YLP Community News
Convicted YLP arsonist Kenneth Jackson has again been denied early parole.
YLP resident praises work by firefighters, help from neighbors to put out house fire Friday.
Larry Mackey recalls his harrowing ordeal…and shares some advice for others.
With a name like “turkey + vulture”, you get no respect. Yet, this widespread New World vulture deserves a closer look.
It has been a busy summer for our staff here at YLOA and YSPUC as we continue to revise and modernize our operations.
On Lilley Mountain Drive our Pipeline Replacement Project crew is installing new water main and traffic is limited to a single lane…
Did you know we publish YLP Alerts for water outages, road hazards and other incidents affecting public safety?
With a new YLOA Board of Directors about to begin work for 2019-2020, President Rebecca Brannon wishes to announce…
A long-held tradition is coming back to YLP…
We have received $75,000 so far in upfront payments…
Here are the new procedures for getting access to the lake…
YLOA and YSPUC monthly board of director meetings will be on the LAST Tuesday of the month starting this month…
Fresno Bee reports: Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park will be closed for road construction in 2021.
Office hours for YLOA and YSPUC are now 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
Water is the lifeblood of our community and delivering safe, reliable water is the mission of YSPUC.
The western kingbird, a robin-sized “flycatcher,” is an easy bird to spot.
Our water company and pipeline crew have been working hard to repair an unusually high number of water main leaks on Lilley Mountain Drive.
YLOA and YSPUC have new boards of directors for 2019-2020.
SierraNewsOnline: Stitching and sewing fans rejoice: Bear Paw Quilts & More is back in business.
A friendly reminder to dog walkers on the trail around Blue Heron Lake to please clean up Fido’s deposit
CONGRATS: Sandy Ralph and Sharon Cargill Hunsbarger took part in the Pacific Women’s Golf Association Spring Partners Tournament.
Local news outlets report that many homeowners in the foothills, including YLP, are seeing their home and fire insurance rates rocket up.
Near the front gate of the Equestrian Center, there is a triangle-shaped flower bed that for years was just full of weeds and some dying bushes.
The Madera County District Attorney’s office has announced that Kenneth Jackson is again scheduled for a parole hearing, and public comment is being sought.
Over the past 8 months many improvements have been made to the Golf Course here at YLP.
The thrill of observing a bald eagle closeup is like watching a fireworks display. It is an awe inspiring experience one is unlikely to forget.
What if PG&E shuts off power in YLP? We have your answer, and an emergency supply checklist:
For the last several years we have been blessed to have six beautiful hanging baskets on the back patio of the clubhouse.
Since installing our new phone system there has been a dramatic increase in the number of calls we are receiving…
A lot’s happening at the clubhouse this summer.
What’s not to love about the California quail, our official State Bird?
It’s time to go through your grab and go bag…
Sunday’s car wash and bake sale for Madera County Fire Station 10 called a huge success — see photo gallery.
June is a busy month as we wrap up our 2018 Fiscal Year and prepare for 2019-2020. I’m pleased to report several positive developments.
Three YLOA members in good standing will be on the ballot for the annual election in July.
Picture this: You are riding your motorcycle up Corral Drive on a warm Saturday afternoon.
Ladies of the Lakes held their May meeting and annual new-member luncheon Monday.
The Financial Packet and Annual Disclosures for 2019-2020 are now on their way to members.
We are truly fortunate to have a paid-call firefighter station smack dab in the heart of Yosemite Lakes Park.
Let’s face it… horses are expensive, completely worth the expense but expensive none the less.
On one of my morning walks, I witnessed a home invasion.
Volunteers contribute in countless ways to the quality of life in our widespread community. Here are just two….
The Yosemite Lakes 2019 volunteer fundraising committee had its annual Gala and Golf Tournament on May 3rd and 4th.
YLP Cares is a new, not for profit, charitable organization that was authorized by the YLOA Board of Directors last year.
The farrier who shoes my horses recently asked me to invest in bell boots.
Work is about to start on fixing the clubhouse roof, which has been a source of problems and leaks for many years.
We are looking forward to our third Trail Trial Event on Sunday 5/12.
Philip Walker: I would like to oﬀer my observations on walking our Blue Heron Lake trail on a regular basis.
Want to serve your community and help to make YLP a better place for all?
Got some time and a knack for putting things together? YLP needs you!
Volunteers are being sought in YLP to help with two projects…
New phone numbers for YLOA, YSPUC and amenities will take effect June 1.
Unfortunately it’s the time of year when we start to see snakes out and about.
Audubon-lead YLP bird walk views 24 species.
Spring is in the air. How do we know? Cliff swallows have returned to Yosemite Lakes.
Our committee chair, Sarah Jackson, brought to my attention some toxic weeds that we had growing at the Equestrian Center.
Fire Station 10 has a new leader, plus plans for expansion and new community events this year.
YLOA has a new budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year starting July 1.
Get going now to build defensible space around your home.
Shedding can tell you more about your horse than you might think.
Highlights of the March 19 meetings of the YLOA and YPSUC Boards of Directors:
Check out gallery of photos of pipeline replacement project and get an update on the work.
Myself and the YLPEC Committee have received many inquires regarding if we are going to hold horse shows again this year.
The tiny, gray-brown oak titmouse is as plain and drab as a bird can be.
In the past two weeks there have been two mountain lion sightings. One around the clubhouse lake trails and one on Titan Drive.
YLOA General Manager Jonathan Penrose presents a five-year plan to address deferred maintenance of facilities and pay for repaving our roads.
Let’s welcome the Jackson family to YLP and Sarah to the chair position on the Equestrian Committee!
News about phones, finances, signs, stalls and board policies.
YLOA members all have been sent an envelope labeled “Urgent-Please Return.”
General Manager Jonathan Penrose will present a Town Hall this coming Tuesday, Feb. 26, looking at our financial reserves.
We had the best turnout in months at the Feb. 23rd Tournament …… 36 players.
If you see a fellow on one of YLP’s trails carrying a camera and looking up into the trees, there’s a good chance it’s Robert Groos.
As horse owners, I am sure we all know what Banamine is but do we all know how to properly use it?
Progress continues on the renovations at the YLP Golf Course: tree trimming, reconstruction of sand traps and tees.
The YLPEC hosted our first-ever Trail Trials on January 27. We had an excellent turnout with approximately 30 horse and rider combinations.
We had a great turnout for our Town Hall on January 22nd, with about 80 people joining us for dinner and about 100 in attendance for the meeting.
Last weekend we hosted the Mustang Matt Clinic for the Back Country Horsemen, Sierra Free Packers.
Bill Green takes a moment Monday to show one of the first new road signs he and his YLOA Roads crew have started to erect in YLP.
The YLOA Board of Directors voted on resolutions Tuesday evening ranging from financial affairs to a replacement air-conditioning system for the Yosemite Grill.
Topics will include: Fire Behavior, Defensible Space, Preparing you Home for Fire Season
With increasing frequency our aging water system will fail, causing outages. Come along and see what it takes to fix a main line leak in YLP.
This is my favorite time of year for many reasons, but winter does have a downside when it comes to my horses.
The YLP Equestrian Center decided that in 2019 we want to host additional events, not just horse shows.
It’s that time again! If you have lost keys in 2018, please contact Security to see if we have them.