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.

Behind the Orange Curtain
On November 9 in Moraga and November 11 in Orinda, the CAIFF showed a documentary film titled Behind the Orange Curtain which chronicled the epidemic of prescription drug abuse (primarily OxyContin) i.. Read more

Update of Library Commissioner Lum's Goals
On November 14, the Town Council heard from Moraga’s Library Commissioner Rodger Lum on his accomplishments from last year and goals for next year. The Library Commission’s focus for 2012 .. Read more

Town Council Discusses Moraga Adobe
The Moraga Town Council discussed and offered additional suggestions to assist the Orinda City Council in its appeal hearing for the Joaquin Moraga Adobe. The Adobe was built in 1841 atop a knoll with.. Read more

Rubberized Pavement Grant Augments Paving Budget
The Town of Moraga has applied for a Rubberized Pavement Grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery that incorporates old tires into the Town’s rubberized cape seal paving pro.. Read more

Revenue and Expenditures Report Released for First Quarter
At its November 14 meeting, the Town Council approved the first quarter revenue and expenditure figures for the current fiscal year 2012/13. As a best practice in transparent government operations, re.. Read more

Moraga Welcomes New Library Manager
At the November 14 Town Council meeting, Moraga’s new Senior Community Library Manager, Diane McDonnell, was introduced to the community. Diane brings a unique set of knowledge, skills and backg.. Read more

Mayor's State of the Town Address Presentation
In the elegant and newly constructed Moraga Country Club, Town residents and business owners gathered last Thursday to mingle with each other and look back over the past year’s accomplishmen.. Read more

Thank you to Outgoing Councilmembers Harpham and Mendonca
The Town of Moraga and staff would like to thank outgoing Councilmembers Howard Harpham and Karen Mendonca for their four years of dedicated volunteer public service. Their terms produced a number of .. Read more

Moraga Citizen's Corps Council Needs You!
Moraga’s Citizen Corps Council (MCCC) is a collaboration of citizens, police and fire personnel, the Red Cross, and Town officials who are instrumental in coordinating the Town’s efforts i.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Task Force Meeting – Monday, December 10
At the next Climate Action Plan Task Force meeting, Quest, an energy consultant, will present baseline findings of greenhouse gas emissions and a draft Energy Action Plan. The Task Force will also dis.. Read more

Planning Commission Meeting - Monday, December 3
At the next Planning Commission meeting, Signature Properties will present a series of changes to its proposed single-family residential subdivision on the former bowling alley site, across from the R.. Read more

Upcoming Planning Commission and Design Review Board Meetings
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Planning Commission (PC) and Design Review Board (DRB) meetings on November 19 and 26 will be cancelled. The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting w.. Read more

Moraga Commons Main Parking Lot Repairs
The main Moraga Commons parking lot off of St. Mary’s Road will be closed on November 26 and 27 for pavement repairs due to damage caused by tree roots. Buy a Bulb- Light the Holiday Tree! Li.. Read more

Thank you Moraga Voters for Your Support of Measure K!
On November 6, over 70% of Moraga voters overwhelmingly supported Measure K, a one cent Sales Tax measure focused on repairing our roads. Most impressively, the support increased dramatically from the.. Read more

New Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC) Members
At the November 14 Town Council meeting the newest members of the Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC) took their oaths of office. Welcome to Trent Capurro, Julia Shen, Nikhil Suri, and Justin Ta.. Read more

Election Day Results
Voter turnout for the recent election in Contra Costa County was quite high at 75.87%. Moragans should be proud that local turnout was even higher at approximately 83.01%. The County Elections Divisio.. Read more

California Independent Film Festival
Moraga was abuzz last Thursday through Sunday with the 15th annual CAIFF. This year’s lineup included programs for children as well as an array of touching and thought-provoking films for adults.. Read more

Town Employee Kimberly Nelson Receives Employee of the Month Award
The Rotary Club of Moraga and Moraga Chamber of Commerce acknowledge courteous, friendly and helpful employees through a monthly award intended to recognize an employee of a Moraga business who has ex.. Read more

Updates to Planning and Engineering Positions Approved
On October 24, the Town Council reviewed updated job descriptions and approved employee salary schedules for engineering and planning staff. Current vacancies in these departments presented an opportu.. Read more

Moraga Adobe Update
On October 24, the Moraga Town Council discussed the Moraga Adobe and its proposed 13-lot subdivision in Orinda. Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe gave a presentation about the oldest surviving buil.. Read more