There are certain pieces of insider information about your hometown that you only learn after living there a while.
Now's the chance to share your experiences with Lamorinda residents old and new.
What have you learned about Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda that you didn't know before you came here? Or, if you're a long-time resident, is there a local secret you'd like to share?
Commenters on the Lamorinda Patch Facebook page said they wish they'd known the following:
"Don't count on the schools being great; explore private schools and homeschooling."
The cost of living is higher. "Housing is at least twice what we were previously paying, and food and gas are much higher."
What do you wish you'd known about Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda? What secrets have you learned? Share your experiences in the comments.