Don’t Forget to Vote!

Here is a sample of a RSM Ballot
and a link to the Smart Voter website to learn more about the eleven propositions on that ballot.

Here’s another link, this one on the candidates for Walnut Creek City Council, with links to their position papers, if available, and websites (just click on each name for more information). Remember- Although incumbent Kish Rajan’s name is on the ballot, he has withdrawn from the race to take a position in Sacramento!

Last link: Where is your polling place?

Free CPR classes at Sports Basement Walnut Creek

CPR Certification
1 Evening, 6-9 PM, various dates.
Walnut Creek Store
This course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child, and infant victims. Rescuers will learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and breathing difficulties. Students also learn how to perform CPR using a barrier device and how to effectively use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

ASHI CPR/AED certification card for Adult and Child is issued after all class requirements are met. Certification card is valid for two years.
CPR classes at Sports Basement Walnut Creek are weekly on the first and third Tuesday and second and fourth Wednesday from 6pm to 9pm.
NOTE: Class size is limited and classes typically fill up several weeks in advance. You must be 14 and older to receive a certification card (due to test comprehension and hands-on evaluation). Children under 14 are encouraged to take this course to learn the important skills but will not receive a certification card. Pre-registration is required:
Preregistration and Schedule

Annual Halloween Haunted House and Creepy Carnival

The Rancho San Miguel Swim Club and Rancho San Miguel Homeowners’ Association
Annual Halloween Haunted House and Creepy Carnival
The Haunted House is Friday October 26 7:00 to 10:00 pm
and Saturday October 27 4:00 to 7:00 pm
The carnival will be Saturday at 2:00 pm.
This year we will have a jumper, pumpkins to decorate, treats,
witches brew and our costume contest.
There will be prizes for children 0 to 3, 4-7, 8-12, and 13-up.
New this year are Best Pet costume, Best couple costume and Most
original homemade costume.
Bring your old costumes to do a costume swap with your neighbors.
The carnival is Free for RSMHA members.
Entrance to the Haunted House is $3.00 for unlimited access.

Annual Rancho San Miguel Dinner and General Meeting

It’s Time for the Annual Rancho San Miguel Dinner and General Meeting
It will be held at the Swim Club on Saturday October 20.
Happy Hour is at 5:00pm
Dinner will be served at 6:00pm
The meeting will begin at 8:00pm
We have a great new caterer this year, with a local chef and a fantastic new menu.
Dinner will be Roasted Salmon and Tri Tip-carved while you wait
Roasted Red potatoes in fresh herb butter
Mixed green salad
Strawberries and pineapple with dipping sauce
Bread rolls and butter
Dessert and coffee Wine, beer and soft drinks
Please remember to bring an appetizer to share with your neighbors.
We will have live music from one of our neighbors to enjoy as well.
The price has dropped as well to $15.00 for a single and $30 for a couple.

Rancho San Miguel Get to Know Your Neighbors Car Show by: Phil Toy

October 14, Sunday, 3:00 pm on Santa Fe Drive
Come, meet and enjoy classic cars from our neighborhood.

My vision is to create creative forums for neighbors to get to know each other, hence building a more fun and cohesive community. Many neighbors have expressed interest in a ‘Car Show’. If you have a classic car or a special interest vehicle please contact me. Cars need not be in show condition, bring out your car projects, share with everybody your pride and joy’s. Let’s kick tires, share your passions, stories, and have a fun afternoon.

Enjoy the car show and vote for your favorites:

1. The car you would most like to drive up to Inspiration Point with your gal/guy for some inspiration.
2. The car you would most want to be dropped off at school in.
3. The car you would want to take to the grocery store.
4. The car you would like to have a first date in.
5. The car longest owned by the owner.
6. The Most Bad-assed car.
7. The Most Cutest car.
8. The vehicle you would most want to own.

Phil Toy – RSM Board – Show Organizer
925/274-1959 cell: 415/867-9483