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.

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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 »

A summer night of fun at the beach

Good Vibrations

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About 1,000 people packed Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday night to start the July 4 holiday weekend with Good Vibrations, a tribute to the quintessentially American music of the Beach Boys. The concert was part of the summer series sponsored by Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta. Read more »

'Good Vibrations' for July 4 weekend

Good VibrationsStart the Fourth of July weekend with the quintessential California group, the Beach Boys, as tribute group Good Vibrations features the best of Golden State sun-and-fun mythology -- "California Girls," "Surfin' USA," "I Get Around," "Help Me Rhonda," "Good Vibrations" and more -- in concert Saturday night at Lake Clementia Amphitheater. It's the latest entry in the Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta summer concert series. Read more »

Summer's here, and July 4 is next

The weather forecast says we'll reach 100 this week, which means July 4 will be here soon.  It's the biggest day on the community's calendar, and here's your guide to what's happening. Read more »

ETC opens 10th season at Clementia


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Stung, a tribute band featuring the greatest hits of Sting and the Police, played to an enthusiastic crowd of about 800 at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday night to begin Entertainment, Theatre & Culture's 10th concert season. Mike Mann, ETC's president, said so far this season memberships are exceeding the group's expectations. Read more »

A look at ETC's shows for 2011


Entertainment, Theatre & Culture has another big season set for this summer, beginning 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Lake Clementia Amphitheater with STUNG, performing the hits of the Police. Here's a video look at the season, produced by ETC, as well as info on ticket sales. Read more »

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