Town Of Moraga

Town Celebrates Pear & Wine Festival and Toast to Moraga
On Saturday, September 27 the Town celebrated the annual Pear & Wine Festival and 40th Anniversary event, Toast to Moraga. Over 400 pear pies were sold, pear recipe contestants were crowned, local wines enjoyed and everyone had a PEARfect day. At the evening event, over 350 residents and guests (click title for full story)
Town of Moraga Video Tourbook!
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Moraga Celebrates Veterans Day with Annual Ceremony
Honor our past, present and future Military Veterans on Tuesday, November 11, 9:00 to 10:00 am at the Commons Park Veterans Memorial Rock. (click title for full story)
Three Candidates to Run for Town Council
On November 4, 2014, Moraga voters will elect two Councilmembers. Three residents filed papers to run for two open Council seats: Ken Chew, Dave Trotter and Teresa Onoda. (click title for full story)
Oktoberfest - Sunday, October 26, 2014
SAVE THE NEW DATE - Sunday, October 26, at the Hacienda de las Flores, to attend Oktoberfest 2014, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Volunteers are needed! (click title for full story)
Moraga Police Department Welcomes Lieutenant Jon King
On October 7, Jon King was welcomed into our community at a reception at the Hacienda de Las Flores. Jon came to Moraga PD after 29 years as a police officer, sergeant and lieutenant with the East Bay Regional Parks Police Department. He has worked patrol, investigations, special enforcement, administrative services, managed (click title for full story)
Award of Excellence for Financial Reporting Presented to Council
At their October 8 meeting, the Town Council was presented with an award of excellence from the National Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Town’s first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended June 30, 2013. The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and the first received in Lamorinda. The CAFR is a comprehensive document (click title for full story)
Livable Moraga Road Workshop a Success
On September 29, about 50 Moraga residents attended a workshop to provide input on the corridor-wide concept and design options for Moraga Road Segment 3, located between Donald Drive and Corliss Drive. Participants provided comments on a range of options for the road, including the conversion of one southbound traffic lane into a center turn lane between Donald Drive and Corliss Drive and the addition of new pedestrian and bicycle facilities (click title for full story)
New Planning Commissioner and Design Review Board Member Appointed
At a Special Town Council Meeting on September 29, Alexandra (Alex) Babcock was appointed to the Planning Commission to fill a vacancy expiring in March of 2015. Ms. Babcock most recently worked for the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission as a legal intern. At the same meeting, Chris Crews was appointed to the (click title for full story)
Volunteer for the Park and Recreation Commission
The Park and Recreation Commission is currently seeking volunteers to fill one vacancy for a term expiring March of 2016. Commission meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at the Hacienda de las Flores. (click title for full story)
Pear Orchard Facing Fire Blight Disease
One of Moraga’s large pear orchards, located adjacent to the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, is suffering from fire blight disease. Volunteers from Urban Farmers, Moraga Parks Foundation, and the community will prune the pear trees to remove (click title for full story)