Coexist banner a reminder of the diversity of holiday traditions

Rossmoor Advocates for Diversity As days shorten and holiday decorations go up, many residents celebrate Christmas. Others will celebrate Hannukah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, or festivities to mark a new year. Rossmoor Advocates for Diversity (RAD) embraces and celebrates diverse beliefs and holiday traditions with a “Coexist” banner installed n...
Posted on November 29, 2022

Rossmoor Fund makes this community ‘Stronger Together’

Donations are much needed Since the inception in the Rossmoor Fund in 2009, more than 7,000 donations have been received from Rossmoor residents and organizations to help other residents having urgent financial crises. The number of donations has increased dramatically over the past 13 years. The dictionary lists three definitions of “community:” 1...
Posted on November 29, 2022

this year, and it was ….

this year, and it was because of the encouragement,” she described during a phone interview conducted along with a sign language interpreter. It’s the newest way Chan has become involved in community activities and clubs. She swims, line dances and helps with an American Sign Language class taught by Bryan Zinza, her longtime partner. Chan is plann...
Posted on November 1, 2022

2022 Fall Bazaar vendors

• Yvonne Aarden – books • Jim Anderson – ceramics • Ted and Linda Arden – photography, book • Pam Armstrong – jams, cakes, candies • Chris Bang – turned wood products • Florie Bauman – watercolor and oil paintings • Sydne Bernard – ethnic jewelry • Ellena Bloedorn – necklaces • Glenn Borhardt – books • Pierre Boyer – laser cut earrings • Carmen Bra...
Posted on November 1, 2022

Cal clubs ranged in age ….

Cal clubs ranged in age from 25 to 85. Barbaria, representing Rossmoor’s Women’s Nine-Hole Golf Club, emerged as 2022 grand champion in the championship flight with a gross score of 43, just ahead of four golfers tied at 44. She was beaming during the awards ceremony, when she was presented with a floral bouquet and a glass trophy. “I was so tickle...
Posted on October 25, 2022

Holiday will bring early deadlines for News

The Rossmoor News will have early deadlines for the Nov. 16 issue because of Veterans Day. All columns, club trip listings and religion articles are due Tuesday, Nov. 8, by noon. All other club and organization articles are due Wednesday, Nov. 9, by noon. All ads, obituaries and letters to the editor must be turned in by Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m...
Posted on October 25, 2022

Leftovers Thrift Shop seeks more volunteers

Leftovers Thrift Shop is looking for additional volunteers who are interested in working three hours per week. An all-volunteer nonprofit, Leftovers has existed for 45 years and was created by Rossmoor residents. Contact Vicki at [email protected] or drop into the shop at 2281 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek. The store is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
Posted on October 25, 2022


The article about the GRF Civility Task Force in last week’s News reported the wrong time for the next meeting. It will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m.
Posted on October 25, 2022

GRF Director Dale Harrington, 84, dies

GRF Director Dale Harrington, 84, of District G died on Sunday, Oct. 9, after a brief illness. Harrington, who was re-elected to his second term this year, had resigned from the Board on Friday to focus on his health. Harrington also served as chair of the GRF Policy Committee. His considerable experience included work as a probation department adm...
Posted on October 11, 2022

Next Red Cross blood drive set for Oct. 21 at Fireside

Appointments are being accepted to donate blood on Friday, Oct. 21, for Rossmoor’s quarterly blood drive sponsored by Northern California Red Cross, GRF and Rossmoor Emergency Preparedness Organization (EPO) in the Fireside Room. To make an appointment, go to and enter “rossmoorca” where it asks for ZIP code (do not enter “945...
Posted on October 4, 2022