Grass fire burns patch near new homes


[Updated 2:55 p.m.] A grass fire broke out about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday on Alameda Drive between the Country Club parking lot and the Retreats housing development. Firefighters from SacMetro Fire Station 59 and Cal Fire responded to the blaze, which  was quickly brought under control. Cal Fire Capt. John Kirkpatrick estimated damage was contained to an eighth of an acre and said the cause is under investigation. Click photo for larger image.

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Splash park

The weather forecast calls for triple digits through Saturday, so when is adult night at Summerfest Spray Park? Monday morning, with temperatures well into spray-park range, kids and parents were gathered at our community splasher, at Riverview Park on the South. The spray park is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 2 to 7 p.m. Click photo for larger image.

Bill Lytle, golfer and fisherman, dies at 85

William LytleWilliam A. Lytle, who spent more than 30 years playing golf and fishing in Rancho Murieta, died June 3 at the age of 85. “Bill will be remembered as a kind man,” his family wrote in a remembrance. “He was a man of intellect, patience and generosity.” There will be a celebration of his life 4 p.m. July 7 at the Country Club. Read more »

Security logs, June 5-13

Here are Rancho Murieta's complete Security logs for June 5-13, as released to the public. CSD Security edits the logs to remove names and specific addresses before releasing the information. Read more »

Amador County farmers markets are open

When looking for a weekend or evening drive, many Murietans head east, to the Gold Rush towns that are part of our area’s history. Time it right and you can shop for farm produce and goods at the same time at Amador County’s farmers markets. Read more »


Currently 2 traffic incidents on Murieta commuter roads

  • 3:25 PM
    Traffic Hazard
    Us50 West / just east of Bradshaw Rd
  • 8:56 PM
    MZP-Assist CT with Maintenance
    US50 West / HAZEL AVE

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