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Get ‘em While You Can!

July 13, 2019

We have a few tickets left and are so excited and grateful for the enthusiastic support in our community for our 26th Annual Roots and Wings Educational Foundation Fundraiser. This year’s homes on the cruise...


New Gate Security System in Place by Fall

July 13, 2019

The Public Safety Committee met on Thursday, July 11. LWA Board members Bambi Flanigan and Chris Heisler were in attendance. Flanigan reported on the current status of new gate access software that will be purchased...



Special Thanks to All

July 12, 2019

We would like to thank our residents for helping make the July 4th celebrations safe and smooth. We had no serious Security incidents on the 4th. Compliance with parking rules was amazingly high. Even with...


First ‘Little Free Library’ Arrives in Penn Valley

July 12, 2019

The Rotary Club of Penn Valley has installed their first little free library at Buttermaker’s Cottage in Western Gateway Park. Books will be added to the little houses, both children’s and adult’s, so that community...


How Do I Know When There is a Red Flag Warning?

July 12, 2019

Learning about Red Flag Warnings keeps us alert when fire danger is high and warns when PG&E is likely to shut off our electricity. Some people have been asking “How will I know? Well, you...


New General Manager Search in Progress

July 12, 2019

Bob Mariani’s decision to retire was a blow to our organization but true to his management style and business ethics, Bob is helping us find and transition to a new General Manger. Bob offered to...


Mental Health Benefits of Playing Pickleball

July 12, 2019

We all know that playing pickleball helps improve our physical health because the game offers aerobic exercise without much risk of injury and is one of the best forms of exercise for people over 55....




DUPLICATE….Do not use :-(

July 12, 2019

Wildland Urban Interface Did you know that 1/3 of all homes in the USA are in the Wildland Urban Interface? Learn more from the USDA Forestry Service website: https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/news/release/wui-increase. “An expanding wildland-urban interface has broad...


Wildland Urban Interface

July 11, 2019

Did you know that 1/3 of all homes in the USA are in the Wildland Urban Interface? Learn more from the USDA Forestry Service website: https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/news/release/wui-increase. “An expanding wildland-urban interface has broad impacts on natural...


PV Fire ScholarshipEffort Gaining Momentum

July 11, 2019

The Penn Valley Fire Protection District is the only fire district in western Nevada County that provides advanced life support and transporting ambulance service. We always maintain at least one paramedic per station on duty....


Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets

July 11, 2019

When the call comes to get out, have you prepared to take your pets with you? Natural disaster is a risk no matter where you’ve made your home in northern California: flooding in the valley,...


Making Your Home More Fire Resistant

July 11, 2019

Embers from a wildfire can destroy homes up to a mile away. By “hardening” your home, you can help make your home more fire resistant. This process is done by using ember-resistant building materials. Here...


Fire Safe Council Will Help Make You Firewise!

July 11, 2019

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is a non-profit, local volunteer-based organization dedicated to making Nevada County safer from catastrophic wildfire through fire prevention education, fire break clearing projects and creating Firewise Communities/USA®. Free...




Diary of a Fire Safe Neighborhood Group Leader

July 11, 2019

Corrine Terry, a neighbor four doors down called this morning to have us come look at the yard work she was getting done, mostly junipers and oleanders getting cut down – a big job! On...


Judgment Day

July 11, 2019

We have been led to believe that at the very end of our life, everything we have done flashes before us, and we are able to see events and people that affected, changed or influenced...