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 Paving and Road Closure Update
The final paving between St. Mary’s Road and Draeger Drive occured on Saturday, April 15. There will be intermittent closures the weeks of April 17 and April 24 between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm to ra.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closed Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
The Canyon Road bridge that connects Moraga with the community of Canyon and the Redwood Canyon area, was closed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for an indefinite period of time. The bridge is no.. Read more

Speeding on Rheem Boulevard
Drivers have found that the newly opened section of Rheem Boulevard is a smooth and easy driving road. Drivers must remember that Rheem Boulevard is a posted 35 MPH zone and that speeding endangers li.. Read more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rheem Boulevard Reopening
The road closure associated with the Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving project reopened to public traffic on Thursday, March 30. To celebrate the occasion, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony .. Read more

Augusta Drive Landslide Updates
In March 2016 a landslide occurred in the Moraga Country Club below Augusta Drive, displaced two families from their homes, directly impacted another home and negatively affected neighboring homes in .. Read more

Cannabis Distribution and Cultivation Ordinance
Town Council unanimously voted to adopt an Ordinance updating Moraga’s existing cannabis regulations, including changes to address the recent California voter approval of recreational cannabis. .. Read more

New Chase Bank at Moraga Way and School Street
The Town Council approved, on a 3-2 vote, a Conditional Use Permit, Design Review, Variances (for signage) and grading permit for a new Chase Bank with drive-thru ATM at Moraga Way and School Street. .. Read more

Refund Request Associated with Augusta Drive Landslide Repairs
Town Council considered a request by an Augusta Drive property owner for a refund of fees paid to the Town in conjunction with landslide-related repairs. In light of the ongoing litigation between pro.. Read more

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