Falling water and a rising sun

After the storm

Wednesday morning, with the Cosumnes River levels falling, the community was looking at the forecast of a couple of showery days, then maybe a few days of sunshine. The Country Club was looking at a cleanup job on the first hole of the South Course, an area that got a taste of Cosumnes floodwaters. Photo by Frank Falusi. Click for larger image.

Security logs, Dec. 20-Jan. 9

Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for Dec. 20-Jan. 9, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information. Read more »

Area prepares for high winds and water

[Updated 5:20 p.m. Tuesday] The Cosumnes River was rising rapidly Tuesday afternoon and headed for a crest that would cause flooding in Wilton. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning at 2 p.m., saying strong winds could down trees and cause power outages throughout the area in the afternoon and evening. Read more »

South Course, area roads are flooded

[Updated 3:25 p.m. Monday] Monday morning’s cresting Cosumnes River flooded the first hole of Rancho Murieta’s South Course, which the club says should not be a major project to repair. There is a higher crest predicted for early Wednesday. A number of flooded area roads remained closed into Monday afternoon. Read more »

Storm eases; minimal damage in Murieta

[Updated 5:15 p.m. Sunday] Heavy precipitation was moving out of the area Sunday night, leaving behind minimal damage in Rancho Murieta -- a power outage and a few downed trees -- but forecasters are predicting a gray, showery week, with the possibiity of heavy rain. Read more »

Sign in store window announces opening

Market sign

[Updated Sunday in comments: It's official] The rumors have been constant, and while we waited for official word from Raley's HQ, someone inside the Murieta Plaza store (probably tired of answering the question) posted this sign in the window. It says the opening is 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. And it's on brown butcher paper, so it must be true. Photo by Frank Falusi

Greens Park on South wins final approval

Despite opposition by a development representative, the community’s Parks Committee voted last week to build a three-acre Greens Park on the South, with play equipment and Frisbee golf. The approved spending is $358,443. Read more »

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