Join Us for the Yule Log

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Mark your calendars to join in the fun at the Coto de Caza Yule Log.

In addition to the traditional Yule Log ceremony, bonfire and caroling, new this year is a parade of horses. Miguel Mejia of Mejia Brothers will be there with Mexican food available for purchase.  The event begins at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 13 on the front lawn of the Coto Valley club.

Yule Log 2015 Flyer

 

November 2015 Newsletter

The November 2015 Village Newsletter is now available.

This issue features the dates for the annual holiday decorating contest; guidance on putting in artificial turf, installing a new roof and planting vegetation on HOA property; and the transition to a new patrol company as of December 1.

November 2015 Newsletter

November 2014 Newsletter

The November 2014 Village Newsletter is now available.

This issue features articles on the holiday decorating contest, how to use the online tool to call in guests to the gate, the new holiday decorating policy, and an in-depth update by the Village Working Group on the future of the Coto Valley Club area .

pdficon_large November 2014 Newsletter

New Holiday Decorations and Lights Policy

A new holiday decorations and lights policy was adopted by the Village Board of Directors and goes into effect on November 21, 2014.

The policy states:

Halloween Decorations may be put out on October 1st and permitted to retain throughout the month of October. Decorations must be removed by the first week of November.

Holiday Decorations may be erected the day after Thanksgiving and are permitted to remain through the second week of January.

The policy is available on the Resources page of the blog.

 

Holiday Decorating Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the annual Holiday Decorating Contest.  The Village looked beautiful!

First Place – Murphy Family, Via Pato

The music played in sync with the falling snowflakes
The music played in sync with the falling snowflakes

Second Place – Richmond Family, Via Aguila

Akitas on the porch illuminated by lights in motion
Dogs on the porch illuminated by lights in motion

Third Place – Hesley Family, Via Buho

A homemade Merry Christmas countdown
A homemade Merry Christmas countdown

Join Us for the Annual Yule Log

Yule Log

Mark your calendars to join in the fun at the annual Coto de Caza Yule Log.

In addition to the traditional Yule Log ceremony, bonfire and sing-a-long, you’ll be able to meet some Coto authors who will be on hand for a special book signing opportunity.

Caroline Bonham will be there with her newest book, Tweed: The Cutest Border Collie Puppy in the World. The story follows Tweed, who at 10 weeks of age, must leave his home and start a thrilling new life in California with his new border collie brother Panda and his new friend Stetson, a small chubby quarter horse. The real Tweed, Panda and Stetson live in Coto with Caroline, who is a trainer and jumper at the Coto Equestrian Center.

Dave “Hubie” and Barbara Hubert have penned Christmas Major: The Fire Horse Who Saved Christmas, which tells the story of an abandoned orphan and a spirited draft horse who come together to save lives and help others. The book is features 70 of Dave’s watercolor illustrations and is filled with historical facts bout firefighting and fire horses. It’s a subject Dave knows a bit about having served as a fire captain with the Orange County Fire Authority.