17 May 2022

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Planning Committee to consider new site for pickleball

Planning Committee to consider new site for pickleball


Planning Committee to consider new site for pickleball Proposed site is near Event Center Another site option has emerged for new pickleball courts after more than a year of contentious debate over possibly relocating them to Dollar’s picnic grounds or Buckeye’s tennis courts. Jeff Matheson, director of resident services, has proposed building a six-court, semi-enclosed complex between

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Doctor’s prescription for retirement: volunteering to care for those in need

Doctor’s prescription for retirement: volunteering to care for those in need


Doctor’s prescription for retirement: volunteering to care for those in need Dr. Jane Hewitt’s medical resume didn’t end with her retirement. It just keeps growing. The Rossmoor resident has extended her medical career, serving as medical director at the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County’s Family Resource Center. Her experience is

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Toilet backups lead to costly GRF repairs

Toilet backups lead to costly GRF repairs


Toilet backups lead to costly GRF repairs There’s a reason people are only supposed to flush certain things down the toilet – things made to break down in the pipes and not break the pipes down. For reasons unclear, there’s been a recent surge in GRF public buildings of the wrong things being flushed away, leading to a spate of plumbing backups and other restroomrelated failures. “Paper

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is “conditioned” is also being ….

is “conditioned” is also being ….


is “conditioned” is also being dehumidified, and that water wrung from the chilled air – at least to this point – has been a substantial aid in irrigating Rossmoor’s golf courses. The amount of water in the creek usually dwindles as rainy springs turn into dry summers, and as the temperatures rise. Although the creek rarely runs completely dry, GRF usually turns to its EBMUD water as
10 May 2022

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Lane closures come Sunday during evacuation drill

Lane closures come Sunday during evacuation drill


Lane closures come Sunday during evacuation drill Drill for Mutual 68 will start at 7 a.m. There were a few late changes last week ahead of the planned wildfire evacuation drill this coming Sunday morning, most notably that inbound Rossmoor traffic will not be completely blocked off at any time during the early morning drill, and that the dog park will not be used as an emergency vehicle entrance.

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New GRF directors seated, officers elected

New GRF directors seated, officers elected


New GRF directors seated, officers elected Maxine Topper and Jill Alley joined the GRF Board as new directors following the GRF Annual Meeting of Members on Monday at Peacock Hall. Topper in District B, Alley in District F and incumbent Dale Harrington in District G ran unopposed and were elected by acclamation. They will each serve threeyear terms. Topper replaces Carl Members of the

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Accessibility town hall provides residents a chance to voice concerns and solutions

Accessibility town hall provides residents a chance to voice concerns and solutions


Accessibility town hall provides residents a chance to voice concerns and solutions An accessibility town-hallstyle workshop last week gave residents the chance to voice their experiences and observations of issues that affect those with disabilities. Whether participants described issues with compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act or noted circumstances that the law may not

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Volunteers needed: A look inside GRF committees as they recruit members

Volunteers needed: A look inside GRF committees as they recruit members


Volunteers needed: A look inside GRF committees as they recruit members Every year, the GRF Board searches for volunteers among the residents to serve on advisory committees whose efforts help shape decisions, policies and rules for everything from the coupon to the golf courses, pools and Fitness Center. This year, eight volunteers are needed for the five com- mittees, including two each