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Rossmoor News’ political columns go on hiatus

Fact checking on next agenda for Policy Committee Starting with the Feb. 1 edition of the Rossmoor News, the political columns will go on hiatus and a decision about their future will go before the GRF Policy Committee at its Feb. 13 meeting. GRF President Dwight Walker suggested putting the columns on hiatus after Ann Peterson, the Rossmoor News’ ...
Posted on January 24, 2023
 

Celebration of life set for Elayne Jones

A celebration of life for Elayne Jones, a groundbreaking musician who lived in Rossmoor since 2005, is being held Monday, Jan. 30 at the Event Center. Jones died Dec. 17 at the age of 94. The event begins with a remembrance from 4 to 6 p.m. and a celebration starting at 6 p.m. A Caribbean dinner with vegan options follows the remembrance. The celeb...
Posted on January 24, 2023
 

Public safety office reopens on Saturdays

The Public Safety Office has reopened on Saturdays for the first time since the COVID pandemic. The office, located in the Creekside Complex, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It remains closed on Sunday. Securitas still provides Rossmoor with daily security 24 hours a day, including gate access. This change affects only the Public ...
Posted on January 24, 2023
 

Computer Center changes hours

The Wednesday morning hours at the Gateway Computer Center are changing, effective Wednesday, Feb. 1. The hours will be 10 a.m. to noon, consistent with the other weekday morning shifts. The revised schedule will now be Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Answering nature’s wrath

GRF workers respond to storms’ aftermath New Year’s weekend demanded the best from Rossmoor’s maintenance staff, with all the flooding, fallen trees, landslides and other problems caused by more than 5 inches of rain. That storm, and subsequent heavy rains, taken together were among the most destructive in Rossmoor in the past 30 years, workers sai...
Posted on January 17, 2023
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‘Interim’ silence policy lifted at Tice pools by committee

The two-hour midday silence at the Tice swimming pools is over, at least for now, as the Aquatics Advisory Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to cancel that “interim policy.” Committee members said that swimmers wanting music- free swimming time can ask pool operators to make the next available 30-minute time block silent. Swimmers can sign up...
Posted on January 17, 2023
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Barnhart, friend of solar movement, dies

Brent Barnhart had a magical touch in working to make this a better world, no matter how complicated the circumstance. Whether it was advocating for solar energy, civil liberties or health care, Barnhart quietly worked to create positive outcomes for countless Californians, including those in Rossmoor. One of the leading lights in what eventually b...
Posted on January 17, 2023
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Design of pickleball courts starting to come into focus

GRF Planning Committee The design phase of the pickleball courts project near the Event Center is progressing. The question now is which of two approaches works best. That topic was discussed at the Jan. 12 Planning Committee meeting. The GRF is awaiting more extensive cost estimates, General Manager Jeff Matheson said. The design work is being con...
Posted on January 17, 2023
 

Historians to discuss local area’s past

Jim Pearson and Margaret Neal De Graca, two Rossmoor residents and self-taught historians, will give a presentation about the history of Tice Valley and Stanley Dollar, after whom Stanley Dollar Street is named, to the Volunteer Exchange on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room at Gateway. Pearson will speak a...
Posted on January 17, 2023
 

Computer Center changing Wednesday hours

The Wednesday morning hours at the Gateway Computer Center are changing, effective Wednesday, Feb. 1. The hours will be 10 a.m. to noon, consistent with the other weekday morning shifts. The revised schedule will now be Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The Computer Center serves all Rossmoor residents.
Posted on January 17, 2023