Orinda

Sign in front of Orinda Union School District headquarters. (CBS)

Orinda School District Apologizes For Investigating Residency Of 2nd Grade Student

The Orinda Union School District has issued an apology regarding what district officials called an “upsetting” investigation into the residency of one of its students and pledged to improve communication in future residency cases.

12/04/2014

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East Bay School District Hires Private Investigator In Attempt To Kick Girl Out After Denying Free Lunches

An East Bay school district that denied a Latina girl access to its free lunch program hired a private investigator in its attempt to kick the second grader out of the district for allegedly living outside its boundaries.

12/02/2014

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Stolen Car Driver Arrested After Highway 24 Chase, Crash In Orinda

A Martinez man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly crashing a stolen car while fleeing police on state Highway 24 in Lafayette and Orinda.

10/21/2014

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‘Miracle’ Survival: Mother, Toddler Escape Death When Hit By Car Following Mom’s Alleged DUI Crash In Orinda

A 2-year-old girl and her mother were recovering from what authorities are describing as their miraculous survival of a hit-and-run crash on state Highway 24 in Orinda.

09/18/2014

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Mother Suspected Of DUI & Toddler Injured In Hit-And-Run After Crashing Minivan On Hwy 24 In Orinda

A suspected drunk driver and her 2-year-old daughter were badly injured by a hit-and-run driver after walking across state Highway 24 in Orinda on Monday night

09/16/2014

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Injury Crash Blocks Lanes Of Highway 24 During Morning Commute

A crash between a big-rig and pickup truck briefly blocked lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Orinda during the morning commute Tuesday.

08/26/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of Directors

BART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November’s election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.

07/14/2014

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Firefighters Contain Orinda House Blaze, 3 Residents Displaced

Firefighters are battling the blaze defensively because the house’s structure partially collapsed.

06/23/2014

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Armed Masked Robbers Enter Orinda Home, Pistol-Whip Residents

Three sleeping Orinda residents were awoken early this morning by armed, masked men inside their home, police said.

06/04/2014

Will Pemble built a roller coaster in his Orinda backyard for his kids. (CBS)

Orinda Dad Builds Roller Coaster In Backyard For His Children

A father in Orinda built something in his backyard for his children that most kids can only dream about: a roller coaster.

05/05/2014

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