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Son of Moraga's vice mayor is medal-winning gymnast
Eleven-year-old Benjamin Korpus took to gymnastics at a much later age than is typical. Before trying his hand at the sport, he played soccer. At the age of 8 he trained in parkour, the activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area negotiating obstacles by ...By Vera Kochan

When schools go dark during PG&E outages
The Acalanes Union High School District on Oct. 29 sent out a message to parents and students at Miramonte, Campolindo, and Acalanes high schools announcing that they had decided to keep schools open the following day despite power outages and poor air quality in the ...By Ania Keenan

Moraga Police Blotter
Moraga Police

How to properly store water for emergencies
After the last round of unpredictable power outages, miscommunications and unreliable utility usage, it became increasingly clear that residents must do all they can to take emergency survival matters into their own hands.
By Vera Kochan

Lamorinda teams assist in county-wide emergency drill
On Saturday, Nov. 16, as the Bay Area was rocked by a 7.0 earthquake, a gas station in Moraga fell into a sinkhole. Well, not really, but Lamorindans with active imaginations reported this and other casualties as part of a county-wide emergency drill. Members of ...By Sora O'Doherty

Kwan leaves Moraga after seven years on the job
Director of Public Works Edric Kwan announced his resignation to a stunned town council during the Nov. 13 meeting. He begins his new career in January with the County of Alameda as Deputy Director of Public Works, overseeing a staff of approximately 100 in the ...By Vera Kochan

SMC SEBA Case Competition utilizes Painted Rock as this year's focus
The Moraga Chamber of Commerce and Saint Mary's College have once again partnered for the second annual case competition. The School of Economics and Business Administration was tasked with developing a strategy for making Moraga a prime hiking destination in the East ...By Vera Kochan

'Tis the season to be wary
The holidays are just around the corner, and ...By Vera Kochan

Veterans honored at Moraga Commons Park
Lamorinda residents gathered Nov. 11 at Moraga Commons to honor the men and women who serve in the United States military during the annual Veterans Day ceremony. The Advancement of Color Guard was represented by the Boy Scouts of America Moraga Scout Troops 212, 234, ...By Vera Kochan

It's dj vu - there's an OSH back in town
No, you're not seeing things. The new OSH is open for business at 1550 Canyon Road, Moraga.
Replacing Orchard Supply Hardware, which parent company Lowe's closed last November, the new ...
By Vera Kochan

Lamorinda officials come down hard on PG&E over power shutoffs
From Erin Brockovich to San Bruno to the Butte Fire, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars in settlement costs for damage claims. PG&E's latest attempt at mitigating a potential disaster - the Public Safety Power Shutoff ...By Nick Marnell

Moraga Police Blotter
Moraga Police

Sen. Glazer named recipient of 2019 Radke Championing Advocacy Award
State Sen. Steve Glazer has been awarded the East Bay Regional Park District and Regional Parks Foundation's 2019 Radke Championing Advocacy Award. Glazer was instrumental in securing $5 million in the 2018-19 state budget for improvements at Del Valle Regional Park in ...Submitted by Dave Mason

Rheem Theatre addition gets green light from Planning Commission
Cinema West partners Dave Corkill and Kyle Conner's plans for their newly purchased Rheem Theatre met with approval during the Oct. 21 Planning Commission meeting. Planning Department Senior Planner Steve Kowalski's presentation had no hiccups.
By Vera Kochan

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