Earthquake Preparedness

Recently, California has had two very large quakes in the span of a couple of days and hundreds of aftershocks following. Please utilize this time now to make sure you are prepared if an earthquake happens closer to where you live. Please see the following tips from to ensure you are prepared before, during, and after a major quake:

Before an earthquake occurs be sure to:
• Secure heavy items such as cabinets, tvs, shelving units and items that hang on walls. Move heavy items on shelves to lower levels.
• Practice STOP, COVER, and HOLD ON—Stop where you are, get down on hands and knees, cover your neck and head with your hands and crawl to somewhere safe (if possible) and hold on to sturdy furniture.
• Have a family communication plan and make sure you have a supply kit stocked with non-perishable food, water, flashlights and more.

During an earthquake:
• DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON—just like you have practiced.
• If you are inside, stay inside until the shaking stops and then proceed outside to an area where no objects such as your home, trees, power lines etc. can fall on top of you.
• If you are in bed, stay in bed and cover your head and neck with a pillow.
• If you are in a vehicle—pull over to a safe place, away from any objects that could fall on top of you. Do not stop under overpasses.

After an earthquake:
• Expect aftershocks—if your home is unstable, do not stay there, move away from any possible falling debris.
• Do not enter damaged buildings.
• If you are trapped cover your mouth and nose from dust and debris and try to get a text out if you have a phone with you. Bang on pipes or walls, save your voice until you hear rescuers approaching.
• If you are in an area where tsunamis are possible—move to higher ground immediately.
• Once you are safe, monitor radio, social media or television for alerts.

Coyotes – Please Read

Coyotes are especially active this time of year since they have to feed their newborn pups. Which often means they’ll venture into residential neighborhoods to hunt for prey. In fact, with the exception of Hawaii, coyotes now live in every US state and have been seen hunting in urban areas, too. So to help avoid run-ins between these urban predators and your dog, I’ve rounded up five ways to help keep coyotes away from your property.

Coyote Tip #1: Pick up after your pup

Your dog’s waste can actually attract coyotes. So not only is picking-up after your dog polite — it also makes your neighborhood less interesting to wandering predators. With this in mind, make sure your YARD is free of dog poop, too.

Coyote Tip #2: Keep trash bins covered

Coyotes are opportunistic feeders — meaning if they see an easy meal, they’ll go for it. In some cases, this could mean digging through your trash. On top of that, they also hunt raccoons, which makes your trash and compost bin area a major coyote zone. So to help keep coyotes (and other critters) from wandering around your property, make sure your trash bins are tightly covered. Or if you have a garage, keep your bins inside and away from these neighborhood animals entirely.

Coyote Tip #3: Remove bird feeders

This tip is actually a double safety measure. You see, birds are natural prey for coyotes — so the more birds you attract to your yard, the more predators you might spot as well. Which not only includes coyotes, but larger birds like owls or hawks, who’ve been known to attack smaller dogs. So by removing bird-friendly accessories, like feeders and baths from your yard, you’ll make your property less attractive to predators.

Coyote Tip #4: Trim your yard

Here’s a startling fact: coyotes have been known to jump fences 6-7 feet tall. So even if you have a fenced-in yard, keep your landscape trimmed to help deter coyotes from using them as hiding spots. Plus, by keeping your plants short, your yard will be much less friendly to fleas and ticks, which can help keep your dog bite-free, as well.

Coyote Tip #5: Always supervise

The best commonsense tactic to ward off coyotes? Stay close to your dog when you’re outdoors and always be on the look out for potential dangers, even on routine walks. After all, coyotes have been known to sneak around during the day, too — so you definitely don’t want to take any chances. By keeping these tactics in mind, you can help keep your property safe from wandering predators — and keep coyotes away from your canine companion.  And if you DO spot a coyote or any larger birds of prey, make sure to let other dog parents in your neighborhood know — and feel free to share these tips with them as well.


Mark your calendars for our upcoming Concerts in the Park! Join us for two special dates this summer for an exciting special performance by the group Pop Vinyl and the band Yard Sale.

Pop Vinyl will be here to perform on Saturday, August 3rdfrom 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will play a dance mix. Yard Sale will be back to perform on Saturday, September 28thfrom 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will play a mix of the 80’s to the present! It will be located on the Great Lawn grass area next to the Revival parking lot. Please feel free to bring drinks, food, blankets, and lawn/beach chairs for seating. Free glow sticks will be handed out and free popcorn will be served while supplies last. We also have invited a face painter to come and do face painting for the kids! These events will be held rain or shine!

Nerf Battle for Kids! – July 19th – SOLD OUT!

