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Published on June 22nd, 2022
Lamorinda Fourth of July festivities will finish with a bang
Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July in ...By Vera Kochan

Published on June 22nd, 2022
Wildfire preparation plans in full swing for fire season
If you are a very early riser, on Memorial Day morning you might have seen Moraga-Orinda Fire District's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Dennis Rein and volunteer Charles McNulty driving around in a little all terrain vehicle with a 14-foot pole strapped to it. They ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on June 8th, 2022
Beacon lit on Mount Diablo in honor of Memorial Day
The historic Mount Diablo beacon was lit for the first time in honor of veterans on May 30 for Memorial Day. Many groups and individuals, including the Pearl Harbor Survivors Sons and Daughters, the American Legion, California State Parks, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on June 8th, 2022
MOFD, Orinda City Council 2x2 committee meets, considers recommendations by SSTOC
At its second meeting, a 2x2 group ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on June 8th, 2022
Orinda makes parking restrictions on red flag days permanent, may expand scope
The Orinda City Council has judged that the pilot program to prevent cars being parked on El Toyonal and Loma Vista on red flag days has been a success and has adopted the program on a permanent basis. Residents of other areas asked the council to consider extending ...By Sora O'Doherty

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
Orinda gets a new public holiday: Juneteenth now officially recognized
Orinda adopted Juneteenth as a public ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 25th, 2022
Wong takes two top awards in annual Poul Anderson writing contest
Emma Wong, a ninth-grade student at Miramonte High School, won two of the four awards in the 2022 Poul Anderson writing contest. Wong won for her poem, "American or Not," as well as her short story, "A New Homeland." The other two awards were won by Hannah Shagan, 10th ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 25th, 2022
Orinda joins nation in proclaiming May as Jewish-American heritage month
Following the lead of U.S. President Joseph ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 25th, 2022
Hookah proponents fail at last ditch attempt to get exemption from flavored tobacco ban
Although it is unusual for there to be much ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 11th, 2022
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Published on May 11th, 2022
Canyon Emergency Drill goes better than expected
The recorded call came from official fire department authorities at 8:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning: "This is a warning. Evacuate immediately." It would have been a call to cause most people in Lamorinda to freeze. An impending fire, this time, very close. We gotta ...By Chris Lavin

Published on May 11th, 2022
Two pieces of art to be purchased for Orinda
Based on the recommendations of the Art in Public Places Committee, the Orinda City Council has agreed to the purchase of two pieces of art that have been on loan to the city for some years.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 11th, 2022
OUSD honors teachers and staff in May
Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on May 11th, 2022
Overhill Road closed through December for EBMUD pipeline work
Overhill Road in Orinda will be completely ...By Sora O'Doherty

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