for the AlamedaCounty FoodBank Barrels,
an ongoing community service project,
may bedropped offin the office.
(Due to scavenging andtheft, the barrels have beenmoved to the safety of theconference room, but staffwill see that all donationsare collected into them.)
Check your pantry
for non-perishable food items you canspare or buy a can or twoextra when you’re shopping.Come by and drop it off in theoffice.
SAVE CANS & BOTTLES
The Los Rancheros Association is recycling cans and bottles as anongoing fundraiser. Please donate cans and recyclable bottles to theAssociation. To have them picked up, please call the hotline at 887-0463, and leave a message. Your donation will be collected andarrangements made for on-going pick up.
Information about theHayward MobilehomeOwners Association, acoalition of residents of Hayward's nine mobile-home parks is availableat www.HMOA.net.
HMOA Representative forSpanish RanchI:Fran La Torre, 510-887-1509
SPANISH RANCH IRESIDENT INFO
The web address is not case-sensi-tive, but you MUSTuse a number 1(one) and not a roman numeral I (i).
The El Toro and the Bylaws of the Los Rancheros Associationare posted here.
Out for a Walk?Walking the dog?
We Can’t See You in the Dark!
We all know there isn’t enough light in the park
Wear something whiteor reflectiveeven if it’s just to throwa white sweater over your shoulders or around your waist.This simple precaution could prevent a tragedy.
View of the streetat 8:14 p.m. ona moonless night.
JOINOURCREEK CLEANUPSaturday, February 20, 20109 a.m. - 1 p.m.
As part of our increased focus on community service projects, SpanishRanch I Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) joined the Alameda County Public Works Department Adopt-A-Creek program lastyear. Our responsibility includes graffiti cleaning and trash pickup alongthe creek channel that runs the length of Spanish Ranch I, between Folsom Avenue and Pacheco Street. Anyone interested in helping out with thiscleanup can email Dawn at email@example.com or sign up atUSAService.org.
Or just show up!
Meet on Folsom Street at the gates to the roadalong the wall paralleling Miranda.
We plan to start at the Folsom Street end since we started at Pachecolast time and didn’t get to the end of our stretch. Many hands make lightwork, so please join us in our efforts to keep our neighborhood lookingcared for, which helps make it uninviting to the criminal element.Heavy gloves and rubber boots are recommended if you are willing towork in the creek channel but you don’t have to. There’s plenty of trash topick up on the sides of the channel, the road and the walkway. Canvasgloves, trash picks, trash bags and other equipment are provided.
Please notify the office if there is a problem withpark facilities or lighting.
Call if you need a treetrimmed or drains areblocked.
ALSO, call the officeto report suspiciousactivity, solicitors, excessnoise, etc.
Report criminal activity thepolice first, but ALSO topark management, andNeighborhood Watch!