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Fire — the Focus on Many Levels

August 12, 2019

Our Supervisor, Susan Hoek, continues her work in formulating the “what ifs” of a potential fire and the need for a Lake Wildwood evacuation. She joins a number of our members working together to give...


Fire Season Approaches, Be Ready!

August 12, 2019

While the end of summer is on the horizon, and families and kiddos getting ready to go back to school, we are now entering into the heart of fire season. So, I want to remind...


Gate Security One Benefits of New System

August 12, 2019

The Public Safety Committee (PSC) met on Thursday, August 8.   LWA Board members Randy Smith and Chris Heisler and LW General Manager Bob Mariani attended. Newly installed Board member Smith was congratulated on being...



County-State Meet to Discuss Insurance Dilemma

August 12, 2019

Nevada County Supervisors Dan Miller and Ed Scofield, County Executive Officer Alison Lehman, Information and General Services Director Steve Monaghan met with California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and his staff to talk about homeowner fire...



Lake Wildwood Women’s Chorus to Host Auditions

August 9, 2019

Are you interested in joining the LWWC? Vicki Goss directs this 45-member group of women who perform in concerts in December and May each year. Rehearsals are on Mondays at 4 p.m. starting Sept. 9....


Bruce Puphal Honored as 2019 Citizen of the Year

August 9, 2019

Each year a citizen of Lake Wildwood is honored for his or her outstanding volunteer contributions to the community. This year seven deserving community members were nominated: Bruce Puphal, Jeff Heyser, Fred Peterson, Virginia Gompertz,...


Reverse Mortgages — Does Age Matter?

August 9, 2019

Older borrowers can get a larger loan than younger borrowers can. However, it’s important to remember that if an older borrower excludes a younger borrower from the loan, then in the event of their death...


Drink Between Dinks — Stay Healthy

August 8, 2019

Summer is in full swing at Lake Wildwood and that means the summer temperatures are HOT! These high temperatures do not stop PB addicts from playing the game they love to play. However, there are...


PC Club Going Strong

August 8, 2019

Howdy my LWW Peeps! Checking in after a long break. The PC Club is going strong and meeting every fourth Monday at 1 pm. in the Lake room of the community center. I wanted to...


So… What is Hospice?

August 8, 2019

In an effort to make the word “hospice” a bit less daunting, The Wildwood Independent has invited Hospice of the Foothills to write a regular column to answer questions from our community. — md Q....


Search Continues for New GM

August 8, 2019

New Board Members: Congratulations to our new Board Members Caryl Fairfull, Michael Selby,and Randy Smith. All of these new Board Members have been active in the Community and have taken the entire series of classes...


Options for Canceled Fire Insurance

August 8, 2019

Each month, the Nevada County Coalition of Firewise Communities reports and discusses the latest findings on canceled fire insurance in our area. I’m the Secretary for the Coalition, and have compiled the following information for...


Highlights from the ‘Emergency Alert & Evacuation’ Meeting

August 8, 2019

Important Information to Remember: Highlights from the “Emergency Alert & Evacuation” Community Forum May 23, 2019. Over 200 people attended the standing room only meeting. Watch the meeting on Channel 95. Here’s a few highlights:...


‘No Sun, No Problem – Gardening in the Shade’

August 8, 2019

Please join the Lake Wildwood Garden Club meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m., in the Lake Room at the Community Center. Our program, “No Sun, No Problem — Gardening in the Shade,” will...


The Immigrant

August 8, 2019

John was just 17 years old when he was encouraged by his mother to leave his homeland in search of a better way of life. With very little money in his pocket, he set out...



Art Flair Winners Announced

August 8, 2019

The artists from the Artists of the Oaks Club had a large display on Saturday, July 27 as a part of Lake Wildwood’s Annual Meeting. In spite of the heat, residents and guests came over...


Lake Treatment Notice

August 8, 2019

CLI staff performed a survey of Lake Wildwood on Thursday, July 25, 2019 to identify aquatic vegetation growth conditions, and performed some spot touch up treatments as required in areas where vegetation growth could develop...