New labels aim to help Murietans do more recycling

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Coming soon to a can near you -- a label with the dos and don'ts of recycling.

It will be part of an effort by the Community Services District to improve the community's track record in recycling because less than half of what residents place out in cans at the curb is now being recycled.

Instead, residents sent 53.6 percent of it to Kiefer Landfill in 2006, according to the company that contracts with the CSD to haul away the community's garbage, green waste and recyclables. Read more » about New labels aim to help Murietans do more recycling

Longtime Murietan Bob Satterley dies at 63

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Bob Satterley grew up loving golf. He played on his high school golf team in Patchogue, NY, and worked as a caddie and assistant golf pro at Bellport Country Club in New York.

He always dreamed of living on a golf course, and he fulfilled that dream when he moved to Rancho Murieta 27 years ago with his wife and son.

Mr. Satterley died peacefully at the age of 63 Sept. 12 with his family at his side. In a fitting memorial, friends and family will celebrate his life at the Rancho Murieta Country Club Sunday. Read more » about Longtime Murietan Bob Satterley dies at 63

Cub Scout event Sept. 28

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Cub Scout Pack 633 holds its annual Roundup Meeting 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Rancho Murieta Association Building. Boys in grades 1 through 5 who are interested in learning more about scouting are invited to attend. Read more » about Cub Scout event Sept. 28

Country Club jazz Sept. 22 features Dewey Parker

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The Sept. 22 Rancho Murieta Country Club Jazz Supper Club features Dewey Parker and his jazz band. Special guest artists include saxophonist Garrett Perkins, guitarist/singer Isaiah Perez, and local vocal stylist Chaya Pitcher. The jazz club is open to Country Club members and their guests. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30. Dinner reservations are required and can be made by calling 354-3400. Read more » about Country Club jazz Sept. 22 features Dewey Parker

Good things come in threes -- and so do holes-in-one

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[Expanded September 21] Three golfers made Country Club history when each scored a hole-in-one at the Prospector Golf Tournament, which wrapped up Saturday. Read more » about Good things come in threes -- and so do holes-in-one

Photos: Playing tummy drums with Music Mike

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Music Mike


Music Mike proved he's still the Pied Piper of Rancho Murieta when he appeared at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Sunday afternoon in a concert sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. He delighted hundreds of kids and parents with "Bingo," "I've Been Working on the Railroad" and other classic songs of childhood as well as offbeat ones like "The Boo-Boo Song."
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County OKs small-scale planning study for Murieta

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[Expanded from news brief published Sept. 12] The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday night to begin work on a study that's possibly the first step in a new, full-blown master development plan for Rancho Murieta, or possibly the last step before approval of nearly 300 new homes for Murieta North. Read more » about County OKs small-scale planning study for Murieta

Alvin 'Bill' Stepps dies at 72

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Ruth and Bill Stepps lived in Elk Grove for 35 years, from the time it was a small town of a few thousand people until exponential growth threatened to change their way of life. Read more » about Alvin 'Bill' Stepps dies at 72

Cooper and Cox will run unopposed for RMA board

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The candidates for two seats on the Rancho Murieta Association board of directors this fall will be incumbent Jack Cooper and former director Dick Cox. Read more » about Cooper and Cox will run unopposed for RMA board

Security logs, Sept. 3-10

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Here are the community's complete Security logs for Sept. 3-10, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information.

  • The format here is

    • Time and nature of report / location / resolution

  • When a time is not legible on the report, it appears as ---- .

  • Common abbreviations: 415 (disturbance), NFI (no further information), NOH (no one home), UTL (unable to locate), BOL (be on lookout), NOL (not on list), ADV (advised), WMA (white male adult), R/P (reporting person), W-2 (water unit), Code 4 (officer or situation is OK), LDN (left door notice), OGD (open garage door) and HBD (had been drinking).

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