Driving in style to help the needy


The Rancho Murieta Corvettes Club got into the giving season Sunday, when 15 Corvettes delivered toys to the Shriners Hospitals for Children’s toy drive in Sacramento, which gathers toys for needy children. Earlier in the season, the club delivered two dozen turkeys to the Sacramento Food Bank. (Photo: Corvettes Club)

Country Club says sale is done – for $4 million

Country Club crowd

The Country Club board held its 2016 annual meeting – likely its last – and outlined details of the purchase of the club for $4 million.

Red square See the Country Club presentation (3.8-MB PDF)

About 175 Rancho Murieta Country Club members gathered for the club’s annual meeting Tuesday night and heard details of the nearly completed sale of the facility to outside investors for $4 million. Plans for club improvements were shared too. Read more »

Who painted graffiti around our community?


The Country Club restroom at the end of De La Cruz Drive was among the targets.

Security wants your help in identifying the person who spray-painted graffiti around the community late Saturday or early Sunday. On Monday, Security said the incidents occurred at a golf course restroom at the end of De La Cruz Drive, a garage on Guadalupe Drive, and possibly a vehicle parked at the Gazebo. Read more »

The rumor about Raley's interim store...

The latest rumor in circulation says a lawsuit has halted Raley’s progress on opening the interim grocery store. Both Raley’s and the Murieta Plaza landlord say there’s no truth to the story. From Raley’s: “There is no lawsuit impacting our opening. We are moving expeditiously to open in January.”

Security logs, Nov. 3-25

Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for Nov. 3-25, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information. Read more »

Murieta girl helps with coats for homeless

Macey Casagrande

Murietan Macey Casagrande faces the TV camera at the site of her coats giveaway for homeless people. Photo by Justin Hayduk. Click for larger image.

It started during last year’s holidays, when Macey Casagrande was shopping downtown with her mother and saw homeless people. She wanted to do something to help, and Saturday morning she did just that. Read more »

Santa Claus is coming to town? He's here!

Santa in town

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A happy crowd braved the chilly night air for the traditional Christmas Tree Lighting at Stonehouse Park Plaza Friday. The festivities began after Santa (also known as Tony Avampato) arrived by fire truck to light the tree and visit with children while parents took photos. The Optimist Club, sponsor of the free event, provided candy canes, cookies and hot chocolate for everybody. Click photo for larger image.

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