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Moraga Center Homes breaks ground
The very contentious Moraga Center Homes project has broken ground in Moraga, as any passersby on Moraga Way may have noticed. Starting to grade in the middle of the rainy season, even if it is quite dry right now, is heavily regulated and some residents have asked why ...By Sophie Braccini

Residents seek answers about new storm drain fee
The $120 fee for most residents that the town of Moraga plans to include on a mail-in ballot this spring is triggering questions from residents. Either at public sessions or online, Moragans are asking how the money will be used, why a fee is needed and if there are ...By Sophie Braccini

MCF announces ADA bathroom funding initiative
Moraga Community Foundation, the volunteer-led group that raised funds for the surveillance camera police network in Moraga, recently announced its intent to fund a campaign to update the bathrooms located at the Moraga Commons Park next to the recently inaugurated ...By Sophie Braccini

Cynthia Battenberg tapped as Moraga's next town manager
Mayor Dave Trotter said at the Feb. 14 town council meeting that as the council members searched for a new town manager, they were looking for the next Jill Keimach, and that he believed they found her in Cynthia Battenberg.
By Sophie Braccini

Moraga Police Blotter

Budget midyear revision: Moraga on the mend
Despite a midyear forecast of an additional ...By Sophie Braccini

Property fee assessment for storm drains headed toward a special election
The Moraga Town Council decided to no longer kick the storm drains down the road.
"It is important that the council speak unanimously on this issue," Mayor Dave Trotter exhorted his ...
By Nick Marnell

Can this company encourage more college students to Shop Moraga?
LimeBike, a San Mateo-based bike-sharing company that is spreading across the U.S., pitched to begin operations in Moraga at the Jan. 24 town council meeting.
A company representative ...
By Nick Marnell

Accessory dwelling units ordinance regulation change
Like many other municipalities, Moraga has ...By Sophie Braccini

Moraga Police Blotter

Lamorinda mayors balk at proposed CPUC resolution
Mayors Dave Trotter of Moraga and Don Tatzin of Lafayette have urged the California Public Utilities Commission to vote against implementing a registration process for new community choice aggregators, arguing that the registration process is an improper de facto ...By Nick Marnell

Excitement abounds at all-access playground opening
A large crowd attended a sunny, balloon-festooned inaugural ceremony Jan. 28 for the new, all-access playground in Moraga Commons Park. Children thronged at the entrance, waiting for the moment a red ceremonial ribbon would be cut to officially welcome them in to ...By B. B. Kaye

Moraga resident pursues unique idea in new book
Simple experiences are often the catalysts for something much larger. In 2013 when Moraga resident Alex Foley and his wife, Linda, visited Gettysburg, site of the seismic battle that determined the outcome of the Civil War, he learned it was also the 150th anniversary ...By Jennifer Wake

Moraga resident honored by Saint Mary's College
Longtime Moraga resident Millicent McCormack will be honored on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Saint Mary's College during the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each year the college's Alumni Association honors deserving alumni and friends by bestowing six different awards for ...By Michael Lupacchino

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