RanchoMurieta.com is Now Closed

RanchoMurieta.com has ceased publication as of Aug. 2, after 19 years of covering the news of our community.

For the time being, you will still be able to view this site in read only mode.

Thank you for your kind responses to Ralph’s health situation. We’re happy to report he’s much improved and expects to make a full recovery. We’ll see you around the neighborhood.

– Karen Muldoon and Ralph Frattura

Two men arrested after attempted vehicle theft, gunfire and manhunt

A suspect sought for six hours was captured near a home on Latrobe Road late Sunday morning following a pre-dawn attempt to steal vehicles at a Rancho Cordova race track and an exchange of gunfire with off-duty officers at Stonehouse and Latrobe roads, at the northwest edge of Murieta. Another suspect had been arrested four hours before.

$150,000 piece of construction equipment stolen from Equine Center

A large piece of heavy equipment was stolen from the Murieta Equine Center about 7 p.m. Thursday. Workers at the complex saw two men in a gray Dodge pick-up moving the 40-foot long, 70,000-pound Caterpillar tractor-scraper, but didn’t realize anything was amiss until someone contacted Mike Buchanan, the owner of the equipment, about an hour later.

County raises hopes for master plan update

[News brief published July 19, 2007] Sacramento County supervisors raised hopes for an update of the community's master plan even as they moved three controversial development projects toward the final stage of the approval process at a hearing in downtown Sacramento Wednesday.

RMA says cable conversion is on target as it releases new station lineup

[Corrected July 22] The Rancho Murieta Association board of directors has extended the changeover of RMA cable TV premium channels like HBO and Showtime from analog to digital broadcast to July 31 because there is a backlog of subscribers waiting to be switched over to the new service.


No traffic incidents reported on Murieta commuter roads

Traffic map: Jackson Road traffic speeds and all Sacramento incidents

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