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CALENDAR      TUESDAY   AUGUST 1 LACCC GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MEETING AT FIRE STATION 91     6:00 PM – 8:00 PM   WEDNESDAY   AUGUST 16 MOUNTAIN SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB  7:00 AM   LAKE ARROWHEAD RESORT & SPA  THURSDAY   AUGUST 17  LAKE ARROWHEAD COMMUNITIES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIXER             HOSTED BY ARROWHEAD LAKE ASSOCIATION (ALA) BURNT MILL BEACH CLUB  6:00 - 8:00 PM   THURSDAY   AUGUST 18 SKYPARK’S TUNES IN THE TREES: BIG PAPA & THE TCB @SKYPARK AT SANTA’S VILLAGE 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  ADMISSION: $15 FREE PARKING AFTER 3:00 PM   SATURDAY   AUGUST 19 WILDHAVEN RANCH VIP CHAMPAGNE TOUR @ WILDHAVEN RANCH  3:00 - 6:00 PM  SATURDAY   AUGUST 26 ARROWHEAD LAKE ASSOCIATION (ALA) BOARD MEETING     BURNT MILL BEACH CLUB  9:00 AM   ALL ALA MEMBERS INVITED  FRIDAY  SEPTEMBER 1 FIRST FRIDAY @ THE LAKE HOUSE CEDAR GLEN   4:00 PM – 7:00 PM   THURSDAY   SEPTEMBER 7 LAKE ARROWHEAD MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MTG  (MAC)     6:00 PM   FIRE STATION 91  COMMUNITY ROOM   LAKE ARROWHEAD WEEKLY  THE ARROWHEAD QUEEN LAKE TOURS  909 336.6992 FOR INFO   MOUNTAIN SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB EVERY WEDNESDAY  7:00 AM  LAKE ARROWHEAD RESORT AND SPA   LAKE ARROWHEAD ROTARY TUESDAY’S 12:15 PM  WOODY’S BOAT HOUSE   BLUE JAY CINEMA    909 337.8404  RIM OF THE WORLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM  OPEN WEEKENDS    909 336.6666   BINGO FRIDAY EVENINGS AT OUR LADY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH  909 337-2333   WOMEN’S CLUB OF LAKE ARROWHEAD CATHY CASTANEDA  909 336-7479  MACKENZIE WATER SKI SCHOOL  909 337.3814     MOUNTAIN SINGLES DINNER, PARTIES GAME NIGHTS AND MORE LOCAL AND FREE      909 744-8561 mountainsingles.org.
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ALL ALA INCUMBENTS WIN UNOPPOSED!

The    Arrowhead    Lake    Association    Board    of    Directors    Election    2017 ended   early   with   all   three   incumbents   who   were   up   for   re-election running    unopposed.    The    two    week    open    period    to    file    Candidate papers which began August 1 st  and ended August 15 th . There   were   no   challengers   to   President   Roberta   Rindenow   from the   North   District,   Board   Members   Ralph   Wagner,   At   Large   B   and   Eran Heissler    from    the    Grass    Valley    District.        All    three    incumbents    will remain   in   their   Board   seats   and   assume   their   new   three   year   term   at the    October    28,    2017    Board    meeting.    President    Roberta    Rindenow stated     "I     appreciate     the     support     and     encouragement     of     the Membership   and   will   continue   to   do   everything   I   can   to   move   our Association     forward     with     increased     communications,     improved business practices and better member service." This     was     to     be     the     first     “Online     Voting”     election     for     the Association.   Written   ballots   were   no   longer   going   to   be   mailed,   saving the   ALA   around   $25,000.00   for   this   election   cycle   alone.   The   next   ALA Board   meeting   is   scheduled   for   August   26   at   9:00   AM   at   the   Burnt   Mill Beach Club.

