Week 4 report on North Gate project

North Gate work report, for the week ending Nov. 26, provided by the Rancho Murieta Association:

  • Short week – only three working days
  • 12-inch water line relocation complete
  • Footing dug for preludes, guard house and stamped concrete
  • Electrical conduit being run and water lines for landscaping
  • Sewer line connection for guard house installed
  • Expecting significant rain delays next week

Prior weekly reports on North Gate work are here.

Happy Thanksgiving, all you Turkey Trotters!

Turkey Trot

Dozens of people, and many first-timers, took part in this year's Thanksgiving morning 5K Turkey Trot.  North Gate construction forced the starting line to move to Stonehouse Park, but part of the run was still out on Murieta Parkway.  The event, in its fourth year, benefits the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free or low-cost accommodations to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers.

After two days in a tree, Fluffy comes down

Cat in tree

For two days, people have been calling to a cat stuck high in a tree at Murieta Plaza.

Fluffy the cat, who lives in Murieta Barber Shop, spent two days high in a Plaza tree, unable or unwilling to come down.  By Tuesday afternoon, with concern about him growing and the cat now 40 feet off the ground, Murieta neighbors began bombarding the Fire Department and Operating Engineers Training Center, asking for help.  This story has a happy ending, we believe. Read more »

Turkey Trot, Santa and dance this weekend

The holiday weekend starts with with a run on Thanksgiving Day, followed by Santa’s arrival Friday evening -- at a new location -- and a dance party fundraiser at the Country Club Saturday night. Here are the details. Read more »

Newsstand: Kiwanis Kronicle, December 2014

Kiwanis logo

Here's the December issue of the Kiwanis Kronicle, the monthly publication of the Kiwanis Club of Rancho Murieta. There is coverage of recent Kiwanis events like the Kids Can Food Drive, the Strutz Ranch Farm to Fork Dinner and more in the 34-page issue. Read more »

Week 3 of North Gate: first rain delays

The Rancho Murieta Association delivered a weekly report on the North Gate project progress Friday.

Week 3 – Week ending November 21, 2014

  • The over excavation of the roadway continues
  • The sub-base for the roadway continues to be imported and compacted
  • Work on the building pad continues
  • The relocation of the 12” water line nears completion
  • We experience some rain delay this week
  • The forming for the concrete work begins next week

 Read more »

Returning to RMA board for another term

RMA directors

The re-election of, from left, Sam Somers Sr., Tim Maybee and Bob Lucas to the Rancho Murieta Association board was confirmed at Thursday night’s RMA annual meeting.  The three ran unopposed.  Board President Jim Moore listed the RMA’s accomplishments in the last year, among them a new North Gate, the Summerfest Spray Park at Riverview Park, the flag plaza at Stonehouse Park and the lease of the cable system to Greenfield Communications.  A handful of members attended the 20-minute session, along with four of the seven RMA directors and several RMA staffers.

Some choices to help in season of giving

As cold weather settles in and the holidays approach, there are ways to provide help where it is needed. Here’s a list of opportunites to help in Rancho Murieta: Read more »

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