Published November 8th, 2023
Fire hazard abatement deadline looms
By Vera Kochan
The Dec. 31 deadline for the removal of roadside junipers and bamboo is fast approaching. Residents and businesses must remove any of these trees if located within 10 feet of roadways, according to a Moraga-Orinda Fire District ordinance. "This task is especially important because the intense flames produced by these scrubs can impede road transit, including fire-fighting equipment," stated Steve Woehleke, Moraga Town Council Liaison with MOFD. The deadline has been in place for several years, and while much of the public has conformed, those who have not will be issued a citation in 2024. For more info, visit MOFD's website ( or call (925) 258-4599.

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