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Sofia Genove finds ‘second home’ in Rossmoor as new business operations manager

Twenty years of customer relations experience, including 2½ years as a service order specialist at the Mutual Operations Department (MOD), has put Sofia Genove in the best possible position to succeed – and to help the residents of Rossmoor when they submit a work order for a needed task or repair. “I feel like I’m really making a difference in som...
Posted on August 9, 2022
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Neighbors for Safer Streets holds its second rally

Group dedicated to increasing safety for pedestrians Two dozen Rossmoorians turned out and waved signs the morning of July 29 at the intersection of Tice Creek and Oakmont drives for the second Rally for Safer Streets. The rally by Neighbors for Safer Streets did just what it was intended to do – raise awareness of the safety issues on the sidewalk...
Posted on August 9, 2022
 

Curt Gunn’s Celebration of Life set for Monday

The family and friends of Curt Gunn would like to invite residents to a Celebration of Life on Monday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m., at the Creekside Pickleball Courts. Parking is available in the parking lot behind Creekside Grill. Gunn’s life was taken too soon as he was walking home with his wife Laurelyn on April 16, 2022. The memorial is intended to be...
Posted on August 9, 2022
 

Rossmoor Fund seeks volunteer directors

The Rossmoor Fund is seeking applicants to serve on its board of directors. Candidates should be Rossmoor residents, and the Fund board is particularly interested in applicants with legal, accounting or marketing skills. The Rossmoor Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization that raises money to support residents, focusing on the emergency needs of those li...
Posted on August 9, 2022
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Support remains strong for water recycling plant

GRF Board also pledges help for ailing oak trees Saying that maintaining momentum is important, and that water costs figure to keep rising sharply, the GRF Board on Thursday voted to continue moving ahead with a study of building a wastewater reclamation facility, even in the face of spiking construction costs. “I feel that we would lose if we stop...
Posted on August 2, 2022
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Phishing scam targets GRF officials

Emails purportedly from CEO Tim O’Keefe and GRF President Dwight Walker were part of a “phishing” scheme last week that asked residents and staff to donate gift cards to senior- related service businesses or for a staff incentive program. The first email, reported to O’Keefe’s office on July 27, asked the recipient, “How are you doing? Are you avai...
Posted on August 2, 2022
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Bear sculpture comes to life near Golf Shop

There’s a new bear in town, ready to greet golfers and other residents in one of Rossmoor’s busiest and most prominent locales. It’s the latest creation of Ed Waraner, owner of Waraner Brothers Tree Service. Waraner is known for his unique artwork of bears throughout Rossmoor. “It’s funny … it’s something I kind of worked into,” Waraner said. “It’s...
Posted on August 2, 2022
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Transportation options abound for Rossmoor residents

When Diane Schwendinger moved to Rossmoor with her husband four years ago, they decided to do something that few living in a Bay Area suburb like Walnut Creek would ever contemplate: living without a car. So far, it’s worked out just fine. “We have never felt it necessary to have a car,” Schwendinger said. “We figure the positives outweigh the nega...
Posted on August 2, 2022
 

Knife-sharpening available Aug. 5 and 19

Rossmoor’s Wood Shop at Gateway Center will again be offering its knife-sharpening service on two Friday mornings in August, on Aug. 5 and 19. The sharpening meisters, Al Kaufman and his brother John, will be there from the shop’s opening at 9 a.m. until noon. Knives can be dropped off in the morning when the shop opens and picked up later anytime ...
Posted on August 2, 2022
 

Security Reports

FROM SECURITAS The following are the major incidents reported to Securitas, Rossmoor’s security service provider. They appear here as they were initially reported to Securitas. After investigation, details of a case may indicate a lesser or different incident description. Friday, July 22 Building damage: An American Medical Response supervisor repo...
Posted on August 2, 2022