Cosumnes rips levee, floods South Course

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Repeating the damage it inflicted on Rancho Murieta Country Club in 1997, the Cosumnes River broke through the golf course levee early Friday and flooded two holes at the eastern end of the course. The river also flooded the first green, echoing 1997's damage. No homes were threatened. Read more » about Cosumnes rips levee, floods South Course

Beware: The 'Grandparents Scam' is back

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Neighbors Bob and Sharon Pierson got a call Thursday morning from a granddaughter who was in tears. She was being arrested, and her lawyer said she needed $5,000 to post bail and cover his fees. If the story sounds familiar, it should. It was a scam. Read more » about Beware: The 'Grandparents Scam' is back

Don Thames: Morning Has Broken

Eight trees fall behind Rio Oso Drive

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Downed trees

Trees fell like bowling pins Wednesday in common area behind 1 Park on Rio Oso Drive. Rod Hart, Rancho Murieta Association maintenance manager, said this tangle of brush is made up of at least eight trees. No homes were damaged. The National Weather Service is forecasting a rainy Thursday with a wind advisory from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gusts are forecast to reach 40 mph. The sun is expected back for the weekend. Read more » about Eight trees fall behind Rio Oso Drive

A day dedicated to helping homeless dogs

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Doggie blankets

Rancho Murieta’s Fiber Art Group got together Wednesday at the Rancho Murieta Association Building and sewed 41 blankets for shelter dogs. The group made the most of its money, shopping smartly for dog-pattern fleece fabric and coming away with 10 shopping bags of it. Cost: $229. Savings: $300+. There are four bags of fabric left over. Back row from left are Sheryl Bray, Kathy Burke, Diane Graf, Marion Connelly, Jane Barnes and Tammy Burkart. Seated from left are Lana Mason and Sue Murphy.

Blankets

The day's work – stacks of doggie blankets. Click photos for larger images Read more » about A day dedicated to helping homeless dogs

Supervisor Sue Frost's monthly newsletter

ETC sets the table for a summer of fun

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Amphitheater

Lake Clementia Amphitheater is the home of ETC's shows every summer.

LogoEntertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta is putting the polish to another summer of fun at Lake Clementia Amphitheater. ETC's season opens with the traditional party gathering May 7, and the shows begin June 10. This summer there will be tributes to Motown, Jimmy Buffett and the Beach Boys, Boston and Styx, Earth Wind and Fire, and Elton John. Read more » about ETC sets the table for a summer of fun

Busy signal? RMA phone is out of order

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A message Tuesday afternoon from the Rancho Murieta Association: "RMA's phone service is not working correctly and dialing 354-3500 results in a busy signal.  We are awaiting the repair man.  In the meantime, RMA can be reached by dialing 354-3501.  Sorry for the annoying inconvenience." Read more » about Busy signal? RMA phone is out of order

CSD continues push to extend its role

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In two committee meetings last week, the Community Services District continued a push to broaden its role. At one session, it talked about the Rancho Murieta Association’s need to clean up RMA policy around the variety of homeowner associations that exist – or will soon – in Rancho Murieta. The second committee discussed working more closely with the RMA to get things done for the community’s benefit. Read more » about CSD continues push to extend its role

Kiwanis Crab Feed fills St. Vincent Church hall

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Kiwanis Crab Feed

Kiwanis Crab Feed

Red squareSee 41 photos from the event

There was 750 pounds of crab for the cracking at Saturday night’s Kiwanis Crab Feed at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, but that wasn’t the only delicacy offered. Servers circulated with pricey caviar and two kinds of icy vodka, and patrons like Sam Somers Jr. swallowed a bump of caviar from the back of their hand and chased it with a small chug of vodka. That's Nancy Mazzoni serving the caviar. About 300 people chatted at their tables or bid on dozens of silent-auction items as music played. The event was a Kiwanis partnership with the Knights of Columbus. The servers were members of the Kiwanis Key Club, high schoolers who are the Kiwanians of the future. Click photos for larger images. Read more » about Kiwanis Crab Feed fills St. Vincent Church hall

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