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.

Rancho Laguna II Monitoring
Town Council approved a Senior Construction Inspector position to oversee, monitor, and inspect the Project’s grading and construction; a contract with Woods Biological Consulting, Inc. for moni.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Stabilization Project
The Town is coordinating with EBMUD and PG&E to finalize their utility relocation work prior to having the developer (SummerHill Homes) remove and repair the landslide affecting the Rheem Boulevar.. Read more

Conceptual Plans for the Hacienda de las Flores
Gould Evans, the architectural firm hired to develop conceptual plans to improve the Hacienda de las Flores property, presented two concepts for Town Council discussion. The Council unanimously endors.. Read more

PG&E Electric Power Line Upgrade Project
The Town of Moraga has worked with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to ensure the Contra Costa-Moraga Electric Power Line Upgrade Project has minimal impact on Moraga residents, while still allow.. Read more

Thefts in Moraga
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has seen an unprecedented increase in property crimes in 2015. For years, MPD has urged the community to be aware of security issues and has used About Town, persona.. Read more

2015 Pavement Reconstruction Project Update
Six out of the ten street segments in the project plan still need to receive a final top layer of Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (RHMA). Unfortunately, due to issues beyond the Town’s and contractor.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Lights
Saint Mary’s College (SMC) intends to install the improved intramural field lights system in August. A lighting consultant retained by the Town will conduct pre- and post-construction measuremen.. Read more

New Rheem Theatre and California Independent Film Festival
The New Rheem Theatre has benefited immensely from the extraordinary effort and support of many Moragans through a crowd funding campaign to cover a rent increase; the formulation of a Community Found.. Read more

Burglary Prevention
Moraga, like many other communities, is experiencing an increase in both auto and residential burglaries. Most of these crimes are preventable by ensuring that homes and vehicles are locked, alarm sys.. Read more

Family Campout a Success
The 2nd annual Family Campout at Rancho Laguna Park was a huge success with 150 residents of the Lamorinda area, ages 2 to 70+, attending this family event. A scavenger hunt, paper rockets, and storyt.. Read more

PG&E Use of Helicopters and Cranes in Moraga
The Town of Moraga has been partnering closely with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to ensure the Contra Costa-Moraga Electric Power Line Upgrade Project has as little impact on Moraga res.. Read more

Adopted Storm Drain Master Plan
Town Council adopted the Storm Drain Master Plan (SDMP), originally created as a proactive approach to determine the needs, costs, and priorities associated with the Town’s 27 miles of storm.. Read more

4th of July Fun for All
Moraga lit up the night sky on the 4th of July thanks to the many donations that enabled the Town to reach its goal of $25,000! Once again, the day started off with the Fun Run, then a hosted pancake .. Read more

Moraga Police Dispatch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) contracts for police dispatch services from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. Dispatch receives all Moraga 9-1-1 calls and also non-emergency calls. Wh.. Read more

Town Receives Citizens' Referendum
On Friday, June 26, a group of citizens submitted petitions calling for a Referendum to remove the 12 housing units per acre zoning associated with the 36-unit City Ventures project between Moraga Way.. Read more

Conformance with the California Public Contract Code
Town Council adopted an Ordinance amending by deletion and replacement, Chapter 3.06 - Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act Procedures of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code to conform to the Califo.. Read more

Thank You - We Reached the Fireworks Goal!
Thank you to everyone who donated to help raise $25,000 for the annual July 4th fireworks! Without the community support this this wonderful tradition would not be possible... Read more

Noise Ordinance and Unruly Party Ordinance
After discussion on the need to amend the Loud or Unruly Party and Noise Ordinances, Council directed staff to leave the Noise Ordinance unchanged, but bring back an amended Loud or Unruly Party Ordin.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda
Drivers beware! The Slow Down Lamorinda campaign is back this summer. Officers from the Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda police departments will be working together to improve traffic safety with targete.. Read more

Citizens Gather to Form Moraga Community Foundation
Approximately 75 Moraga residents and supporters met on Tuesday evening, June 23, and heard success stories on how both Lafayette and Orinda Community Foundations were formed to support numerous commu.. Read more