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Orinda, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Orinda, CA include 94563. The median home price in Orinda is $1,395,000 which is roughly $622/per square foot. More Orinda information.

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5 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Grizzly Peak site of 2 deadly falls in 3 months

A popular lookout along Grizzly Peak Boulevard, owned by UC Berkeley, has been the site of two deadly falls in just three months.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Man falls to his death from popular overlook in Berkeley hills

A 60-year-old Berkeley man fell to his death Sunday night after losing his footing at a popular sightseeing turnout along Grizzly Peak Boulevard, authorities said.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

Wanderers Union's walks no ordinary feat: 24 hours on foot

A group embarks from the Orinda BART Station on a "wandering," long walkabouts organized by the Wanderers Union.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Inside Bay Area

East Bay's Park It: Antioch's Black Diamond Mines to close road

Visitors to Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch will find that Somersville Road within the park is closed for resurfacing to all traffic Aug. 25-26.

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Contra Costa Times

Police logs, Lafayette/Moraga/Orinda -- Major residential burglary in Moraga

After the couples left, it was discovered that a silk wall hanging and woven rug were missing from the living room.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Orinda's Severson not running for re-election; in Lafayette, there may be no election

The candidate field for City Council elections in Lamorinda took until Wednesday evening to finalize this year, thanks to Orinda Mayor Sue Severson's decision not to seek re-election.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Spoof on Hitchcock thrillers lot of laughs

Disappearing bodies, peeping toms and a very handy handyman make for lots of laughs in Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's "Wrong Window."

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Injury accident causing backup through Caldecott Tunnel on Hwy 24

One person was hospitalized Monday afternoon after two cars overturned on eastbound state Highway 24 in Orinda and went up onto a center embankment, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

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Inside Bay Area

Orinda Mayor Sue Severson will not run for re-election

Mayor Sue Severson will not run for re-election in November, meaning the filing period for Orinda City Council candidates extends to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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San Jose Mercury News

Two cars overturn on Highway 24 near Orinda; cause delays

The crash caused both cars to overturn at 1:37 p.m. just west of Camino Pablo in Orinda, the CHP said.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Halfway To Concord

Severson may not seek another Orinda Council term

Severson, who is currently Orinda's mayor, failed, according to well informed sources, to file re-election documents by the deadline of Friday, August 8. The position of mayor rotates among city council members.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg ignite sparks during 'The View' host auditions

Ladies, can't we all get along? Maybe not, if we're talking about ABC's "The View" as it struggles to find new hosts following the high-profile departures of Barbara Walters, Sherri Sheperd and Jenny McCarthy.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg ignite sparks during 'The View' host auditions

Ladies, can't we all get along? Maybe not, if we're talking about ABC's "The View" as it struggles to find new hosts following the high-profile departures of Barbara Walters, Sherri Sheperd and Jenny McCarthy.

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CBS Local

Overnight Closures Planned For Caldecott Tunnel Bore Over Next Two Weekends

Motorists can expect delays during overnight closures of an eastbound bore of the state Highway 24 Caldecott Tunnel from Oakland to Orinda over the next two weekends as crews work on the roadway, according to Caltrans.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Orinda 'housing element' update moves ahead

A contentious part of the city's general plan, the fifth cycle housing element, moved forward at Tuesday night's City Council meeting with unanimous approval of three alternative sites for staff to review and analyze for an upcoming Environmental Impact Report.

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SFGate

Caldecott drivers, take note: Closure coming this weekend

Drivers traveling from Oakland to Orinda will get a taste of how things used to be when Caltrans closes one of the four bores of the Caldecott Tunnel on Highway 24 on Friday, Saturday and possibly Sunday nights.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Lafayette fund fined $5 million for defrauding investors

The managers of a Lafayette investment fund accused of defrauding hundreds of investors, many of them elderly, will pay a fine of more than $5 million, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday.

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Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: How much is enough, how much is too much when it comes to EMS?

Not every item that comes before Contra Costa County supervisors is a matter of life and death, but that's exactly what they dealt with at Tuesday's meeting.

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Halfway To Concord

Campaign tells how Sbranti, California Teachers Association smeared Steven Glazer

Steven Glazer, an unsuccessful candidate for the California State Assembly , is featured in a glossy, 16-page color brochure that criticizes the California Teachers Association .

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Shakespeare delights in Bay Area, Lake Tahoe

I had the good fortune to attend two excellent productions from to very different Shakespearean companies this past week -- one right here in the East Bay and one in beautiful Lake Tahoe.

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