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Published on June 8th, 2022
CNPA awards Lamorinda Weekly reporter second place for photo
The California News Publishers Association announced on May 23 that Lamorinda Weekly reporter and photographer Sora O'Doherty won second place in the 2021 California Journalism Awards Contest for her Feb. 27, 2021 news photo of a Del Rey Elementary School kindergarten ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on June 8th, 2022
Free live concerts return to parks in Lamorinda this summer
Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda will enjoy a bounty of live concerts this summer. The 2022 summer concert season in Orinda kicked off on June 2, with the band The Real Thing performing in Orinda Community Park. The Orinda concerts, held from 6 to 8 p.m., are sponsored by ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 25th, 2022
OIS debate team takes first in Spring Spar tournament
Orinda Intermediate School's debate team took home first place May 14 in the East Bay Debate League's end-of-year online tournament, the Spring Spar.
"The kids were phenomenal Saturday. ...
By Casey Scheiner

Published on May 25th, 2022
Hoops 4 All nonprofit works to bolster local basketball program
Edward M. Downer Elementary School in San ...Submitted by Alvaro Ledezma

Published on May 25th, 2022
Family fun planned at Moraga Garden Club's `Welcome to the Garden' event, June 5
The Lamorinda community is invited to ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on May 25th, 2022
Cal Shakes presents bilingual adaptation of Shakespeare's most iconic tale of young love
California Shakespeare Theater Artistic Director Eric Ting and Managing Director Sarah Williams on April 19 announced the full cast and creative team for "Romeo y Juliet," the world premiere bilingual adaptation of William Shakespeare's most iconic tale of young love. ...Submitted by Kevin Kopjak

Published on May 25th, 2022
Contra Costa County's maritime history helped boost San Francisco's economy
Although Lamorinda is landlocked, it does belong to Contra Costa County where a successful maritime industry helped to shape the wealth of San Francisco, thanks to the joining of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers near Suisun Bay.
By Vera Kochan

Published on May 25th, 2022
Lafayette Library Bookmark Contest winners announced
After a year's absence due to the pandemic, the Lafayette Library Bookmark Contest returned this year. Students at all Lafayette elementary and middle schools were given an opportunity to draw a bookmark for the contest. The winning bookmarks were chosen from among the ...

Published on May 25th, 2022
Family Focus
It's natural for parents to doubt themselves at times, especially if their child experiences a behavioral, social or academic challenge. When a child is struggling, conscientious parents tend to first look at themselves and what they did or didn't do that contributed ...By Margie Ryerson, MFT

Published on May 25th, 2022
Citizen Scientists research wildlife in the Nature Area
A raven called from an oak tree announcing that people had returned to the Nature Area. The woods were still wet from a recent rain, and local high school students were gathering for their monthly check of the camera traps. For the past year, about a dozen students ...By Megan Kennedy and Kathy Barrett

Published on May 25th, 2022
Hung finishes 36th consecutive Boston Marathon, tying women's record
There are two sure things in life - death and taxes. For the last 36 years, you could also add Patty Hung running the Boston Marathon. On April 19, the 76-year-old Orinda resident ran what she anticipates will be her penultimate race, pointing to next year's Boston ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on May 25th, 2022
Local teens bring Spring Fest advocacy to Moraga Commons Park
The first of its kind local event is the brainchild of Miramonte High School senior Isabelle Bennette. Held at the Moraga Commons Park on May 14, Spring Fest was titled to celebrate the season and the theme of "springing into action" with regards to initiatives and ...By Vera Kochan

Published on May 11th, 2022
2022 Summer Camps
Adventure Day Camp

Published on May 11th, 2022
LPIE honors two dynamic individuals with new award
The Lafayette Partners in Education board of directors, at a special fundraising gala held April 23 in San Francisco, announced the creation of the Tom Mulvaney Legacy Award as a way in which to honor those individuals, families, or businesses who have demonstrated an ...Submitted by Danielle Gallagher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Creative writing contest winners announced
The Campolindo Poetry And Creative Writing (PAC) Club's creative writing contest received 39 entries and the judges had a wonderful time reading them and picking three winners and three runners-up in the categories. The PAC also hosted an open mic April 12 where the ...Submitted by Angeni Lieben and Samantha Lee

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