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This a podcast for and about residents of Lamorinda. It aims to foster community within Lafayette, Orinda and Moraga by facilitating personal and professional connections, assist with information sharing and tapping neighborly expertise and shared interests.

Lamorinda Living Jennifer LaForce

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This a podcast for and about residents of Lamorinda. It aims to foster community within Lafayette, Orinda and Moraga by facilitating personal and professional connections, assist with information sharing and tapping neighborly expertise and shared interests.

    Moraga's Ellen Beans discusses the Moraga Citizens Network

    Moraga's Ellen Beans discusses the Moraga Citizens Network

    Executive Director, and long time Moraga resident, shares her memories of the creation of the MCN link and how it has transformed from a tool to ensure town council transparency into a dynamic bulletin to promote awareness of community happenings. Wondering who to support in the 5 vacant Town Council seats? The Moraga Citizens Network (MCN) will host a virtual "Meet the Candidates" night on September 30! 

    • 18 min
    Lafayette's Elizabeth LaScala discusses what to expect when attending college this Fall.

    Lafayette's Elizabeth LaScala discusses what to expect when attending college this Fall.

    College & graduate admissions advisor provides updates on what students can expect when attending colleges this Fall. 

    • 32 min
    Lamorinda's Drive Up DJ RyanO

    Lamorinda's Drive Up DJ RyanO

    Ryan O discusses his innovative community event to inject joy into neighborhoods during the shelter-in-place.  Ryan has gone viral with his 30 minute block parties that bring all generations into the streets for a socially-distant dance party.  Long time DJ, who runs a mobile entertainment company, Ryan discusses the best way of ensuring an event becomes a memory and his go-to songs for the 7, 21, 40 and 60 year old!

    • 31 min
    Lafayette's Dana Green talks buying and selling homes in Lamorinda

    Lafayette's Dana Green talks buying and selling homes in Lamorinda

    Top Lamorinda realtor Dana Green discusses home values during the pandemic as migration patterns trend away from high-density cities. Dana shares what she looks for when evaluating a house on the market and what she suggests as home investments to ensure value holds for sellers. Listen to find out what black bark signifies and why Dana says home buying is really about emotions.

    • 34 min
    Moraga Superintendent Mr. Burns discusses how schools will re-open this Fall

    Moraga Superintendent Mr. Burns discusses how schools will re-open this Fall

    Discussions cover the planned hybrid schedule, the role of community pods, what happens if teachers opt out and how the distance learning experience will be enhanced.

    • 33 min
    Moraga's Ellide Smith, Chair of Campolindo's Parent's Club on Diversity and Inclusion

    Moraga's Ellide Smith, Chair of Campolindo's Parent's Club on Diversity and Inclusion

    Ellide discusses the recent surge in club membership as Lamorinda takes a hard look at racism on the local level, and particularly at the high schools.   Ellide discusses the parent club's mission and action items, reflects on what strong school administration leadership looks like and who is rising to the challenge. 

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

reneedmartin ,

Great podcast!

Love that it’s local thank you!

SJRL ,

Excellent Podcast

Very interesting if you live in Moraga, Orinda or Lafayette.

Love the warmer sound of the more recent episodes, sounds like NPR.

Keep it up!

Stephanie Ostapowich ,

Great podcast!

I love this podcast and the host. Thank you for taking the time to put together these cool stories for this community. You rock!

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