San Miguel Resource Connection

 

August 31, Sept. 1...The San Miguel Car Show and Shine & Cruise night 
            Sept...Supervisor Peschong available, call for appt.  (805)781-4491
             Sept.6...Lillian Larsen PTO mtg. 3:30             
             Sept. 12...planning mtg. for Xmas parade,  4:30/Mercantile  Mission St.
             Sept. 13... Sr. Citizens potluck, 5:30 all interested people are welcome
             Sept 14... Bingo at Sr. Citizens  
             Sept. 19...Lillian Larsen PTO mtg. 5:30  
              Sept. 21...Hesperia Hall Quilt Show,            
              Sept.. 26...San Miguel Advisory Council mtg. 7 pm 
              Sept. 27...San Miguel Community Services Dist. Bd. Mtg.  7 pm
              Sept. 28...Bingo at Sr. Citizens 
              Sept. 30...MISSION FIESTA

Oct 4th... Lillian Larsen PTO meeting, 3:30pm
-Oct 17th...Lillian Larsen PTO meeting, 5:30pm
-Oct 26th...Lillian Larsen PTO Trunk-or-Treat, 5:30-6:30pm, LLE parking lot
                      
Senior Breakfast discontinued until road repair is complete.


At the San Miguel Library

Crafty Wednesday Every Wednesday in September

A sewing craft every Wednesday in Sept.

1-4 pm

All ages welcome! 

 County responds to outcries regarding traffic safety 
County is responding to resident complaints regarding high speeds of vehicles coming off  the bridge into San Miguel and also the lack of visibility for those coming out of Verde from Jazzy Town. 
They will be installing a speed sign with a device that shows your present speed as you come down the bridge into town.  The speed there is 35mph and the reminder devices seem to be effective in reducing driver's  speed.
New "no parking" areas have been designated in San Miguel on River Road (14th St) on the south side of the road  from Bonita to 100 feet beyond Verde.  They will soon be marked with a red curb. This should help with visibility and safety.
There is also new red curbing at the mission to make sure people are aware that those areas have been designated "no parking" for quite some time but drivers have not paid attention to the signs.

In need of some sturdy shelving or display case for your business?  Go to Caledonia Adobe to check out what's available for rock bottom prices!
The San Miguel Rios Caledonia  Adobe is undergoing some changes  including expanding the museum area while renovating the gift shop.     They now have a few remaining antiques to sell at greatly reduced prices.   If you are interested , they are open on Friday, Sat. and Sun. 11-4pm. Or you can contact Linda Elmerick at  1-805-680-6086 for more information  

    The 16th Annual Hesperia Hall Quilt Show will take place on Friday, September 21 from 2-9 PM, with a potluck at 7 PM.  Contemporary as well as vintage quilts of the area will be displayed, with photos and histories of the quilters.  Approximately 40 quilts will be shown, over half being bed sized. An exhibit of Japanese handmade purses will grace the stage. There will be an opportunity quilt and door prizes.  Admission is free.  Hesperia Hall is located at 51602 Hesperia Hall Road, north of Lake Nacimiento.  If you would like directions or have any questions, please contact Kate Snell at (805) 472-2070, email hesperiasews@hotmail.com, or check web site www.hesperiahall.org.

  


   Glancing Back,
Remembering Our Heritage
The San Miguel Resource Connection has taken on the San Miguel History Project and this webpage as its major projects.  It is intended to preserve as much of the San Miguel History as possible and share in a way to encourage others to take an interest and understand the rich heritage of the community.     
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This month is  again on earlier times in San Miguel, about 100 years ago!
Thought you might be interested in some of early entertainment that was important for residents of the day.

 

Old Timers Picnic, Once Again, is Fantastic!
Old Timers as well as Pioneer Day Royalty were honored by San Miguel Lions Club with the help of other Lions Clubs in the area. Thank you Lions Club for your service to our community!

Get Involved in Your Community!

It’s bustling with opportunity!


SAN MIGUEL Christmas Parade and Faire is coming up. Good opportunity to know what's going on Need people with enthusiasm and ideas willing to help make it a successful community event.  Join in the planning, anyone interested is welcome, 4:30 Sept. 14 at Mercantile downtown, Get involved in your Community--attend these community meetings and let your voice be heard. See Michael Sanders at the Mercantile downtown if you are interested in finding out more.

ALSO, Anyone interested in being on the cemetery board? They need a new member to take place of a departing member. Call (805) 400-5494 if interested.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A SUMMIT ON STABLE & AFFORDABLE HOUSING?
Below you can find more information and how to register for the free  half day summit to learn from state & local innovators in health and housing.

Thursday, October 4  •  1-6 p.m.  • 

 Free admission
Veterans Hall, 801 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obis
po

 

Presented by HEAL SLO Healthy Communities

 

Questions? Call 805-781-1560  


   
 

KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY: 
            KNOW ITS  GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
                    KNOW ITS ORGANIZATIONS




San Miguel Community 
Services District





   












 Next regular mtg  

Sept 27 
San Miguel Community Services District (SMCSD) is a public entity that is committed to serving the community with water, sewer, fire, and lighting services since 2000. 
Sept. meeting will include: Second Reading and approval of Ordinance 01-2018, an ordinance of the San Miguel Community Services District (“District”) allowing residents to conserve water by either implementing water-efficient landscaping or eliminating the water of existing landscaping.
San Miguel CSD has approved the water and sewer rate increase.   Please be aware that your water and sewer bills will reflect the increase with the bill you receive in Sept. which reflects usage from Aug. 15-Sept. 15 
 
     The Board meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 PM.
If you live within the San Miguel CSD boundaries, get involved, be knowledgeable about what is going on by attending meetings.  

