Security logs, Nov. 26-Dec. 19

Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for Nov. 26-Dec. 19, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information. Read more »

A Christmastime ride on the Cosumnes

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A group of rafters on a professionally guided tour were working the Cosumnes south fork at Granlees Dam at sunset Thursday, as seen in photos by neighbor Alicia Correia. She says there were two rafts, two kayaks and about 10 people. Alicia adds, "The people had no idea they were in Rancho Murieta. I told them if my pics came out well I'd ask you to put up a good one on" (Thanks, Alicia!) For the photo you really want to see, with the dam spillway payoff a few seconds before, click to the next page. Click photos for larger images. Read more »

How will Security handle the future Murieta?

The question of how to re-engineer Security to handle the community’s future returned to the Community Services District board Wednesday, with new directors weighing in on the question. The board also elected new officers. Read more »

RMA will spend $390,000 for Greens Park

Holiday lights winner

The Rancho Murieta Association board honored the homes with the best holiday decorations at Tuesday night’s meeting. Sean and Kristin Donnalley and kids of Murieta South Parkway were among those honored. See photos of the winners here.

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The Rancho Murieta Association board Tuesday night unanimously approved spending about $390,000 to build the long-discussed Greens Park in the South. The board also honored homes with the best holiday lights. Read more »

Old cable/internet system is being shut down

Greenfield Communications, the company operating the community's cable TV and fiber services, will shut down the legacy cable/internet service in much of the North in January, with the rest of the North to follow. This shutdown of the old Rancho Murieta Association cable/internet service was planned in Greenfield's lease of the system from the RMA. If you're on the old system and you want cable or internet service, you must contact Greenfield. Read more »

Candy for your family and the troops

It’s the holiday season, so you’ll find the Kiwanis selling See’s Candies around Rancho Murieta. It's a quick answer for a holiday or hostess gift. Read more »

Even with Santa, you can't be too careful

Santa Brunch

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Five-year-old Kai Gran was more cautious than most, deciding to check out Santa and Mrs. Claus before stepping up and confiding his Christmas wish list at Sunday's Santa Brunch at the Country Club. The North Pole visitors chatted with children, parents took photos, and everyone enjoyed a holiday brunch. You can see Kai with his best friend Blake Wertzer, 5, and Blake's dad, Bryan, as they waited to see Santa. That photo is part of the gallery collection of 25 photos. Click photo for larger image.

A holiday parade, on four wheels or two

Village cart parade

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With his bike decorated and lighted, Lawry Yerby was a worthy participant in Saturday's Murieta Village Christmas cart parade. More than a dozen decorated carts took part, broadcasting holiday music and looping their way up and down Village streets at sundown, led by Santa and parade organizers Zoe Lasater and Espe Walker, who handed out candy canes. Click photo for larger image.

A slice of perfect December weather

Cosumnes River

So after Thursday's rains, Friday was a slice of bright, chilly December in Rancho Murieta. The Cosumnes was running high (and brown), and people gathered on the pedestrian bridge to watch it race past. The National Weather Service is predicting scattered frost Saturday morning and widespread frost Sunday morning. There's no rain in the forecast until late next week. Click photo for larger image.

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