Sac County

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.

Second Murietan named to county board

John Merchant, a longtime resident who has served as president of the Community Services District and Rancho Murieta Association boards, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council by Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan. Merchant is one of two representatives from Rancho Murieta on the nine-member board. RMA President Jim Moore joined the group last year. Read more »

A chance to dispose of unwanted medications

Residents are encouraged to get rid of unwanted, outdated medications safely by contacting the James L. Noller Safety Center at 354-8509 by Friday, Sept. 26, to make arrangements to drop off medications or have them picked up by local members of Volunteers in Partnership with the Sheriff.  The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department-Central Division is partnering with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to keep medications out of landfills and waterways. No needles, please.

RM South will be sprayed to fight mosquitoes

After ground spraying two weeks ago, Rancho Murieta is in line for another spraying early Monday to battle mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus. Read more »

RM will be sprayed Wednesday for West Nile

Spraying to combat West Nile virus will take place Wednesday evening in Rancho Murieta South, in the area of the drainage basin known as Lost Lake, bordered by Reynosa Drive and the South Course's 5th green. Read more »

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