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Moraga's 2019 Citizen of the Year announced
Described as a person whose name is synonymous with Moraga and community service, Fred Weil has been named the 2019 Moraga Citizen of the Year. Some of Weil's many public service contributions have included serving on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board, the Moraga ...By Vera Kochan
Campolindo High School's 2018-19 educator of the year selected
Paul Verbanszky, Campolindo's social studies teacher, was selected as the Acalanes Union High School District's Educator of the Year for the Moraga school.
Each year staff members from ...By Vera Kochan
Peace, Love and Pancakes - an event for the whole family
Brett Lorie, the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School math teacher behind the 10,000 Lunches Program to feed the homeless, has another worthwhile cause on the horizon. The Peace, Love and Pancakes fundraiser, entering its sixth year, benefits MainSpring's The Janada ...By Vera Kochan
Moraga School District looks to fill void on school board
Joe Rosenbaum, former board president of the ...By Vera Kochan
Town of Moraga inspects private culvert and earth movement
Out of an abundance of caution, Moraga ...By Vera Kochan
Moraga mayor declares Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month
At the March 27 town council meeting, Mayor Roger Wykle declared March as Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month.
Americorps Vista volunteer, Chris Janssen, representing the Contra ...By Vera Kochan
The Moraga Barber Shop, a town institution for over 50 years
The word "barber" comes from the Latin word "barba" which means "beard." According to the National Barber Museum in Winchester, Ohio, "The first barbering services were performed by Egyptians in 500 B.C. with instruments they had made from oyster shells or sharpened ...By Vera Kochan
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