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.

Back to School Safety
With Moraga schools back in session, the Moraga Police Department (MPD) asks all drivers to respect the 25 MPH speed limit in school zones, remember to stop for school buses when their red lights and .. Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal and Historic Preservation Ordinance Hearings Postponed
The Town Council’s scheduled August 27 hearing to consider Saint Mary’s College appeal regarding their intramural field lights has been postponed at the request of the project applicant. A.. Read more

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 Trott.. Read more

2014 Pavement Repair Project Update
The pavement project is continuing with base repairs, grinding, and concrete demolition and replacement in preparation for pavement overlays. For more information, the Town offers the following: 1) th.. Read more

Thank You for a Great Summer!
Thank you to all who participated in the Town’s camps, activities, and events this summer. We had a great time and hope you did too! New this summer, Camp Hacienda enjoyed a visit from the Oakla.. Read more

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 t.. Read more

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 whe.. Read more

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 ac.. Read more

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 Par.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal
At its August 27 meeting, the Town Council will consider a Saint Mary’s College appeal regarding their intramural field lights. The College has proposed re-designing the lights, including adding.. Read more

Kids Day A Fun Event
Many thanks from the Moraga Police Officers Association for supporting a successful fundraiser for Special Olympics Northern California at the Second Annual Kids’ Day on July 26 at The New Rheem.. Read more

Moraga Night Out Brings Neighbors Together
On Tuesday, August 5, in conjunction with the National Night Out campaign, four events were hosted by Moraga residents to discuss emergency preparedness, crime prevention, and to bring neighbors toget.. Read more

2014 Pavement Construction Starts Soon
The pavement project will begin work on August 12 in the southern part of Town starting with base repairs, wedge grinding, and concrete demolition and replacement. For more information, the Town offer.. Read more

West Nile Infected Mosquitoes Prompt Spraying
The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed on July 15 that two more groups of mosquitoes and three additional birds tested positive for West Nile virus. The District fogged for .. Read more

Summer Concert Series
Hosted by the Moraga Park Foundation, the 2014 Free Summer Concert Series at the Moraga Commons Park is off to a great start. There are four Thursday evening concerts left. Find a complete schedule an.. Read more

2nd Quarter Update of Council Goals
The second quarter of the year was very productive for the Council. They reviewed and approved a new Nuisance Abatement Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, and drafted an Administrative Citation Ordinance. The.. Read more

Town Award of Excellence for Financial Reporting
The Town achieved another milestone in receiving a national award of excellence from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for t.. Read more

Lamorinda CERT
What is CERT? The Community Emergency Response all-hazard training course and part of FEMA’s Citizen Corps program. This valuable course is designed to help you take care of yourself, your famil.. Read more

Council Initiates Moraga GHAD
The CAFR is a comprehensive document of the Town’s financial activities and provides a complete and transparent view of the Town’s finances, including trends and historical data. The infor.. Read more

Cattle Grazing Contract for Mulholland Open Space Extended
At the July 16 special meeting the Town Council extended the current cattle grazing agreement with John Hoover to graze cattle on the upper and lower portions of Mulholland Open Space Preserve, throug.. Read more