Entries by Monique DiBonaventura

Trails Open

Trails are open but use care as we continue to correct minor grading issues caused by the rain and subsequent use following rains. Despite the cold temperatures, the days have been beautiful, and it is a great time to get some exercise and keep those New Year’s resolutions. Please help us protect your trails by […]

Tree Trimming 

Winter pruning of eighty trees at parks and streetscapes is nearly complete. Twelve trees were removed due to disease or adverse impact to private property. We continue to monitor trees throughout the year to prune in the appropriate season. Meanwhile, the 128 trees planted in 2018 are established, and we are looking forward to the […]

New Year’s Day Trail Walk

Please join us for what has become an annual family New Years Day tradition. Work off the previous night’s events with a walk on the Nellie Gail Ranch trails with your neighbors. Join us at the trailhead across from Glen Canyon Circle at the corner of Glen Canyon and Bridlewood at 10:00 on Tuesday, January […]

Holiday Hours

The Nellie Gail Ranch Owners Association office will be closed Monday and Tuesday, December 31st and January 1st in observance of the New Year. The Tennis & Swim Club will close at noon Monday, December 31st, and will be closed New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1st. The Club will be open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, […]

Holiday Hours

The Nellie Gail Ranch Owners Association office will be closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24th  and 25th in observance of Christmas. The Tennis & Swim Club will close at noon Monday, December 24th, and will be closed Christmas day, Tuesday, December 25th. The Club will be open on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, normal hours, from 6:00 […]

2018 Holiday Decorating Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 winners! We wish you happy holidays and a wonderful new year! 25466 Nellie Gail 25326 Gallup Circle 26172 Mt. Diablo 25781 Prairestone Dr 26041 Spur Branch 27571 Deputy Cir 25507 Rodeo Cir 27212 Lost Colt 27322 Lost Colt 25972 Glen Canyon 26192 Bridlewood Click here to view the photos on facebook.

Pet Courtesy and Trail Safety

Pet owners, please check to ensure your property perimeter is secure and your dog(s) are not able to access the trails from your property.  We have received several reports of pets escaping their homes and approaching equestrians and trail runners on the trails.  Horses are flight animals and barking or fast approaching dogs (no matter […]

Trail Fence Maintenance

While you are inspecting your property for drainage concerns, please also evaluate your fencing. Many, many homeowner fences that abut the trail easements are in varying states of disrepair. Wood rails are missing, detached, broken or falling. Posts are leaning, wrought iron is rusting, chain link is sagging or torn or both. Homeowners have responsibility […]

Water Runoff

While we are awaiting the Winter rains,  please take the opportunity to evaluate your slopes and clear your v-ditches, swales and catch basins.  Drainage systems full of leaf debris or eroded soil can overflow and cause serious flooding or damage to property. Additionally, in areas where you have had the previous flooding, it will be […]