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Studies front and center in Planning Committee business

Cost is the next question to answer regarding replacement of the existing Mutual Operations Department (MOD) office building. The GRF Planning Committee on Thursday approved recommending that the full GRF Board amend its agreement with a Berkeley-based consulting firm to add studying the costs of various alternatives to replace the current office s...
Posted on May 14, 2024
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Landscaping is a fertile subject at MOD Virtual Town Hall

Trees and pest control among topics addressed It was clear after the most recent GRF Virtual Town Hall program that Rossmoor residents take their landscaping and local flora seriously. Also, they don’t like “lollipopping.” More than half of the questions brought up at the April 29 online meeting with GRF General Manager Jeff Matheson and three mana...
Posted on May 7, 2024
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New CFO takes on big software conversion

Todd Arterburn jumps into his new role Todd Arterburn, Rossmoor’s new chief financial officer, is already immersed in the vitally important conversion to the NetSuite business and accounting software system. With considerable background implementing what’s called ERP, or Enterprise Resource Planning tools, across large companies in the business wor...
Posted on May 7, 2024
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Roy Yang wins GRF election in District A

Roy Yang won by a large margin last week to become the new GRF Board director for District A. Yang earned 162 votes to finish ahead of Diana St. James with 75 and Melanie Rose with 58 in the district. He replaces Carol Meehan, who was not seeking re-election. Yang joins Ted Bentley in District C, Leanne Hamaji in District D and Cheryl Hines in Dist...
Posted on May 7, 2024
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Remembering a Rossmoor Survivor

Sonja Christopher gained national attention through her stint in the first season of the CBS reality show “Survivor.” In Rossmoor, her star shined through her countless friendships and the joy she spread through gifts of music and entertainment. Christopher, 87, died in her longtime Rossmoor home April 26. Her friends remember her as a joyous, tale...
Posted on May 7, 2024
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GRF Board closes in on more restrictive demonstrations policy

Directors might approve the new rule in May Citing a need for increased safety while still allowing for some peaceful protests, the GRF Board on Thursday moved one step closer to approving changes to GRF’s demonstrations policy, which would limit most protests to the grassy area off Rossmoor Parkway near the pickleball courts. The changes, first in...
Posted on April 30, 2024
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John Muir rehab clinic to close at shopping center

The John Muir Health Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic in the Rossmoor Shopping Center is set to close at the end of May, according to the Walnut Creek-based not-for-profit health care organization. A letter sent to John Muir Health patients who use the Tice Valley facility states: “After careful evaluation, we have made the difficult decision to cl...
Posted on April 30, 2024
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Celebrating 15 years of Rossmoor drama

DAOR offers residents handson stage skills Jean Wilcox said she was at church one Sunday in 2009 when she ran into retired journalist and fellow Rossmoor resident Daryl “Bud” Lembke. “He said, ‘I’m writing a play, and I want it performed. But there’s no umbrella (in Rossmoor) under which it can be performed,’” Wilcox recounted recently. “He wanted ...
Posted on April 30, 2024
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Proposed FCC rule to end ‘bulk billing’ could impact Rossmoor Comcast package

Aproposal by the Federal Communications Commission seeks to put an end to “bulk billing” arrangements between broadband service providers and those who manage or own multi-tenant environments. This move could potentially endanger deals like the one Comcast has with Rossmoor that saves residents significantly on the cost of high-speed broadband inte...
Posted on April 30, 2024