Can you help identify Country Club vandals?

Country Club incident

The sheriff is looking for two young men who entered the Country Club in the early hours of Tuesday Wednesday, vandalized items that had been set up for the Women’s Club’s fashion show, and helped themselves to alcoholic beverages. The club shared its security video with the sheriff and Rancho Murieta Security. Security says there was no sign of forced entry at the club. Click "Read more" to see the other photos. If you can identify the pair, contact Bill Armstrong, the club’s general manager, at 354-3497. Read more »

Plans for new Sloughhouse Inn operation

Since its closing in June, Murietans have hoped for a quick rebound for the Sloughhouse Inn. Rumors in recent weeks said it would reopen, run by a couple with two Sacramento restaurant successes to their credit. Here's a conversation with half of that restaurant team. Read more »

Blues & Brews coming to Clementia Saturday

Join the fun when Blues & Brews returns to Lake Clementia Amphitheater from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday with beer and wine tasting, food vendors, local brewers and winemakers, and live music. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate for residents and their guests age 21 and over. Read more »

How about lunch at Tiffany's – and fashions?

Fashion Show

Red square Photo gallery: 50 photos of the fashions and the lunch

It was Breakfast at Tiffany’s meets lunch at the Country Club Wednesday as the Rancho Murieta Women’s Club paid homage to the elegant style of Audrey Hepburn at its annual fashion show. Two dozen club members took to the runway in the latest daytime, evening, casual and golf fashions while audience members sipped Tiffany Blue champagne. (Click for larger image.)

New operators to reopen Sloughhouse Inn

As has been rumored for weeks, the Sloughhouse Inn will be taken over by the owners of Sacramento’s Lucca and Roxy restaurants, the Bee reports. It says the restaurant, being renamed Meadowlands, could be open as soon as early November. Read more »

Community meets county supervisor hopefuls

Sue Frost

Sue Frost, one of the candidates for county supervisor in our district, was joined by her opponent, Mike Kozlowski, in a candidates' night staged last week by Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces, the pro-open-space community group.

[News brief published Sept. 21] Candidates hoping to win seats representing Rancho Murieta -- a potential county supervisor and candidates for the boards of the Rancho Murieta Association and Community Services District – met the community Wednesday night. About three dozen Murietans attended. Read more »

A Sunday for wine, wheels and food

Wine and Wheels

Red square Photo gallery: 60 photos of the crowd and the fun

Music, wine, food and classic cars replaced golfers on the 18th fairway Sunday as the Rancho Murieta Country Club hosted its second Wine & Wheels event. Fifteen wineries from Amador County offered a variety of wines for tasting and food vendors served a multitude of foods -- pizza fresh from a fire-fed oven, open-pit BBQ, handmade tortillas and cold treats for a warm day. The crowd enjoyed the outdoor feast family-style at long tables. At the other end of the fairway, the clubhouse became a backdrop for gleaming vintage autos. (Click photo for larger image.)

Club's connection to the late Arnold Palmer

The news that Arnold Palmer died Sunday at age 87 suggests the local memory that his company helped redesign the North Course 30 years ago, and it was the scene of one of the oddest shots of his career. Click the image below to visit's Facebook page and see a FOX40 video about the shot.


Crash victim identified as Plymouth man

A 21-year-old Plymouth man died in the two-car crash that knotted Jackson Road traffic in Sloughhouse Thursday afternoon. Read more »

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