CSD continues push to extend its role

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 »

A holiday parade, on four wheels or two

Village cart parade

Red square Photo gallery: See 20 photos of parade participants

With his bike decorated and lighted, Lawry Yerby was a worthy participant in Saturday's Murieta Village Christmas cart parade. More than a dozen decorated carts took part, broadcasting holiday music and looping their way up and down Village streets at sundown, led by Santa and parade organizers Zoe Lasater and Espe Walker, who handed out candy canes. Click photo for larger image.

Don't look now, but the holidays are here


Local creativity and skills were on display Saturday as the Murieta Village Clubhouse became a shopper's delight for the Craft Fair and Bake Sale. Vendors presided over colorful tables of handcrafted items made from yarn, fabric and even gourds, and the library was transformed into a bakery. The annual event marks the start of the holiday shopping season in Rancho Murieta. Click photo for larger image.

Murieta Village Craft Fair is Nov. 5

Murieta Village is holding its annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Village Clubhouse. The sale of handmade items and home-baked treats marks the start of holiday shopping for Rancho Murieta.

Two vehicles stolen in Village and nearby

Two vehicle thefts occurred overnight Monday, Security reports. A  golf cart was stolen from Carmella Circle in Murieta Village and a pickup truck was taken from nearby Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 training center on Cantova Way. A second truck at the Operating Engineers parking lot was broken into and a Corvette at the Village location was gone through, according to Security Log entries. Read more »

Village gets the holiday season started

Village fair

Murieta Village held its annual craft fair and bake sale Saturday, filling the clubhouse with tables of handmade decorative items, jewelry, knitwear, artwork and even freshly shelled walnuts. Vendors chatted with a steady stream of neighbors and customers to get the holiday shopping season off to a robust start.

Village craft fair and bake sale Saturday

The holiday season kicks off Saturday with the annual Murieta Village craft fair and bake sale. The event takes place at the Murieta Village Clubhouse from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cookies and coffee will be served at the door.

RMA: Development forces bar-code rethinking

Village meeting

Jon Nickles, at the microphone, addresses RMA representatives and fellow Village residents.

Almost 100 Murieta Village residents gathered Monday morning to hear Rancho Murieta Association officials explain why they’re considering eliminating gate bar codes for Village residents. Read more »

CSD elects director, hears Village complaints

CSD candidates

CSD candidates Les Clark, left, and Morrison Graf offer the board a way to resolve the stalemate over their election.

The Community Services District board named a new director at last week’s meeting and fielded complaints from Murieta Village residents who are unhappy about the possibility of losing bar-code access through the gates. Read more »

Ready, set ... start your holiday shopping

Village Craft Faire

Village Craft FaireThe annual Murieta Village Craft Faire and Bake Sale started the holiday shopping season Saturday with a crowd-pleasing variety of handmade items from local vendors that included knit hats and scarves, brightly patterned carry-alls, appliqué placemats, potholders, holiday decorations, art work, and jewelry, as well as homemade treats ranging from candy apples to snickerdoodle cookies.

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