Posts for January 2020

The $$$ Switch

A funny story about technology and upgrading phones from a PVE resident.

The Back Room

At 12 years old, I felt that 25 cents an hour for my first job was a grand opportunity on Saturday mornings. I was thrilled to do this on my own and hoped I would learn something useful.

Local Planner: Frida Kahlo Exhibit at the de Young Museum

From March 21 to July 26, 2020 make plans to visit Golden Gate Park to visit the de Young museum’s moving exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving.

A Remembrance of Times Past

"I arrived at Brooks AFB, TX in October 1956 as a brand-new second lieutenant just out of pilot training and the C-54 Palm Beach AFB Transport Training Unit."

Why Play Bocce?

Residents play bocce at Paradise Valley Estates for various reasons.

2020 at The Ridge

With primary residential construction projected to be complete in the fall of 2020 and move-in anticipated in the spring of 2021, the year ahead is going to be a busy one at The Ridge.

Discover U: A Look Back and Ahead

Rawlinson Hall was converted into an intimate night club setting, “Club Rawlinson” on Tuesday, November 12 when Discover U presented The Pacific Jazz Ambassadors from the University of the Pacific.

The Decision

We were at the train station, full of excitement for the next leg of our journey and hoped to get the next train to Paris.

Rafting on the River

"In early 1983, I saw an ad in Orange County touting the South Fork of the American River offering special discounts for groups of fifteen or more."