Interested in Getting your Ham Radio License?

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The Walnut Creek communications committee is pleased to announce another “Ham Cram” training session that will be held on Saturday, November 17th from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the Garden Room at the Dollar Clubhouse in Rossmoor. The class fee remains at $35.00 and our “pass ratio” continues to hold firm in the 95% to 100% range for our students, who are delighted to qualify for their FCC ham license in just one day!
We will follow up the ham cram training session with two “Get-On-The-Air” classes that are scheduled for Wednesday evenings, November 19th andDecember 17th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. In those classes, which will meet in General Purpose Room #3 at the Gateway club house complex, successful ham cram graduates will receive basic radio procedural training and get the chance to acquire their own hand held radios through a specially discounted pricing program facilitated by our Walnut Creek communications committee members.
Please mark your calendars now and look for additional instructions from the primary instructors as to more details  in the next few days.We are looking forward to training new CERT members from your areas and are depending on you to reach out to them to let them know this great training opportunity is being offered again this year!  Also, these training sessions can be very helpful for reinforcement training with our current CERT ham licensees who feel that they need to “brush up” on their transmitting skills. All are welcome!
If you need any more information right now or desire to nominate candidates for the classes, please feel free to contact Dick DuBey by return email or call at925.876.0125 (Cell phone).
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The RSM Annual Neighborhood Spook House

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Join Rancho San Miguel Homeowners and Guests for the
Neighborhood Spook House and Social
Saturday, October 25th from 5 to 10pm
5-6:30pm – Spook House Lite and Jump House (for our younger or more timid goblins)
6:30-10pm – Spook House, Fire Pit, and Spooky Movie
Entrance to the Spook House is $3.00 per child or teen(15 or under) for unlimited access to Spook House and jumper use.
$5.00 per adult which includes Spook House and adult social area (snacks and beverages included).
Join us for a FRIGHTENLY FUN family evening at RSM Swim Club
2727 San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek

Sponsored by:
Rancho San Miguel Swim Club www.rsmswimclub.org
Rancho San Miguel Homeowners’ Assoc. (RSMHOA)

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2014 Annual Dinner & Election

The 2014 Annual Dinner & Election had over 140 Rancho San Miguel homeowners and guests at the RSM pool on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  Lantern, a local caterer provided a wonderful buffet with served appetizers.  The bar was pouring wine, soft drinks and cold water–something for everyone.

After dinner the board of directors were elected and President David German updated us on the past year’s events.  Each board member took a little time to give updates as well. The RSM board has 2 vacancies.  Please reach out to any of us for more information.  After the update we had a questions and answer session that covered everything from traffic issues to idea for 2015 events that will include all neighbors of ages.

2015 brings more events oriented to young families, new homeowners and of course those of us who have lived in Rancho San Miguel for years.

 

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Menu & Information– 2014 Annual Dinner & Meeting

THE RANCHO SAN MIGUEL BOARD OF DIRECTORS WELCOMES THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO A SHARE IN A CATERED DINNER PREPARED BY GREEN LANTERN CATERING—ONE OF THE NOTABLE CATERERS
IN THE SF EAST BAY.

PLEASE JOIN US ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH FROM 6:00 –9:00 FOR A CATERED DINNER THAT IS SURE TO PLEASE THE ENTIRE FAMILY.

MEET NEW NEIGHBORS & CONNECT WITH OLD FRIENDS

WHERE: RANCHO SAN MIGUEL SWIM CLUB
2727 San Carlos Drive

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Stationary Hors d’oeuvres:
Mini Sundried Tomato Tarts
filled with herbed goat cheese and topped with sundried tomatoes
Kobe Beef Meatballs
with blackberry chipotle bbq

Dinner Buffet:
Grilled Mediterranean Chicken
chicken breast topped with kalamata olive and cherry tomato tapenade
Three Cheese Ravioli with a pesto cream sauce

Endless Summer Salad
clementine segments, toasted almond slivers, avocado, drunken goat cheese on a bed of mesclun greens with a light zinfandel vinaigrette

Green Garlic and Potato Gratin

Artisan Bread Basket
soft dinner rolls, rustic sliced french bread, herbed focaccia, and whipped butter

Dessert:
Mini Fresh fruit tartlets
Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes

Kids:
*Chicken Tenders

IF YOU’VE BEEN A HOMEOWNER FOR OVER 35 YEARS
YOU & YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER ARE OUR GUEST!

ADULTS $15.00
*CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER $5.00—SEE CHILDREN’S MENU

RSVP:
CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH

MADE PAYABLE TO RANCHO SAN MIGUEL ASSOCIATION—
PO BOX 30552
WALNUT CREEK 94598
SORRY NO PAYPAL

MOVIE PROVIDED FOR KIDS—LIMITED CHILDREN SUPERVISION

QUESTIONS?  PLEASE CALL 925-323-3522

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Rancho San Miguel Dinner & Meeting

Flyer 2014 Dinner RSVP

MEET NEW NEIGHBORS & CONNECT WITH OLD FRIENDS!

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SAVE THE DATE– Annual Dinner Saturday, September 27th

The annual dinner is scheduled for Saturday, September 27th.  As soon as the details are finalized, we will post the menu and agenda on this site and NextDoor.  More to come shortly.

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Walnut Creek Police Chief Brings Some Well Received Informtion

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On Thursday, July 17th,  Chief Thomas Chaplan Was the guest speaker at our board meeting.  Chief brought a few of his Officers and discussed the current staffing increases as well as the philosophy of the Walnut Creek police force.

The Walnut Creek police motorcycle traffic enforcement team was eliminated due to financial cutbacks a few years ago.  This important team is being re-staffed, you can expect to see several motorcycle police officers shortly.  The increase in Officers will be obvious according to Chief Chaplain.

Here is a link to the interview Ruby Lopez did on Creek Currents 

 

 

 

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RSM Quarterly Meeting – July 9th – Police Chief Thomas Chaplin to present!

Please join us for the quarterly neighborhood meeting featuring new Police Chief Thomas Chaplin. He will present on public safety issues in Walnut Creek and specifically our neighborhood. There will be a question and answer period after the presentation! Refreshments and snacks will be served.

Chief’s Bio

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RSM Car Show! June 8! Hot, Hot Cars, Hot People!

Thanks to  all who came out to the RSMA Car Show in spite of the hot
weather this past Sunday!  The RSM Board wants to thank everybody who participated in planning, setup, loaning their cars, vendors who donated raffle items, plus donations, volunteers and kids who helped, the residents of Santa Fe Drive who loaned
their driveways that were used for the show.

The food from Lantern Catering was great! Burgers, barbecued chicken and ice cold lemonade!

Once again RSM neighbors came out to enjoy an event, appreciate local automotive expertise and just have a great time mingling among our mid-century modern homes, classic cars and interesting people.

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Special thanks to Grant Reiling, David German and Phil Toy for the pictures on this web page!

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Car Show! This coming Sunday, June 8!

RSM and other local neighbors! Don’t forget to come to our Car Show this coming Sunday from 1-6. we have part of Santa Fe (at Los Cerros) closed for the show.

Prizes! Raffles! The Mayor is coming to present at award!

Great food from Lantern Catering!

Take a trip back to the 50’s See what the mid-century modern homes looked like with same age vehicles parked in front.

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