RM churches announce Easter services

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Services for Easter Week have been announced for St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Rancho Murieta Community Church.

The Easter week schedule at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Cantova Way includes the following:

  • Monday, March 17 -- Prayer Group, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 18 -- Mass, 8:30 a.m.
  • Good Friday, March 21 -- Rites followed by the Stations of the Cross, 2 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday -- Mass will be celebrated at 9 and 10:30 a.m.

For information, call 354-2403 aand leave a message or call St. Joseph's in Elk Grove at 685-3681. Read more » about RM churches announce Easter services

Longtime resident Jerry Wallace dies at 75

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Jerry Wallace, longtime resident and owner of Lory's Unique Cards and Gifts in the Plaza in the 1990s, died at his home Friday after a long struggle with heart disease. He was 75. Read more » about Longtime resident Jerry Wallace dies at 75

Seminar to look at role of Christianity in today's world

With one church built and another in the planning stages, it's understandable that Rancho Murieta thinks of itself as a church-going community. But statistics about the community indicate otherwise, say organizers of a seminar aimed at the 51 percent of the community that doesn't attend church.

The statistic comes from the Percept Group, a demographic information company that provides data to churches, according to Murietan Bob Hanson.

Hanson said he was surprised when he saw the high percentage of households in the 95683 ZIP code that were listed as having no religious involvement. The national average of uninvolved households was listed as 35 percent in the demographic profile, he noted. Read more » about Seminar to look at role of Christianity in today's world

Six arrested, charged with possession of marijuana for sale

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[Updated March 15] Six people were arrested at a home on Puerto Drive late Friday afternoon and charged with possession of marijuana for sale. All six are male; two are 17-year-old minors, authorities said. Read more » about Six arrested, charged with possession of marijuana for sale

Patrols stepped up, reward publicized following car burglaries

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In response to two nights of car break-ins involving more than a dozen vehicles, Community Services District Security has stepped up overnight patrols and publicized a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the burglars. Read more » about Patrols stepped up, reward publicized following car burglaries

Cars in North hit by second night of crimes

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Red squarePrevious coverage: Security revises number of car break-ins and asks help of witnesses

Murieta North was hit by a string of six car break-ins early Wednesday, the second night of car crimes this week. Read more » about Cars in North hit by second night of crimes

Security revises number of car break-ins and asks help of witnesses

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Security on Tuesday revised downward the number of car break-ins that occurred early Monday and asked anyone with information about the car burglaries to come forward. Read more » about Security revises number of car break-ins and asks help of witnesses

Date changed again for Army Corps meeting on development

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[Updated March 11] A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers meeting on development originally set for April 8, and then April 17, is now tentatively scheduled for April 22, a corps spokesman said Tuesday. Read more » about Date changed again for Army Corps meeting on development

Young Eagles flights, airport open house April 6

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Rancho Murieta children between the ages of 8 and 17 again have the opportunity to take a free plane ride and join the ranks of the Young Eagles on Sunday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, during the airport?s monthly open house for the public. A free pancake breakfast will be served by the Flying Vikings Club and vintage aircraft will be on display.

The Rancho Murieta Aviators group hosts Young Eagles events several times during the year, offering free flights on planes and helicopters to local youth on a first-come, first-served basis. The Young Eagles program was founded in 1992 by the Experimental Aircraft Association to provide young people with an introduction to flying. Parental application and permission forms are provided at the event. Read more » about Young Eagles flights, airport open house April 6

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You can count on RanchoMurieta.com to deliver urgent news, but what if you're away from your computer -- or if the power is out? We're offering a new service for RM.com members to address emergency situations. The service sends brief text messages to cell phones that are equipped to receive them. Read more » about Sign up for RM.com's emergency text-message service

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