Event Chairman Leo van Kampen announced the Best of Show winner to be Con and Carole Oamek of Redlands driving the 1947 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Woody station wagon. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 14, 2015: Ellie was sworn in as a new trailing hound by Sheriff McMahon at the Mavericks pregame activities. Her partner/handler Deputy Dave Moyer and two seasoned bloodhounds with their handlers joined Ellie. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015: 33rd Assembly District Representative Jay Obernolte held a meet and greet at the Phelan Community Center with many community residents in attendance. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 13, 2015: Wrightwood - the presentation of Music in the Pines was especially fresh and invigorating. The magic was the collaboration of music teachers, students, musicians and vocalists representing the immense talent and dedication of Tri-Community residents. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
Wrightwood Library’s Lead Librarian, Robin Cornett shared some of her knowledge of local plants and their uses at Grassy Hollow earlier this month. Robin’s heritage is Blackfoot and she has practiced many of their traditional arts and recipes of the California Indians. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 7, 2015: Wrightwood Historical Society - A presentation was one such program. Passes & Passages: The Literature of Our Landscape took the listener on a literary carriage from Pasadena, through the Cajon Pass, and out to the Mojave. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 1,2015: Fire on the Mountain Music Festival was originally held in the front yard of Tommy & Gayle Dowling’s Wrightwood home and was scheduled to coincide with the birthday of Jerry Garcia. In time, the extended musical family event named after a Gayle Dowling song, outgrew the neighborhood and was relocated to stages in the Community Building parking lot and Vivian Null Park. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 1,2015: The 21st annual show, sponsored by the Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Saturday, August 15, on the village streets of Wrightwood. They are expecting to draw more than 300 classic cars, trucks, etc. Chamber member Leo Van Kampen heads up the event with his team of volunteers. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
At the Phelan Community Center, on July 26 Caltrans and their contractors Flat Iron and Hardy Hamper gave an update of the Hwy 138 widening project. Among the 22 attendees a mixture of gratitude for the way the project has been developing, and some negative comments as well.Read complete story - CLCK HERE
July 31,2015: Last Friday, July 31, St. Joseph Health announced that they have signed a letter of intent with Providence Health and Services to combine the entities into a singular health organization. St. Joseph currently operates St. Mary Hospital and satellite offices. Both entities currently function as Catholic health care ministries with facilities in California and several other states. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
August 1,2015: Two people were injured, including a California Highway Patrol officer, as a brush fire broke out in the Cajon Pass after a collision with a bus and motorcycle. A fire spread from 3-to-5 acres at a “rapid rate of speed” to 10 acres, jumping Highway 138. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
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July 22, 2105: Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) for Snowline Schools ESPC for the district which would enhance interior classroom lighting and exterior site lighting. Ms. Neff reminded the Board that Schneider had completed the lighting upgrades at Pinon Mesa Middle School and Serrano this past year through Proposition 39 funding. Neff covered the advantage of having more than half of the district at Zero Net Gravity (off the electric grid), sharing that LED light bulbs have a much longer life span Read complete story - CLCK HERE
July 29, 2015: In response to the use of drones near three major wildfires in the county this year, Third District Supervisor James Ramos brought a request to the Board seeking $25,000 reward per fire incident for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the drone operators who halted air firefighting efforts. It is already illegal to interfere with emergency personnel in the performance of their duties. In addition, the State Legislature is considering Senate Bill 167, which would make it a misdemeanor to operate unmanned aircraft at forest fire sites Read complete story - CLCK HERE
July 13, 2015: Prominent Voice in the Tri-Community Passed Away Susan Gates had a long history of service in the Tri-Community. She was best known for her publication The NewsPlus. She was an incredible person that contributed to the Mountaineer Progress Newspaper legacy. We all mourn the loss of one of our finest citizens. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
July 23, 2015: At the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles, there was a reunion of sorts as seven renowned recording session musicians joined together to discuss their careers and perform as a band called Cisco & Dewey during the first ever Session Players Club. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
July 25, 2015: Between fire and rainstorms, a bit of comic relief could be found at the Wrightwood Community Building. The Snowline Players hosted A Night of Music and Comedy as a fundraiser for their August Shakespeare in the Pines festival. Read complete story - CLCK HERE
JUly 30, 2015: Rena Smith of Wrightwood is officiating this week for Special Olympics in the Los Angeles Games’ indoor volleyball competitions. Having coached club volleyball for 20 years and officiating for high school and college matches, at all levels, throughout Southern California, Rena finds this new experience to be, “Very humbling and exciting.” Working with special needs athletes from all over the world Read complete story - CLCK HERE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SNOWLINE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Snowline Joint Unified School District (the “District”), on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at the hour of 6:00 P.M., in the Student Learning & Support Services Center, 4075 Nielson Road, Phelan, California, will hold a public hearing in accordance with section 6586.5(a)(2) of the California Government Code with respect to the issuance of revenue bonds (the “Bonds”) by the California Municipal Finance Authority (the “Authority”), in an amount not to exceed $6,500,000. The Bonds are being issued to finance the acquisition and installation of new interior and exterior lighting as well as a computer energy management system at 13 District school and support facility sites.
Notice is further given that at said hearing all interested persons will have an opportunity to be heard with respect to the financing and the public benefits arising from the financing. Written comments may be submitted at or before the hearing to Ms. Karen Winkler, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, Snowline Joint Unified School District, 4075 Nielson Road, Phelan, CA 92371.
If you challenge the proposed actions in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Clerk of the Board of the District at or prior to the public hearing.
Dated: August 20, 2015
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SNOWLINE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Published in the Mountaineer Progress Newspaper online version, August 24, 2015
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