Posts for December 2018

The Sixties in Rearview

The Sixties turned out to be anything but quiet.

Healers in Fur Coats

In September, PVE celebrated Active Aging Week and we certainly enjoy a wide variety of physical fitness activities designed for every level of ability here.

PVE Scholarship Committee Awards Six Grants

Since 2004, The PVE Scholarship Committee has awarded 121 scholarships.

Missed Opportunity

It was early fall of 1940 and I was in the third grade of James Witcomb Riley School, a rural elementary school on the outskirts of Richmond, Indiana, my hometown.

Vacaville Festival of Trees

Each November, the Vacaville Festival of Trees springs up in support of Opportunity House, a Vacaville nonprofit that offers transitional and alternative housing, support services, mentorship and volunteer programs.

Local Planner: Fort Point National Historic Site

Originally built during the Gold Rush between 1853 and 1861 by the U.S. Army Engineers, Fort Point is one of a system of forts designed to protect the San Francisco Bay.

New on The Ridge: Betty and Ray Silva

With construction of The Ridge in its earliest stages, we sat down with two of our new neighborhood’s Summit Club members, Betty and Ray Silva, for a chat about their planned move to Paradise Valley Estates.

True Story from the Arizona Memorial

Recently, there were many signs of trouble as the tourist boat landing area at the Arizona Memorial began crumbling away. Then came the announcement that the memorial was closing indefinitely for repairs.