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Published on September 14th, 2022
New children's book addresses complex issues of kindness and inclusivity
Nobody likes a bully. Not even in the animal kingdom!
Lamorinda author and Lamorinda Weekly columnist, Cynthia Brian, debuts her first book in the children's picture book series, "Stella ...
By Jennifer Wake

Published on September 14th, 2022
Student loans that make sense
Doing College and Beyond
College and Graduate School Admissions Services
970 Dewing Avenue, Suite 202, ...
By Elizabeth LaScala

Published on September 14th, 2022
'The Good Boss,' a wry comedy at the Orinda Theatre
"The Good Boss (El buen patrón)," a Spanish movie that represented its country at the 94th Academy Awards and has received 30 international awards, makes its Contra Costa debut at the Orinda Theatre on Sept. 23. Ferociously entertaining and fast paced, it portrays ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on September 14th, 2022
Gold Coast Chamber Players opening is all about Italy
Who doesn't love Italy? The music, the food, the people! It all starts Opening Night, Friday, Sept. 23 when leading Italian musicians perform exclusively with the award-winning Gold Coast Chamber Players. Luigi's Italian Feast and Concert, a unique and enchanting GCCP ...Submitted by Pamela Freund-Striplen

Published on September 14th, 2022
Looking Good in Lamorinda
Back in June I attended a garden party in celebration of wool. Hosted by Lafayette resident April Ward, the gathering was in honor of the 2021 winners of the California State Make It With Wool Competition.
By Moya Stone

Published on September 14th, 2022
Racers compete for charity in JF Kapnek Fun Run
Local running enthusiasts descended upon Moraga Commons Aug. 28 to participate in the JF Kapnek Fun Run, a 5-kilometer event to raise money for food and education for children of Zimbabwe.
By Casey Scheiner

Published on September 14th, 2022
Moraga resident has tree stump turned into a work of art
Over 60 years ago, in a brand new subdivision of Moraga, property owner Dolores Austin decided to plant the beginnings of a redwood tree. What seemed like a good idea at the time turned into a structural nightmare as the eventually massive tree's roots began to ...By Vera Kochan

Published on September 14th, 2022
Lafayette Art & Wine Festival returns Sept. 17-18 for 25th anniversary
One of the biggest draws to downtown Lafayette returns Sept. 17 and 18, with four stages and over 20 bands, 300 artist and craft booths and four kid zones as part of the 2022 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival produced by the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce in partnership ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on September 14th, 2022
History and humanity collide in Steve Falk's 'California Story'
During the first few weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown, a weed field of worries erupted in the mind of former longtime Lafayette city manager Steve Falk. He worried not only about his own health, but about his wife, adult children, other family members including his ...By Lou Fancher

Published on September 14th, 2022
'The Fisherman' makes big splash in West Commons Park
There's a new art installation in Moraga's West Commons Park (across Moraga Road from Moraga Commons Park), and Art in Public Spaces Committee Chairperson Teresa Onoda is anticipating more to come.
By Vera Kochan

Published on August 31st, 2022
Upcoming arts programs and events in Lamorinda
The Pacific Chamber Orchestra will open its ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on August 31st, 2022
Hiring part-time college application readers
With the recent surge in college applications, schools have begun to outsource the work of their admission counseling staff (aka admission officers) by hiring part-time application readers. Colleges tell us that this influx of part-timers is a matter of necessity, but ...By Elizabeth LaScala

Published on August 31st, 2022
Friends of the Lafayette Library opens its fall Sweet Thursday Author Series
The Friends of the Lafayette Library and ...Submitted by Laurie Miles

Published on August 31st, 2022
Saturday morning concerts are on the menu at Si Si Caffe
A Moraga staple for more than 24 years, Si Si Caffe (910 Country Club Dr.) offers free Saturday morning concerts to go with that "cup of joe" you just purchased.
The family owne ...
By Vera Kochan

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