To our Readers, Members, and Advertisers

For 19 years, has made providing up-to-date news about our community its mission. We are a husband-and-wife team, and our priorities changed with Ralph’s recent surgery. We are now focused on the recovery process. During this break from day-to-day reporting, we ask members to continue to explore issues through the forums, post classified ads and use the extensive story archives. We will not be accepting new advertising or charging our current advertisers. We appreciate your understanding and support during this challenging time.

Karen Muldoon and Ralph Frattura 

Trust fund established for Perez children

A trust fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank for the children of a former Murieta business owner who shot his wife and then killed himself Sunday.

Community greets new school plan with skepticism


Many in the audience were skeptical of plans to expand Cosumnes River Elementary.

The Elk Grove Unified School District's plans for a new elementary school to serve Murieta got a mostly sour reception at a community meeting at the Country Club Thursday night.

Court hears suit over RMA's exclusive use policy

A disagreement over the Rancho Murieta Association's handling of exclusive-use applications -- homeowners who lease common land adjoining their own property -- was the subject of a 20-minute hearing Tuesday in Sacramento Small Claims Court.

Folsom man remembered as supporter of Murieta events

[Updated Jan. 23] The man who shot his wife and killed himself over the weekend in Folsom was an active supporter of Murieta activities for a decade as a partner in Mama Lou's Cocina Mexicana restaurant in Murieta Plaza. The family has announced funeral arrangements.

District outlines 20-acre Cosumnes River Elementary School

[Second update -- Jan. 22] The first look at plans for a new Cosumnes River Elementary School -- expanding the campus from 4.5 acres to almost 20 -- was offered by the Elk Grove Unified School District board Tuesday night.


Scott Road is Open  
Deer Creek levels

No traffic incidents reported on Murieta commuter roads

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