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Moraga, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Moraga, CA include 94575, 94556, and 94570. The median home price in Moraga is $987,000 which is roughly $492/per square foot. More Moraga information.

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Thursday | Contra Costa Times

Moraga-Orinda Fire District firefighters get new contract

Automatic salary increases and largely unchanged health care benefits for firefighter-paramedics approved this week by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board have erased the threat of a 9.5-percent across-the-board pay cut and health care benefits reductions.

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Thursday | Inside Bay Area

Mi Pueblo grocery chain says it might have to liquidate

Mi Pueblo, the popular and colorful chain of family-grown Hispanic grocery stores, has limited options to re-emerge from bankruptcy protection and faces the possibility of having to liquidate its 21 stores and abandon its 3,260 employees, the company says.

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Thursday | Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: Acalanes School District; Heartsent Adoptions; Club Z

For those seeking work in Lafayette, Moraga or Orinda - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Patch.com

Home Fire; HomeGoods Bust; Hometown Hero is Top Alum

Orinda Resident & NBA Star Adonal Foyle Is 'Alum of Yea r' Crews Put Out Lafayette House Fire; Resident Suffers Smoke Inhalation .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: She can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Moraga

Did you know the town of Moraga traces its name to a Mexican soldier who never rose above the rank of private? Joaquin Moraga and his cousin Juan Bernal were granted a 13,000-acre tract of land in 1841 that's now home to Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette -- Rancho de los Palos Colorado -- as payment for their military service to Mexico, which had more ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Uphill battle for supporters who look toward sales tax increase to save city services

A group of dedicated residents believes a sales tax increase in Walnut Creek is the key to the city's budget woes.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Contra Costa County announces district Teachers of the Year

Twenty-two Teachers of the Year have been named by 17 school districts, the Contra Costa County Office of Education and the Contra Costa Community College District.

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Contra Costa Times

Lamorinda police reports April 11 -- Money stolen from care home resident's wallet (Moraga);

Traffic Collision: At 10:38 a.m., a traffic collision with property damage was reported at Olympic Oaks Drive and Pleasant Hill Road.

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Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Lamorinda: Orchard Supply; Dog Sitter; Roughing It Day Camp

For those seeking work in Lafayette, Moraga or Orinda - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Patch.com

Double Bust at Moraga HomeGoods Store Tuesday

Two women were arrested Tuesday -- as their small children sat nearby -- after allegedly "returning" items stolen from the Moraga HomeGoods store , according to police.

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Inside Bay Area

Moraga: Women arrested after merchandise-return scam at home goods store, police say

Two women were arrested Tuesday afternoon by police after they tried to get refunds for items they didn't pay for from the Moraga Home Goods store.

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Contra Costa Times

Fire, emergency response dominates Lamorinda 'Tri-Cities' talks

An annual look at issues affecting all three Lamorinda communities has led to questions about a plan by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District to replace up to a dozen firefighter-paramedics who leave or retire with paramedics who won't fight fires.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Patch.com

Contra Costa County Library Launches Database Full of Local History

Contra Costa County Library announces the launch of Remember & Go , a database of photographs, artifacts, newspaper clippings, documents, maps, and other important items related to the history of Contra Costa County.

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Contra Costa Times

Eight honored for their works by Contra Costa Commission for Women

In a world vacillating between cherishing and chastising women for wanting to "have it all," the eight 2014 Contra Costa Commission for Women Hall of Fame honorees' shared a collective message: Missionary-type zeal, exercised through slim entry points and dressed in collaborative outfits, can rock the world.

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CBS Local

San Francisco Superintendent Continues To Have Job Satisfaction Even After 30 Years In The Field

The San Francisco Bay Area is consistently among the nation's most educated metropolitan areas.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Patch.com

Traffic Alert! Moraga Road Closed Due to Downed Tree, Power Lines

Moraga Road is closed in both directions between Old Jonas Hill Road and Sky Hi due to a fallen tree and downed power lines, according to Moraga police.

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Patch.com

Exploding Transformer; Decathlon Stars; 'Idol' Alert; New Spa

Dramatic Photos: Springtime on Mt. Diablo After the Morgan Fire. Patch Reader David Dondero shared these pictures of spring on the Morgan Territory side of Mount Diablo.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

SFGate

Tilden Park's Nimitz Way leads to spectacular views

What you'll see: Spring rains followed by a warm April sun have turned Tilden Regional Park in the Berkeley hills into something that resembles the Land of Oz.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Catholic Voice

Finding solitude

Plastic sheeting has been placed under the leaking ceiling, connected by hoses to buckets to prevent rainwater from causing more damage.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Tapan Munroe, economist, author and longtime Moraga resident, dies

Tapan Munroe, a well-known economist, longtime Contra Costa Times columnist and resident of Moraga for 32 years, died Tuesday.

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