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Orangecrest Country Landscape

Community landscaping is one of the ongoing commitments OCCA has to making the community the best it can be to enhance the quality of life and maximize property values.  Park West has been the community’s landscaping company for several years and routinely works a rotation of the various areas that…

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Wrought Iron Painting to Resume

  Did you know that Orangecrest Country includes 1127 homes and several mitigation areas?  That is a lot of HOA landscaping and wrought iron fencing.   Some of that fencing is along the back of homeowner’s lots.  We are asking everyone that has HOA wrought iron fencing to check and make…

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Why Prune Your Trees?

Trees may require pruning for a number of reasons: Improves natural form and appearance. Improves branch spacing. Strengthens branch attachment. Invigorates or slows branch growth rate. Improves stability by reducing wind resistance. Removes dead, weakened, injured, diseased or insect-damaged branches. Increases lighting to the interior. Reduces hazard potential. There are…

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Your Architectural Application is Important!

When planning any exterior change to your home be sure to get approval before beginning work or hiring a contractor.  This could not be more true than when planning to expand a driveway or otherwise add concrete to the outside of your home.    For reasons that include aesthetics, water runoff…

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Above and Beyond

Many Thanks are due to Orangecrest’s dedicated and energetic Board member volunteers for the many hours they put in, working to make Orangecrest Country the best it can be!   Examples of some of their activity: Walking with the landscape company reps and management monthly to consider improvements to common area…

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Does Your Home Need a Bath?

Does Your Home Need a Bath? Almost all of Orangecrest Country’s homes have stucco siding. Stucco and paint professionals recommend regular maintenance to extend the life of stucco and exterior paint. Regular (annual) washing will help remove the dirt that clings to the porous surface of stucco and help prolong…

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MAINTAINING OUR COMMUNITY

You are probably aware that as a member of a homeowner’s association, you have an obligation to maintain your home and property to a certain standard. As our community ages, we find that our homes and yards tend to need more attention – perhaps it is time to replace shutters,…

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IS IT SAFE TO START WATERING AGAIN?

While the State of California is still in a drought situation, many of the local water authorities have eased the watering restrictions for their areas. The Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) has moved from Stage 3 watering restrictions to a modified version of their original Stage 1 restrictions. According to the…

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COMMUNITY MAILBOX PROJECT

You may have noticed that some of the mailboxes throughout the community are fairly new while others are in need of replacement.   The Board has directed Management to solicit proposals for the replacement of the remaining mailboxes to continue to maintain our community at the highest level.

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TEMPORARY COMMUNITY MANAGER

If you attend our meetings, you may notice a new face at the table with the Board.   Jeanie Drenon, Senior Community Manager with Action Property Management is currently on a leave of absence through October.   Susan Elmorabit, Action’s Regional Manager of Community Services is filling in for Jeanie…

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