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Teamwork—Saving the Historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge

April 17, 2018 — Since first taking office in 2007, I have published this monthly article with the title "Teamwork." Well this month, I would like to point you to the Save Our Bridges Campaign Committee who for several years now has tirelessly exuberated the meaning of teamwork by

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Women’s Chorus sets June Concerts schedule

April 17, 2018 — It's that time of the year again! We are now enjoying spring and the excitement of summer will be here very soon. Usher in warm weather and sunny fun by attending one of the three June concerts to be given by the Lake Wildwood Women's

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Wildwood Author Promotes Engineering and Science and STEAM

April 17, 2018 — Satellite Basics for Everyone by C. Robert Welti, PhD will be on display at the LA Times Festival of Books on April 21st and 22nd on the University of Southern California campus. This book intends to stimulate broad interest in engineering and science sorely needed

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Tools, Trash & Treasures! Time to clean out our garage!

April 17, 2018 — What better motivation than to prepare for this year's community-wide annual Tools Trash and Treasure yard sale — two fun-filled weekends of hunting for the perfect "treasure" and giving someone a chance to get that "treasure" out of their house. Shop until you drop both

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Rodeo Steps up in PV Fire Scholarship Plan

April 17, 2018 — At our March 6th, 2018 Board meeting Director Bruce Stephenson made a comment during the directors comments that he would like to see the District develop a scholarship program for Paramedic training. The scholarships would be funded through donations from community members, clubs, organizations businesses

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Parking Rules the Focus of April 26 Townhall

April 17, 2018 — New rules regarding parking at Lake Wildwood facilities will be the focus of the next town hall forum on April 26. The forum will be in the Community Center Lake Room (formerly named the Oak Room) at 6:00 PM. Updating old security rules has been

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Letters to the Editor: April 20, 2018

April 17, 2018 — Respecting Rules & Each Other When we see that a few people can cost so many members a great deal of money and distress, we have to wonder why they live here? Most of us live here because we not only love this place, we

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Touring Sierra Star Vinyard

April 17, 2018 — The Lake Wildwood Garden Club will be joining owners Phil and Jackson Starr for a tour of the Sierra Starr Vineyard and Winery, 11179 Gibson Drive, Grass Valley, on Tuesday, May 8, at 1:30 p.m. Car-pooling is suggested. We will meet at the upper Community

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Best Little Gold Rush Festival in California

April 16, 2018 — Pioneer Day in Smartsville, the "Best Little Gold Rush Festival in California," has a historical theme. We have tours of the mining areas, impersonations of historic characters and we are restoring the 1871 former Catholic Church. But Pioneer Day is a family-friendly event, so what

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GM—’Reserve Fund Rules-Don’t be confused, it’s not that complicated’

April 16, 2018 — The most recent claim by proponents of a petition to reverse very sensible and productive Rules concerning the Reserve Fund is that the Board recently spent Reserve Fundsinappropriately by approving the replacement of the Clubhouse dumpster enclosure. This claim has nothing to do with the

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Lake Safety takes center stage in talks with County Officials

April 16, 2018 — We recognize that there is much concern about the status of using the Lake as the recreational season is rapidly approaching. There has been much going on in the background to address the issue that was not reportable because an integrated program had not been

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Boot Drive raises $5K for Burn Institute

April 16, 2018 — Recently, Penn Valley firefighters conducted a boot drive at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Lake Wildwood Drive. They were there for five hours and collected some $7,481 dollars for the Firefighter Burn Institute Earlier this month, the executive director of the Burn Institute

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18th Annual Joanie Bumpus Daffodil Run Shines

April 16, 2018 — After several days of steady rain, Sunday April 8th rose to beautiful blue cloudless skies. About 200 runners and 200 walkers, toured the streets and trails of Penn Valley. The Kids run was as always a highlight for both parents and runners. Many of the

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Sewage Overflow in Lake Wildwood

April 13, 2018 — At approximately 6:30 am on April 7, 2018, a public sanitary sewer main at Marten Court in Lake Wildwood backed up due to a grease blockage, causing 16,750 gallons of untreated sewage to exit the manhole cover and enter a nearby drainage ditch that leads

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Les Beretta—A Memoriam

April 11, 2018 — Our long-time fishing friend, Les Beretta, passed away on Thursday, March 11, at the age of 101. He leaves behind not only his large and loving family, but scores of friends in Lake Wildwood. Les moved here from the Bay Area in 1983, followed five

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Petition could cost Members—GM

April 11, 2018 — GENERAL MANAGER BY BOB MARIANI   There are two Members who are proponents of a petition that will call for a vote to reverse proposed amendments to the Association Rules related to the Reserve Funds. If this petition is successful, a vote costing several thousand

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Help Beautify Lake Wildwood

April 11, 2018 — GARDEN CLUB HOSTS FIFTH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER   The Garden Club will be hosting its fifth annual fund-raiser on Wednesday, April 18, and Thursday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Penn Valley Farm Supply and Nursery, 17115 Penn Valley Road, Penn Valley.

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In Like a Lion…Out like it Never Left!

April 11, 2018 — March 15, 2018 March Madness is upon us, as it's raining almost every day. Right now we have accumulated about 32 inches of rain for the season, with our local average being around 40 inches — enough to keep the drought conversation subdued and enough

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LETTERS to the EDITOR

March 17, 2018 — Extremely Upsetting I wanted to express how extremely upsetting the article Allowing Dogs in Vista, Meadow Parks was to my husband and I. In our opinion it was so filled with disgust, hatred and just flat-out lies that it had to have been written by

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Allowing Dogs in Meadow, Vista Parks

March 17, 2018 — PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE   "Living in Lake Wildwood is like living in paradise!" How many times have you heard that comment or repeated it yourself? People from many areas of our country have selected our lakeside community nestled in the northern California foothills as

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