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.

Climate Action Plan Update
At the July 10 Town Council meeting, Graig Crossley, Chair of the Climate Action Task Force, gave the Council a progress report. After over a year of work, the Task Force has identified about sixty st.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) provides a vacation house watch service as part of their regular patrol duties. Anyone interested in having their home checked periodically while away on vacation sh.. Read more

All Furry Ears Reading at the Moraga Library
Who has all the time in the world; is always attentive; never judgmental; soft, furry, and friendly; and loves to be read to by first to fifth graders? The answer is a Therapy Read-Along Dog trained b.. Read more

Summer Camp Activities
It’s not too late to sign up for some great youth camps offered by the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department. Camp Hacienda, Creative Writing, Attack Algebra, Skyhawks Sports, MCC Golf and Tenn.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Update
At the July 10 Town Council meeting, Graig Crossley, Chair of the Climate Action Task Force, gave the Council a progress report. After over a year of work, the Task Force has identified about sixty st.. Read more

Council Leverages Sales Tax for Expedited Road Repair
On July 10, the Town Council directed staff to continue work on the legal documents necessary to leverage Measure K local sales tax revenues to finance street improvements over the next three years, b.. Read more

Effective Personnel Management 101
On July 10, the Town Council adopted Personnel Rules that will be used to provide daily guidance in making personnel-related decisions for the Town’s small government organization. Personnel Rul.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Update
Major construction is set to begin at Saint Mary’s College (SMC). The County Building Department issued the permit for construction of the 60,000-square-foot Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center o.. Read more

Welcome Back, Moraga Starbucks!
The Starbucks on Moraga Road passed its final Planning Department inspection on Friday, June 28. Changes include new wall treatments, furnishings, and décor. The contractors hope to have the bu.. Read more

Council Adopts Balanced Budget
On June 26, the Town Council adopted a balanced budget for the Fiscal Year 2013/14 beginning July 1. The new budget authorizes funding for basic levels of service in Police, Planning, Parks & .. Read more

Summer Safety
The Moraga Police Department wants to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess or discharge any fireworks in Contra Costa County. In the past, officers have responded to a variety of firework.. Read more

Burglary and Auto Theft Alert
Moraga and surrounding areas are experiencing a spike in residential burglaries and auto thefts. Sadly, many of the burglaries have been accomplished by entry through unlocked doors and open windo.. Read more

July is Park and Recreation Month
Since 1985 America has celebrated July as the nation’s Park and Recreation Month. Parks and recreation activities make lives and communities better and Moraga offers some of the most beautif.. Read more

Camino Ricardo Draft Environmental Impact Report
The Planning Commission held an informational hearing on the Camino Ricardo Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) at a meeting on Monday, June 17 at the Moraga Library. The Town of Moraga welcomes p.. Read more

Laguna Creek Repair Project Underway
During the 2005-06 winter storms, heavy rains caused Laguna Creek to rise and overflow its banks, damaging the facilities both upstream and downstream of the culvert near the Pavilion building at .. Read more

2013 Pavement Repair Project Update
Nearly half of all neighborhood streets are scheduled to be repaved this summer. In response to a bid protest, Town Council held a hearing to consider the protest, rescinded the prior award and aw.. Read more

Campolindo Athletes Honored
The Town Council recently presented proclamations honoring the Campolindo High School Varsity Girls Softball Team, Boys Varsity Volleyball Team and Boys Championship Baseball Team. The coach of ea.. Read more

Hacienda Home/Made - Cafe and Bakery
Moragans are enjoying breakfast and lunch at Hacienda home/made, the newest café and bakery in Town. The freshest, locally-sourced ingredients provide a delicious farm-to-table experience in th.. Read more

Independent Auditors Finish Interim Field Work
Annually, the Town hires an independent auditor to review the Town’s finances and ensure the public trust. Maze and Associates were at Town offices all last week conducting tests, randomly sampl.. Read more

Town Council Reviews Budget and Five Year Financial Plan
At its meeting on May 22, the Town Council began deliberations on the proposed budget for FY 2013/14, capital improvement projects, and the updated Five Year Financial Plan. Discussions continued late.. Read more