Calling all kids of Woodbury! We would love to have you join us on Friday, July 19thfrom 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Great Lawn grass area for some nerf party fun hosted by Nerf Party OC! We will have a face painter and will be serving pizza, drinks, and popcorn for all kids participating.  In order to participate you will need to purchase a wristband for $3.00 each. We accept check or cash for payment and there is a limit of 2 kids per household.You must be 6 to 15 years old. We will provide all the nerf guns, nerf bullets, and team jerseys. Safety glasses are included! We hope to see you there! Should you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Director at

New Facility Key Identification Cards

The Woodbury Community Association is excited to announce the installation of a new and improved access system to the community pools and facilities at Woodbury. With the new technology, the Board of Directors have approved changing from our current key fob to a photo ID card/badge credential to access all of Woodbury’s amenities, including all pools areas and tennis/basketball courts. Over the next few weeks we will begin changing resident key fobs over to the new Facility Key Identification Photo Card.

Please know that the old fobs are deactivated and will no longer access the community amenities. It is important that you bring your fobs to the Association to change for the new facility ID cards during the upcoming scheduled dates.

The following is meant to provide you with important details and schedules about the card system change. Please review our schedule to choose the best date for your family to come to pick up your new cards. Please note that photos will be taken of all members of your household over the age of 14 and will be displayed on your personalized Facility Key Identification Card.

If you're unable to get everyone to come down together during this time, you can email in a group photo of your family and we can upload it into the system. Once you come to the office, we can print it here. Don't forget to bring your key fobs to exchange! If you are tenant, please ask the homeowner to fill out the application form prior to you coming by the office and switching out your key fob. 


  • All homeowners will need to complete the new Facility Key Identification Card Application Form online at Please follow the instructions to submit your form to the Association office online. All forms can be emailed to if you would like our office to print them out.
  • If you prefer, you may complete the attached form and bring to the office on the dates selected below to obtain your new Facility Key Identification Card. No appointment is necessary, either email or bring your completed form to one of the dates listed below.
  • Woodbury residency will be verified when you obtain your new Facility Key Identification Card. Homeowners, please bring with you on the day of your card pick up, valid photo I.D. or a current utility bill that shows the Woodbury address and homeowner’s name. In addition, you must bring with you all current fobs to exchange for a new Facility Key Identification Card. Each home is allowed a maximum of two Facility Key Identification Cards. If you bring one key fob, then we will exchange for one photo card, if you bring two key fobs, then we will exchanged for two photo cards. Only two Facility Key Identification Cards will be issued per home and only upon presentation of the current key fob(s).
  • There is no cost to exchange your fob for the new Facility Key Identification Card. In the future, any new homeowner and/or tenant will need to obtain a new photo identification card from the Association. There will be a cost to the new homeowner and new tenant to purchase a photo identification card from the Association.
  • If your home is being rented – we must receive the Facility Key Identification Card Application Form prior to the tenant obtaining their new Facility Key Identification Card. Please know that a photo will be taken and printed onto the new card. If your tenant moves out, a replacement card and photo will be required of your new tenant. There will be a cost to the resident for replacement cards. Tenants will only be issued a card upon receipt of homeowner written authorization via email.

If you have any questions, please visit the Woodbury Community Association website at or call (949) 451-1654.

Key Fob Application - Click Here

Dent Removal Scam – Irvine PD Info

Have you heard about "Auto Repair Scams" including paintless dent removal? Here's how they work:

PDR - Paintless Dent Removal

You get approached by a stranger (in a parking lot, or at home) who says they do mobile car repairs. They claim they can fix your dents, paint, or other cosmetic or mechanical issues for a fraction of the price of a body shop or repair shop, all with the convenience of on-site service.

Is it too good to be true? YES. These "repairs" often include shoddy workmanship and damaging products that will leave vehicles in worse shape than they began. Beware of high-pressure sales tactics that force you to make a quick decision.

Here's what you can do:

1. Stop
• Do your research
• Always request a written estimate
• Always get a receipt/invoice
• Call the number on the business card before you let them start the work
• Check with the Better Business Bureau at
• Do not buy car parts or services in a parking lot.

2. Pass this information on to a friend. You may not have received one of these offers, but chances are that you know someone who will - if they haven't already.

If you believe you’ve been the victim of a scam, please file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at

Community Mobile Car Wash Service

We know you’re busy, so we’re bringing a car wash service to Woodbury. We’ve partnered with Private Car Wash Service to bring their onsite car wash service right to you. Now once a week you can schedule a time to have your vehicle washed right here in the community. You can book a time with Private Car Wash Service at (800) 511-8681. First date available is August 5th. All cars will be washed in the Woodbury parking lot on Lamplighter – 108 Lamplighter! Prices start at $15.00 for the deluxe hand wash. Contact Private Car Wash Service now to take advantage of the great price and convenient location here at Woodbury!


Leash Required – Irvine Municipal Code

Sec. 4-5-701. - Leash required.
No person owning or having charge, care or custody of any dog shall cause, fail to curb, or allow the same to run at large upon any highway, street, alley, sidewalk, schoolyard, common area, trail, open space or other public place, or upon any private property or premises other than his or her own without written consent of the owner or leasee of such land, unless such dog is restrained by a substantial leash, not to exceed six feet in length, and in the charge of a person competent to restrain such dog. This section does not apply to an approved dog park where it is authorized to run your dog(s) off leash, nor does it apply to those situations enumerated under Section 4-5-707 of this chapter.

