GRF Board meeting covers the gamut

Recycling, security, emergency planning top bill Staff writer CEO Tim O’Keefe delivered breaking news at the beginning of the Golden Rain Foundation (GRF) Board meeting last Thursday in Peacock Hall. “I have good news, hot off the press,” said O’Keefe. “The health department did a final inspection of the café area in the Redwood Room yesterday and ...
Posted on July 2, 2019

Disaster supply kit: What should be included

Emergency preparations Staff writer The notion of a wildfire surrounding or even entering Rossmoor seems more plausible now than before the Tubbs Fire in October 2017, which destroyed 5,643 structures in three Northern California counties, almost half of those buildings in the city of Santa Rosa. Even more severe devastation occurred in November 20...
Posted on July 2, 2019

Bike riders save gas, curb pollution – and have a blast

Staff writer Rossmoor residents are among those who have opted to ride a bicycle rather than drive a car to their favorite places. They enjoy their rides for the pleasure they bring, the camaraderie and the exercise, among other things. “I started (bike riding) when I was 50 and I’m 75,” said Raphael Danziger. He looks trim and healthy. The previou...
Posted on June 18, 2019

Landscape crews busy prepping for fire season

Weeds and trees must be trimmed by June 30 Staff writer The sounds of chainsaws ripping tree branches, the sight of small frontend loaders grabbing clumps of encroaching bushes and shrubs, and the quiet whine of weed whackers attacking parcels overrun with tall, dry grasses are common around Rossmoor in mid- to late June. All this work – during the...
Posted on June 18, 2019

Book room for holiday party in Rec. lottery

Due to the growing popularity of booking rooms for Christmas for private resident parties, the Recreation Department will hold a lottery. To participate call Recreation Manager Kelly Berto at 925-988-7780, beginning Wednesday, June 19, to be issued a lottery number. On June 25 the numbers will be drawn, and residents will be contacted by phone/ ema...
Posted on June 18, 2019