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Town assumes partial management for after-school programs
The Moraga School District's After School Enrichment Program, typically operated by the PTA, has agreed to hand over the reins to the town for partial management starting with the fiscal year of 2019-20.
By Vera Kochan

Rheem sinkhole repairs making slow progress
The recommended draining of water, dirt and sediment previously discovered inside the damaged Corrugated Metal Pipe under the parking lot at the corner of Center Street and Rheem Boulevard has begun.
By Vera Kochan

Moraga PTA volunteers to pack classrooms for Measure V summer improvements
Beginning June 11, four days after schools close for the summer, Camino Pablo and Donald L. Rheem Elementary will begin major construction improvements on campus thanks to funds from Measure V.
By Vera Kochan

JMLT fills final donation gap to keep Painted Rock wild
A few days before the deadline for the John Muir Land Trust to deliver the $2 million necessary to purchase the Painted Rock property, $103,000 dollars were still missing - approximately the same amount the Moraga Town Council refused to contribute to the project. But ...By Sophie Braccini

Moraga a top town for speeding citations
According to the Lamorinda Weekly's police blotter section, in the last month the Moraga Police Department handed out over 70 speeding tickets, and Moraga Police Chief Jon King stated that 624 speeding citations were issued in 2018.
By Vera Kochan

Event focuses on fire prevention and evacuation strategies
Lamorinda Village, a nonprofit support ...Submitted by Kathryn Ishizu

Hassle-free transportation information event for commuters
In an effort to save Lamorinda commuters ...By Vera Kochan

Artisanal bakery rises in Moraga
Taking a leap of faith, Tom Kelly has quit his corporate job in financial services and started a bread business out of his home in Moraga. But Kelly looked before he leaped, for two years taking classes at the San Francisco Baking Institute on bread and viennoiserie ...By Sora O'Doherty

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The Moraga Community Faire - an unofficial marker for the start of summer
Moraga residents came out to the Community Faire on May 11 to soak up the sun and partake of a little bit of town camaraderie.
Held in the parking lot of the Rheem Shopping Center, there ...
By Vera Kochan

Moraga Parks and Rec reduces rates for Hacienda facility rentals
The Parks and Recreation Department will reduce facility rental rates for the Hacienda de las Flores effective July 7.
According to Parks and Recreation Director Breyana Brandt, the ...
By Vera Kochan

Behind the scenes of Moraga Library events
Most patrons appreciate the variety of events that the Moraga Library has to offer, but aren't aware of the process behind providing interesting programs for young and old alike.
Adult ...
By Vera Kochan

New Town Treasurer commits to third term for Moraga
Robert Kennedy was unanimously chosen during the April 24 town council meeting to serve as town treasurer for a nonconsecutive third term following a recommendation by the Audit and Finance Committee. Kennedy initially served as treasurer from 2006 to 2009, and once ...By Vera Kochan

A little bit of the tropics comes to Moraga
The Moraga Garden Club held its annual Spring Luncheon April 18 at the Holy Trinity Cultural Center in Moraga. True to their name, garden club members provided magnificent table centerpieces adhering to this year's tropical paradise theme entitled "Orchids Away."
By Vera Kochan

Edward 'Slip' Madigan - an innovative figure from Moraga's football past
In his recent book, "The Incredible Slip Madigan," Oakland writer Dave Newhouse resurrects an almost forgotten figure from Moraga's past, chronicling the achievements of one of the most innovative football coaches and raconteurs of the game's early history.
By John T. Miller

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