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County will improve Stonehouse to allow gate


The hill north of the Escuela gate will be lowered seven feet.

Safety improvements are coming for Stonehouse Road, Sacramento County announced late Monday, which will enable the Rancho Murieta Association to open the Escuela gate without having to fund the expensive road improvements. Read more »

Retreats project map heads for final OK

Approval of the final map for the Retreats West project is on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday meeting agenda. The item is one of 50 consent items that will be approved with a single vote of the board at its 9:30 a.m. meeting. Read more »

County meeting about Kiefer Landfill Monday

The county will hold a community meeting about the Kiefer Landfill 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District #58, 7250 Sloughhouse Road. The meeting will focus on proposed use of buffer lands around Kiefer Landfill, which is on  Kiefer Boulevard in Sloughhouse, about six miles from Rancho Murieta. There’s a summary of the plans here. The planning area was the subject of an environmental review and community meetings in 2012 and 2013. County representatives will be on hand for Monday’s meeting.

County acts to change Jackson Road status

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to seek legislation that would allow a stretch of Jackson Road to be moved from state to county control.  The change would address development forecast for the coming decades, which county staff argued requires local management of transportation needs. Read more »

Story: Supervisors challenge Boys Ranch idea

[Brief published Nov. 12] There was no vote Wednesday afternoon, but a majority of the Sacramento County board of supervisors indicated dissatisfaction with plans to lease the former Boys Ranch on Scott Road as a halfway house for federal prisoners. Read more »

County to air Boys Ranch proposal Wednesday

Boys Ranch

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will discuss repurposing the Boys Ranch facility as a halfway house for federal offenders at its meeting 2 p.m. Wednesday. Agenda materials on the topic include a lease agreement, vicinity map and comment letter. The online agenda provides meeting materials and offers an opportunity to comment on the item. The proceedings can be viewed live online. Read more »

Questions and answers on halfway house

The Rancho Murieta Association turned over its October board meeting to GEO Reentry Services for a half-hour presentation on the company’s proposal to lease the Boys Ranch facility from Sacramento County to serve as a halfway house for federal offenders. The Boys Ranch facility is located on Scott Road about five miles north of Jackson Road. Read more »

County, CSD react to halfway house proposal

A proposal to locate a halfway house for federal inmates at the former Boys Ranch on Scott Road prompted county Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan on Monday to call for the full board of supervisors to discuss possible uses of Boys Ranch before any decision is made.  The Rancho Murieta Community Services District will devote part of its meeting Wednesday to a presentation by the company that proposes to operate the facility. Read more »

MacGlashan meets and greets Murieta

Roberta MacGlashan

County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan stopped at Murieta Plaza Saturday morning for one of her occasional meet-and-greets with Rancho Murieta.

Internet safety training offered Monday

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is offering an awareness training session to help protect personal information from internet access and prevent identity theft. Sheriff’s Detective Sean Smith will show how personal information is obtained from the internet. The training session takes place 10 a.m. Monday at the Murieta Village Clubhouse and is open to all residents.

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