Neil Diamond tribute makes stop at Clementia

Super Diamond

Super Diamond has been tearing pages from the Neil Diamond songbook for decades.

Super Diamond is a San Francisco band that has been performing its Neil Diamond tribute all over the country for more than 20 years. They’re bringing the show to Lake Clementia Amphitheater 8:30 p.m. Saturday, thanks to Entertainment, Theatre & Culture. Read more »

Was it hot? Sure, but it's July 4

July 4 parade

Parade participants lined Murieta Parkway Saturday morning.

Triple-digit temperatures are common in this part of the world in July, but even after all these years, Rancho Murieta’s July 4 remains uncommon. It’s a day put on by volunteer organizations and Rancho Murieta Association staffers who work so we can enjoy the holiday. Read more »

RMA will be open for guest passes on Friday

The Rancho Murieta Association wants you to know it will be closed on Friday in observance of the July 4 holiday.  The front desk will be open so residents can pick up guest passes or get bar code application forms signed that day. Regular business hours will resume on Monday.

Here's our July 4 schedule and safety tips


Nine-year-old Zachary Pennington, center, and 7-year-old Zachary Black enjoy some pre-July 4 sparklers over the weekend while learning about fireworks safety from the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. Note the bucket of water – important for dousing used fireworks. The Kiwanis arranged the get-together, and Beau Levesque, Kevin Osen and Captain Mike Deutsch represented Sac Metro.

July 4 is Rancho Murieta's biggest, best day. The population of the community swells with the parade, the barbecues and, of course, the fireworks. As much fun as the day is, it does require some caution. Here's the schedule for Rancho Murieta's July 4 and some safety measures to protect our children and pets -- and ourselves. Read more »

Video: OK, what in the heck is pickleball?

In hopes of launching a club, some Murieta neighbors introduced the community to pickleball on Saturday.

CSD moves developer presentation to August

The Community Services District, which had been expecting to hear from development manager John Sullivan at July's board meeting, announced Friday that the presentation has been rescheduled to a special meeting in August. Read more »

Meet Cheryl McElhany, taking on developers

Cheryl McElhany

SOLOS intends to work with county and local government and to be politically involved, Cheryl McElhany says, but it doesn't intend to meet with the current development group.

Last weekend, a group calling itself Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces (SOLOS) announced itself in the Forums here and entered the fight over Rancho Murieta development. Cheryl McElhany, who wrote that initial post, sat down for an interview this week and talked about the group's goals, membership and philosophy. Here's the conversation. Read more »

Spray park is back for triple-digit days

The Rancho Murieta Association announced Thursday that the Summerfest Spray Park is operational -- for now. The RMA offered hope that the problem, which has been pushed back to the manufacturer and installer, may have a permanent fix on the horizon. Read more »

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