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 Town Center Homes Project Appeal
An appeal of the Planning Commission approval of the Conceptual Development Plan (CDP) for the Moraga Town Center Homes project was filed on December 10. The CDP approved a 36 unit project including t.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected
At the Town Council reorganization meeting on December 10, re-elected Councilmember Dave Trotter and newly-elected Councilmember Teresa Onoda were sworn in by the Town Clerk following the certificatio.. Read more

Planning Commission Update
The Planning Commission meeting of December 15 has been cancelled. At the next meeting on January 5, 2015, the Planning Commission will consider a recommendation to the Town Council for adoption of th.. Read more

Holiday Safety
This holiday season, the Moraga Police Department (MPD) is reminding everyone to be vigilant in protecting themselves and their property. Thefts commonly occur during this time of year as thieves prey.. Read more

Moraga Storm Update
The Town was fortunate the storm passed through with minor impact on residents and Town operations. Most required responses were wind-related resulting in trees and branches falling on roadways. There.. Read more

Jazz Series at the Rheem Theatre
Jazz comes to the Rheem Theatre for Songs of Winter and The Holiday Season with Shanna Carlson on December 20, from 7:00 to 8:45 pm. This is a perfect time for families of all ages to come together to.. Read more

Shop Moraga First for the Holidays
Local holiday shopping directly helps Moraga residents in two very important ways. First, local businesses thrive as did those that took advantage of national advertising by the Moraga Chamber’s.. Read more

Hacienda De Las Flores Conceptual Vision
At its November 18 meeting, the Town Council reviewed presentations from both the Hacienda Foundation and Moraga resident Joao Magalhaes. The vision for increased community use of the Hacienda de las .. Read more

Award-Winning Pavement Program
On November 17, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) presented the Town of Moraga with the 2013 Best All Around Pavement Management Program award. MTC Programming and Allocations Director,.. Read more

Asset Replacement Program
The Town owns buildings, parks, parking lots, traffic signals, and vehicles that have components (e.g., roofs, carpeting, restrooms, landscaping, asphalt, etc.) that need to be replaced periodically. .. Read more

Recent Automotive Break-Ins
This month, the Moraga Police Department has responded to a number of reported thefts from unlocked vehicles. Most of the thefts occurred in early morning hours from cars parked in driveways or on the.. Read more

New Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC) Members
At the November 18 Council meeting, the newest MYIC members took their oaths of office. Welcome to Kim Baxter, Calvin Gee, Shaeleigh Hasler, Lauren Holloway, Robin Ji, and Rachel Jin! The purpose of t.. Read more

November is California Safe Digging Month
Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not they should have utility lines marked, but every digging job requires a call to 811 – even small projects like planting trees and shr.. Read more

Cost of Parks and the Hacienda De las Flores
Town Council asked staff to prepare an analysis of operating costs for Town parks as compared to the Hacienda de las Flores property. In recent years, the general fund subsidy for the Hacienda de las .. Read more

Mayor Toasts Moraga's 40th Birthday and Celebrates "Then and Now"
On November 12, 2014, exactly 40 years after the Town of Moraga incorporated, Mayor Chew highlighted Moraga’s many ‘firsts’ in 2014, discussed the state of the Town, and gave a glimp.. Read more

Balanced Budget Policy
At its November 18 meeting, the Town Council adopted a structurally balanced budget policy recommended by the Audit and Finance Committee. The new policy provides parameters for adopting and maintaini.. Read more

Planning Commission Update
On November 17, the Planning Commission approved (on a 5 to 1 vote) the Conceptual Development Plan for the Moraga Town Center Homes subdivision, and made a recommendation to Town Council to approve t.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee Meeting
The Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee met on November 19 and recommended the Town Council move forward with the next steps to resolve key issues related to Moraga’s hillside and ridgelin.. Read more

Livable Moraga Road Meeting
At the November 20 meeting, the Livable Moraga Road Town Advisory Committee (TAC) intends to finalize their recommendation to the Town Council for the overall corridor concept as well as short- and lo.. Read more

New Moraga Police Officer Sworn In
A reception to welcome and publicly swear in Edwin Navas, Moraga Police Department’s (MPD) newest officer, was held in the Hacienda de las Flores’s Fireside Room on Thursday, November 20, .. Read more