Organizing help for fire victims

Paradise donations

“A couple of duffel bags?” Jerry Kays asked Friday afternoon, stopping on Colina Lane with a donation for the Paradise fire victims. “Let’s put them in our luggage department,” joked Tony Avampato, right, who spent the week gathering and sorting donations from Murietans. He collected a wide variety and an impressive pile of items – and many prized gift cards – before loading a truck Friday evening and sending it north, wrapping up his drive. He says thank you. (Click for larger image)

Sue Frost: Impact of propositions to our county

Sue FrostPosted by Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost
As has become typical in California, this past November we had a large amount of propositions to vote on.  Now that the election is squarely behind us and we know the outcome of each proposition, I thought it would be timely for me to explain the immediate impacts that some of these will have directly on Sacramento County. Read more »

RMA voters re-elect McElhany and Shelton

RMA winners

Video of RMA annual meeting (17 minutes)

The community's penchant for close elections continued Thursday night, as voters returned two incumbents to the Rancho Murieta Association board of directors in results announced at the RMA’s annual meeting. It was a brief gathering with about 20 people in attendance. Read more »

Stay inside, don't use mask, county advises

Smoky skyAfter almost a week of nonstop smoky air, the prevailing wisdom has settled on a couple of bits of advice: Stay inside. Don't use a mask, either the heavy-duty N95 masks or the lighter dust masks. Here's an announcement Thursday afternoon from Sacramento County: Read more »

Last chance for donation to fire victims

The local collection of items for Paradise fire victims will wrap up Friday, and the list of items being requested has narrowed. Volunteers in the fire area say they’ve received a mountain of clothing, so that’s no longer needed. Here’s what is needed and how you can contribute. Read more »


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