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Article About SAMLARC Board Meeting, Next Steps on Water Safety

Martin Henderson continues to do an excellent, yet sensitive, job covering the 4th of July tragedy in Rancho Santa Margarita. His latest article is available from the RSM Patch here.

We tend to avoid the more sensational news stories here, leaving that to the newspapers. This issue, however, is relevant to all of us who [...]

Update on SAMLARC Board Meeting

SAMLARC held its Board Meeting last night. Martin Henderson at the RSM Patch reports that “SAMLARC will move forward with an ad hoc committee to consider policy revisions [related to water safety]. Most attendees came away feeling change is imminent as it relates to safety at the Beach Club Lagoon.” Update here.


SAMLARC Board Meeting Tonight

SAMLARC (the Rancho Santa Margarita HOA) hosts a board meeting today, where the discussions will likely be somber and serious. From the RSM Patch:

The subject of automated external defibrillators figures to be the subject of intense discussion at the Beach Club today, 6 p.m., when SAMLARC holds a board meeting. SAMLARC says it won’t [...]