14 June 2022

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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

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Rossmoor TV gets a high-tech makeover

Rossmoor TV gets a high-tech makeover


Rossmoor TV gets a high-tech makeover Live streaming, video on demand, high definition and closed captioning have all come to Rossmoor Television. Smartphones, tablets and streaming devices can now view the station’s programming in high definition. Residents also can view a majority of Rossmoor TV shows on demand, whenever they want to watch, and with closed captioning. It’s a giant

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Bristow wins 2022 ‘Pride in  Profession’ award

Bristow wins 2022 ‘Pride in Profession’ award


Bristow wins 2022 ‘Pride in Profession’ award Dr. Lonnie Bristow said he was “thunderstruck” to be told he has been named this year’s recipient of the Pride in the Profession Award from the American Medical Association Foundation Board of Directors. Lonnie Bristow News photo by Dan Rosenstrauch Bristow, a Rossmoor resident for the past 30 years, said he will make the trip to Chicago
31 May 2022

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Facilities Master Plan gets final tuneup

Facilities Master Plan gets final tuneup


GRF Board Facilities Master Plan gets final tuneup Board also appoints a director in District A Going with recommendations made by its Planning Committee, the GRF Board last week approved several changes to its draft Facilities Master Plan, removing some projects from the plan, adding others to a project “wish list” and giving others a higher priority than before. At its regular

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Finance: $1.4 million should go to Mutuals

Finance: $1.4 million should go to Mutuals


Finance: $1.4 million should go to Mutuals The Finance Committee is recommending that $1.4 million of a budget surplus –mainly due to the forgiveness of a Paycheck Protection Program loan – be distributed to the Mutuals. At its May 24 meeting, the committee also carved out $400,000 from the surplus for three projects: $110,000 toward an internal audit in 2023, an expenditure of $150,000

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Hillside Pool passes inspection, reopens

Hillside Pool passes inspection, reopens


Hillside Pool passes inspection, reopens After a replastering project punctuated by several delays, the Hillside Pool reopened Thursday, May 26 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. T he Hillside Pool had been closed since November, when it shut down for the winter season. Difficulty in getting pool contractors delayed the start of the planned replastering work, which was further delayed

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Residents serving on county’s  Advisory Council on Aging wish more knew about it

Residents serving on county’s Advisory Council on Aging wish more knew about it


Residents serving on county’s Advisory Council on Aging wish more knew about it It isn’t necessarily surprising that three Rossmoor residents, along with Rossmoor Counseling Services’ manager, serve as volunteer members of the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA). More unanticipated, those four volunteers say, is how few Rossmoor residents seem to know how the council