Meeting the community's new Security chief

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Security open house

Murietans dropped by the Community Services District Building Tuesday to say howdy to Paul Wagner, the community's new Security chief. (Here's his background.) Pam and Dallas Broussard, foreground, who've lived in the community less than a year, talk with Wagner about how they can help Security. Listening are CSD Director John Merchant and General Manager Darlene Thiel. Read more » about Meeting the community's new Security chief

They don't call him 'Birdman' for nothing

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Young eagleBill "Birdman" Gengler shares this photo and message: "Picture I took this afternoon of a 2-year-old bald eagle sitting in a tree by the boat ramp at Lake Calero. He flew away before I could ask him to smile." Read more » about They don't call him 'Birdman' for nothing

Dev Clark, sportsman and family man, dies

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Dev Clark, a man who loved his family and the outdoors, died Jan. 23 at the age of 89. Services will be held Saturday in Salt Lake City. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Local Bean Cafe in Rancho Murieta.

Mr. Clark enjoyed meeting people. He worked part-time at Ace Hardware in Murieta Plaza for several years. He served on the Rancho Murieta Village board. He also volunteered at the Sacramento Railroad Museum, conducting tours.

He loved to travel and to engage in outdoor activities – golf, fly fishing, snow skiing, water skiing and camping. He earned a private pilot’s license in 1975 and later received a multi-engine rating. Read more » about Dev Clark, sportsman and family man, dies

Security logs, Jan. 10-25

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Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for Jan. 10-25, 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 / Nature of report / Security officer / Resolution

Common abbreviations: Read more » about Security logs, Jan. 10-25

Faymarie Mayes, 30-year Murietan, dies at 77

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Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday for Faymarie Mayes, who died Jan. 14 at the age of 77. She had lived in Rancho Murieta for 30 years. Services will be held at Rancho Murieta Community Church, on Cantova Way.

Said a family remembrance, “She loved spending time with family, who affectionately called her Mom, Grandma, G-ma, ‘G’ and Gigi, playing bridge with several groups of amazing friends in Rancho Murieta, reading several novels a week, traveling by air and sea and being a member of the Bonnet Rouge Red Hat Society. She was loved and respected by many and had a knack for being a friend to those in need.” Read more » about Faymarie Mayes, 30-year Murietan, dies at 77

Emil 'Gene' DeCrona dies at 91

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Emil “Gene” DeCrona, a longtime Murietan who loved travel, golf, motorcycles and outdoor activities, died Jan. 20 in Carmichael at the age of 91. A funeral Mass will take place 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church on Cantova Way. A reception will be held at the church reception hall. Read more » about Emil 'Gene' DeCrona dies at 91

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Marking 25 years with a touch of Carnival

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Women's Club lunch

Anniversary cakeThe Rancho Murieta Women's Club marked its 25th anniversary Wednesday with a Country Club lunch that had a feel like Brazil's Carnival. Three members of Samba Conmigo, a San Jose-based dance troupe, did lively samba numbers and then brought club members onto the floor for some free-form dancing. Lunch was ravioli, and there was blue champagne. There are four more photos inside.  Click photos for larger images Read more » about Marking 25 years with a touch of Carnival

CSD discusses whether wider role is proper

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In two meetings last week, the Community Services District handled routine monthly business and, at a goal-setting session, discussed whether it should expand its role to serve Murietans better. Read more » about CSD discusses whether wider role is proper

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