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.

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

Secure your Vehicle and Remove Personal Property
Moraga Police often respond to needless auto burglaries and auto thefts, preventable with better attention to personal security. Thwart criminal activity and always remove all articles from your vehic.. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Play Structure Update
Town Council recently authorized the application for $70,000 in East Bay Regional Park District Measure WW grant funds. These funds would be specifically allocated to the new play structure at Rancho .. Read more

Commons Park Bandshell Project
Town Council took action on two items regarding Bandshell improvements at Moraga Commons Park at the March 14 Council meeting. Council authorized the Town Manager to sign a memorandum of understanding.. Read more

Audit and Finance Committee Meeting on April 17
On Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 pm the Audit and Finance Committee will review a number of financial documents for recommendation to the Town Council on May 23. Those documents include a fiscal evaluation .. Read more

Recently Approved Design Review Board Projects
At their March 26, 2012 meeting, the Design Review Board approved two projects: (1) two lighted signs and exterior building color changes for a new yogurt store, Tangelo's Frozen Yogurt, at 384 Park S.. Read more

Amnesty Program for Unpaid Traffic Tickets
The Superior Court of Contra Costa County is offering an amnesty program for some unpaid traffic tickets until June 30, 2012. Parking tickets, driving under the influence (DUI), and reckless driving c.. Read more

Recent Planning Commission Actions
At their March 5, 2012 meeting, the Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit to allow Tangelo Frozen Yogurt to operate in the Rheem Shopping Center adjacent to Lamorinda Pizza. The busine.. Read more

2012 Community Clean Water Initiative
On Wednesday, March 14, the Town Council voted unanimously to support the 2012 Community Clean Water Initiative by authorizing the Town Manager to submit a positive vote for all of the Town-owned parc.. Read more

Jerry Meyer Retires from Chairing Liaison Meetings
After 38 years of volunteer work chairing the Moraga Liaison meetings, Jerry Meyer has decided to step down. Jerry’s decades of orchestrating information sharing between the Town, community serv.. Read more