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.

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

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