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Los Perales Elementary School's Ink Recycling Program
Don't throw away your used toner and inkjet printer cartridges. Los Perales Elementary School, 22 Wakefield Dr., Moraga, (925) 631-0105, has found a way to earn extra cash from used cartridges without spending a dime.
By Vera Kochan

Homeless in Moraga . . . it can happen to anyone
Most likely everyone's heard the phrase, ...By Vera Kochan

Moraga's 2018 Year in Review offered as Trotter and Onoda step down
During the Dec. 12 town council meeting, exiting Mayor Dave Trotter prepared an impressive slideshow touching on Moraga's successes during the past year.
The end of November 2017 saw the ...
By Vera Kochan

Caltrans throws wrench in work on new Canyon Bridge
Edric Kwan, Moraga's director of public works, had some bad news to impart to the town council during its Dec. 12 meeting. Construction of the New Canyon Bridge would be delayed an additional year.
By Vera Kochan

Baagan vegan restaurant opens in Moraga
Baagan, an Indian-inspired vegan restaurant, opened in the Rheem Shopping Center in mid-November in the space previously occupied by New Delhi Bistro. "Eat the Way Nature Intended" is Baagan's slogan; the menu offers organic, healthy, plant-based meals like burgers, ...By Jenn Freedman

MOFD fire chief the impetus behind relocation of Moraga Fire Station 41
According to local officials, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District is under no pressure from developers or the town of Moraga to move Fire Station 41, which sits on Moraga Way next to the new Town Center Homes development.
By Nick Marnell

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Orinda mom takes over District 16 California Assembly seat
Lawyer and law professor Rebecca Bauer-Kahan didn't find out that she had won her seat in the California legislature until 10 days after the election. She spent that time trying to make certain that every vote was counted. Afterward, she was treated to a tour of the ...By Sora O'Doherty

MOFD to conduct evacuation drills in Orinda and Moraga Dec. 15
All traffic in both lanes of Moraga Way from the Orinda city limit at Ivy Drive to Glorietta Boulevard will travel only in the northbound direction from 7 to 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 as the Moraga-Orinda Fire District tests evacuation procedures. The Oirnda City ...By Sora O'Doherty

Saint Mary's business students strive to tackle Rheem Theatre's woes
It's no secret that the Rheem Theatre has gone through its share of ups and downs in the past 10 years. The Moraga Chamber of Commerce and Saint Mary's College partnered to organize a business competition aimed at focusing on the theatre's financial issues.
By Vera Kochan

Community gathers for annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Moraga Commons
With hot chocolate with whipped cream being served up by members of Moraga Youth Involvement, wearing elf hats, and two of the "elves" guarding the source of power used to light the tree, a large crowd was serenaded with Christmas carols by the Northgate High School ...By Vera Kochan

Moraga police remind residents to beware of scammers
The holiday season is a time for giving, and ...By Vera Kochan

Critter Tree tradition continues at Moraga Library
Just when you think you've seen your share of critters around Moraga, along comes the annual Critter Tree exhibit at the Moraga Library, 1500 St. Mary's Road. These critters come in the form of adorable ornaments handcrafted by members of the Moraga Garden Club, and ...By Vera Kochan

Kiwanis starts 9th year of See's Candy Fundraiser
Kiwanis of Moraga Valley is celebrating its ninth annual See's Candy Fundraiser with two stores open in the two Moraga shopping centers. Pictured with this year's first customer, Chris Van Stralen, are John Haffner and Barbara Van Sickle.
Submitted by Tim Freeman

Dance for Kindness international flash mob spreads joy in Moraga
Approximately 50,000 dancers across 100 cities in 40 countries danced to the same song with the same choreography on Sunday, Nov. 11 - with 200 of those participants dancing right here in Moraga. The Dance for Kindness is an international event, founded seven years ago ...By Jenn Freedman

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