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.

Summer Camps and Classes
School will be out and summer vacation will be here in just five weeks! Moraga Parks and Recreation is once again offering Camp Hacienda for children ages 5 to 10 and the Summer Park Program for a.. Read more

Police Donation Scam
A recent Contra Costa Times article explained that the Moraga Police Department (MPD) had received inquiries from two Moraga residents about the validity of phone solicitations they had received. .. Read more

Recruiting for Seniors
The Town is recruiting for a volunteer liaison to the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA). Applicants should be interested in, and knowledgeable of, the needs of Moraga’s se.. Read more

City of Orinda Bests Lafayette in Moraga Tri Relay
Each year, the friendly Lamorinda competition continues as the Cities of Lafayette and Orinda participate with relay teams in the Moraga Triathlon. The City of Orinda won the unofficial 2013 title.. Read more

Play Ball and Bring the Repellent
It is time for the seasonal kick-off of sports like baseball, softball, and spring soccer, but as the ball parks come to life with competitors and spectators, they come to life with mosquitoes as .. Read more

Regional Planning Update
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) released the Draft Plan Bay Area on March 22 and the Draft EIR on April 2. Both documents can be.. Read more

Thank You Triathlon Volunteers
The 7th annual Moraga Triathlon was a huge success thanks to all of the volunteers! Boy Scout Troop 246 provided overnight security, Lamorinda CERT and the Sheriff’s Office Explorers provide.. Read more

Rheem Theatre May 10-12, 2013
In a highly secretive and anticipated press conference, Derek Zemrak, President and Founder of the California Independent Film Festival and the operator of The New Rheem Theatre announced to the media.. Read more

Moraga Adobe Saved
On April 18, the Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe, the developers from J & J Ranch, neighbors and the subcommittee from the Moraga Town Council celebrated the completion of an agreement that jo.. Read more

ADA Advisory Committee
The Town established the ADA Advisory Committee in 2009 to advise, review, and report to the staff and Town Council regarding issues affecting accessibility in the public pedestrian rights of way thro.. Read more

Bollinger Valley Update
The Planning Commission held an informational hearing on the Bollinger Valley Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) at a special meeting on Wednesday, April 17. The Commission received and prov.. Read more

Solicitor Permits
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reminds everyone that permits are now required for anyone going door-to-door to peddle or solicit. Violators may be issued an infraction citation for violation o.. Read more

Tri-City Celebration of Completed Skatepark Parking Lot
It was a beautiful spring afternoon on Thursday, April 18 when the Lamorinda mayors, council members, commissioners, community, former skatepark committee members and staff all gathered to celebrate t.. Read more

Plastic Bag Ban Legislation
At their April 24 meeting, the Town Council discussed two bills that are currently being considered by the California State Legislature that address the use of plastic shopping bags. The bills would i.. Read more

Ken Tom Honored by Town Council
At the April 24 Town Council meeting, Moraga resident Ken Tom was honored for dedicated service to the Town and was presented with a proclamation declaring April 24, 2013 as “Ken Tom Day.”.. Read more

Help Create Community and Get Paid for It!
Moraga Parks and Recreation is currently hiring part‐time seasonal recreation leaders for the 2013 Camp Hacienda and Summer Park Program summer camps. Camp Hacienda, for children ages 5‐10, will be of.. Read more

2013 Pavement Repair Project Update
The 2013 Pavement Repair Project funded by the Measure K sales tax is moving forward rapidly for pavement construction and road repair. To that end, a Rubberized Asphalt Grant was awarded to the Town .. Read more

Neighborhood Disaster Radio Loan Program
To enhance the Town’s response to a major disaster, a new program is being tested to provide portable radios to local neighborhood leaders willing to accept the responsibility to report the stat.. Read more

One Bay Area Grant
At their regular meeting on April 10, Town Council authorized staff to submit two applications to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) for One Bay Area Grants (OBAG) to fund two transporta.. Read more

The Town Budget - a Key to Government Transparency
The Town does an annual, rigorous budgeting exercise that includes a revenue analysis, review of service levels provided, and cost estimates to provide those services. The Town Council adopts an annua.. Read more