Your Community – Landscape Treatment Map

The Board of Directors would like to make all Woodbury residents aware of the pesticide use and the locations within the community by our landscape company, Park West. The new map illustrates the areas that are pesticide free and that organic products are used when needed. The organic fertilizer will be applied four times throughout the year. These areas are identified in green. Areas that are color coded pink will only have pesticides used as needed and notifications will be posted on the website and bulletin board in advance of any localized, landscape treatment. The Board is conscientious of the community concerns and have made a level of commitment to enhance the level of service and products used at no current increase to homeowners. For questions, please contact the General Manager, Susan Seifen at (949) 451-1654.


Pool and Spa Heating Schedule

Please note that the heat to the pools and waders at Peppertree Square, Cypress Square, Promenade Square, Date Palm Square and the Resort Pool at the Recreation Center will be turned off for the winter as of November 1st.

The heat is scheduled to be turned back on April 1st for all these facilities.


Unfortunately mail and package theft has become an issue in the Orange County area, especially in nicer areas such as Woodbury.  Management works closely with Irvine PD in monitoring the neighborhood, but it only takes a brief moment for a thief to grab a package from a door step or take someone’s mail, making it a difficult matter to regulate.  In an effort to keep our residents informed we are offering the following suggestions, provided by the Irvine Police Department, in response to recent mail thefts.

  • Always deposit your mail inside your local post office, or hand it to your letter carrier.
  • Have your local post office hold your mail while you're on vacation, or absent from your home for a long period of time.
  • If you don't receive a check or other valuable mail you're expecting, contact the issuing agency immediately.
  • If a package is being delivered without a signature required, make sure someone will be home to receive the package or have packages delivered to a secure P.O. Box location. 

If you observe what appears to be a theft in progress immediately call Irvine PD dispatch at (949) 724-7200.

New Court Booking System!

AppointmentPlus is being discontinued beginning Monday, June 19th! Starting June 19th, we will now have our own booking system directly within our Community Website: Next time you would like to reserve a basketball or tennis court you will notice a totally different look that will allow easier navigation to reserve your time.

  • If you already have a login to the Community Website you may use the same login to make reservations.
  • If you are new to the Community Website please create a brand-new account HERE.

Reservations are allowed to be booked by residents once a day during the current week time frame. Please be respectful of your fellow community residents. As always, Tennis Court #3 is available on a first come first serve basis. We hope you find this upgrade helpful!

We appreciate your patient as we work out any technical difficulties.



If you note a stored vehicle on a street, you may contact Irvine PD at (949) 724-7200 to tag the vehicle for storage and possible removal. If the street is private, they will direct you to the Association. As a reminder, your garage is meant to park vehicles, not for storage. Help us keep our streets open and safe by parking in your garage.

The following streets are private street that can be enforced by Elite Enforcement Security Solutions:

  • Spanish Lace
  • Concierto
  • Roycroft
  • Twin Gables
  • Herringbone
  • Plantation
  • Donovan
  • End of Talisman (by Woodbury Walk)

If you noticed stored vehicles on those streets, please contact (714) 801-4385.

Woodbury Community Key Cards

If you have lost or misplaced your key card, or the previous owners did not pass along the keys for your address, you are welcome to purchase a new key card at the Recreation Office at 108 Lamplighter. Each Woodbury address is allowed a maximum of 2 key fobs per household, no extra keys may be purchased for your home. Key cards are $50.00 each and we accept CREDIT/DEBIT CARD OR CHECK only as the form of payment for key card. Please see the attached key card application that needs to be completed if you have recently bought a home from another owner. This will help our office keep your information current in case your key card is ever lost or stolen.


Coyote Sightings in Woodbury!

Please visit: to learn more about Coyotes.

Unfortunately Coyotes have become more popular amongst suburb areas, as well as parks and beaches. Please read some important facts to keep your family and pets safe.

Although Coyotes exhibit bold behavior in front of people, the chance of a human attack is quiet low. However; there are steps we can take to protect ourselves.

DO NOT feed coyotes. They will associate food with humans and that will significantly increase the likely hood of them attacking.

DO NOT let your pets roam free. Although it is rare for a human attack, it is quite commons for coyotes to attack pets! Especially cats and small dogs. Always keep an eye on your pets and make sure they are on leashes. THE BEST WAY TO PROTECT YOUR PET IS TO NOT LET THEM ROAM FREE.

You can attempt to frighten away coyotes by making loud noises (shouting, air horn, or banging pots and pans) and acting aggressively (e.g., waving your arms, throwing sticks, spraying with a garden hose). Homeowners should realize that if they live near suitable habitat, fencing may be the only method to completely eliminate coyotes from travelling near homes.

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