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.

Town Road Openings and Closures
The Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving project is progressing with the Rheem Boulevard road closure between Fernwood Drive and Via Barcelona planned to reopen by the end of March. Once reop.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Birthday
The Sinkhole celebrated its one year anniversary on March 13. The community and Town not only shared birthday cake at the Sinkhole site but also shared the frustration of going through the lengthy fed.. Read more

Carr Ranch Dedication
On March 15, local dignitaries were invited to the dedication of the Carr Ranch property, owned for over 100 years by the Carr family and located at the extreme southeast boundary of Moraga Town limit.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Draft Master Plan and Final EIR Available
The Draft Saint Mary’s College Campus Master Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report are available for public review, in advance of upcoming public hearings to consider their approval. All do.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Gaels Join March Madness
The Saint Mary’s College (SMC) Men’s Basketball team received an invitation to the NCAA tournament, seeded #7 in the West Regional bracket played in Salt Lake City, UT. The Gaels left Mora.. Read more

Disposal of Explosive Devices
Recently, a citizen found unexploded grenades while cleaning out a relative’s home in another city. The grenades were brought to the Moraga Police Department front counter, necessitating evacuat.. Read more

Town Council Adopted Goals for 2017
The Town Council formally adopted a list of goals (/council/Town Council Goals for 2017_FINAL Revised.pdf) including seven primary goals and eight ongoing, carryover and work program objectives. Addit.. Read more

Lamorinda Partnership Accepts 2017 Project of the Year Award
The Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association honored Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda with the “Project of the Year” award in the Transportation category for Small .. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Red Cross Month
Town Council proclaimed March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross responds to disasters providing shelter, food, and emotional support to those affected; collects nearly 40% of the nation&rsquo.. Read more

Outgoing Committee Members Honored by Council
Town Council presented Certificates of Appreciation to outgoing volunteers of the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee, Angela Seitz – 4 years, and the Design Review Board, Ramona Escano-Thompson.. Read more

Augusta Drive Landslide Update
Council discussed and accepted the Town Manager’s monthly update report (/council/meetings/2017/030817/TC-030817_6-5_Augusta Dr Landslide Update.pdf) on issues created by the March 2016 landslid.. Read more

Dangerous Crosswalk Violations
A pedestrian was recently struck and injured by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Moraga Road. Town Council also heard complaints about drivers not obeying the direction of school crossing guards and descri.. Read more

Firearms Safety
Firearms safety is everyone’s responsibility. All firearms should be safely stored in locked containers or with gun locks and should not be accessible to children. Children should be taught not .. Read more

Upcoming Road Openings and Closures in the Town of Moraga
The Town of Moraga will be reopening Rheem Boulevard between Moraga Road and St. Mary's Road by the end of the month, and closing Moraga Road between Corliss Drive and St. Mary's Road on the first Sat.. Read more

Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee Annual Report
Based upon a review of 84% of Measure K receipts, the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee’s FY 2015/16 Annual Report to the Town affirmed that Measure K funds were properly tracked, reported and.. Read more

Rain, Rain, Rain!
Moraga tends to get some of the greatest precipitation amounts in all of Contra Costa County, and this year has been no exception. The County-operated rain gauge indicates that Moraga has received ove.. Read more

Ordinance Amending Medical Marijuana Regulations
The Council opened a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the Town’s existing regulations for Medical Marijuana (Cannabis), to address the recent Statewide legalization of recreation.. Read more

Lamorinda All Access Playground
Moraga Rotary has embarked on a fundraising campaign to raise over $260,000 for Lamorinda’s first and only all-abilities playground, to be located in the Moraga Commons Park, and has already rai.. Read more

Moraga Park Foundation Grant for Commons Park Topographic Survey
Town Council honored the Moraga Park Foundation for their continued dedication to improving Moraga parks and accepted a $22,000 grant from the Park Foundation for the Town to complete a topographic st.. Read more

Ordinance for Focused Zoning Code Amendments
The Council opened a public hearing to consider a series of proposed minor zoning code amendments, including improvements to the existing regulations for non-conforming uses and structures, reorga.. Read more