CSD votes to explore land purchases
After a conversation that lasted more than an hour, the Community Services District board voted unanimously Wednesday night to begin exploring the possible acquisition of Country Club and lakeside land in the community. Two dozen Murietans were on hand, and a number of them addressed the board. Full coverage of the meeting is upcoming at RanchoMurieta.com.
Boy Scout Troop 633 holds its annual pumpkin sale Oct. 13, 14 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. across from the Plaza. It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for the scouts, and an opportunity for residents to stock up on jack-o-lanterns, fixings for homemade pumpkin pie and seasonal decorations.
A spammer's takeover of RanchoMurieta.com's e-mail forced the site offline for about three hours Friday afternoon. The site's hosting company, WingSix, said the server was being used to send a flood of spam, impacting service for the company's other customers.
Cosumnes River Elementary School is one of 24 schools in the state selected to receive the 2007 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools award. The award is considered one of the most prestigious in the country, the Elk Grove Unified School District said in announcing the achievement.
Bob Simpson grew up on a farm in Indiana, the second of 11 children. As a teenager, he grew a small tobacco crop that earned him enough money to buy a mule, which he sold to pay for business school tuition.
It became the foundation for a successful career in agri-business.
- ADULT CARE SERVICES: Honor Thy Elders ... Personalized Homecare
- AUTO SERVICES AND SALES: Radial Tire of Elk Grove
- BEAUTY CARE: Murieta Salon
- CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY: West Coast Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners
- CHIMNEY CLEANERS: Chim Chimney Professional Fireplace Services
- CONTRACTORS: Delta Construction Electric & Landscape ... Interior Focus
- DENTISTS: Jackson Creek Dental Group
- DOORS: HomeStory Doors
- ELECTRICAL SERVICES: AMMA Electric
- GARDENING: Authentic Gardens
- GUTTER CLEANING: BH Gutter Service ... Shade's Commercial and Residential Services
- HARDWARE: Rancho Murieta Ace Hardware
- HAULING: Have Dump Trailer, Will Travel
- HOME REPAIR: Handy Bob's
- HOUSEHOLD ORGANIZATION: Clear the Clutter
- INSURANCE: Agent Maria Celeste Burkart ... Farmers Insurance (Wendy Bobo-Massoni)
- MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, SERVICE AND INSTRUCTION: Johnson's Piano Service
- PAINTERS: Campbell's Painting ... Certa Pro Painters
- PETS: Rancho Murieta Pet Sitting ... Sacramento Valley Veterinary Services
- POWER WASHING: Squeaky Clean
- PHYSICAL THERAPY: Results Physical Therapy of Rancho Murieta
- SCREEN DOORS: Casper Screen Doors
- SPA: Prima Spa & Wellness Center
- SUN ROOMS AND PATIO COVERS: R.A.L. Builders
- TILE AND STONE: The Paver Company
- WINDOW COVERINGS: Budget Blinds
- WINDOWS: Northwest