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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 $1,200,000 which is roughly $554/per square foot. More Orinda information.

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9 hrs ago | ClayCord.com

Former Youth Baseball Coach Gets 10-year Prison Sentence for Molesting Multiple Kids

A longtime youth baseball coach convicted of sexually abusing multiple children over a 30-year period will spend the next decade in prison for his crimes.

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13 hrs ago | Patch.com

City of Orinda's Budget Workshop Set Thursday

Orinda City Council is holding a special meeting -- a budget workshop -- at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 17 at the Orinda Library, Garden Room on 26 Orinda Way.

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20 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: BART ride should improve when new cars are on track

Q Every time I take BART to San Francisco from Daly City, I'm reminded why I do it so rarely and rely instead on my car.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Public Works .com

Coastal Conservancy Recommends 13 Projects For MTC-ABAG Priority Conservation Area Grants

The State Coastal Conservancy today recommended 13 Bay Area resource protection and public access projects to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for inclusion in the pilot Priority Conservation Area Grant Program established in 2012 by MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Patch.com

Home Fire; HomeGoods Bust; Hometown Hero is Top Alum

Orinda Resident & NBA Star Adonal Foyle Is 'Alum of Yea r' Crews Put Out Lafayette House Fire; Resident Suffers Smoke Inhalation .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: She can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Moraga

Did you know the town of Moraga traces its name to a Mexican soldier who never rose above the rank of private? Joaquin Moraga and his cousin Juan Bernal were granted a 13,000-acre tract of land in 1841 that's now home to Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette -- Rancho de los Palos Colorado -- as payment for their military service to Mexico, which had more ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Uphill battle for supporters who look toward sales tax increase to save city services

A group of dedicated residents believes a sales tax increase in Walnut Creek is the key to the city's budget woes.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: Orchard Supply; Dog Sitter; Roughing It Day Camp

For those seeking work in Lafayette, Moraga or Orinda - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Park It: East Bay's weekend was made for wildflowers

Wildflowers will be the stars this weekend in the regional parks, and recent rains give hope for a good show.

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Contra Costa Times

Fire, emergency response dominates Lamorinda 'Tri-Cities' talks

An annual look at issues affecting all three Lamorinda communities has led to questions about a plan by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District to replace up to a dozen firefighter-paramedics who leave or retire with paramedics who won't fight fires.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Poetry is 'therapy' for Martinez author

Despite being diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was a toddler and with epilepsy when he was 11, Peter Karplus has striven to express himself artistically through the poetry.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Bay Area youth baseball coach pleads guilty to molestation

A longtime Bay Area youth baseball coach pleaded guilty Friday to four felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14 and was sentenced to 10 years and eight months in prison.

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San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrans scrambles to lure cormorants to new Bay Bridge span

A cormorant, a species protected by the state, perches near the Bay Bridge in 2009.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

SFGate

Tilden Park's Nimitz Way leads to spectacular views

What you'll see: Spring rains followed by a warm April sun have turned Tilden Regional Park in the Berkeley hills into something that resembles the Land of Oz.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Bay Area youth baseball coach pleads guilty to molestation

A longtime Bay Area youth baseball coach pleaded guilty Friday to four felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14 and was sentenced to 10 years and eight months in prison.

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Inside Bay Area

Roadshow: eBART trains along Highway 4 could be running in 2017

Q I am amazed and pleased at the progress being made as the Route 4 widening and eBART projects seem to be moving along rather steadily eastward toward Route 160.

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Patch.com

So You Think You Can Sing, Lamorinda? 'Idol' Audition Sign-Ups Are Underway

Sign-ups for Lamorinda Idol 2014 auditions are going on now through April 30. Students living in or attending school Lamorinda, from kindergarten through grade 12, are invited to audition for a chance to be a Lamorinda Idol finalist.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Tapan Munroe, economist, author and longtime Moraga resident, dies

Tapan Munroe, a well-known economist, longtime Contra Costa Times columnist and resident of Moraga for 32 years, died Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Wave

Gloria Romero: Pledge to curtail backroom finance deals

California voters understand that special interests dominate politics. In 2013, those interests spent nearly $300 million to influence the state Legislature.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Patch.com

Tri-City Council Meet-Up; EMS Study In; And RAIN

Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: Floral Clerk; Orinda Academy; Assistant Principal. Special Tri-Cities Council Meeting Set for April 7. Officials from Orinda, Moraga and Lafayette are hold a joint-session, and fire services are on the agenda.

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