ALA NAMES WAYNE AUSTIN TO BE NEW GM

In   a   press   release   from   the   Arrowhead   Lake Association,   it   was   officially   announced   that Wayne    Austin    has    been    hired    as    Associate General   Manager.      Following   the   retirement of   current   GM   Jim   Grant,   Austin   will   take   the helm   as   the   new   ALA   General   Manager   on October   25,   2017.      Mr.   Austin   was   selected after   reviewing   close   to   40   candidates   who had submitted resumes and applications for the position. Austin    is    a    familiar    face    in    the    Lake    Arrowhead    community. Having   been   General   Manager   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Resort   for   7 years,   General   Manager   of   the   Arrowhead   Country   Club,   President   and CEO   of   the   San   Bernardino   Convention   and   Visitors   Bureau,   Wayne has   a   strong   background   in   management,   finance,   customer   service, employee   relations   and   business   growth,   which   he   brings   to   the   ALA. According   to   the   press   release,   “The   ALA   Board   of   Directors   believe   his experience,   energy   and   passion   for   the   lake,   members   and   community makes   him   the   perfect   fit   to   provide   a   new   member   experience   and lead the Arrowhead Lake Association into the future.” Wayne   Austin   received   his   Bachelor   of   Science   Degree   from   the University   of   Nevada,   Las   Vegas.   He   currently   serves   as   Chairman   of the   San   Bernardino   Police   Officers   Association,   Treasurer   of   the   Cedar House   Board   of   Directors,   Treasurer   of   the   Inland   Empire   Habitat   for Humanity    Board    of    Directors,    Board    Member    of    Business    Alliance, CSUSB   and   a   member   of   the   San   Bernardino   Rotary.   Wayne   is   a   past member   of   Lake   Arrowhead   Rotary   and   served   on   the   Lake   Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Board for many years

SKYPARK’S EXPANSION APPROVED!

