Presdent’s Memo for Noember 2013
by Harris Rogers
Tuesday, November 5th•
Disaster Preparedness Day -
SundayNovember 24th - Show Your Cards•
Santa Comes To The Shores –
SundayDecember 8th - 1-3pm –RWS Library•
Light Up The Shores - Judging
December 19th - Submit your photos to RSCASee page 8•
RSCA Annual Meeting
- WednesdayFebruary 12, 2014 - RWS Library
Join RSCA, Support Our Events in2014!
Most of you recently received our mail notice about 2014Membership. You’ve asked us to please avoid theNovember/December holidays, and we’ve adjusted our mailing schedule to make that possible.Now do your part and return your Membership this month sothat our “elves” can enjoy the Holidays, too.
Get on Our Email List, too
If you’re not already on our email list, go to our web site at
. At the top of the left column is a big yellow but-ton that says “Join our email list”. Just click on that buttonand add yourself to our list.Every email address saves us over $2 each year in postalmailing costs, money that goes to our events. We keep our emails to a minimum and use them mostly to inform you of our local events or important information that comesbetween monthly issues of The PILOT. You can leave our list at any time, but give us a chance to keep you up to dateon what’s happening in the Shores.
Criminals Impersonating PG&E Workers
Crime is on the rise around the entire Bay Area. In late sum-mer there were two cases of thieves dressing as utility work-ers to gain access to Bay Area homes in Oakland and, clos-er to home, San Carlos.In each case, one person dressed as a utility worker andgained access to the customer’s backyard, while a secondperson entered the home and stole money, coins and/or jewelry. Thankfully, nobody was injured in either case.Investigations are ongoing, and PG&E is working in fullcooperation with local law enforcement. Always – ALWAYS– ask to see valid identification beforeallowing anyoneclaiming to be a PG&E representativeinside your home. PG&E employees always carry their identification and are always willing to show it to you. Thesame is true for ALL utility workers.If a person claiming to be an employee of PG&E (or Comcast Cable, AT&T, or any utility company) has identifi-cation and you stillfeel uncomfortable, you should immedi-ately
call RWC Police, 369-3333.
If it’s a PG&E representative, you can call PG&E’s customer service line at 1-800-PGE-5000 to verify an appointmentand/or PG&E’s presence in the community. Customers whohave an appointment with PG&E will receive an automatedcall back within 48 hours prior to a scheduled visit.Finally, customers with concerns about any “PG&E” callthey receive are encouraged to call PG&E directly at1-800-PGE-5000.
REGISTER, then VOTE !
We have two big local elections on November 5th.Whether you agree or disagree with our endorsements or comments about the decision process, being a voter is oneof the most basic ways each of us exercise our most funda-mental right to express our opinions about those who gov-ern.Of special importance to the Shores this year are the localelections for three (3) seats on the Redwood City Council,three (3) seats (
a possible new majority
) on the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District Board of Trustees, and theproposed Measure R parcel tax.Shores residents are among the most civic-minded peoplein this local area. Being a voter increases the importance of the Shores with local officials. They look closely at howmany of those eligible actually vote, and the higher that per-centage the more influence we have as a community.If you did not receive a mail-in ballot, go to the polls on elec-tion day, November 5th.Whatever your opinions or politics, this will be an importantlocal election, both for the Redwood City Council and for theBelmont-Redwood Shores School District.You need to be part of it, so…
BE A VOTER !