Volunteers needed to fight fire blight in Moraga pear orchard
Volunteers are needed to remove fire blight-damaged branches from the 106-year-old pear orchard adjacent to Joaquin Moraga School in Moraga, at 1000 Camino Pablo at Canyon, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The trees are doing better after several years of fire ...Submitted by Bobbie Preston
Moraga Rotary funds portable two-way radios for Moraga School District
Teachers and staff members in the Moraga School District will all be provided with portable two-radios which will allow direct two-way communication with each other and with first responders such as the Moraga Police Department, Moraga-Orinda Fire District, CERT, and ...Submitted by Stephanie Dickerson
Moraga Royale celebrates Grandparents Day
Moraga Royale invited friends, family and the community as guests to their 12th annual celebration of Grandparents Day, which highlights seniors and their contribution to our society.
Submitted by Diane Wilson
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Two scenarios for town development offered at MCSP meeting
The Citizens Advisory Committee held its second meeting concerning the Moraga Center Specific Plan on Sept. 4 at Saint Mary's College. The Orinda Room at the Soda Center was chosen in order to accommodate an anticipated large public crowd, due to the amount of chatter ...By Vera Kochan
Cattle do their part to keep the town safe during fire season
The 260-acre Mulholland Ridge Open Space Preserve area has seen cattle grazing on it since the late 1970s. John Hoover's cattle have used the property for buffets even after the town acquired the land in 1999, through a right of entry agreement between the town of ...By Vera Kochan
Geographic Information System halfway to completion
The ease of looking up neighborhood map information via the internet is fast approaching for the town of Moraga in the form of the Geographic Information System.
During a status update ...By Vera Kochan
Safety of 40-foot section of exposed pipeline in Briones questioned
Lafayette's recently formed Gas Safety Task Force has become aware of an exposed, 40-foot section of high transmission pipeline, which it says poses a "significant and imminent threat" in a populated, high fire risk area; pipeline that the Pacific Gas & Electric ...By Pippa Fisher
Scandal rocks Moraga Community Foundation
Moraga Community Foundation announced in a ...By Vera Kochan
Moraga students honored for volunteer service
Moraga School District became one of the certifying organizations for the President's Volunteer Service Award in 2018. The program led by federal Corporation for National and Community Service since 2003 honors those whose service positively impacts their communities ...Submitted by Cathy Harrison
Brilliant show at the Moraga Art Gallery
The Moraga Art Gallery ends the summer season with a dynamic show featuring two artists whose joie de vivre, imagination and brilliant colors evoke this season of bounty and plenitude. The show is called "Pattern Parade," featuring Lafayette's Angelica Samame and guest ...By Sophie Braccini
DeSaulnier discusses climate change and environment at Town Hall
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd Aug. 26 during a Town Hall about climate change and the environment at Campolindo High School.
The congressman from ...By Vera Kochan
Squeeze smoothie bar opens in Rheem Center
Bright white walls beckon thirsty customers into Squeeze - Moraga's new smoothie bar located just to the right of CVS Pharmacy at 578 Center St.
Owner and Moraga resident Aiden Ciani ...By Vera Kochan
How the newly structured Lamorinda school calendar came about
A combination of factors including anxious ...By Nick Marnell