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Board members
All three board members up for election have been re-elected because they ran unopposed. Positions for 2016 are:
   Rosie MacFarlane - President
   Courtney Galgani - Vice President
   Bonnie Piche -Treasurer
   Flora Englund-Secretary
   Steve Bibb-Director

CCR's and governing documents
Please take time to review and become familiar with our governing documents. They provide important information you should be aware of. The board follows and adheres to our documents to maintain our community.

In case of an emergency such as: outside broken water pipes, or roof leaks you MUST call Compass Management Company before calling your own vendor to address repairs. You can call 408-226-3300.  They have a 24 hour service.   Compass has preferred vendors that are approved to make community repairs. If you proceed with your own repair service without notifying Compass Management Company, you will be responsible for all charges without possible reimbursement.

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Neighborhood Watch Meeting Announcement

 

Dear Homeowner Members: 

 

Please join us for a Neighborhood Watch meeting where we will be speaking about the radio network along with other topics that are aimed at reducing the crime rate in Almaden and coordinating other essential emergency services:

 

 

Date: Tuesday, December 1st 

Place: Vineland Branch Library, 1450 Blossom Hill Rd. 

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM

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Dealing with Rodents in California Ridge

Periodically there are issues with rodents (rats and mice) in our community.  If you are having problems with rodents in your home, do not place poison bait boxes around your home or try to remedy the problem yourself. Doing so can cause harm or death to pets, children, and other wild life. Rather, call a Pest Control company to properly remove the rodent problem. Pest Control companies place traps in safe locations and use solutions to trap and kill rodents that  are safe for pets, children, and other wildlife. 

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Greetings California Ridge HOA,

Due to the Veterans Day Holiday, the November Board Meeting will move from Wednesday, November 11 to Thursday, November 12. The start time remains at 6PM and the location is unchanged. 

There will be no Board Meeting in December.

Happy Holidays!!!

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Message from the Board:
 
This is a reminder to all homeowners.  Please check your decking and siding for dry rot. Dry rotting can create potentially dangerous problems for the community.  In addition, neglected decking and siding repairs will impact our property values. These repairs are home owner responsibility. Notify the association when you've completed your siding and/or railing repairs. The association will take care of painting these repairs (only railings, siding and not decks).  The deck floor is homeowner's responsibility. 
 
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Dear Neighbors,

 

Emails and phone calls have been flooding into my office over the past few days about an NBC-11 story  that talked about a possible overnight homeless parking facility for the County-owned lot at the southeast corner of Almaden Expressway and Camden Avenue. My staff and I are busy responding to each of you. Like you, I want to see the homeless get the help they need – the City and County are committing millions of dollars to these efforts – however, I do NOT support placing any overnight parking facility in our residential neighborhoods and will fight any attempt to do so.

 

This is NOT a City of San Jose proposal, and there is a lot of misinformation out there on Nextdoor and elsewhere about the proposal, so I want to bring you all up to date with the information I have.

 

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CRAG (California Ridge Activities Group)

Wine Tasting Event

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Click the link below to access the July 2015 Newsletter from Johnny Khamis, District 10 Council member:

2015-07-01-July-Newsletter.pdf.

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Wild Life

Remember we share our living space with wild life such as; mountain lions which can threaten everyone's safety, including those of our pets. This was evident by the traces of deer parts left behind after it fell prey to perhaps a mountain lion on Copper Peak.  Take precaution during your early or late day walks, be watchful of your children and bring your pets indoors at night.

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Click the link below to access the mid-June 2015 Newsletter from Johnny Khamis, District 10 Councilmember.

2015-06-15-Mid-June-Newsletter.pdf

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 NOTICE

 
California Ridge HOA Notification

2015 Asphalt Rehabilitation Project
 
Scheduled Date: Monday, June 8, 2015
Scheduled Time: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
 
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Information about the second annual Almaden Lake 4th of July Event 2015!!!

District-10-July-4-2015.jpg

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CALIFORNIA RIDGE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

July 18, 2015

8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

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CALIFORNIA RIDGE


12th ANNUAL POTLUCK

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Main Street Repairs:

Monday May 18th and Tuesday May 19th
Pacific Surfacing will be performing the main pavement repairs to the streets. On both days, Charise Court, Linder Hill Court and Linder Hill Lane will be closed to vehicle traffic between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

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 June 20, 2015: Annual potluck starts at 4:30 PM

 

July 18th, 2015: Garage Sale

There will be a brief meeting for participants in the garage sale July 11th in May’s driveway to distribute signage materials , collect $5 per participating household, and answer any questions. 

 

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Community Book Libraries:

The Board of directory and the Social Committee are working on a project to install two Book Library Houses in our community to share books. If approved, this project will start in October, 2015. 

Check out http://littlfreelibrary.org for more details.

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Road Repair:

The landscape team (which is also the street repair team), the Board of Directors, and Compass management has been working hard on a project to repair the streets in the community. This is a scheduled project that will be paid from the reserve budget. The project is scheduled to start within 30 to 60 days. The focus for the first part of the project will include Copper Peak and all of the interior streets. The Shelby Creek side of the community will be completed in the spring of 2016.

More about this project later.

 

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Start organizing your unwanted items. California Ridge is planning to sponsor a Garage Sale on July 18, 2015. More later...

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Regular attendees of the Board meetings and some Board members have requested a community book sharing system. You might have noticed little wooden houses in other neighborhoods where neighbors share books (leave a book, take a book). The Board of Directors and several home owners are investigating solutions for our community. More later...

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