  805-467-3388 for more info.
 


 San Miguel District Cemetery 
Surely you've seen the cemetery as you are leaving San Miguel  on "Cemetery Road". 
 The San Miguel District Cemetery is an Endowment Care Cemetery.  It was formed in 1939, with documented burials as early as the 1800's.
They have a five member board and have board meetings on the 3rd Wed. of each month at the Cemetery office.  The public is always welcome.
Denise Morales is the District secretary
They have a new phone number and email address:
San Miguel District Cemetery
9405 Cemetery Road
PO Box 237, San Miguel, CA.  93451
phone/fax:  (805) 400-5494




San Miguel Advisory Council
next mtg.  Sept 26
San Miguel Advisory Council  (SMAC) is an advisory group that serves San Miguel and the surrounding areas that have been designated by LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission)
The Board of Supervisors has authorized eleven community advisory councils comprised of residents who volunteer their time to represent their community's interests within the County planning process. The Department of Planning & Building assigns a staff liaison to each community advisory council, who serves as a contact between the community and the Department. In San Miguel, council members are elected each spring.  The Council is advisory to County planning and our area Supervisor.  It is an opportunity to stay informed and make recommendations.
The Council presently meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Community Bldg.--  in the alley by  Library and the park.
Presently they have openings on the council.
Contact:  Mike Sanders  712-9120  or michaelj.sanders9@gmail.com


San Miguel Joint Unified School District Board Meetings
SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
The community is invited to attend school board meetings and provide input to the board's discussion.  Regular meetings are normally held on the second Thursday of each month, adjusted for holidays or special circumstances.  For the most current information, call the superintendent's office at (805) 467-3216, ext. 203.  The board packet for the meetings  are posted and available for review/download on the Friday before a meeting on the district website. http://www.sanmiguelschools.org/uploads/
The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the library at Lillian Larsen Elementary, 1601 L Street, San Miguel, CA 93451.  


 
Rios Caledonia Adobe   
  "Friends of the Adobes" is presently seeking volunteers to assist in Museum and Gift Shop. Volunteers are needed   on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays, 10:45-4:15. You can volunteer for 1 or more days a month or every other month.       There are also other possibilities for volunteering. So if you have any interest in helping out please get more information or sign up  by calling Linda at (805-680-6086)

       Friends of Adobes, Inc.  is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1968 for the purpose of bringing together persons interested in preserving history, especially the history of northern San Luis Obispo county and southern Monterey county. The organization's   major function is to promote the restoration and maintenance of adobes and other landmarks of historical significance in this area.     








   The San Miguel Parlor is one of the oldest continuous operating parlors in the state.  Membership is open to all women born in California.  If that's you, consider getting  involved in The San Miguel Native Daughter's.  San Miguel Native Daughters  promote  preservation of history, helping with veterans welfare, providing for children that need help, and honoring our great state.  for information  call 1-805-467-0194


Native Daughters meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at the Sr. Citizen Center.    





The primary mission of the  
Native Sons of the Golden West is to preserve the spirit of the “Days of’ 49” and the history of California. But the Native Sons of the Golden West are much more than that. The events, functions, and activities that our Order participates in are as varied and diverse as our great state and those who call it home.  Requirements for membership are that you were born in California.
Your involvement can be as simple as helping collect tickets at a dinner, participating in one of the many events held by your parlor or perhaps helping carry the Native Son Flag in a parade. You can play a larger part if you so desire and take a leadership role such as filling an officer’s position or serving on a committee. No matter what level of participation you choose, one thing is certain: your involvement will be welcomed by your par­lor and for you as a member it will be the start of a fulfilling and enriching experience for years to come.
Major activities include:  Monthly meetings, participation in parades,  Flag day and Admissions Day events, Charities for children's health, Historical Preservation, Historical dedications, school essay contests, high school scholarships.
If you would like more information or have questions, please contact Jeff Horton,  jeffhort@att.net


Enjoy a fun night out playing bingo! If you can manage your way thru the construction! 
 and/or  join them for their monthly potluck dinner the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm.  San Miguel Senior Citizens host Bi-monthly Bingo at Senior Center East 12th St. every second and fourth Friday.  They invite all interested adults to join in the fun.  Beginning at 6 pm, they play 10 games at only
 50 cents
per card and you can enjoy refreshment
while you play
Also, once a month they host a Sunday morning Pancake Breakfast from 8:30-11:30.  Scheduled on the last Sunday of each month,  
Once a month they also have a potluck for all those seniors  in the community or adjoining areas who might enjoy the good food and nice people. 



 
The San Miguel Chamber (SMCC) has their regular meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm either at Mars Mega Storage or The Vines RV Ballroom.    We'll be letting you know about other events as they come up.  You can find much more information on their website  www.sanmiguelchamber.org
Contact Miki or Mike at  
michaelj.sanders9@gmail.com  or (805)712-9120
or by stopping by the SM Mercantile at 1141 A Mission St.
upcoming events
Labor Day Car Show and Shine  and craft faire--Aug. 31 -Sept.1
Toys for Tots and craft faire--Dec. 1
Christmas Light Parade--Dec. 15


San Miguel Lions Club meets each first Thursday of the month at 7pm. for a dinner meeting.  Anyone interested is invited to join them.
More information coming soon


 
















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