By Ed Gordon
contributing writer 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


July 17, 2021

Photo provided

The ladies are having a bit of breakfast and probably sharing some gossip before heading over to the lake to join the guys to get a drink.


California is in a major drought. We need to save water wherever we can. Shortening your shower by a minute or two could save up to 150 gallons per month. Put food coloring in the toilet tank, if it seeps into the bowl without flushing there's a leak. Fixing it could save several gallons. Water your lawn every three days at night or in the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds lighter. Fix a dripping faucet, a drip a second uses five gallons per day. Do your part to conserve where we can.

The new AMI water meters continue to be beneficial in saving the District's staff time. This time of year it is especially helpful as several water leaks have been found and residents were notified so it could be repaired before their water bill got out of control.

Parks and Recreation

Kid's Summer Day Camp is scheduled for July 19-23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for ages 9 through 12. Join the camp for crafts, games, swimming and other fun summer activities. Contact the CSD for further information.

Plans for summer include regular open gym hour, a week-long day camp for kids age 7-12, the Police Department will also come out for safety and activities, a summer camp at Man-O War Park and some movie nights.

Trail Days are set for the first Saturday of each month. The Conservation Corps have been assisting with trail work.

Follow SS Parks and Recreation on Facebook and contact Shawnee anytime with your ideas or thoughts at

Police Report

If you have a life-threatening emergency call 911 and specify to the dispatcher that you live in Stallion Springs. 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 them 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.

The Stallion Springs Police Department encourages our residents and guests to sign up for our Nixle public notification alerts and to create a Smart911 profile. These safety communication systems are free for you to sign up.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. normally in the CSD Boardroom. The next meeting will be held July 20.


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