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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

Lafayette's Dr. Ann Schiebert discusses teens and addiction

9/15/2019
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Dr. Ann Schiebert is a Lafayette resident and psychologist who specializes in teens and addiction issues. Author of several books, Ann speaks about her own experience having an addicted child, the signs for parents to look for in a struggling teen and how to respond when addiction comes into the home.

Duration:00:31:04

Kristin Kraetsch discusses how the Lamorinda Moms organization provides support to new moms

9/6/2019
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Kristin is an Orinda Mom, employment lawyer, and Co-Director of Lamorinda Moms. This well known organization provides emotional and social support to new moms in Lamorinda. Kristin discusses some of their flagship initiatives for new moms who may be feeling overwhelmed or isolated.

Duration:00:35:37

Middle School Teacher Brett Lorie talks about the 10,000 Lunches Program

8/8/2019
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Brett is a Moraga resident and teacher at Joaquin Miller Middle School where he launched the 10,000 Lunches program. Students pack lunches that are then provided to the homeless in the East Bay. Brett talks about how the program works and what lessons it conveys.

Duration:00:36:13

Sergeant Adam P and policing in SF

7/27/2019
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Adam is a Moraga dad and police sergeant. He discusses police work in a major metropolitan area, use of force issues and what it's like to be photobombed by someone you once arrested.

Duration:00:36:11

Rheem Elementary Principal Brian Sullivan discusses how to run a quality school

7/26/2019
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Brian Sullivan is a Moraga father and the principal of Rheem Elementary in Moraga. Brian shares the special sauce for making a great school. And how it's not so different from basketball.

Duration:00:31:11

Rheem Elementary Principal Brian Sullivan discusses the elements of a great school

7/23/2019
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Brian Sullivan is a Moraga father and principal of Rheem Elementary School. Brian shares his thoughts on what makes a great school and his role as a principal to provide support to his teachers and students.

Duration:00:41:03

Brian Nowac and running a Creative Strategy Firm

7/10/2019
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Brian is a Moraga father and a co-founder of the S.F. based creative strategy firm Atomic D. Brian discusses brand strategy and the importance of creating a supportive work culture for employee retention.

Duration:00:30:31

Dr. Lynna McPhatter Harris and National Council on Crime and Delinquency

7/3/2019
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Lynna is a Lafayette mother who works to assist child welfare agencies improve their services. A program associate for the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Lynna talks about the challenges of state intervention into families and best practices to keep families intact when possible.

Duration:00:37:36

Billy Blau and the Tech Industry

7/1/2019
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Billy is a Moraga father who has been in the tech industry for 25 years, having worked at a startup, Oracle and Salesforce before landing at Dropbox as VP for Business Development. Bill explains his role, what skills he relies on to be successful in the tech industry and what he looks for when hiring.

Duration:00:31:43

Katie Thomson and Kendall Glynn discuss taking the leap and launching Square Baby

6/22/2019
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Katie Thomson and Kendall Glynn launched Square Baby in Orinda to offer moms a nutrient packed baby meal system. They share their trials and tribulations as well as the tea leaves pointing to a lot of future successes growing business!

Duration:00:27:12

Rebecca Leimbach discusses the art of Interior Home Styling

6/21/2019
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Rebecca is a Moraga mother of one who provides interior styling to Lamorinda residents. She talks about her eye for room improvements and how she helps residents without breaking the bank.

Duration:00:21:30

Town Councilman Steve Woehleke discusses the Save Painted Rock Campaign and inner workings of town council

6/21/2019
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Steve Woehleke is a Moraga resident and town councilman who supported the campaign to Save Painted Rock which provides countless teens a free billboard on Moraga's famous hillside. He speaks about the inner machinations of Town Council and how the sausage is really made!

Duration:00:35:27

Fire Chief David WInnacker discusses wildfire risk in Lamorinda

6/20/2019
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David is the Moraga Orinda Fire Chief. He talks with us about wildfire management in Lamorinda and the recent grant awarded to create a defensible space to support our property and family protection in the case of the unexpected. What is Lamorinda's fire risk? Listen and find out.

Duration:00:23:07

Allison Anderman talks about passing a gun safe storage law in Moraga

6/15/2019
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Allison is a (recently moved) Moraga resident and mother of two who led the charge to a pass gun safe-storage law in Moraga. She discusses the journey passing this local ordinance and navigating a hot topic in her own backyard. Good insight in coalition-building at the local level.

Duration:00:28:14