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.

Solar-Powered Streetlights for Moraga Road Crosswalks
New solar-powered streetlights will be installed as part of the High Visibility Crosswalk Improvements project on Moraga Road at Woodford and Corliss Drives. Some benefits include better lighting; low.. Read more

New Clean Water Requirements for Small Projects
As of December 1, 2012, development projects that create or replace 2,500 square feet or more of impervious surface (roofs or pavement) must incorporate one or more specified measures to reduce runoff.. Read more

CC Times Endorses Moraga's Fiscal Constraint
A recent Contra Costa Times editorial stated “Moraga shows more fiscal restraint than most California municipalities. While others rushed a decade ago to match overly generous state pension rate.. Read more

Successful Emergency Preparedness Exercise
On October 18, Town staff simulated an emergency response to a regional 7.7 magnitude earthquake by activating the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) Station 42. E.. Read more

Lamorinda CERT Earthquake Drill
On October 20, the Lamorinda Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) conducted an earthquake drill at Donald Rheem School. CERT tested their emergency response capabilities in search and rescue, medi.. Read more

Election Day Update
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6! If you are registered Permanent Absentee Voter, ballots were mailed out this week. If you do not receive your ballot by early next week, please call (925) 335-7871.. Read more

Clean Water Program Public Outreach
On September 29, the Moraga Public Works Department hosted a booth at the annual Pear and Wine Festival to promote the Clean Water Program. Partnering with the Contra Costa County Clean Water Program,.. Read more

Submit Your Best Photos
We need your help! We are looking for some new, fresh photos for our upcoming activity guide and future promotional materials. Show and share with us how Parks Make Life Better in Moraga! Email your p.. Read more

Joint Planning Commission and Design Review Board Meeting
At its joint meeting October 1, the Planning Commission (PC) and Design Review Board (DRB) received public comment and provided feedback to SummerHill Homes regarding the proposed 28-lot single-family.. Read more

Moraga Road Pedestrian Crossing Improvement
Construction of the high-visibility crosswalk improvements on Moraga Road at Corliss and Woodford Drives is well underway. New accessible ramps at both sites have been installed and solar-powered pede.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Lights
At its October 1 meeting, in response to issues related to light and noise, the Planning Commission provided direction to Planning staff regarding the hours of operation for Saint Mary’s College.. Read more

Lamorinda CERT Exercise - Saturday, October 20
As a follow-up to the 2012 Lamorinda ShakeOut training exercise, the Lamorinda CERT will conduct a simulated earthquake drill on Saturday, October 20 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Donald Rheem School. Ne.. Read more

PG&E Transmission Line Tower Repair at Sky Hy Drive
An existing lattice steel tower on PG&E’s Moraga–Lakewood transmission line has deteriorated and needs to be repaired prior to the 2012 winter season. The tower is located in the City .. Read more

The Great Lamorinda ShakeOut – Thursday, October 18
The 2012 Lamorinda ShakeOut supports the Great California ShakeOut, a series of special events featuring the largest earthquake drill ever, organized to inspire Californians to get ready for big earth.. Read more

Planning Commission Meeting - Monday, October 15
The Planning Commission will not review Saint Mary's College's proposed parking plan at this meeting, the item will be heard at a future date. The Planning Commission will discuss alternative approach.. Read more

Poll Workers Needed
The Contra Costa County Elections Division is looking for civic-minded individuals throughout the County to help staff polling places on Election Day. Training is provided and workers receive a stipen.. Read more

Community Videos Coming Soon
Get ready for your close-up, Moraga! The Town is currently working with The Community Video Network to create short videos highlighting all the wonderful aspects of living, working, and playing in Mor.. Read more

Hacienda and Park Foundations Seek Board Members
The Hacienda Foundation of Moraga has begun searching for prospective board members. This Foundation has a mission to enhance, promote and preserve the Hacienda de las Flores property. Of particular i.. Read more

Online Voter Registration Now Available
The Secretary of State recently announced the start of online voter registration in California, noting “the internet will replace the mailbox for thousands of Californians wanting to register to.. Read more

Corliss and Woodford Crosswalk Update
Construction of the high-visibility crosswalk improvements and solar powered signals on Moraga Road at Corliss and Woodford Drives began Monday, September 24. Protection fences for the California red-.. Read more