Life Here


One Helluva Roar

Under the leadership of Maj. Gen. (Ret) Vernon Chong, a team of Paradise Valley Estates residents— all Air Force veterans and spouses — planned a dinner program for Monday evening, September 18, which celebrated the 70th birthday of the United States Air Force.


Gift Giving

Resident Pat Williams discusses what she's learned over the years about the art of gift giving.


Travis AFB Retiree Appreciation Day

Travis Air Force Base hosts an annual Retiree Appreciation Day designed to show appreciation for the service of former military members and their families.


Oenophiles in Lodi

In September, several PVE residents enjoyed a trip to Lodi for wine tasting.


PVE Awards Scholarships

The Scholarship Committee offers limited financial assistance through scholarship grants to selected PVE employees seeking certificates of completion, credentials or degrees.


Asian Cultural Night

In August, Paradise Valley Estates residents and guests enjoyed a spectacular sampling of Asian culture as our very own PVE Japanese Folk Dancers and the Taiko Drummers put on a fantastic show in the Community Center parking lot.


Not a Game for Old Men

When I think about it, golf is really not a game for old men. So why do they do it?


French Legion of Honor Medal Recipient

The Consul General of France awarded Dan Dougherty, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, the Legion of Honor medal.


Dancing Through Life

When I was three years old, with a strong urging by the doctor, my grandmother started taking me to Nihon Buyo dance lessons taught by a young local dance teacher named Okubo Sensei.


Library Books, Computers and More!

The library, on the second floor of the Community Center, was established early in PVE’s history with an initial complement of 36 linear feet of National Geographic magazines.

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