Murieta men take a turn as runway models

The Mother's Day Queen Mum Community Tea returns May 1 to put the "live" in live auction, as Rancho Murieta men take to the stage modeling handmade aprons. A mimosa bar, tea cakes and other delicacies, a balloon raffle and queen props add up to an afternoon of fun for a good cause. Read more »

Flag retirement ceremony May 30

Boy Scout Troop 633 will retire worn and tattered U.S. flags May 30 at Lake Calero. Since it began seven years ago, the solemn ceremony has become a Memorial Day tradition for the community. Worn and unusable flags are now being collected at the Rancho Murieta Business Center and Ace Hardware in the Plaza.

Comic has Murieta Room rocking with laughter

Jack Gallagher

Comedian Jack Gallagher, known for years of stand-up, TV and movie appearances, brought big laughs to the Murieta Room Saturday night. He entertained a full house with stories about things we’ve all experienced, like bad jobs, visiting the doctor’s office and running your head into Dolly Parton’s breasts. (OK, the last is a showbiz-only story.) The event was staged by Entertainment, Theatre & Culture and the Rancho Murieta Country Club.

Casino Corral will return May 14

Casino Corral, the annual fundraiser for area youth activities, will be held May 14 at the Murieta Equestrian Center. Read more »

ETC unveils 2011 summer season

Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta on Monday announced its upcoming summer season at Lake Clementia.  The five-show season includes tributes to some of rock's greatest performers. Read more »

2011 Relay for Life is under way

Relay meeting

At Saturday's kick-off rally for this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Tamara Willeford signed on as a volunteer as, from left, Bonnie Burberry, Sara Faughn, Jolene Wegsteen and Christi Marshall looked on. The rally took place at the Rancho Murieta Association Building. Rancho Murieta's third relay event will be held at Stonehouse Park July 23-24. Information about the relay is available here

Bicycle race will zip past Murieta

Lance Armstrong hasn't committed to be there, but the bicycles of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California will go streaking past Rancho Murieta on May 17. Read more »

Ready for summer? Circle these dates


Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta has released the dates for this summer's concerts -- with the names of the acts soon to follow.  Circle these dates:

  • Kickoff event: May 15
  • Concert 1: June 11
  • Concert 2: July 2
  • Concert 3: July 30  
  • Concert 4: Aug. 20   
  • Concert 5: Sept. 10

Bus trip Feb. 5 to Stockton hockey game

The Rancho Murieta Association is offering a bus trip to a Stockton Thunder hockey game Saturday, Feb. 5.  The bus leaves the North Gazebo at 4:45 p.m. and game time is 7:30 in Stockton.  The Thunder play the Utah Grizzlies.  The cost is $25 per ticket, and the event is for RMA members and guests only.  For reservations, call the RMA at 354-3500 or e-mail

'Coming to America' show canceled

Coming to America

"Coming to America," a show starring Neil Diamond tribute artist Jay White, scheduled for Saturday night at Sacramento's Community Center Theater, has been canceled.  The show, which was making its premiere, was produced by former Murietan Steve Hart, who said the show was being canceled "due to circumstances beyond our control."   Read more »

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