On   Tuesday,   July   11,   2017 S.    B.    County    supervisors unanimously         approved the     Skypark     at     Santa’s Village      expansion      plan which   the   developer   says is   critical   to   transform   the   amusement   park   into   a   year-long   attraction.      A   key   element   of   the project’s    approval    was    the    parks    addition    of    a    traffic    signal    across Highway 18 and a 30-acre conservation area on the park’s north side. This   significant   approval   by   the   County   will   pave   the   way   for   other remaining   approvals,   said   Bill   Johnson,   Skypark   general   manager.   Prior to   the   vote,   Second   District   Supervisor   Janice   Rutherford   said,   “I   am really   excited   about   the   next   phase   and   thank   you   for   caring   enough about   the   community   to   cut   through   these   hoops   and   deal   with   the red tape.” LACSD ISSUES IMPORTANT WARNING ABOUT LEAD AND YOUR DRINKING WATER The    State    Water    Resources Control   Board,   Division   of   Drinking Water      (SWRCB-DDW),      the      U.S. Environmental    Protection    Agency, and    Lake    Arrowhead    Community Services     District     are     concerned about   lead   in   your   drinking   water. Although    most    homes    have    very low   levels   of   lead   in   their   drinking water,   some   homes   in   the   community   have   lead   levels   above   the   state and    federal    action    level    of    15    parts    per    billion    (ppb),    or    0.015 milligrams   of   lead   per   liter   of   water   (mg/L).   Older   homes   that   have   had their   water   shut   off   for   the   Winter   or   for   long   periods   of   time,   are   at the greatest risk for high lead levels in the tap water. HEALTH EFFECTS OF LEAD Lead   is   a   common   metal   found   throughout   the   environment   in lead-based    paint,    air,    soil,    household    dust,    food,    certain    types    of pottery   porcelain   and   pewter,   and   water.   Lead   can   pose   a   significant risk   to   your   health   if   too   much   of   it   enters   your   body.   Lead   builds   up   in the   body   over   many   years   and   can   cause   damage   to   the   brain,   red blood   cells   and   kidneys.   The   greatest   risk   is   to   young   children   and pregnant women. LEAD IN DRINKING WATER 1.   Lead   in   drinking   water,   although   rarely   the   sole   cause   of   lead poisoning,   can   significantly   increase   a   person’s   total   lead   exposure, particularly the exposure of infants who drink baby formulas and concentrated juices that are mixed with water. 2.   Lead   is   unusual   among   drinking   water   contaminants   in   that   it seldom occurs naturally in water supplies like rivers and lakes. Lead enters   drinking   water   primarily   as   a   result   of   the   corrosion,   or   wearing away, of materials containing lead in the water distribution system and household plumbing. 3.    When    water    stands    in    lead    pipes    or    plumbing    systems containing   lead   for   several   hours   or   more,   the   lead   may   dissolve   into your   drinking   water.   This   means   the   first   water   drawn   from   the   tap   in the   morning,   or   later   in   the   afternoon   after   returning   from   work   or school, can contain fairly high levels of lead. STEPS YOU CAN TAKE IN THE HOME TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO LEAD IN DRINKING WATER To   find   out   whether   you   need   to   take   action   in   your   own   home, have   your   drinking   water   tested   to   determine   if   it   contains   excessive concentrations   of   lead.      Testing   the   water   is   essential   because   you cannot    see,    taste,    or    smell    lead    in    drinking    water.        For    more information on having your water tested, please call (909) 336-7100. If   a   water   test   indicates   that   the   drinking   water   drawn   from   a   tap in   your   home   contains   lead   above   15   ppb,   then   you   should   take   the following precautions: A.   Let   the   water   run   from   the   tap   before   using   it   for   drinking   or cooking   any   time   the   water   in   a   faucet   has   gone   unused   for   more   than six   hours.   The   longer   water   resides   in   your   home’s   plumbing   the   more lead   it   may   contain.   Flushing   the   tap   means   running   the   cold   water faucet   until   the   water   gets   noticeably   colder,   usually   about   15   to   30 seconds. B.   Try   not   to   cook   with,   or   drink   water   from   the   hot   water   tap.   Hot water   can   dissolve   more   lead   more   quickly   than   cold   water.   If   you need hot water, draw water from the cold tap and heat it on the stove. C.    Remove    loose    lead    solder    and    debris    from    the    plumbing materials   installed   in   newly   constructed   homes,   or   homes   in   which   the plumbing   has   recently   been   replaced,   by   removing   the   faucet   strainers from   all   taps   and   running   the   water   from   3   to   5   minutes.   Thereafter, periodically   remove   the   strainers   and   flush   out   any   debris   that   has accumulated over time. D.   If   your   copper   pipes   are   joined   with   lead   solder   that   has   been installed   illegally   since   it   was   banned   in   1986,   notify   the   plumber   who did   the   work   and   request   that   he   or   she   replace   the   lead   solder   with lead-free solder. E.   Determine   whether   or   not   the   service   line   that   connects   your home   or   apartment   to   the   water   main   is   made   of   lead.   The   best   way   to determine   if   your   service   line   is   made   of   lead   is   by   either   hiring   a licensed   plumber   to   inspect   the   line   or   by   contacting   the   plumbing contractor who installed the line. F.   Have   an   electrician   check   your   wiring.   If   grounding   wires   from the   electrical   system   are   attached   to   your   pipes,   corrosion   may   be greater.   Check   with   a   licensed   electrician   or   your   local   electrical   code to    determine    if    your    wiring    can    be    grounded    elsewhere.    DO    NOT attempt   to   change   the   wiring   yourself   because   improper   grounding can cause electrical shock and fire hazards. The   steps   described   above   will   reduce   the   lead   concentrations   in your   drinking   water.      Lake   Arrowhead   Community   Services   District   at (909)     336-7100     can     provide     you     with     information     about     your community’s   water   supply,   and   a   list   of   local   laboratories   that   have been    certified    by    the    California    Department    of    Health    Services    for testing water quality. San   Bernardino   County   Building   and   Safety   at   (909)   387-8311   can provide    you    with    information    about    building    permit    records    that should   contain   the   names   of   plumbing   contractors   that   plumbed   your home. California     Department     of     Health     Services,     Childhood     Lead Poisoning   Prevention   Branch   at   (510)   620-5600   or   the   San   Bernardino County     Public     Health     at     (909)     387-9146     can     provide     you     with information   about   the   health   effects   of   lead   and   how   you   can   have your child’s blood tested. The   following   is   a   list   of   some   state   approved   laboratories   in   your area that you can call to have your water tested for lead. • Clinical Laboratory of San Bernardino (909) 825-7693 • ES Babcock Laboratories (951) 653-3351 For    more    information,    contact    State    Water    Resources    Control Board    Division    of    Drinking    Water    San    Bernardino    office    (909)    383- 4328.

Lake Arrowhead Municipal Advisory Council 

The   next   meeting   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Municipal   Advisory   Council, (MAC)   will   take   place   on   Thursday,   September   7,   2017    at   6:00   pm .      It will   be   held   at   Fire   Station   91   in   the   Community   Room.   The   MAC,   is   our local   community   forum   created   to   provide   a   monthly   meeting   for   our residents    to    hear    about    and    comment    on    a    number    of    local    and countrywide    topics.    County    officials,    staff    and    other    non-county agency   staff   utilize   MAC   meetings   as   an   opportunity   to   provide   the community with information or updates. Matters   of   public   health,   safety,   welfare,   public   works,   planning   or issues   that   may   affect   the   community   are   among   the   concerns   for   the MAC.  Everyone is invited to attend and encouraged to get involved.    
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