Town Of Moraga

Town of Moraga News

As news is pertinent to the community at large and available, we will post news items on this page.
To report a news item contact us. To see the archive of the Town of Moraga’s bi-weekly newsletter, About Town, visit the About Town Newsletter page.

Moraga Established as HeartSafe Community
Council adopted a resolution declaring Moraga as a HeartSafe Community and took the first official action of the three Lamorinda communities to create a Lamorinda HeartSafe Community. HeartSafe Commun.. Read more

Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) Update
Grading and construction activities are re-starting at the Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) subdivision, east of Rheem Boulevard. The developer, SummerHill Homes, plans to have the entire subdivision gr.. Read more

Welcome Shawn Knapp - Senior Civil Engineer
Shawn Knapp has joined the Town of Moraga as the Town’s Senior Civil Engineer. He will provide engineering assistance to the Town by managing Town capital projects at all stages of planning, des.. Read more

Safety Barrier and Fencing for the Moraga Commons Park
Town Council accepted a $15,000 grant from Municipal Pooling Authority of Northern California to improve safety at the Moraga Commons Park. The funding will provide a semi-rural looking boulder barrie.. Read more

Council Recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month
Town Council presented a proclamation to Jaime Rich of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) declaring April as Alcohol Awareness Month in Moraga, recognizing the problems inherent in the.. Read more

Updated Cannabis Ordinance Approved
The Town Council unanimously adopted revisions to the Town’s regulations for medical and non-medical cannabis, continuing to apply strict limitations on the cultivation and distribution of both .. Read more

Town Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
For the fourth consecutive year, the Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Financ.. Read more

Moraga Road Paving and Road Closure Update
The final paving between St. Mary’s Road and Draeger Drive occured on Saturday, April 15. There will be intermittent closures the weeks of April 17 and April 24 between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm to ra.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closed Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
The Canyon Road bridge that connects Moraga with the community of Canyon and the Redwood Canyon area, was closed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for an indefinite period of time. The bridge is no.. Read more

Speeding on Rheem Boulevard
Drivers have found that the newly opened section of Rheem Boulevard is a smooth and easy driving road. Drivers must remember that Rheem Boulevard is a posted 35 MPH zone and that speeding endangers li.. Read more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rheem Boulevard Reopening
The road closure associated with the Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving project reopened to public traffic on Thursday, March 30. To celebrate the occasion, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony .. Read more

Augusta Drive Landslide Updates
In March 2016 a landslide occurred in the Moraga Country Club below Augusta Drive, displaced two families from their homes, directly impacted another home and negatively affected neighboring homes in .. Read more

Cannabis Distribution and Cultivation Ordinance
Town Council unanimously voted to adopt an Ordinance updating Moraga’s existing cannabis regulations, including changes to address the recent California voter approval of recreational cannabis. .. Read more

New Chase Bank at Moraga Way and School Street
The Town Council approved, on a 3-2 vote, a Conditional Use Permit, Design Review, Variances (for signage) and grading permit for a new Chase Bank with drive-thru ATM at Moraga Way and School Street. .. Read more

Refund Request Associated with Augusta Drive Landslide Repairs
Town Council considered a request by an Augusta Drive property owner for a refund of fees paid to the Town in conjunction with landslide-related repairs. In light of the ongoing litigation between pro.. Read more

Town Road Openings and Closures
The Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving project is progressing with the Rheem Boulevard road closure between Fernwood Drive and Via Barcelona planned to reopen by the end of March. Once reop.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Birthday
The Sinkhole celebrated its one year anniversary on March 13. The community and Town not only shared birthday cake at the Sinkhole site but also shared the frustration of going through the lengthy fed.. Read more

Carr Ranch Dedication
On March 15, local dignitaries were invited to the dedication of the Carr Ranch property, owned for over 100 years by the Carr family and located at the extreme southeast boundary of Moraga Town limit.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Draft Master Plan and Final EIR Available
The Draft Saint Mary’s College Campus Master Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report are available for public review, in advance of upcoming public hearings to consider their approval. All do.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Gaels Join March Madness
The Saint Mary’s College (SMC) Men’s Basketball team received an invitation to the NCAA tournament, seeded #7 in the West Regional bracket played in Salt Lake City, UT. The Gaels left Mora.. Read more