Lamorinda is Calling
Great public schools. Beautiful weather. Room to breathe.
There is no other place in Northern California like Lamorinda. It offers: parks and outdoor spaces; genuine people; restaurants and unique shops; baseball and swim teams; the boys of fall; BBQs; pool parties; fire pit conversations; walks around the reservoir; date night at Postino; and running into friends at Diablo Foods.
This is life in Lamorinda.
If you like to hike, bike, swim, play tennis, golf, walk or just get some good old fashioned fresh air, you can’t beat Lamorinda and the East Bay. Mt. Diablo State Park, Briones Regional Park, Lafayette Reservoir, the Regional Trail, Moraga Commons, Orinda Community Center…the list goes on for places to exercise outdoors while soaking up all the natural beauty in the East Bay.
Arts & Entertainment
There are many culturally rich events to explore. Be entertained by Moraga’s concert series, watch summer movies at Orinda Community Park, enjoy the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, or visit the Lesher Center for the Arts and see Spontaneous Shakespeare: An Improvised Comedy!
There’s nearly everything you can imagine from fine art, the ballet, the California Symphony, or Mardi Gras. Join themed parties and lobster dinner, dance, and multiple events as part of FUN fundraiser to support the children in our Lamorinda communities as well as Contra Costa County. And don’t forget all public schools have excellent music, art, and dance programs.
Food / Shopping
Whether it’s restaurant row in Lafayette with new and exciting cuisine or family dining, you have a lot to choose from. The town of Orinda and Theatre Square offer many dining choices; in Moraga, the newly opened Canyon Club Brewery is one of several tasty eateries in Lamorinda. Looking for a more urban restaurant feel? Then head to downtown Walnut Creek where the choices are endless.
If you like to cook or barbeque and appreciate gourmet foods, visit Diablo Foods or Whole Foods in Lafayette. As for threads (trendy or affordable) look no further than Lafayette’s Mt. Diablo Boulevard or head to Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza for a full range of high-end and well-priced clothing shops.
Acalanes Union High School District operates four traditional high schools. All four of them placed in the Top 100 for Best High Schools in California, according to Niche.com. One made the Top 5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%).