Town Of Moraga

Three Candidates to Run for Town Council
On November 4, 2014, Moraga voters will elect two Councilmembers. The nomination period closed on Friday, August 8. Three residents filed papers to run for two open Council seats: Ken Chew, Dave Trotter and Teresa Onoda. Plan on attending (click title for full story)
Planning Commission and Design Review Board Vacancies
If you are interested in how the Town of Moraga grows and looks, or how land use decisions are made, then the Town needs you! The Planning Commission and Design Review Board (DRB) each have a vacant seat in need of a willing, committed volunteer. The Commission and DRB (click title for full story)
City of Lafayette Reliez Station Road Construction Update
Reliez Station Road will be open through Friday, August 22. The planned paving for last Saturday, August 16 did not occur and has been rescheduled for this Saturday, August 23. (click title for full story)
Toast to Moraga - 40th Anniversary Celebration
Join the community Saturday, September 27, for a picnic-style dinner to celebrate the Town of Moraga’s 40th anniversary. Pre-registration required! Celebrate by sharing a meal with friends, family and neighbors. Tables will be placed in the Moraga Commons Park under a canopy of lights with a toast to the wonderful community of Moraga at 6:30 pm! DJ RyanO and local musicians will provide (click title for full story)
Pear and Wine Festival
The 16th Annual Moraga Pear & Wine Festival will be held Saturday, September 27, at the Moraga Commons Park from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This is a family event with activities for all ages celebrating Moraga’s pear history! Join friends and neighbors for entertainment and fun (click title for full story)
Student Transit Ticket Program
The 511 Southwest Contra Costa County Student Transit Ticket Program is back! FREE public transit tickets will be provided as an alternative to driving student(s) to school. Each student is eligible to receive two (2) 12-ride County Connection transit tickets. Students must be registered in a (click title for full story)
Plastic Bag Ban
California Senate Bill 270, expected to be voted on by September, would place a statewide ban on the use of plastic bags by large retailers and grocery stores. In Spring 2013 the Council discussed whether to pass a local ordinance to ban plastic bags in Moraga. At that time, the Council, with Moraga Chamber support, chose not to impose restrictions on local businesses and (click title for full story)
331 Rheem Boulevard Remodel Update
The Town has received permits from the County, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, and Moraga-Orinda Fire District for its planned remodel at 331 Rheem Boulevard. The remodel includes a new ADA accessible and hearing-assisted community meeting room with enhanced technology, a remodeled Spanish-style façade, (click title for full story)
Annual Chamber BBQ - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
On Tuesday, August 26, at 5:00 pm, residents of Moraga are invited to attend a BBQ hosted by the Moraga Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Safeway at the upper BBQ area of the Commons. Join your neighbors and Moraga businesses for burgers and hot dogs with all the sides, and beverages and desserts. (click title for full story)
Via Moraga Appeal
CORRECTED DATE: At its September 10 meeting, the Town Council will consider an appeal of a recent Planning Commission decision regarding the Via Moraga project. The Planning Commission had approved a Conceptual Development Plan to allow an 18-lot single family residential subdivision at (click title for full story)
Vermicomposting (Worms!) Workshop
Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority (CCCSWA) will sponsor a Vermicomposting (worms) and Bin Building Workshop on Saturday, September 6, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Walnut Creek Civic Park Community Center. All worms and bin supplies are included, and attendees will leave with a fully functional worm bin. The workshop is (click title for full story)