Saint Mary's College seeks job placement opportunities for its students
It comes as no surprise to anyone living in Lamorinda that there is a prestigious college within our midst. Looking to add another link in the town-gown bridge is Saint Mary's College Graduate School Advisor Brother Glenn Bolton.
By Vera Kochan
Lamorinda officials tear into regional housing proposal
A plan to confront the housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area failed to impress the 15 Lamorinda council members or the public at the March 6 Tri-Cities Council Meeting in Lafayette, with host city lawmakers ripping the plan as noninclusive and off the mark.
By Nick Marnell
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Mayor proclaims March as American Red Cross month
Given the constant rate of global natural disasters, few, if any, have not heard of the American Red Cross and the amazing work it has done to alleviate humankind's misery. During Moraga's March 13 town council meeting, Mayor Roger Wykle proclaimed March as American ...By Vera Kochan
Donation from Hacienda Foundation earmarked for Casita improvements
The Hacienda Foundation of Moraga, established in 2006, had a mission to "enhance, promote and preserve the Hacienda de las Flores."
To raise money for its many improvements the ...By Vera Kochan
Moraga's Public Works Department wins prestigious award
The Northern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association has bestowed a high honor upon Public Works Director Edric Kwan and his team. The 2019 award was in the category of Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair for Projects Less Than $5 million. His ...By Vera Kochan
Miramonte student wins Moraga Lions Student Speakers Contest
The topic this year for The Moraga Lions Club's annual Student Speaker Contest Feb. 20 at the Moraga Library was "Freedom of the Press: what does it mean?" The winner this year was Miramonte High School senior Clara Wu, who is planning on attending Eastside College in ...Submitted by Fred George
Moraga's Joint Legislative Town Hall a standing-room-only event
A packed house of attendees from the Lamorinda area came to hear what State Sen. Steve Glazer's and Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's agendas were for California - and more specifically for Contra Costa County - at a Joint Legislative Town Hall hosted Feb. 28 by ...By Vera Kochan
Planning a gateway to open space and miles of public trails in the heart of Moraga
The vision to access hundreds of acres of open space from the Rheem Shopping Center and linking a busy town center to miles of trails and recreation opportunities could materialize this year, but the John Muir Land Trust, which has raised half of the necessary $2 ...By Sophie Braccini
Meals on Wheels helps Lamorinda seniors stay in own homes
Former firefighter Greg Holm used to know Lamorinda like the back of his hand. He feels comfortable driving his own car around the small, twisty lanes of Lamorinda where he was volunteering to drive a Meals on Wheels route on Feb. 26. The usual driver had a family ...By Sora O'Doherty
Lamorinda Catholic churches not immune from sexual predator clergy
Three Roman Catholic priests who served as ...By Nick Marnell
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Nominate a 2019 Moraga Citizen of the Year
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Parenting in the age of technology
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School hosted a lecture entitled Media in the Middle on Feb. 21 aimed at helping parents of middle school kids unravel the mysteries behind popular apps, social networking sites and more.
By Vera Kochan