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Dad-Daughter Dance is back to the '50s


Saturday night's Father-Daughter Dance at Cosumnes River Elementary school had a sock hop theme, which meant poodle skirts, saddle shoes and the like for girls who'd probably never seen such strange garb before. Appropriately attired, and dancing up a storm, were Justin Hayduk and daughter Addison. The theme seemed popular with the dads, who looked like they spent more time dancing than usual before retiring to the sidelines and leaving the dance floor to the girls. But wait – there's more. Read more »

FreeRock shows return to Gazebo in May

FreeRock[Concert date changed Feb. 18] The FreeRock series of free concerts will return to the Gazebo for a second year this spring and summer, starting with a show May 18. Five shows are scheduled and more are possible, the organizer said Sunday. Read more »

It was a night for getting crabby

Kiwanis Crab Feed

Photo gallery (45 shots of people getting crabby)

It’s the Kiwanis Club’s mission to serve children, club president Chet Keil said, welcoming a capacity crowd to the club’s annual crab feed fundraiser Saturday night. But on this night, it was the kids doing the serving. Platoons of Key Club members from Pleasant Grove and Sheldon high schools and Rancho Murieta delivered all the elements of the crab feast to the tables that filled the Saint Vincent DePaul Catholic Church social hall. There were also silent auctions, raffles, live music and a bar staffed by the Knights of Columbus. A “wall of fame” featured posters honoring sponsors who had contributed up to $2,000, Keil said. (Click for larger image)

Classes for teen drivers and senior drivers

The CHP is offering classes for new drivers and senior drivers in the coming weeks. Read more »

CSD looks at digital answer to gate backups

A technology solution to holiday backups at the gate was discussed – and given a warm welcome – at the Community Services District’s Security Committee meeting Tuesday morning. The new system would use electronic codes on visitors’ smart phones. Read more »


Scott Road is Open  
Deer Creek levels

Currently 2 traffic incidents on Murieta commuter roads

  • 5:03 PM
    Traffic Collision-(1141 en route)
    Sr51 South US50 East connector / Sr99 North US50 East connector
  • 5:00 PM
    Traffic Collision-(1141 en route)
    US50 East / US50 East SR51 North connector

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