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.

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 In response to a bid protest, Town Council held a hearing to consider the protest, rescinded the prior award and aw..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

Community Donations Benefit the Town
Moraga Parks and Recreation says “THANK YOU” to the many generous organizations that have contributed funds this year for local events and supplies. The Moraga Junior Women’s Club do.. Read more

Protect Newly Paved Streets!
The Town has approximately 56 miles of paved streets with an appraised value of $117.5 million, making pavement one of the Town’s most significant assets. Independent studies have confirmed that.. Read more

Is Your Street Being Repaired This Summer?
Starting mid-July, Moraga’s 2013 Pavement Repair Project will be underway addressing nearly half of all neighborhood streets with a rubberized cape seal or micro-seal treatment. To see if your s.. Read more

New Moraga Polica Officer, Mandy Smith
On June 12, Mandy Smith was introduced to the Town Council and was sworn in as Moraga PD’s newest police officer. Mandy was born and raised in Modesto and graduated from Modesto JC with an AA de.. Read more

Local Firm Awarded Town's Information Technology (IT) Contract
The Town’s IT needs cover a broad range of services such as network development and maintenance, PC support, hardware and software upgrades and maintenance, security, backup, strategic planning,.. Read more

Moraga Police Department in the News
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been spotlighted favorably in two recent new items; first on May 10 in a front page CC Times article about soaring property crime rates, and on May 18 in a KPIX .. Read more

Council Recognizes Frank Sperling
At the May 22 Town Council meeting, Frank Sperling was recognized by the Council for his generous volunteerism and service to the Town. Frank first served on the Moraga Planning Commission from 1990 t.. Read more

Pavilion Renovation Passes Final Inspection
The Hacienda Foundation of Moraga and the Town have partnered once again to complete the most recent capital improvement project at the Hacienda de las Flores. The Pavilion was renovated with two new .. Read more

Council Honors Campolindo Decathlon Team
On May 22, the Town Council honored members of the Campolindo High School Academic Decathlon Team. Excellence in academics was highlighted as the auditorium was filled with students, parents, and scho.. Read more