YLP Community News
APRIL 3 — From Madera County Department of Public Health: Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has confirmed that a United States Postal Service contracted mail carrier in Coarsegold has tested positive for COVID-19. At this time the source of...
Starting Friday, the Fairway Cafe will accept only phoned-in orders using credit or debit card.
March is mating season, and adult males are on parade, hoping to hook up with one or more willing hens. The pageantry is equally theatrical as it is captivating.
Be smart. Be safe. And PLEASE take the recommendations from the CDC and health professionals seriously.
These are unprecedented times for most of us here in YLP…
(This page will be updated whenever there is new local information) The ONLY OFFICIAL source of information about how YLP is dealing with COVID-19 is yosemitelakespark.org and direct YLOA communications. The situation is dynamic as new information...
Last fall, I fell in love while walking around Blue Heron Lake. The object of my infatuation? Let me show you…
The YLOA Board of Directors took the following actions at the regular Feb. 25, 2020 meeting
According to the latest government data, Madera County is outpacing other similar-sized counties, both in California and around the western U.S., in terms of economic growth.
An enthusiastic group has begun what they hope will be a transformative project to beautify YLP in a new, more natural, and less water-dependent way.
It’s out there somewhere, but don’t hold your breath for any deluge in YLP, according to some long-range forecasts.
Standing or flying, black-crowned night herons keep their head tucked in, which gives them a hunchback appearance.
SierraNewsOnline: A major construction project will impact traffic along Oakhurst’s main artery — Highway 41.
A World War II veteran, age 104, is asking for a few cards and letters to be sent his way this Valentine’s Day.
SierraNewsOnline: District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler thinks 2020 is going to be “another up year” for eastern Madera County.
Bluebirds have long been celebrated as a symbol of renewal, prosperity, and happiness…
The Yosemite Spring Park Utility Co. Board of Directors meeting on on Dec. 29 approved a new budget for 2020. Read the overview and view the budget…
The YLOA Board of Directors on Sunday, Dec. 29, approved new Membership Meeting and Voting Rules to comply with new California law…
Did you know that, a few weeks ago, we had men swimming around inside YLP’s many water tanks?
YLOA members are asked to read and respond to the following requests…
Look for the new YLP labels on our trucks …
Everyone’s invited to join the Trails and Recreation Committee’s next group hike on Saturday, Dec. 14.
New rules governing YLOA elections are now posted for public comment for the next four weeks.
Results from the bylaws/DORs “proxy” vote, 3 new board policies, North Dome paving update…
THE BIRD MAN: We’re gonna talk turkey. Wild turkey, actually…
About the Voting Proxy form and the need to update our bylaws/DORs …
THE BIRD MAN: The first time I saw a phainopepla, I was with an Audubon outing in the Coachella Valley, outside of Palm Springs…
Ladies of the Lakes would like to thank the community for supporting our Holiday Boutique….
SierraNewsOnline: Police search for suspect in YLP home invasion…
YLOA’s Maintenance employees work last week on new, badly needed roofing for the Equestrian Center stalls…
The Trails and Recreation Committee volunteers were hard at work Oct. 24…
YSPUC manager Ken Harrington explains the impact of the outage last month on YLP’s water system.
Yosemite Lakes Park this past week got a taste of what some are calling the “new normal”…
Fall has arrived, temperatures have dropped, and the 2019 Club Championship has been completed…
A couple from Yosemite Lakes Park were killed Sunday night near Bass Lake after their Jeep was reportedly struck by a falling tree.
Starting Tuesday, YLOA members will get their own forum time for questions during monthly board meetings….
Check out the photo gallery of our refurbished clubhouse deck, front and back!
View the video and the slide presentation from the Oct. 22 event that drew an audience of 60-70.
A guided community hike has been scheduled by the Trails and Recreation Committee for Saturday, Nov. 16.
Call Security if you have left items from YLP Live events or are missing keys.
An amazing feat was accomplished Oct. 1 at the YLP Golf Course.
Yosemite Lakes is prime redtail country, and they are year ‘round residents…
View our photo gallery from the 2019 Ladies of the Lakes Rigatoni Dinner to benefit Madera County Fire Department Station 10!
You don’t want to miss this event Saturday — plus a LUNCH BUFFET!
We have received many calls regarding the flyover of a helicopter in the YLP area.
Players from River Creek Golf Course in Ahwahnee are coming to join us on Sept. 18…
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.