RanchoMurieta.com is Now Closed

RanchoMurieta.com has ceased publication as of Aug. 2, after 19 years of covering the news of our community.

For the time being, you will still be able to view this site in read only mode.

Thank you for your kind responses to Ralph’s health situation. We’re happy to report he’s much improved and expects to make a full recovery. We’ll see you around the neighborhood.

– Karen Muldoon and Ralph Frattura

Security logs, March 25-April 9

Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for March 25-April 9, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information. Read more »

ETC is looking for summer youth workers

A couple of pieces of news from Entertainment, Theatre & Culture as it heads into a new season of lakeside entertainment:

  • The April newsletter is available on the ETC website. It has information about May 19’s season-opening event, which is free and open to everyone, and the annual scholarship.
  • Rancho Murieta youth workers, 15 to 20 years old, can make $13 an hour working at the ETC concerts this summer. The jobs: directing parking, loading or unloading equipment and cleanup. The dates are June 15, July 6 and 20, and Aug. 10 and 31. If you’re interested, send an email to nhaviland@accoes.com. Here’s a link to the sign-up form: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/f2fc712526544369bc57c9d2875ddb2c

A hillside where it sure looks like spring


Bill (Birdman) Gengler stopped to look at Michigan Bar's poppies the other day. "Poppy month has had a slow start," he writes, "but the poppies are always blooming at the bar." The long-range weather forecast looks like we might be into spring to stay, with less rain and highs moving into the 70s. (Click for larger image)

April 30 bus trip to S.F. art exhibits

Art exhibit posterIf you want to see the Monet and Gauguin exhibits at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, here’s a painless way: Be part of the Rancho Murieta Women’s Club’s bus trip Tuesday, April 30. It’s $60 a person, which includes the bus and museum admission (and men are welcome). The bus departs at 8 a.m. from Stonehouse Park. Reservations forms are available at the Rancho Murieta Association Building. The deadline to sign up is April 16. (Click the little image to see a poster.)

5K trail run to fight cancer happens May 5

The Fiesta for Life 5K Trail Run on Rancho Murieta’s trails will begin at 9 a.m. May 5 at Lake Clementia. (Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.) The event, which benefits Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society, costs $20 if you pre-register and $25 the day of the race. You can pre-register here: https://forms.gle/QFEzWeRrqAAyXGnF9


Currently 2 traffic incidents on Murieta commuter roads

  • 2:21 PM
    Traffic Hazard
    US50 West / Folsom Blvd offramp
  • 5:40 AM
    MZP-Assist CT with Maintenance
    US50 West / Stockton Blvd offramp

Traffic map: Jackson Road traffic speeds and all Sacramento incidents

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