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Phone directory sign-up in today’s paper

Residents who want to be included in the Rossmoor private telephone directory for 2020-2021 will find the yellow sign-up card in today’s issue of the News. The card is attached to a flier inserted in the paper. Residents must fill out a listing card each year to be included in the directory. Listings are not carried over from the previous year. Eve...
Posted on October 27, 2020
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Rossmoor golf pro not ready to hang up his clubs just yet

Brent Mulanax moving into a part-time role Longtime golf pro Brent Mulanax was ready to call it a career earlier this year. Then the coronavirus pandemic struck, and a taste of life away from the game he’s loved all his life made him reconsider. “What I found during the initial COVID stay at home, it was not exactly what I thought it would be, just...
Posted on October 27, 2020
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GRF Board seeks director in District 1

GRF Board District I Director John Kikuchi resigned on Oct. 13. He was serving his first year of a three-year term on the GRF Board. In accordance with the GRF Bylaws, the GRF Board of Directors shall appoint a District I director to serve until the next election in May 2021. Residents in District I who are interested in serving on the Board should...
Posted on October 20, 2020
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Communications task force seeks members

The GRF Planning Committee is inviting residents to apply for a position on its recently formed ad hoc communications task force. The task force will analyze current communication tools used by the GRF Board and explore new options as part of its 2020 goal to improve communications with residents. The group meets once a month. GRF Board members Ken...
Posted on October 13, 2020
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Project 55 votes to split from Third Mutual

With 61 of 66 households participating, 60 owners in Third Mutual’s Project 55 voted Sept. 9 to disengage from Third Mutual. The vote, coming four months after the neighborhood first petitioned to leave, means that Project 55 (composed of Terra Granada Drive entries 18, 19 and 21) will proceed with filing proper papers with the state and holding an...
Posted on September 15, 2020
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Pools will close when air quality reaches unhealthy levels

The recent wildfires and resulting smoke have prompted the Golden Rain Foundation to follow the City of Walnut Creek’s lead regarding the operation of its pools. Starting Aug. 25, GRF adopted a policy in which its three pools close when the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaches 150, as determined by Air Now (https://airnow.gov). The index is based on dat...
Posted on September 1, 2020
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Tice Creek restoration clears hurdle

Permits have been granted, bids submitted Another hurdle has been cleared in the multi-year effort to restore sections of Tice Creek as it meanders through Rossmoor. The required government permits have now been issued. Three construction bids were submitted earlier this month. A consultant’s recommendation on the bids is pending. The creek has bee...
Posted on August 25, 2020
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Walnut Creek imposes curfew after looting

As of press time, Walnut Creek Police had placed the city, which includes Rossmoor, under a nightly curfew from 8 p.m. through 5 a.m. until Monday, June 8, unless officials decide to lift it earlier. The curfew came Sunday after a woman was shot in the arm and widespread looting began to hit downtown Walnut Creek stores just before 6 p.m. The looti...
Posted on June 2, 2020
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Some residents unable to log into meeting

Some residents had trouble logging into the May 11 GRF meeting on Zoom. The GRF Board and staff discovered during the meeting that Zoom had a limit on the number of participants. The staff’s IT Department contacted Zoom immediately and upgraded the account to allow for additional participants. Unfortunately, the upgrade couldn’t take effect during ...
Posted on May 19, 2020
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GRF seeks volunteers for a dozen committee positions

The following GRF Committees will have openings starting in June: • Aquatics Advisory Committee: Two non-GRF Board member openings • Audit Committee: Three non-GRF Board member openings • Finance Committee: Two non-GRF Board member openings • Fitness Center Advisory Committee: Four non-GRF Board member openings • Golf Advisory Committee: One non-GR...
Posted on May 19, 2020