broken.
By Jennifer Wake

Published on June 9th, 2021
Burton Valley Elementary Odyssey of the Mind team wins State Championship
Burton Valley Elementary School's Odyssey of the Mind Team A took first place in its division for their performance of "Laundry Land" in the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament. Guided by Coaches Maia Siu and Anna Stubbington, the team won the state competition that ...Submitted by Doug Parker

Published on May 26th, 2021
NCL celebrates its 2021 graduating class
The Lamorinda Chapter of the National Charity League held its Senior Recognition May 9 at the Balestrieri Family Farm. The National Charity League is a mother-daughter philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural ...Submitted by Marci Byrne

Published on May 26th, 2021
Community trash collection fills truck bed
Forty-five youth and leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day of Saints spent their Saturday morning May 1 gathering litter along the trails and parking lot area on Mulholland Ridge. As seen in the photo, they gathered enough trash to fill up an entire ...Submitted by Rachel Erickson

Published on May 12th 2021
Miramonte students bring community together with gift of song
After sheltering-in-place for six months and taking classes online due to the pandemic, Miramonte student Stef Moore knew she wanted to create something that helped keep people connected, especially during the isolating times of the pandemic.
Submitted by Kathy Merchant

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