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Published on January 31st, 2024
Con Fire begins next phase of shaded fuel break
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) kicked off the next phase in its 11-mile shaded fuel break program with a presentation held Jan. 25 at the Rossmoor Event Center. Funded by a $3 million California Climate Investments Wildfire Prevention Grant ...By David Scholz

Published on January 31st, 2024
Council considers whether red flag day parking restrictions are too much
Orinda residents shared their opinions on ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on January 17th, 2024
New Wildfire Mitigation Requirements in effect Jan. 1
Residents with juniper or bamboo on their ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on January 3rd, 2024
Free gutter covering available to residents of Orinda and Moraga
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District board of ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on January 3rd, 2024
MOFD announces annual reorganization of board and committees
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District recently ...

Published on December 20th, 2023
North Bart Neighborhood tackles wildfire risk
To reduce wildfire risk, the North BART Firewise Community held a Community Chipping Day event on Nov. 29. The community event covered North Thompson Road starting at Glen, Oak Hill Road north of Deer Hill, Orchard Road, their offshoots and several properties on Deer ...Submitted by Robert Fellows

Published on December 6th, 2023
Orinda and MOFD conduct a contraflow activation exercise
Very early on Saturday morning, Dec. 2, the City of Orinda and the Moraga-Orinda Fire District conduced an activation exercise for the Miner Road contraflow lanes.˙The purpose of the exercise was to test the time needed to set up and activate the contraflow system.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Canyon fire re-ignites community action
In the aftermath of the three-alarm fire that suddenly broke out in Canyon last month, awakening residents - most of whom evacuated immediately to Pinehurst Road and beyond - the community is now coming together to hone battle plans for what may come.
By Chris Lavin

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Two school lockdowns in Orinda after burglary, bomb threat in same week
Usually calm Orinda found two of its schools ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on November 8th, 2023
Fire crews successfully battle house fire in Canyon
Residents in Canyon had their Nov. 1 evening disrupted when a structure caught fire prompting a quick response from not only the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, but Contra Costa County Fire, San Ramon Valley Fire, CalFire and the East Bay Regional Park District.
By Vera Kochan

Published on November 8th, 2023
Fire hazard abatement deadline looms
The Dec. 31 deadline for the removal of ...By Vera Kochan

Published on October 25th, 2023
Moraga learns lessons during The Great ShakeOut
Millions of people around the world practiced their skills on Oct. 19, hoping to be ready in the event of a major earthquake. The town of Moraga joined in with government agencies, schools, and other organizations in the U.S., Canada, and other countries.
By Sora O'Doherty

Published on October 11th, 2023
Multiple agencies involved in Lamorinda virtual evacuation drill
The virtual evacuation drill conducted Sept. 30 wasn’t just for the benefit of residents, but was also intended to help the many local, county and state government agencies and volunteer groups practice essential skills for handling wildfire emergencies that have the ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on September 27th, 2023
Con Fire offers tips to be battery-smart and fire-safe
Over the last two years, the Contra Costa ...Submitted by Supervisor Diane Burgis

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