Bonfire Pizzeria in the Orinda Theatre Square has closed according to a sign in the window (see below). When they first opened I was a big fan of their pizzas although I think their ingredients changed over time. Word on the street is that a new pizzeria will be opening in this location over the summer. Stay tuned…
For 2013′s Bike to Work Day on May 9th, over 200 Energizer Stations will be located along local bike commute routes in all nine Bay Area counties to provide free beverages, snacks, and good cheer to bicyclists. Use the links (below) for maps of Energizer Stations to plan your Bike to Work Day commute.
Kitchen & Garden Tour of Orinda
Orinda Thursday, April 18th, 2013
10:00am – 2:00pm | $35
Need a dose of Spring inspiration for your Kitchen or Garden? The Heart of the Home Kitchen & Garden Tour of Orinda is your answer! Featuring six extraordinary kitchens, both indoor and out…all guaranteed to surpass your expectations!
Orinda resident and former high school baseball coach Joel Kaufman has been charged with molesting a teenage boy as well as secretly filming another in the East Bay. According to ABC News Kaufman has disappeared and police are searching for him.
Kaufman owns Triple Play Batting Cages in San Leandro. He is the head coach of California Smoke Baseball Club, a travelling high school club.
Kaufman also coached at Bishop O’Dowd High School between 1999 and 2005. The Oakland Diocese said Thursday that no parents have come forward to say their son was abused, but police think there could be more victims.
4 Theatre Square, Orinda Friday, March 8th, 2013
7pm | $35 advance, $40 at door
For the fourth year, San Francisco’s laugh-lovers will have the renewed opportunity to enjoy a champagne-filled night of comedy at the landmark Orinda Theatre on Friday, March 8th. The Orinda Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Tommy T’s Comedy Clubs today announced the fourth “Live at the Orinda” event. Past events gained rave reviews for a great night on the town.
The evening will start at 7:00 p.m. and feature no host bars in the lobby and theatre. Champagne, wine and mixed drinks can also be purchased during the performances, starting at 8:00 p.m. with a mid-show intermission. Master of Ceremonies Wayne Coy, 92.1 KKDV radio personality, will open the show and introduce comedians. This year’s slate features Kabeezy, David Van Avermaete, Arthur Gaus and headliner Will Durst, who The New York Times calls “possibly the best political comic in the country” returning fresh from a recent tour with all new material. Continue reading →
The Hello Tiara boutique recently opened in the Orinda Theatre Square next to Barbacoa. This is where the art gallery aMFa used to be which has since moved to another location within the Orinda Theatre Square. Based on the note below it looks like they are going to focus on jewelry and accessories.
The Dam Run 5K and 10K When: January. 19, 2013 9:00 AM Where: 500 San Pablo Dam Road, Orinda, CA The Dam Run – 5K/10K Run-Walk
**The race will be on a closed course, beginning at the San Pablo Dam boat launch ramp, at the San Pablo Reservoir located at the Orinda entrance (not the El Sobrante entrance) to the Reservoir. No cars will be allowed into the Reservoir after 8:40am, the gates will be CLOSED. Registered So Far Course Description Map the Route 5k Map the Route 10k Download Registration Register Online
Same day registration will be from 7:15 am – 8:30 am.
The race will begin at 9 am and take place on the scenic old San Pablo Dam Road and trail.
Click on the Photo Gallery to the left to view The Dam Run Album and experience a little bit of the beauty on the trails of this run. One of the most scenic events in the Bay Area !
The Winter Music Series continues as the Orinda Library hosts a trio of talented musicians: Carol Alban (vocals/flute), Frank Martin (keys)and Marc Levine (bass). They will share selections from the Great American Songbook including Night and Day by Cole Porter, Summertime by Gershwin and Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard. Join us as we start off the new year with jazz in the library. This performance is free and takes place inside the library.
The performance takes place from 6:30pm – 7:30pm at the Orinda Library.