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Retirement Can Be a Shock

December 13, 2019

Boat cruises down the Seine, skiing in the Alps, motorhome or train tours across the states–we all dream about retirement and all the great things we can do that we’ve never had time for. If...



Community Input Makes the Difference

December 13, 2019

The ink is nearly dry on the update to Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) Strategic Plan, as members of the community have teamed up with elected Directors to craft the document that provides overall direction, establishes...


Helping Kids & Families at Christmas!

December 13, 2019

Ho! Ho! Ho! In collaboration with the Lake Wildwood Motorcycle Club, over the last two weeks the Oaks Clubhouse and the Open Mic staff have dedicated audience tips and the community has filled several donation...


Greetings and Happy Holidays!

December 13, 2019

It is that joyous time of year that we celebrate family and friends and bring in the Holidays. The Board of Directors and myself invite you to show your appreciation and bring in the Holiday...


Red Flags Flying for Awhile

December 13, 2019

Winter mode is upon us and the skies have broken loose with our allotment of rainwater.The red flag will fly for a while now, so be prepared to keep the rubber on the concrete. The...


‘Tis the Season

December 13, 2019

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly, tis the season to be jolly,” so the song goes. Hmmm, wonder where I can get some jolly juice. I need an extra large dose this year. I...



Give Yourself an Eight Cents-A-Day Gift

December 13, 2019

For less than 9 cents a day you can enjoy membership in Artists of the Oaks, the Visual Arts Group of Lake Wildwood. You will receive the pleasant friendship and association with creative people enjoying...


The Power of Positive Thinking

December 12, 2019

Several years ago, at a gathering of business coaches, I met a young coach who specialized in positive thinking. I’ll call him Jeff Buzzman. He strode energetically up to me, thrust out his hand for...



‘Captain’s Trophy’ Qualifiers

December 12, 2019

November 7 was our Captain’s Trophy Tournament. To qualify, you had to have the lowest net score for any given month between November of the previous year and October of the current year. If a...


Pet Loss Support Group Formed

December 10, 2019

Those of us who have pets know the pain that comes when they die. It can be as devastating as losing a family member – after all, pets really are members of our family. Hospice...


I smell Peanut Brittle – The Lions are out!

December 3, 2019

Sitting in the Wildwood Office, enjoying the aroma of peanut brittle. Need I say more? Yep. Penn Valley’s Lions have once again set up the group’s annual “Let’s drive Mikey crazy” trailer filled with See’s...


Official Retirement Guarantee

December 2, 2019

According to the most recent issue of “Money” Magazine playing PB is a right of passage when you become officially retired. The November 22, 2019 article, “Are You Really Retired If You Don’t Play Pickleball”...


Strategic Thinking

November 29, 2019

I recently attended a meeting of the Lake Wildwood Board of Directors, and saw something interesting, something good for our community. Most of the time our Board concerns itself with operational matters, but at this...


Annual Christmas Tree Pickup Program Has New Workforce

November 29, 2019

Lake Wildwood’s Annual Christmas Tree Pickup Program has a new workforce this year, the Nevada Union Interact Club. The organization is now sponsored by Nevada County Rotary Clubs, notably our local Penn Valley club. It...


Simplest Ways to Avoid Becoming a Victim

November 29, 2019

Your Security Department is hiring! You could work here in the community in a job that matters. Contact Pete Newell at the security office or call 432-1209 for more information. Ready or not the holidays...


Newsom Agrees to Put HOAers Privacy at Risk

November 29, 2019

On October 13, 2019, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 323 that directly affects all HOAs. The Senate Bill that becomes effective January 1, 2020 will make Member email addresses available to all Members, upon...