In the end, maybe it's remarkable that RM has a bridge at all

| Filed under

Red square See the bridge being built and meet neighbor Randy Jenco, whose company built it, as he talks about the job's challenges. Click here. (Broadband connection required)
Spacer
As the community celebrated the opening of the pedestrian bridge Saturday, perhaps the most remarkable thing about the 410-foot wood span is that it exists at all. And that's something destined to be forgotten as the bridge takes its place in the life of the community. Read more » about In the end, maybe it's remarkable that RM has a bridge at all

South odor due to treatment pond, CSD says

| Filed under

A treatment pond at the Community Services District wastewater treatment plant is believed to be the source of odors that have prompted recent complaints from South residents, CSD General Manager Ed Crouse said Tuesday. Read more » about South odor due to treatment pond, CSD says

Bill Nichelmann, avid golfer and longtime Murietan, dies at 78

| Filed under

Friends say Will "Bill" Nichelmann combined a gruff exterior with a kind heart that responded to those in need, especially children.

At Christmas, he bought presents for children who might not otherwise have any. On the Fourth of July, he decorated his golf cart, gathered up his beloved dogs -- Rumor, Sophie and Nelson -- and was part of the parade down the parkway.

During the time she coordinated the event for the Community Club, Virginia Nichelmann, his wife of 22 years, rode in the fire truck leading the parade. 

Mr. Nichelmann was an avid golfer whose life came to an end after he was stricken by a heart attack Saturday and collapsed on the driving range at the Country Club. He was 78. Read more » about Bill Nichelmann, avid golfer and longtime Murietan, dies at 78

Betty 'Sis' Draper, 20-year Murietan, dies at 79

| Filed under

Life wasn't the same for Betty "Sis" Draper after she lost her husband of 58 years to lung cancer two years ago. Read more » about Betty 'Sis' Draper, 20-year Murietan, dies at 79

Photo: New Eagle Scouts

| Filed under

Rancho Murieta's newest Eagle Scouts are, from left, Robert Meyer, Blake Hurdle, Matt Kalmanson and Drew Moore. The Troop 633 Scouts were honored at the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony Sunday afternoon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church's social hall, attended by about 175 people. Bagpiper Steve McKinney played "America the Beautiful" to user in the solemn ceremony honoring the scouts, their parents, mentors, troop leader Mori Graf and former troop leader David Scharlach.

Read more » about Photo: New Eagle Scouts

Photos: ETC opens new season

| Filed under

The legendary B.J. Thomas and his band began this year's Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta summer season by entertaining more than 600 people at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday night. Read more » about Photos: ETC opens new season

After 35 years, librarian is parking her bookmobile

| Filed under

The Wanderer Bookmobile will continue to dock at Murieta Village, but librarian Linda G. Howe will no longer be at the helm. After 35 years with the Sacramento County library system, most of them spent as the operator of a rolling library, Howe retires at the end of the month. Read more » about After 35 years, librarian is parking her bookmobile

Photo: Kiwanis video arcade

| Filed under

The Kiwanis Club's video arcade brought the community's children to the Rancho Murieta Association Building Saturday afternoon with an end-of-school celebration that went on into the evening for teens. Robert Schumacher and his daughter Kaira, 4, kept Jeffrey Pealer, 6, company as he honed his driving skills.

(Click thumbnail to see larger image.) Read more » about Photo: Kiwanis video arcade

Photo: Trash 'n' Treasure

| Filed under

With a Trash 'n' Treasure event at the Plaza and another at Murieta Village, Saturday was made for shoppers of all ages. At the Plaza, Anna Maloney, 8, selected jewelry with her mother. The annual yard sale events provided a wide range of goods for treasure seekers as well as a fundraising opportunity for community groups.

(Click thumbnail photo to see larger image.) Read more » about Photo: Trash 'n' Treasure

Three cars hit by thieves

| Filed under

Thieves stole items from three unlocked vehicles parked in the driveways of homes on Nevar Court and Pera Drive in Murieta North overnight, according to Security Chief Greg Remson. Read more » about Three cars hit by thieves

Pages

Subscribe to Front page feed