San Miguel Scene

It gets a little wild in San Miguel

Special to The TribuneJune 12, 2013 

Lynne Schmitz

At 3 p.m. Thursday, the San Miguel Library Summer Program Series will present a naturalist from Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School in San Luis Obispo who will bring live animals and discuss how they depend on each other in the wild.

The library is on 13th Street by the park.

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The San Miguel School Board is scheduled to meet Thursday at Lillian Larsen School, with open session beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The agenda includes a public hearing regarding disclosure of the School Employees Association proposal to open contract negotiations for the 2013-14 school year.

On June 25, the board will have a regular meeting to approve the budget and a planning session for next year’s goals and vision.

For information call Jan Brown at 467-3216 or go to

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Almond Acres Charter Academy in San Miguel is growing so fast that it has opened an additional first-grade class for the 2013-14 school year.

There’s a long waiting list of students, and opening the new class will allow 22 additional first-graders to attend. There are a few openings in some of the other K-7 classes.

Outreach Coordinator Erin Colegrove may be reached at 423-6201.

Enrollment forms are available at

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At 1 p.m. Friday, there will be a graveside service for Alberta Clark Powers at the San Miguel Cemetery.

Alberta and her brother Jerry were raised in San Miguel, attended San Miguel Elementary School and graduated from Paso Robles High School. Following marriage, Alberta moved out of the area.

Jerry and his wife, Shirley, live in San Miguel.

Lynne Schmitz is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or 467-3565.

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