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.

New Police Officer Sworn In
Thomas Smith is Moraga’s newest Police Officer and was given the oath of office at the May 23 Town Council Meeting. Officer Smith has been both a volunteer Community Service Officer, managing th.. Read more

MYIC Backpack Drive Completed
The 2011/2012 Moraga Youth Involvement Committee thanks the Moraga residents and business community who assisted in the backpack and school supply drive. Through cash and product donations, the MYIC w.. Read more

Hetfield Estates Update
At their April 2 meeting, the Planning Commission considered the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Hetfield Estates, a 6-lot subdivision located south of Sanders Drive. The Commission discus.. Read more

Thank You Triathlon Volunteers!
The 6th annual Moraga Triathlon was a huge success thanks to all of the volunteers! Boy Scout Troop 246 kept the race equipment safe at the overnight security shift, Lamorinda CERT performed their fla.. Read more

2012 Citizen of the Year Ellen Beans
After decades of volunteering, organizing community events, implementing new ideas to improve the Town, and creating and maintaining ways to keep the community informed, Ellen was publicly recognized .. Read more

Coming Soon to a Park Near You
New play structure for Rancho Laguna Park will soon become a reality thanks to recent Town Council approval. The Town will use $70,000 in EBRPD Measure WW funds, $10,000 in community donations and $17.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Proposes Student Recreation Center
The Planning Commission and Design Review Board will hold a joint meeting Monday, May 21 to discuss a proposed student recreation center on the Saint Mary’s College campus. The project includes .. Read more

Town Council Rules and Procedures
The Town Council continued its discussion on how best to select its Mayor and Vice Mayor annually and, in the process, reviewed and adopted clearer rules and procedures for Town Council meetings. Afte.. Read more

Bandshell and ADA Pathway Update – Pardon Our Dust
During your walk in the Moraga Commons Park you will notice that construction on the Bandshell is well underway. After years of fundraising, planning, design and redesign, the Moraga Park Foundation h.. Read more

Recent Planning Commission and Design Review Board Actions
At their April 16 meeting, the Planning Commission approved two uses at 337 Rheem Boulevard (location of the former Mondello’s restaurant): a beauty salon/spa and a café with outdoor seat.. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Playground Update
At a Special Meeting on April 25 the Park and Recreation Commission selected a Miracle Playsystems replacement play structure that will be presented to the Town Council during the May 9 meeting. The s.. Read more

Upcoming Design Review Board Meeting
At their May 14 meeting, the Design Review Board will consider a residential addition on Rick Court and a sign permit application for new signs at the gas station located at 1410 Moraga Road. The meet.. Read more

Moraga Police Partner with New Rheem Theatre for Special Olympics
The Moraga Police Department is partnering with The New Rheem Theatre to present a “Night at the Movies” to benefit the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. .. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Update
On May 9 the Town Council will consider a second reading of an ordinance, Amending Moraga Municipal Code Section 12.08.180, regarding exceptions to prohibition of off-leash animals at Rancho Laguna Pa.. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Discussion and Off-leash Hours Continue
On Wednesday, March 28 the Town Council scheduled a second reading of an ordinance that would modify the prohibition of off-leash animals. The ordinance would remove exceptions at Rancho Laguna Park d.. Read more

Moraga Produce Open for Business
The much-anticipated produce market, Moraga Produce, opened its doors Friday, April 6, 2012. The newly remodeled 4,900-square foot store is located between Dollar Tree and CVS in the Rheem Shopping Ce.. Read more

Moraga Wishes Librarian Beth Girshman Well
As of this coming Monday, Moraga’s Librarian, Beth Girshman, will be leaving the Moraga Library for Orinda. Beth will be missed for her community outreach, excellent programming, and cooperative.. Read more

Moraga Police Hire New Reserve Officer
Moraga’s newest Reserve Officer, Thomas Smith, was sworn in on March 5th. Smith started with the department as a volunteer Community Service Officer (CSO) in September 2011. As CSO, Smith’.. Read more

Park Commission to Select Play Structure for Rancho Laguna Park
Join the Park and Recreation Commission Tuesday evening April 17, 7:00 pm, in the Hacienda de las Flores Mosaic Room for a design discussion and hopeful recommendation on the replacement play structur.. Read more

Crosswalk Designs Approved on Moraga Road at Corliss and Woodford
On Wednesday, March 28, the Town Council reviewed and considered two revised designs for crosswalks on Moraga Road. The crosswalks were initially planned and designed after the Town received a grant f.. Read more