Boomers Forever celebrates 10 years

Les Klein and wife Lori Miller-Klein knew even before they moved into their manor that they wanted to belong to the Boomers Forever Club. East Coast transplants, they wanted to meet people their age and enjoy what Rossmoor has to offer. The Boomers, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary, with some 650 members and two pages of events, filled th...
Posted on February 11, 2020

Florence Clifton settles into Counseling Services

The first friendly face to greet visitors to Rossmoor Counseling Services is Florence Clifton, or Flo as she likes to be called. She began working as the department’s administrative assistant last December. One of her duties is receptionist, so she gets to meet and greet residents and others who stop by the Counseling Services office at Gateway. Pe...
Posted on February 11, 2020

Some clubs impose self-quarantine

Rossmoor responds to coronavirus Jenni Li is keeping busy. She’s catching up on her correspondence, doing computer work and planning an upcoming trip to Croatia. You wouldn’t know that she put herself under voluntary self-quarantine because of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The resident returned from a month-long trip to Southeast Asia on J...
Posted on February 11, 2020

Three GRF districts to hold elections for directors

Elections will be held in GRF election Districts E, H and I this spring. The following are the streets in each district and the current GRF Board representative of the district up for election. Residents interested in running for the GRF Board this year must reside in these election districts. District E is currently represented by Barbara Coenen. ...
Posted on February 11, 2020

Some tickets remain for Carlos Reyes’ benefit concert

General admission tickets only are still available for a benefit concert by Grammy winner Carlos Reyes and his group, featuring Tony Lindsay and Janice Maxie-Reid, on Sunday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the Event Center. Tickets are $30 each and will be sold Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. in Creekside Clubhouse. Payment can be made by cash or ...
Posted on February 11, 2020


An article in the Jan. 22 Rossmoor News had the wrong times for the Xfinity reps’ hours at Rossmoor. Xfinity reps are now in the Fireside Room lobby at Gateway on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
Posted on February 11, 2020

The Dollar Family

ROSSMOOR TRIVIA QUESTION The Dollar Family Question: Stanley Dollar made his money in a particular business, which he took over from his father. The father, however, first made money in a different business, which led to this second business. What are the two businesses? Answer: See page 14A ROSSMOOR TRIVIA ANSWER Question : Stanley Dollar made his...
Posted on February 11, 2020


The Feb. 5 article about the GRF Board meeting mentioned some reasons the Board chose not to support placing a generator at Gateway. One reason not listed but discussed at length at the meeting was whether Rossmoor having a generator might absolve PG& E from providing support to people on medical devices, as required of utilities under new stat...
Posted on February 11, 2020

GRF Board votes down purchasing generator for Gateway

It was thumbs down for a backup generator at Gateway that could have cost as much as half a million dollars. The GRF Board voted 7-2 last Thursday to drop plans for the generator. Directors Ken Anderson and Carl Brown voted in the minority. Former Board member Geri Pyle had proposed buying a generator to provide power so the Fireside Room could be ...
Posted on February 4, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: What you need to know

As news of the coronavirus spreads like childhood chickenpox, many Rossmoor residents are concerned about families in China, potential travel plans and the risk of it arriving inside the gates of this usually safe haven. Here’s the good news: Locally, the risk of infection of the illness is very low, says Joanna Mills, R.N., the infection preventio...
Posted on February 4, 2020