The sheriff is holding a town hall meeting in San Miguel

Lynne Schmitz
Lynne Schmitz

A sheriff’s town hall meeting for residents of San Miguel and the surrounding area will be held on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mission San Miguel Parish Hall behind the Mission.

This is one in a series of local meetings in the unincorporated areas of the county and a chance to bring your concerns directly to Sheriff Ian Parkinson and his deputies. Supervisor Frank Mecham and District Attorney Dan Dow are also expected to attend.

Advisory council

The San Miguel Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Community Building behind the library in the park on K Street.

This group is a liaison to the county Board of Supervisors and the planning department concerning land use and other issues in our area. Reports are given to the public from law enforcement (Sheriff’s Office and Highway Patrol), the council, the planning department and the community.

New chef in town

The Coffee Station is under the new ownership of chef Martin Griffin, who recently moved from Sacramento.

He is looking forward to meeting, greeting and feeding his new neighbors and town visitors and has added barbecued beef and chicken to the lunch menu. Hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wine careers

E & J Gallo is currently recruiting for open positions at Courtside Cellars in San Miguel for those interested in a career in the wine industry.

For information, go to http://www.ejgallo.com/careers

Share old photos

With Sagebrush Days coming up on April 18, webmaster Laverne Buckman at http://www.discoversanmiguel.com is looking for photos of previous parades.

She has posted an article and picture from the first Sagebrush Days Parade in 1991. There is also a discussion board where people post information and questions about San Miguel history.

Contact her at 2011SMRC@gmail.com  .

Find information on San Miguel events, history and opportunities to volunteer at http://www.discoversanmiguel.com.