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ALA GM JIM GRANT SET TO RETIRE THIS YEAR

May       23,       2017       the       Arrowhead       Lake Association      issued      the      following      press release:    “The    Arrowhead    Lake    Association has   accepted   the   retirement   of   Jim   Grant.   Mr. Grant    will    retire    on    October    24,    2017.    Mr. Grant   is   and   has   been   a   valued   employee   of ALA   for   over   20   years   serving   the   last   four years   as   ALA’s   General   Manager.   ALA   thanks   Mr.   Grant   for   his   many years    of    service.    ALA    has    targeted    a    search    for    a    new    Associate General   Manager   who   will   work   alongside   the   General   Manager   to gain   an   understanding   of   the   day-to-day   operations   and   procedures   of the    Association    and    Lake    then    assume    the    title    and    duties    of    the General Manager on October 25, 2017. Anyone   wishing   to   apply   for   the   ALA   Associate   General   Manager position,    please    download    an    application    from    the    ALA    website    at www.ala-ca.org   and   submit   your   application   and   a   resume   by   email   to Roberta   Rindenow,   President   of   ALA,   at   alaassociategm@gmail.com    by June 12, 2017.”

FISHERMAN DIES ON LAKE ARROWHEAD

A     Camarillo     man     died     Saturday morning   April   29th   after   being   found   in Lake    Arrowhead    where    he    was    fishing, according   to   the   San   Bernardino   County Coroner's Office. ALA     Patrol     officers     located     Barry Daniel   Boatman,   56,   in   the   water   near   the south   side   of   the   lake,   authorities   said.     Boatman's   empty   boat   was   found   earlier that morning. According    to    the    coroner's    office, Boatman   was   pronounced   dead   at   10:59 a.m. after being transported to Mountains Community Hospital. The   San   Bernardino   County   Sheriff's   Department   is   conducting the investigation with the Boating Accident Investigation Team.

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.

ALA SEATS NEW DIRECTOR

Eran   Heissler   attended   his   first   ALA   Board   Meeting   Saturday   February 25,    2017    as    the    newly    appointed    Board    Member    representing    the Grass Valley District.  Born   in   Israel,   it   was there   that   he   received   his education   and   served   as an    Intelligence    officer    in the     Israeli     Army     for     5 years.       In       1995       Eran purchased     a     home     in Tarzana,     California.     He shortly   after   became   the president      of      the      154 home    gated    community of   Silver   Hawk   Ridge.   22 years     later,     he     is     still serving   as   president.   Eran   is   also   Vice   President   of   the   249   home   gated community of Promenade in Porter Ranch, California. With     the     experience     he     gained     in     running     home     owner associations   he   expanded   horizons   and   ran   to   be   on   the   board   for   the Tarzana   Neighborhood   Council.   He   successfully   won   4   city   elections and   in   2011   was   appointed   Vice   President   by   the   21   board   members. He   is   still   serving   in   this   position   today.   In   addition,   Eran   is   a   board member of the Community – Police Advisory Board.  In   2010   Eran   purchased   a   house   in   Lake   Arrowhead   in   the   Grass Valley   district.   Eran   spends   every   weekend   in   Arrowhead   with   Dina,   his wife   of   33   years.   Eran   and   Dina   have   3   grown   children   that   enjoy spending   summers   on   the   family   boat.   Eran’s   boat   is   easily   recognized since it is the only one on the lake sporting an Israeli flag. For   the   last   4   years,   Eran   and   Dina   have   attended   all   of   ALA’s board   meetings.   For   the   past   3   years,   Eran   has   been   a   part   of   the   Lake Safety   Committee.   He   is   very   excited   to   share   his   experience   as   well   as gain knowledge in his new position on the ALA Board.

SKYPARK AT SANTA’S VILLAGE IS OPEN!

SkyPark   at   Santa’s   Village has       been       issued       a Temporary      Use      Permit (TUP)    by    the    County    of San        Bernardino        that          allowed   the   park   to   open December   2,   2016.         Also, approval   is   subject   to   final inspection   approvals   from county   fire,   building   and   safety,   planning   and   solid   waste.   The   TUP runs until April 1, 2018, and can be extended upon request. The   permit   allows   the   re-opening   of   the   original   18 Santa’s   Village structures,   but   not   the   larger   vision   of   outdoor-oriented   activities   that will    turn    the    park    into    a    year-around    destination    for    locals    and tourists.      The   park   will   operate   from   9:00 a.m.   until   10 p.m.   seven   days a    week.    Santa’s    Village    features    a    log    cabin    community    with    two restaurants and a pub. The     county     temporary     permit     restricts     all     parking     to     the approximately    300 spaces    adjacent    to    the    amusement    attractions, while   excluding   for   now   SkyPark’s   300   space   parking   area   south   of Highway 18.   The   TUP   halts   the   use   of   trails   outside   the   “amusement zone” of the original 72 acres of Santa’s Village. SkyPark’s    management    plans    include    the    use    of    153 acres    of property   including   a   fly-fishing   stream   and   pond   along   with   mountain biking, hiking trails and archery. SkyPark   at   Santa’s   Village   construction   crews   have   been   non-stop to   open   the   1955-era   park   by   Thanksgiving   weekend.   A   great   deal   of thanks   goes   to   Project   Manager,   Bill   Johnson   for   bringing   this   project t o where it is today.  Santa’s Village has been closed for 18 years. UPDATE FROM SKYPARK: LOCAL AFTERNOONS:  3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 7 Days a Week! Calling    all    mountain    residents!    SkyPark    now    is    offering    local afternoons every day of the week, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Starting   January   10,   2017   SkyPark   at   Santa’s   Village   will   shift   to winter    hours.    The    park    will    be    closed    Tuesdays,    Wednesdays    and Thursdays   and   open   from   10   a.m.   to   6   p.m.   the   other   days   of   the week. For   the   locals   rate,   proof   of   residency   is   required,   and   local   tickets are   available   on   a   first   come,   first   serve   basis,   pending   availability   and are not available for pre-sale. For   only   $10,   you   can   experience   the   entire   park   at   your   pace. Whether   pedaling   a   go   kart   through   Arrow's   Adventure   in   search   of Santa's   Magical   Key,   enjoying   an   ice   cold   brew   or   fragrant   glass   of   wine at    our    Pedal    Pub,    or    visiting    the    "big    man    in    red"    himself,    Local Afternoons    are    our    way    of    giving    back    to    the    community    that supported this park from the very beginning. So   please,   by   all   means,   come   grab   a   burger,   do   some   Christmas shopping or simply stop by to say "hi." Thank   you   for   everything   and   we'll   be   seeing   you   soon.   Oh   and bring your ice skates!

                  

Lake Arrowhead Municipal Advisory Council  The   next   meeting   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Municipal   Advisory   Council, (MAC)   will   take   place   on   Thursday,   July   6,   2017    at   6:30   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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