Rancho Murieta Association staffers Mark Kitchener and Rod Hart work by truck headlights at dusk Tuesday to cut up a 30-foot oak that had fallen across Via Del Cerrito and blocked it a short time before. The tree was one of a cluster of three oaks in front of a house. Did something happen to bring it down? "It just fell over," said Hart, the RMA's maintenance manager. Click photo for larger imageRead more » about Tree falls, blocks Via Del Cerrito
Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces (SOLOS), the group trying to influence development in the community, announced a donation to the Murieta Trails Stewardship Monday. The $1,131 check, funded by contributions from SOLOS members and others, will cover the stewardship’s insurance costs for a year as it maintains trails around the community. Read more » about SOLOS members contribute $1,131 to trails
The Community Services District on Friday mailed community members a notice about a violation in contaminant standards for our drinking water. The CSD board discussed the violation at its February meeting and said a followup letter to the community was likely.
A pickup truck crashed into a home at Rio Blanco Drive and Rio Circle about 1:30 p.m. Thursday after the driver, a resident in his 60s, lost control of the vehicle while traveling north on Rio Blanco. “He possibly fell asleep. He’s fine," CHP Officer M. Marino said after interviewing the driver at the scene. Sac Metro Fire Station 59 responded to the accident. A neighbor said she heard a crash and saw the truck at the front of the home with the driver slumped at the wheel. Damage to the home included a shattered picture window. No one in the home was injured. Click photo for larger imageRead more » about Truck crashes into home on Rio Blanco
County Supervisor Sue Frost, who represents Rancho Murieta, stopped by Tuesday night’s RMA meeting to say hello. After the meeting, she talked with members of Boy Scout Troop 633, who were in the audience. She told the meeting what she has done to set up shop since being elected in November, adding that a survey of 2,500 of her constituents showed public safety and transportation infrastructure are the top concerns. She invited Murietans to connect with her newsletters at saccounty.net. They’re also published here at RanchoMurieta.com. Click photo for larger image.
General Manager Greg Vorster asked the Rancho Murieta Association board at Tuesday night's meeting for direction on the future of the bicycle pump track, fenced off since last summer because there is no one to pay the insurance premiums. Read more » about Instead of bike track, maybe a dog park?