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By Pat Doody
staff writer 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


September 17, 2022

Community meeting about Measure K

Do not miss this informational in-person community meeting on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. in the CSD Boardroom. Meet with Kern County leaders for a discussion about Measure K: Kern County’s Unincorporated Public Safety, Vital Services and Local Control Measure that will be on our November ballot. The measure addresses the future of these services.

Happenings and events

Stallion Springs Parks and Recreation is holding a Craft Night on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. The project will be a Halloween theme. Check it out on Facebook and sign up on RecDesk.

11th Annual Oktoberfest

Don’t forget Stallion Spring’s biggest event of the year. The 11th Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Oct. 1 at the Community Center located at 27800 Stallion Springs Dr. from noon to 6 p.m. As always, there will be food, beer and wine, gifts to purchase and kid-friendly activities all afternoon.

Trunk or Treat

It is time to start planning for Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You can reserve your space now during open gym hours. Tickets for food and games will go on sale Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning Oct. 17 at the Community Center. As always, candy donations are welcome.

Water conservation

California residential communities are on a Level 2 Water Shortage plan and that includes Stallion Springs. The Level II Water Shortage plan asks for a 20% cut back in water usage. The CSD is recommending:

1. Addresses ending in odd numbers: water Mon., Wed., Fri. Addresses ending in even numbers: water Tues., Thurs., Sat. No watering on Sunday.

2. Outdoor watering is prohibited from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

3. No hosing down of non-landscaped or hardscaped areas.

4. Washing vehicles will only be allowed in car washes or by using a bucket and hose with an automatic shut-off nozzle for rinsing.

Stallion Springs Library

The Stallion Springs Library will be having a Fall Sale from Nov. 1 to the end of the year. Two books for a quarter and 50 cents for a bag. Come in and do some early shopping. Library hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. and Saturday noon to 3 p.m. at 20030 Pellisier Dr. (661) 822-4003.

Fishing permit reminder

There is a fine for fishing without a permit. 48-hour permits are available at the Stallion Springs General Store or the CSD for $10. Yearly permits are available ONLY at the District Office. Remember there is no fishing from the bridge or on or near the dam.


Stallion Springs Community Emergency Response Team will hold their next monthly meeting on Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stallion Springs CSD, 27800 Stallion Springs Dr. The 20-hour CERT Basic Training course will be held on Oct. 19, 22, 29 and Nov. 5. The course covers basic disaster response skills. It is free and will certify participants to be part of SSCERT or for personal preparedness.


The Stallion Springs Police Department is dispatched through the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911. For non-threatening issues call (661) 861-3110 or use the contact on the CSD website If you wish to make an appointment to speak to an officer, contact the CSD at (661) 822-3268 but be aware that, due to limited staffing, appointments may be canceled. Residents are encouraged to sign up for Nixle public notification alerts and to create a Smart911 profile. These communication systems are free to everyone.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors meetings

The CSD board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the CSD Boardroom. The next meeting is scheduled for Sept. 20.


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