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Thank you for your kind responses to Ralph’s health situation. We’re happy to report he’s much improved and expects to make a full recovery. We’ll see you around the neighborhood.

– Karen Muldoon and Ralph Frattura

RMA names Reimers to board

Video coverage of the meeting (45 minutes)

The Rancho Murieta Association board of directors interviewed four applicants for an unexpired board term and elected Tom Reimers to the position at a special meeting Thursday night. Read more »

Owner confirms Meadowlands has closed

Meadowlands

One of the owners of the Meadowlands restaurant in Sloughhouse confirmed Wednesday night what a number of motorists driving past the moving truck had deduced – that the business, said to be closed for the winter, was now closed for good. Read more »

RMA begins improving committee process

Video coverage of the RMA meeting (1 hour, 5 minutes)

After months of loud discussion, the Rancho Murieta Association began a quiet conversation at Tuesday’s meeting about how to improve its process for nominating and approving committee members. Read more »

Here's ETC's March community update

Entertainment, Theatre & CultureEntertainment, Theatre & Culture has published its March community update, which has information about the upcoming season and special ticket offers. Click here to download it.

Essay winner helps Optimists mark 25 years

Optimist essay winner

In a strong, clear voice, Murietan Hailey Truong read her winning essay at Tuesday night’s meeting of  the Optimist Club of Rancho Murieta, which was marking its 25th anniversary. Hailey, 14, a freshman at Pleasant Grove High School, addressed the topic “When all the world’s problems are solved, is optimism still necessary?” She won an $800 prize, and her essay goes on to compete at the Optimist district level, where the winner receives a $2,500 college scholarship. Boy Scout Gavin Correia brought the Optimists a proposal for his Eagle Scout project – building a throne for Santa’s use at the community’s annual Christmas tree lighting. That's one of many annual events staged by the Optimists, along with a paper-shredding pickup, family bingo night, ice cream truck visit, July 4 carnival at the lake, holiday crafts fair and multiple youth sports and Eagle Scout projects. The Optimists meet the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Community Services District Building, across from the South Gate. (Click for larger image)

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Currently 4 traffic incidents on Murieta commuter roads

  • 8:47 AM
    Traffic Collision (No injuries)
    South Watt Ave / Kiefer Blvd
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  • 8:44 AM
    Provide Traffic Control
    US50 West / Exit 9 Howe Ave offramp
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  • 8:21 AM
    Traffic Collision (No injuries)
    US50 West / Bradshaw Rd offramp
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  • 8:21 PM
    CZP-Assist with Construction
    US50 East / just east of Stockton Blvd
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