Rossmoor’s 55th Anniversary

Residents share their favorite memories As Rossmoor celebrates its 55th anniversary this month, some longtime and some newer residents reflect on memories that stick out in their minds. They recall the reconstruction of Gateway with the addition of Peacock Hall, the brouhaha over construction of Creekside and the Event Center, the rapid growth of p...
Posted on September 24, 2019

Deborah Rose takes reins of Executive Services

Golden Rain Foundation’s Executive Services has a new senior manager. Deborah Rose stepped into her new position following Paulette Jones’ retirement last week. “I’ve been getting a lot of phone calls, with residents curious about who I am – who is going to fill Paulette’s very big shoes,” said Rose. The job may be new, but Rose is no stranger to R...
Posted on September 24, 2019

Pair of authors headline Men’s Conference on Oct. 3

The Men’s Conference, sponsored by Rossmoor Counseling Services, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. in the Fireside Room at Gateway. The day will be filled with talks to enrich the mind and soul. The conference, which is solely for men, will feature speakers Lewis Richmond and Mike Duffy. Richmond is the author of four books, most recentl...
Posted on September 24, 2019

Solar project nears completion

The solar array installation at the Mutual Operations Department (MOD) on Rockview Drive is close to completion. RV owners will soon be able to park their vehicles at the RV parking lot adjacent to MOD. For the past eight months, RV owners have been parking their vehicles on Rossmoor streets while the solar array installation was underway. Ralph De...
Posted on September 24, 2019

Mutual 30 to seat two at annual meeting

Two new board members were seated at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Membership of Mutual 30 on Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the Fairway Rooms at Creekside. Lynda Caputo and Patricia Fail were elected to serve on the board for a three-year term. Sixty ballots were received and two were invalid. The remaining 58 valid ballots were tabulated at a noticed me...
Posted on September 24, 2019

Proposed GRF 2020 budget calls for 4.93 percent coupon increase

Combined Board, Finance Committee meeting discusses merits of $250K for slurry sealing Adraft 2020 GRF budget proposes a modest operations increase of 3.97 percent, and with the Trust Facility budget and cable TV and broadband added, will mean a jump of $13.86 in the monthly GRF coupon payment next year. The $23.61 million net budget means the mont...
Posted on September 17, 2019

Safeway wallet theft caught on camera

Tips provided for shoppers Walnut Creek Police posted surveillance video last Wednesday of two women working together to steal a wallet from a senior at Safeway in the Rossmoor Shopping Center. On the video, a female senior is seen looking at meat while a woman in a gray sweatshirt and baseball cap comes up behind her and a second female suspect ap...
Posted on September 17, 2019

John Muir Health plans relocation to Rossmoor Shopping Center; GRF to search for new tenant

John Muir Health (JMH) Outpatient Center on Rossmoor Parkway is moving into the old CVS building in the Rossmoor Shopping Center. The building that’s currently home to JMH at 1220 Rossmoor Parkway is owned by the Golden Rain Foundation. “John Muir Health has notified us that they do not intend to renew their lease at the medical center,” said GRF C...
Posted on September 17, 2019