Attend the free legal clinic sponsored by Rossmoor Fund

A free general legal clinic is offered by Contra Costa Senior Legal Services on Wednesdays, Oct. 2 and Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Mulligan Room at Creekside. (Note the change in time from the afternoon to the morning.) The clinic is sponsored by the Rossmoor Fund. Legal staff will be able to provide individual assistance with several legal ...
Posted on September 17, 2019

EPO to hold annual Safety Faire on Sept. 28

The Emergency Preparedness Organization (EPO) of Rossmoor will hold its annual Safety Faire on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9:30 to 1 p.m. in the Diablo Room at Hillside. It is open to all residents, families, and caretakers. Booths will be set up around the room with demonstrations put on by Walnut Creek CERT and the residents of Mutual 3. Red Cross r...
Posted on September 17, 2019

After 34 years, Paulette Jones to write her post-Rossmoor chapter

Senior manager of Executive Services is retiring Paulette Jones, Executive Services senior manager, is set to retire on Sept. 20, after 34 years of service to Rossmoor. “I can’t believe it; I never gave much thought to retiring until this year,” said Jones. “It’s an emotional rollercoaster. I’ve met so many great people, both staff and residents, a...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Lionel Hampton Big Band releases CD of concert they played at Rossmoor

Live from Rossmoor Brian Pennebaker receives credit in liner notes News about Rossmoor has hit the stands – the big band stands, that is. Just out on Amazon is a new CD, “Live at Rossmoor, Lionel Hampton Big Band featuring Jason Marsalis.” The band’s second performance at Rossmoor in February, 2017, was recorded and the results – a compilation of 1...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Residents soon can weigh in on updated emergency plan

Rossmoor residents are invited to learn about and comment on the final draft of Rossmoor’s newly updated Emergency Operations Plan. Rossmoor Public Safety Manager Dennis Bell will brief the GRF Board on the plan Thursday, Oct. 8, at 9 a.m. in Peacock Hall at Gateway. The plan is ever evolving, said Bell. The original plan was written in January 201...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Free flu shots offered this Monday for all residents

Once again, Rossmoor residents won’t have to travel downtown to a doctor’s office or a pharmacy to get a flu shot. This Monday morning, and again on Oct. 14, Kaiser Permanente will offer a free flu vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to noon in the Fireside Room at Gateway. No appointment is necessary, and you don’t have to be a member of Kaiser. The va...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Scenes around Rossmoor

Judge upholds Third Mutual governing docs election, CC&Rs after challenge Attorney for Third Walnut Creek Mutual Four members of Third Mutual, also known as claimants, brought a legal challenge to the July 2018 and following governing document elections via a private arbitration at Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) in Walnut Cr...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Share memory of Rossmoor

Calling all longtime residents: We are nearing the 55th anniversary of Rossmoor and we’d like to take a look back at the community’s history. What stands out to you as the most memorable event or moment to occur in Rossmoor? What moment still has residents talking all these years later? Share your story with us and we might feature it as part of th...
Posted on September 10, 2019

Where are Rossmoor’s bike racks?Three locations have them

Some residents want more, but demand in past has not been high It’s a little ironic that Sustainable Rossmoor member Lauralee Barbaria did her bit for the environment by riding her bicycle to a committee meeting at the Event Center – but then couldn’t find a place to park. “I couldn’t find a bike rack, so I chained my bike to a tree,” said Barbaria...
Posted on September 3, 2019