Creek restoration project likely won’t close the pickleball courts

Not only has the cost to shore up Tice Creek dropped nearly $750,000, but the project most likely will not involve closing the Creekside pickleball courts after all. That’s because the work will be attacked from the creek side of the courts, so the fence around the courts won’t have to come down, said Clayton Clark, building maintenance manager. As...
Posted on September 15, 2020

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

Planning Committee wants Board to plan for trail system

The GRF Planning Committee is considering the idea of a system of pathways that would circle the golf courses and carry a ballpark cost of up to $3 million. But, before going past the concept stage, a majority of the four-member committee wants the blessing of the full GRF Board. “I don’t think it should go to the Board until we have a better handl...
Posted on September 15, 2020

Rossmoor Fund seeking new board member

The Rossmoor Fund is looking to add one member to its board of directors, President Claire Wolfe announced. The board is seeking a Rossmoor resident with fundraising experience, especially with charitable or other nonprofit entities. The mission of the Rossmoor Fund is to assist Rossmoor residents who are in need and to develop and fund educational...
Posted on September 15, 2020

Damaged shopping center unit to be repaired

Repairs to a commercial structure in the Rossmoor shopping center that was damaged by arson last month are expected to be complete sometime in November. A homeless man is suspected of starting the Aug. 7 vegetation fire that swept up an embankment and charred part of an unoccupied unit on the perimeter of the center at Tice Valley Boulevard and Rol...
Posted on September 15, 2020

Demonstration, anti-harassment policies headed to GRF Board

Two widely publicized proposed policies, one setting rules for public demonstrations and the other preventing Rossmoor residents from harassing others, are headed to the GRF Board for approval. After weeks of deliberation and comments from dozens of residents, the Policy Committee unanimously agreed Tuesday to the two policy drafts. If the GRF Boar...
Posted on September 8, 2020

Veterans raise flag for Patriot Day

By Cathy Tallyn Staff writer For at least the past 15 years, some Rossmoor veterans informally come together a handful of times a year to honor their country and fly the American flag. This year. Patriot Day, better known as 9/11, was added to the schedule along with Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Veterans Day. Patriot Day is when Americans r...
Posted on September 8, 2020

Waterford takes over restaurant operations

By Craig Lazzeretti Assistant managing editor Mutual 58 is expecting “substantial” cost savings from its decision last month to sever ties with the company that runs The Waterford’s restaurant and bring food operations in-house. The Mutual 58 board voted unanimously Aug. 27 to terminate the contract of Guckenheimer effective Nov. 1, Mutual Executiv...
Posted on September 8, 2020