In the News

September 1, 2021 Dave Trotter, Lamorinda Weekly MHS presents final installment to Friends of Joaquin Moraga Adobe
September 1, 2021 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly Friends get a little academic help
August 18, 2021 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly 45th Anniversary of the Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail celebrated
August 18, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly A sign of the times
August 4, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Valle Vista (Part Two) – Moraga’s all but forgotten subdivision and its residents
July 21, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly The Valle Vista subdivision – Moraga’s own Lost City of Atlantis
July 7, 2021 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly Friends succeed in raising more than $500K; purchase of Moraga Adobe assured
June 9, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly A Saint Mary’s College fixture – Brother Mel Anderson, FSC, passes away at 92
May 12, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Walnuts – Moraga’s forgotten cash crop
April 14, 2021 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly What’s in a name?
October 14, 2020 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly At long last, restoration of Moraga Adobe begins
September 30, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga’s 2020 Pear & Wine Festival another COVID-19 casualty
September 16, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Margaret DePriester – two-term mayor during the 1980s passes away leaving her imprint on Moraga
May 27, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly The Saclan Indians – Lamorinda’s first residents
April 1, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Historical Society puts even more info at your fingertips
March 18, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Canyon’s historical roots run deep
February 19, 2020 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Wells Fargo Bank’s new interior mural honors Moraga’s history
December 25, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Stylishly remodeled Rheem Theatre is open for business
December 11, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Ranch – An unofficial town landmark
November 13, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Rheem Theatre addition gets green light from Planning Commission
October 30, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly A haunting tour of Saint Mary’s College
June 26, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly The Pony Express – a Lamorinda connection
May 1, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Rheem Theatre sold
April 3, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly The Moraga Barber Shop, a town institution for over 50 years
February 20, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga under water?
January 9, 2019 Vera Kochan, Lamorinda Weekly A snapshot in time: Pears or peace? – the United Nations in Lamorinda
October 3, 2018 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly Friends of Joaquin Moraga Adobe delivers second deposit to J&J
September 19, 2018 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Edy Schwartz leaves deep mark on the town of Moraga
August 22, 2018 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly Joaquin Moraga descendant to perform at annual Fandango
January 24, 2018 Michael Lupacchino, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga resident honored by Saint Mary’s College
December 13, 2017 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Bob Priebe: 38 years serving Moraga
November 29, 2017 Nick Marnell, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Adobe moves closer to approval as an Orinda cultural institution
November 15, 2017 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Beyond beauty alone, Carr Ranch adds significant habitat to Lamorinda open space
August 9, 2017 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly New book offers pictorial journey of Moraga’s history
August 9, 2017 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly Old yellow house opens to public for fourth Fandango for Moraga Adobe
March 22, 2017 Peggy Spear, Lamorinda Weekly EBMUD Celebrates Carr Ranch watershed acquisition
August 10, 2016 Sora O’Doherty, Lamorinda Weekly At 175 Years Old, Moraga Adobe is Slated for Restoration
August 10, 2016 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Growing up Swimmingly in Lamorinda
May 4, 2016 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Hacienda de las Flores Turns 100
April 20, 2016 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Historic Moraga Barn is a Community Asset for New Local Business
April 20, 2016 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Gala to Give Glimpse of Carr Ranch Property
April 6, 2016 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Town Makes $10,000 Donation to Carr Ranch
January 27, 2016 Susan Sperry, Lamorinda Weekly The Moraga Historical Society Concludes its Celebration of 50 Years
January 13, 2016 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly One-Year Reprieve for Rheem Theatre
November 4, 2015 Victor Ryerson, Lamorinda Weekly Council Denies Appeal, Approves J&J Ranch Subdivision Plan
October 21, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Is This the End for Moraga Pear Trees?
August 12, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Historical Society Celebrates 60 Years of Preservation
July 29, 2015 Victor Ryerson, Lamorinda Weekly Planners Move J&J Ranch Development Construction, Moraga Adobe Restoration Closer to Reality
July 15, 2015 Susan Sperry, Lamorinda Weekly Third-Graders Visit the Moraga Historical Society History Center
July 1, 2015 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Hunsaker Canyon
June 17, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly 600-Acre Carr Ranch to Become Public Open Space
June 17, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly A Short Reprieve For the Rheem Theatre
April 8, 2015 Diane Claytor, Lamorinda Weekly Springtime on the Suburban Ranch
March 11, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly A Piece of Carr Ranch To Be Annexed
March 11, 2015 Laurie Snyder, Lamorinda Weekly J & J Ranch-Moraga Adobe EIR Available for Public Review
February 25, 2015 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Historic Preservation Adopted After Tense Debated
December 3, 2014 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Book about the Caldecott Tunnel is Anything But ‘Boring’
January 29, 2014 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Town Tribute to George and Julie Fisher
November 20, 2013 Nina Egert, Lamorinda Weekly Restoring History to San Leandro Creek: An Afternoon of Thoughts About Moraga’s First People
October 9, 2013 Laurie Snyder, Lamorinda Weekly Lamorindans Invited to Celebrate Region’s Pioneer Heritage Moraga Adobe progress update slated for Oct. 21
September 11, 2013 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Making a Local Treasure More Visible – The Hacienda Foundation’s strategic plan
June 5, 2013 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Historical Preservation Not a Sure Thing in Moraga
April 10, 2013 Laurie Snyder, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Adobe Purchase Appears Likely
March 13, 2013 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Renovation at the Pavilion – A Moraga Partnership
December 12, 2012 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Work Progresses on the Old Yellow House
November 21, 2012 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga’s Plan for the Adobe Takes Shape
November 7, 2012 Laurie Snyder, Lamorinda Weekly Orinda Planning Commission Moves Adobe Project Forward
November 7, 2012 Laurie Snyder, Lamorinda Weekly Old Yellow House Progresses through Historic Landmark Designation Process
November 7, 2012 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Town Council Considers Joaquin Moraga Adobe
August 29, 2012 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Electric Ahead of their Time: Campo Alums Remember 1970 Cross Country EV Race
July 12, 2012 Andrea A. Firth, Lamorinda Weekly Beachfront Vineyard in Lafayette? Cave Dig Unearths 6-10 Million Year-Old Fossils
July 4, 2012 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly The Barn Living History Project
July 4, 2012 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Years of Yearning – The Making of Modern Saint Mary’s College
June 6, 2012 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Greening the (Pink) Old Yellow House
June 6, 2012 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Keeping an Eye on the Old Yellow House – A Former Resident’s Reflection
June 6, 2012 Ezra Nelson, Lamorinda Weekly Growing up in The Old Yellow House 1918-1941
February 1, 2012 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly Wings on the Grounds Former St. Mary’s Naval Cadet remembers the drills
August 3, 2011 Andrea A. Firth, Lamorinda Weekly De Laveaga Train Depot Gets a New Old Look
July 20, 2011 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Historical Society Tells Hacienda’s Story with Pictures
March 30, 2011 Cathy Dausman, Lamorinda Weekly War Breaks Out in Moraga
February 16, 2011 Andrea A. Firth, Lamorinda Weekly Residents and Developer Discuss Future of Moraga Adobe
December 8, 2010 Andrea A. Firth, Lamorinda Weekly The Caldecott Tunnel-History in the Making
March 30, 2010 Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly Moraga Historical Society Rallies to Preserve Adobe
February 18, 2009 Andrea A. Firth, Lamorinda Weekly The Joaquin Moraga Adobe: A Local Historic Treasure