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By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


April 27, 2019

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Egg hunters pick out their Easter prizes.

The Easter Bunny found his way to Stallion Springs for the annual Easter Egg hunt. The event, sponsored by the Police Athletic League, was held in the field next to the Community Center. Over 100 kids took their baskets and charged across the field gathering the eggs as fast as they could to bring back all the eggs their baskets could hold. Every child received a gift for participating and other gifts were distributed from a drawing. PAL provided some of the gifts and would like to thank other community members for providing others.


The annual garage clean out sale is set for May 4 at the Community Center from 7 a.m. to noon. All spots are $15. There are only 30 spots, so make your reservation early. For more information, contact Tonie at [email protected]

Scholarship fundraiser dinner

The POA Annual Scholarship fundraiser dinner, is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets for the scholarship fundraiser are now on sale. Tickets are $25 each or $45 per couple, cash or check to SSPOA. Only 65 tickets are available for this event so let POA President Debbie Rodriguez know ASAP if you'd like any tickets. If you would like to donate cash toward the scholarships, we also appreciate that. We are also in need of gift basket donations that we will use for our silent auctions at the fundraiser. Lastly, we have a very important decision to make for the SSPOA. Please be on the lookout for an email from us regarding this decision and our future. I will be sending it out soon. Thank you for your membership and support.

The District staff and Board of Directors are attempting to feel the pulse of the community on various issues related to the POA. There have been a few meetings in regard to the phasing out the POA and forming a 501(c)(3) under the umbrella of the CSD. Please see the Bridge or contact the CSD or Debbie Rodriguez for more details.

Police Report

Police Chief Gary Crowell filed a report of statistics for March 2019. The Department had four arrests, issued three citations, had 78 reports, 67 calls for service, did 16 want and warrant checks, completed 42 officer initiated investigations, five field interviews and four medical assists. There were 22 vacation house checks and 18 school bus stop checks. Additionally, the Department assisted other Law Enforcement agencies nine times.

If you have a life-threatening Emergency, call 911. The Stallion Springs Police Department is dispatched through the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

For non-life-threatening issues, please call (661) 861-3110. You may contact us by email or using the contact information provided on the CSD website If you wish to make an appointment to speak with an Officer contact the CSD at (661) 822-3268. Appointments maybe canceled at any time due to limited police staffing.

Stallion Springs Library

The Stallion Springs Library is looking for a few volunteers to work 2 to 4 hours a month. Please contact Emma Holm at [email protected] or call (719) 640-2220 if you are interested.  The shifts are from 10 a.m. to noon and noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.

The children's story hour has changed from the first Thursday of the month to the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Come join in on the fun.

Trained to Save

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional level CPR and AED in one certificate. A digital certificate will be available upon successful completion of the course. Stallion Springs Parks & Recreation will be hiring for Summer Lifeguard positions beginning in May. This certification course must be complete prior to employment. Spring Class 2: May 4, 5. Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder Ave. Call Vanessa at (661) 822-3268 ext.222 for more information.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Room.


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