21 June 2022

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Second phase of Gateway studio renovations is imminent

Second phase of Gateway studio renovations is imminent


Second phase of Gateway studio renovations is imminent Al Kaufman doesn’t know yet exactly when it will happen, but he will appreciate the planned improvements to the Woodshop in the Gateway art studio complex. It will include an expanded tool room, updated electrical and dust collection systems, a relocated entry and room for more machines, thanks to a revised layout. “We’ll be able

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New bocce courts are a big hit

New bocce courts are a big hit


New bocce courts are a big hit To steal from an old saying, it’s a whole new bocce ballgame in Rossmoor. That is thanks to the newly resurfaced bocce courts at Sportsmen’s Park. Work on the bocce courts began in early May, and the courts reopened shortly before Memorial Day weekend, Director of Residential Services Jeff Matheson said. The new artificial turf surface was developed specifically

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A thoughtful plan for her children

A thoughtful plan for her children


A thoughtful plan for her children Resident develops detailed, Rossmoor-specific instructions It can be a difficult topic for seniors to discuss with their adult children: what they should do with a home when their parent is gone. This goes deeper than dealing with home sales and inheritances, which are often outlined in wills and trusts, carried out by professionals or at least well understood

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Celebration returns to  Dollar with food trucks, entertainment and more

Celebration returns to Dollar with food trucks, entertainment and more


Celebration returns to Dollar with food trucks, entertainment and more For the first time since 2019, residents and their families can come together again for the annual Fourth of July celebration at Dollar’s picnic grounds. The event will be held Monday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Interrupted for two years because of the pandemic, the day’s events and activities – sponsored
14 June 2022

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Rally draws attention to pedestrian safety following spate of accidents

Rally draws attention to pedestrian safety following spate of accidents


Rally draws attention to pedestrian safety following spate of accidents It was a beautiful Tuesday morning – sun shining, temperature creeping up, though not as hot as it would get a few days later. But the mood wasn’t festive at gatherings at two intersections along Tice Creek Drive, at Stanley Dollar Drive and at Ptarmigan Drive, where about 80 people total were either holding signs

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PG&E lays underground wire to Rossmoor substation

PG&E lays underground wire to Rossmoor substation


PG&E lays underground wire to Rossmoor substation Work is underway to bury PG& E power lines that run west from the utility’s Rossmoor substation, a small part of a much larger PG& E program to bury some 10,000 miles of power lines statewide to reduce the danger of wildfires. The two circuits being worked on for this project mostly feed Lafayette and a small portion of Moraga and
07 June 2022

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Rossmoor Shopping Center fired up

Rossmoor Shopping Center fired up


Rossmoor Shopping Center fired up New charging stations coming,eateries open Rossmoor Shopping Center has been a beehive of activity, beyond the typical flow of customers. Shoppers are likely to see construction crews and equipment around the center and workers getting new businesses ready to open. Two adjacent businesses opened on June 1 – Yogurt Spot and Taqueria El Jardin, the latter

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‘Party on the Plaza’ marks a return to normal

‘Party on the Plaza’ marks a return to normal


‘Party on the Plaza’ marks a return to normal The imminent return of Party in the Plaza is further evidence that pre-pandemic Rossmoor life is returning in slow but steady increments. Karen Marguth will perform at “Party on the Plaza” on Friday, June 10. Absent from Rossmoor since summer 2019, this short series of Friday night concerts in June at Gateway’s Peacock Plaza is being