Sac County

Once again, Boys Ranch future is uncertain

Boys Ranch

Sacramento County’s hopes of placing a horse-rescue organization in the old Boys Ranch on Scott Road won't be realized, so the county says it will search for another tenant – but the possibilities won’t include a correctional facility or halfway house. Read more »

Mosquito infected with West Nile found in RM


West Nile virus activity has been confirmed in Rancho Murieta with the finding of a single mosquito that tested positive for the virus in a July 19 sampling.  The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District conducted additional mosquito trapping and testing this week, according to Luz Maria Robles, public information officer for the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District. No additional findings have been reported by the agency. Read more »

CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

In a special meeting Wednesday, the Community Services District board followed the state lead and loosened its irrigation restrictions to allow three-times-a-week landscape watering. The board also appointed a representative to a county committee on development, an appointment that followed questions about whether the meetings will be public – they won't – and a bit of wrangling over who would be named to the committee. Read more »

County is setting up talks on development

As it did a decade ago, Sacramento County is facilitating meetings on Rancho Murieta development and inviting key community players to take part. Read more »

Sheriff's officers tell RM how to avoid crime

Sheriff's meeting

Sheriff's Lt. James Barnes is a longtime Murietan. Click photo for larger image.

More than 40 neighbors attended last week’s community outreach offered by the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department. They got a number of crime-fighting tips and a peek at a new program that could help address nuisance issues in areas like Rancho Murieta. Read more »

Sheriff holds community meeting May 19

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department will hold a Rancho Murieta community meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 19 at the Village Clubhouse, on Poncho Conde Circle. Among the planned topics are a new policing program (they call it "Intelligence Led Policing"), a new community relations program and the youth services program. Bring any questions or concerns.

County seat candidates to debate March 15

Five candidates for Roberta MacGlashan's seat on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will take part in a debate 6:30 p.m. March 15 at Stage 1 of the Harris Center at Folsom Lake College in Folsom. Read more »

Where does development go from here?


Naida West, whose ranch adjoins the North Course’s third hole, was among the speakers at the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council’s meeting on Rancho Murieta development at Cosumnes River Elementary School.

[News brief published Jan. 26] Residents took the opportunity to express their concerns about a plan to add 827 homes to Murieta North when the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council met last week. Half of the two-hour session was devoted to comments from the audience of about 90. County planners noted topics the 18 speakers raised so they can be included in the environmental review process now underway for the Rancho Murieta North project. Here's a look at the meeting and where the process goes from here. Read more »

Widespread power outage hits east county

Power was interrupted for a wide area of eastern Sacramento County for about a half-hour Sunday afternoon. The outage, starting around 2:30, impacted North and South Murieta and the Jackson Road traffic signals for the gates. Read more »

County candidate to visit Local Bean Saturday

Teresa Stanley

Teresa Stanley, a candidate for the county supervisor seat being vacated by Roberta MacGlashan, will stop at the Local Bean, in Murieta Plaza, from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday to meet with Rancho Murieta. Stanley, the owner of two businesses, has served for two decades on the Folsom Cordova Unified School District board. From her website: “...One of my first priorities as your supervisor will be to streamline the business permitting process to make Sacramento a better place for businesses to thrive and grow. We need to simplify the process to attract quality employers and jobs to our local communities."

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