Summerfest is coming this weekend


For some, the rides are the most memorable part of Summerfest.

Summerfest, the annual event that transforms Stonehouse Park into a neon midway of rides, games, food and entertainment,  begins at 5 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. The event has been put on since 2000 by volunteers in the community for residents and their guests. Admission is $15 per person and $25 for a two-day pass. Children 3 years and under are admitted free. Read more »

Echoes of Santana at Lake Clementia

Gregg Rolie

Red square Photo gallery: 30 photos of faces in the crowd

Gregg Rolie, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, heated up a cool evening at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday when he and his seven-member band performed the fusion of Latin music, rock and blues that defined Santana, the legendary group Rolie co-founded in the 1960s. The concert was the latest in the summer series offered by Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta. Read more »

Beautiful morning to treasure-hunt

Trash 'n' Treasure

Sellers and shoppers enjoyed perfect weather Saturday morning for the Murieta Village Trash 'n' Treasure event. Sellers set up shop in the shady courtyard area next to the clubhouse.

Rock hall of famer coming to Clementia Amphitheater Aug. 20

Gregg Rolie

Gregg Rolie, a founding member of mega-groups Santana and Journey and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, appears at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday, Aug. 20, as part of the Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta summer concert series. You can get a video taste of his show below. Read more »

Village Trash ‘n’ Treasure Aug. 20

Murieta Village is sponsoring a Trash ‘n’ Treasure event Aug. 20 and everyone’s invited. The community yard sale takes place in the shady area next to the village clubhouse from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  A $2 hot dog, soda and chips lunch will be offered. Spaces are available for $10. To reserve a space, contact Shirley Carter, 354-2106, or Wayne Kuntz, 354-2699.

Born in New Jersey -- and visiting Rancho Murieta

Bruce in the USA

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Bruce in the USA channeled the glory days of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Saturday night at Lake Clementia Amphitheater to the delight of the audience of about 700. It was the latest entry in the Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta summer concert series. Front man Matt Ryan has been playing Springsteen for more than a decade. Read more »

Bruce Springsteen tribute show at Lake Clementia Saturday night


By most accounts, Bruce Springsteen puts on the best concert party in rock.  And by most accounts, Bruce in the USA, appearing Saturday night in Rancho Murieta, captures that magic and fun with an electric realism.  A video follows, so you can judge for yourself. Read more »

Relay for Life crosses the finish line

Relay finish

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The American Cancer Society Relay for Life concluded Sunday morning with the Fight Back ceremony and a last lap around the track at Rancho Murieta's Stonehouse Park, where teams walked during the 24-hour event. At the ceremony, it was announced that more than $108,000 had been raised by Saturday night toward this year's goal of $110,000. Teams and individuals were recognized for their efforts, with Team Cutting for a Cure taking top overall fundraising honors with its contribution of $21,335. Read more »

Warming up for the Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Jolene Wegsteen, co-chair of the Rancho Murieta Relay for Life, welcomed guests to the Cancer Survivor & Caregiver Ice Cream Social held at the Rancho Murieta Association Building Sunday. The community's third Relay for Life event takes place July 23-24 at Stonehouse Park. This year there are 20 teams and 335 participants. Information about the event is available at the Relay for Life web site.

Red, white, blue and kinda hot


It's a CHP vehicle that's a good size for patrolling Rancho Murieta's July 4 parade.

Red square More than 400 photos from the day's events
Red square Help match the winners and their photos

It wasn’t the hottest July 4 ever, but it sure felt like it Monday as Rancho Murieta turned out to celebrate Independence Day. That meant pancakes, a 5K run, a parade, a carnival with a watermelon-eating contest and people everywhere looking for shade. Read more »

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