Happy 10th to the bridge that almost wasn't

Bridge party

A plaque for the decade-old bridge is unveiled by, from center left, county Supervisors Don Nottoli and Sue Frost, Randy Jenco, a Murietan whose company built the bridge, and Bob Lucas, RMA president. (Click photo for larger image.)

→ Photo gallery from the party (27 photos)

The community took a few minutes Saturday morning to mark the 10th anniversary of the bridge that almost wasn’t, the wooden pedestrian bridge that crosses the Cosumnes River to link Rancho Murieta North and South.  Read more »

12 are running for six Club board seats

Country Club logoThe Country Club on Friday announced a dozen candidates are running for six seats in this fall’s board election, and it’s clear the election will bring a shakeup to the board. Five of six incumbents aren’t seeking reelection, either because they’re termed out or have chosen not to run. Read more »

Free money doesn't exist

Sue FrostPost by County Supervisor Sue Frost
If someone were to offer to give you a modest down payment on a car that you otherwise couldn’t afford, but left you the burden of paying expensive monthly loan payments, repairs, insurance, registration, gas, and all other ongoing expenses, would you consider that car to be “free?”  I wouldn’t, and I suspect most readers of RanchoMurieta.com wouldn’t either, because you would now be obligated to pay for something that you cannot afford.  Yet that is exactly what the Sacramento Bee is claiming when they suggest that Sacramento County has “ignored millions in free money for homelessness.” Read more »

Greenfield warns of outages in repaving areas

Greenfield Communications, the operator of the community's cable and broadband systems, asks that this notice be shared: "Due to the ongoing repaving and SMUD work in Rancho Murieta, some customers may experience temporary service loss. Currently, work is ongoing in the areas of Via Sereno, Camino de Luna, Lago and Carreta. Customers in these areas may experience intermittent outages throughout the day; we are working with both parties to make sure any outages are restored as quickly as possible."

Red Cross golf tournament coming Sept. 7-8

Red Cross ClassicThe Country Club’s sixth annual Red Cross Classic, a dinner-and-golf event benefitting the Red Cross, takes place Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8. Read more »

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