"I was informed about three months ago that the Santa Rosa Animal Shelter had a few new small dogs who had come in just recently, so I gave them a jingle."
by Tom McKinney
Relatives I’ll Never Forget
"I would say I was fortunate to have so many family members take an interest in me — especially my mother. I remember them with gratitude and fondness."
by Bill Green
The Sixties in Rearview
The Sixties turned out to be anything but quiet.
by Kay Youngflesh
PVE Scholarship Committee Awards Six Grants
Since 2004, The PVE Scholarship Committee has awarded 121 scholarships.
by Richard Youngflesh
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.
by Julie Turner
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.
by Gilberta Pierson
Confessions of a Royal Wedding Junkie
My fascination with the lives of the historically famous extends to all periods of history and all parts of our world.
by Dick Smith
What a Day on the Bay
One Saturday evening our PVE friends asked, “What are you doing tomorrow?” We were thrilled to be able to answer, “We’re sailing on the bay with our Petaluma buddies, George and Anita.
by Dottie Shelly
Learning to Waterski
Resident Dottie Shelley remembers her first time waterskiing.
by Walt McDaniel
A Long Hot Day
In the summer of 1938, my buddies Kent, Harold, Bob and I decided to change the boredom one day by going to Lake Yellow Creek, which was about 75 miles from Elwood.