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ConFire rolling out new station signage
The Lafayette fire stations will soon shed the austere church bingo announcement look of their exterior signage in favor of a stylish, vibrant motif as the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District continues to upgrade its facilities. New signs sport the updated ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD director threatens to resign over financials
In its analysis of the district financial ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette firefighters ignore local politics, quietly do their jobs
Through all of the drama of Lafayette's recent unhappiness with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, the failed Fire Station 46 venture and the torpid pace of the Fire Station 16 rebuild, the firefighters of Lafayette fire stations 15 and 17 stand fast, ...By Nick Marnell

Battering storms ravage Lamorinda
Storms with heavy rain and strong winds battered the Lamorinda area this month, causing widespread damage. In Orinda, there was a serious mudslide at Van Tassle Lane, resulting in one home being red-tagged and another being yellow-tagged.
By Sora O'Doherty

MOFD, ConFire chiefs update new Lamorinda lawmakers on concerns
The fire chiefs from the two local Lamorinda fire districts warned of their operational concerns and shared their goals with newly installed council members from each Lamorinda municipality at an orientation session held at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.
By Nick Marnell

Development heating up for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District
Fire Marshal Kathy Leonard runs the Moraga-Orinda Fire District inspection division and business is booming. "The growth is nice, but..." she said, and as she dug through her drawers of files and maps and pulled out two 4-inch thick environmental review documents for ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD Board OKs Major Apparatus Purchase
A standing-room crowd that included more ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD Crew Celebrates Future Firefighter's 4th Birthday
Not infrequently, kids receive birthday presents of firefighter helmets, fire engine puzzles or books about the fire service. In the case of 4-year old Vivek Rathod, he received those gifts from Moraga-Orinda Fire District firefighters at a birthday party they threw ...By Nick Marnell

Famulener Takes Over as President of Moraga-Orinda Fire District Board
If Kathleen Famulener broke through the glass ceiling when she became the first woman to join the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board three years ago, she shattered the remainder of the building Jan. 4 when she was elected the first female president of the MOFD board of ...By Nick Marnell

John Jex: The Accidental MOFD Director
Becoming a director of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District was never on John Jex's bucket list.
Since he retired as an audit partner with Deloitte in San Francisco, Jex has served on boards ...
By Nick Marnell

More Details Emerge on ConFire Station 16
The rebuild of Fire Station 16 in Upper ...By Nick Marnell

ConFire Deputy Chief Broschard Updates Lafayette Council on Plans
Lafayette will soon receive not only a ...By Nick Marnell

Evans and Weil Bid Farewell to MOFD
Retiring directors Fred Weil and Alex Evans of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District were feted by firefighters, public officials, friends and family at the Hacienda de Las Flores in Moraga Dec. 14.
By Nick Marnell

MOFD Board Refuses to Approve 2015-16 Financials
Craig Jorgens and John Jex made an instant impact as new directors of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District governing board by voting that the district defer action on its 2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report until the report is reviewed by the district finance ...By Nick Marnell

During Fire, Officials Say Know Your Exit Strategy
Often it takes an incident like the Oakland ...By Nick Marnell

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