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Car Theft
The Board would like to alert residents and owners that car theft/burglary has been reported in the complex and for cars parked on Toscanini.  Catalytic converter thieves are in the area and several vehicles parked on Toscanini have been hit.
 
Recently, there was an attempt to steal a Board member's truck parked in the green zone on Thistlewood.  The theft was not successful, but there was damage to the vehicle.  (This is the second time this vehicle has been the object of this crime.) 
 
Please be watchful and call the Sheriff if you see anything out of order. 

Questions and Concerns
If you have any maintenance concerns or questions regarding your community, please contact Emmy Carrio at Cammarata Management, Inc. (CMI).  Emmy can be reached at 310 325-1110.  You can also enter a work order on the CMI website at www.camm-inc.com.
 
Non-emergency calls are returned within 24 hours or next business day.  Issues that need to be brought before the Board of Directors will be addressed at the next scheduled meeting of the Board (unless it is an safety/property damaging emergency).
 
Life threatening emergencies should be handled by calling 9-1-1 immediately and first. When the office is closed, for After Hours Maintenance Emergency, please call 310 325-1110 and the answering service will contact CMI.  There is no fee for after hours calls. 
 
Our management company contact information is:
 
Cammarata Management, Inc. (CMI)
25039 Narbonne Ave.
Lomita, CA 90717
310 325-1110

Monthly Board Meetings
SECOND Wednesday of the month, at 6:30 pm NEW TIME at the pool. Homeowners may address the Board at the homeowner forum during the meeting with a two-minute time limit to present issues (motion can be made to extend). Concerns can also be addressed in writing with a letter to the management company.

Pool / Spa
The pool heater was scheduled to be turned on in April, after replastering.  Due to COVID-19, the Board has closed the pool area altogether. and the pool heater will not be turned on as planned.  The spa heater has also been turned off until further notice.  
 
Click this link to view the pool rules.  Absentee owners, please be sure your tenants are provided these rules. Pool hours are strictly 7 am to 10 pm.  The spa jets and heater cycle off at 10 pm.  If you need a pool key, please contact Chuck Arick at chuckhandyman@aol.com. Each unit may only have one pool keycard.
 
Guest policy is the most violated and cited issue. Pool guests and anyone under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an ADULT resident AT ALL TIMES.  Residents may not grant pool access to guests or anyone under 14 (even a resident child) without an adult resident present during the duration of their pool use. More than six guests is deemed a pool party requiring advance Board approval.
 
If you wish to have a pool party (a party is a resident with more than 6 guests at the pool), you must obtain prior approval via this Pool Party Request Form  (which includes the policies and restrictions).  Please submit this request form to Lena Bethel, our Board Vice-President, for approval, at least two weeks before your proposed party date.  We limit the number of parties to one at a time and have specific hours for pool parties, in consideration of all residents. 
 
 

Garage Sale Policy / Request
Click this link to view Garage Sale Policy and for information on requesting approval.  All such requests should be directed to Lena Bethel, Board Vice-President (see Board listing).

 
Upcoming Events
Aprli Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 8th, 6:30 PM at Conference Call
Due to the social distancing requirements and COVID-19, the April board meeting will be a conference call.
More details closer to the event...

Complex Projects
Complex Projects
 
Several projects are underway or scheduled.
  • Painting and wood/stucco repair has been completed on Bearhaven and Radbrook.  Units on the north side of Oldstone are next in the rotation.
  • New garage roofs have been installed on one building on Friarstone. Units on Radbrook and Kingsdown are next in the rotation.  The priority is based on buildings with leak issues.
  • Mainline sewer cleanout / maintenance is in progress.
  • Tree trimming is in progress, followed by cleaning of the rain gutters.
  • Termite tenting of all buildings will be accomplished over several years. Priority for tenting is based on greatest need. First, will be Hollifield and one building on Friarstone (28614 To 28634).  Coast Chem is the vendor, which will be reaching out to hold affected owner meetings for scheduling and instructions -- most likely this project will be delayed for months due to COVID-19.

Parking Violations
Many cars are parked in the red on corners overnight, in front of no parking signs, and in front of garages.  Some cars parked on corners are in the traffic path.  Cars in front of garages impede others from entering and exiting their garage.
 
Please be warned that these are all violations and we can and will tow your vehicle and/or impose fines preceded by a warning sticker on your car.  A red curb is a red curb same as on a city street -- NO PARKING.  If your car has been towed, call the phone number on the no parking signs posted in the complex for retrieval.  Parking is in designated spaces ONLY. 
 
Parking in front of your garage when you are not present attending the car is not allowed because this is a fire lane. Maximum of 10 minutes unattended.
 
Note that per Civil Code, once you receive an HOA citation, you are requested to appear at the next Board meeting to discuss the matter.  If you do not appear, the fine may be levied without any discussion. 
 
We know parking is at a premium.  Per HOA rules, your garage must be able to house at least one vehicle -- i.e., not used primarily for storage or as a living space.  As an alternative when there is no parking available, please park on Toscanini and you can park on Caddington and enter the complex through the pedestrian gate near Tollhouse -- the old pool key works on this gate -- contact Emmy at CMI if you need a key to this gate. 

2019-2020 Board of Directors
2019-2020 Board of Directors
  • President: Austin Burge
  • Vice-President:  Lena Bethel
  • Secretary and Treasurer: Luci Ursich
  • Member at Large: Chuck Arick
  • Member at Large: David Knoedler

New Vinyl Fences
See this notice regarding, care and use of the new vinyl fences. Please note the dos and dont's and homeowner liability sections regarding these fences.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Emmy at Cammarata Mgt.