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.

Public Tax Dollars Prudently Managed
The Town of Moraga continues to live within its means. Unaudited figures for FY 2011/12 show estimated retained earnings of a little over $100,000. The Town’s day-to-day operating expenses amoun.. Read more

Town Staff Trained During Real Emergency
Thanks to a generous offer by the MOFD Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Town staff began the most effective Emergency Preparedness training possible: observing first-hand an Emergency Operations Ce.. Read more

Protecting Our Waterways with Trash Capture Devices
In 2009, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit to reduce the discharge and runoff of pollutants into storm drains which lead to creek.. Read more

9/11 Ceremony at Campolindo High School
On Friday, September 14, Chief Priebe and Officers Koppinger and Smith joined members of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and a contingent of uniformed military personnel for a remembrance of 9/11. The.. Read more

Suspicious Circumstance at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) is looking for a dirty brown or gold SUV with a broken rear window. In separate incidents one week apart, two Joaquin Moraga students reported the unknown driver had.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Sesquicentennial (150Th Anniversary)
The biggest event for the sesquicentennial will be the Gaelebration on Saturday, October 6, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Open House and celebration will include interactive displays, highlights of SM.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda Success
The Slow Down Lamorinda traffic enforcement and education campaign ended on August 31, concluding a very successful summer effort by the Moraga, Orinda, and Lafayette Police Departments. A total of 43.. Read more

Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC) Accomplishments
At the September 12 Town Council meeting, the 2011-2012 MYIC Chair and Vice-Chair, Steven Wetterholm and Mina Arasteh, presented this committee’s accomplishments. Annual projects and events such.. Read more

Moraga Road Crosswalk Improvements
A pre-construction meeting for the installation of high-visibility crosswalk improvements and solar powered signals on Moraga Road at Corliss and Woodford Drives was held on September 13. A certified .. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Lights
Saint Mary’s College (SMC) made adjustments to its intramural field lights this past summer in response to neighborhood concerns and comments. SMC started using the adjusted lights September 10... Read more

Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) Appointment
The Town Council voted unanimously to appoint Cliff Dochterman as Moraga’s representative to the Contra Costa County ACOA. The ACOA does much of its work through its committees, including Health.. Read more

Rheem Center Grand Openings
New Delhi Bistro celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 15. New Delhi Bistro, located next to TJ Maxx, offers deli sandwiches and Indian cuisine and is open daily 11:00.. Read more

Skatepark Parking Lot Project
Town Council approved a construction contract with Bruce Corone Grading and Paving on September 12 to create a one-way in and one-way out parking lot at the Skatepark with 29 angled parking stalls. Tw.. Read more

Moraga Police Department Corporal Promotions
At the September 12 Town Council meeting, three Moraga PD officers were sworn in as Corporals, a rank between Officer and Sergeant. Will Davis, Randy Pacheco, and Mary Ann Grubb took their oaths of of.. Read more

Wineries in Moraga
Moraga residents are encouraged to help create fair and sustainable regulations for wineries in Moraga. A small group of non-winery/vineyard owners is also meeting to discuss the issues, and additiona.. Read more

Audit and Finance Committee Meeting - Tuesday, September 18, 2012
On September 18, the Audit and Finance Committee will be reviewing the Town’s year-end revenue and expenditure report for the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The Town ended the year with a su.. Read more

Proposed Camino Ricardo Subdivision - Wednesday, September 19, 2012
On September 19 the Planning Department will hold a scoping session on the proposed 28-lot Camino Ricardo Subdivision. The community is invited to attend. The initial study can be viewed on the Town&r.. Read more

Town Hall Remodel on Schedule and Under Budget
On July 11 the Town Council directed staff to begin a minor remodel of the Town offices at 329 Rheem Boulevard in order to move Finance staff out of the Hacienda and convert space at 331 Rheem Bouleva.. Read more

Five Council Candidates for Election 2012
The nomination period for Council candidates was extended until Wednesday, August 15, 2012, as one of the incumbents did not file to run for re-election on the November ballot. Five residents filed to.. Read more

Moraga Road Pedestrian Crossing Improvements
The Town has received $128,000 in grants to install pedestrian improvements on Moraga Road at the intersections of Woodford Drive and Corliss Drive. The project includes pedestrian-activated, solar-po.. Read more