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Time to Move On (6)

June 4, 2013 • Category: Lede, Uncategorized

GlenbrookeNews will be closing.  Since the election is over and the proposed annexation is water under the bridge, it time to settle into a resident controlled association.    It has been a journey of almost five years for me and this

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Neighborhood Watch»


by Mary Weatherill
The Elk Grove Police Department held it’s second meeting of the year.  They had us view a video showing what to do in an “active shooting” situation.  It suggested that escape was the main goal—get out of

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Beginning oil painting (0)

Judith Archamnbault , Glenbrooke resident and artist, will be teaching the Beginning Oil Painting on Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.  Each class is from 3PM to 6PM.    There is a supply list

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Save the New Date for Board Meeting (0)

The Glenbrooke Community Association Board of Directors  will hold a meeting on Friday, June 7th at 10:00AM. …         This will be the first meeting where our resident Board members  are the majority.
This meeting has been added to the previous yearly

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Lodge Bits»

Increased security at Arbour Lodge (0)

There is a new  security feature for the Arbour Lodge  -a door buzzer and camera.    After dark,  the front door of the lodge may be locked for security of staff and members.      All you have to do is ring the

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Norma's Beat»

Observations last evening (2)

Observations last evening………….Friday 24th
About 7 P.M., after getting home from another event I thought I’ll take a trip to the lodge and see how the Bocce game is going. As I walked out on he patio there was a

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Health and Fitness»

I. C. E. (2)

We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory.   If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn’t know who

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Helping others»

Glenbrooke Community Group at Blood Source (2)

Submitted by Linda Fuduka

A Glenbrooke Community group has been set up with Sacramento Blood Source.  When donating blood products, you can request that your donation be credited to the Glenbrooke Community Group (#0631).…  Once we have credits available, any 

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Elk Grove Press Releases»


The Elk Grove Police Department is partnering with Jiffy Lube to host a FREE catalytic converter etching event. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Jiffy Lube (9611 Auto Center

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Sign-Up for a Tour of Preston Castle (0)

Join your neighbors on a tour of the Preston Castle. If enough people sign up and want to take a shuttle it will be $32.00. If we decide not to hire a shuttle (either there is not 28 most  would

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Community Events»

What is Meet Up? (1)

According to the website,  Meetups are neighbors getting together to learn something, do something, share something……..        Gosh, what fits an active retirement community better than that mission?
So we tried using… for the  Tri Tip dinner reservations and payments.  

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As Seen In Glenbrooke»

Look what is now at the lodge! (0)

Look what is now at the lodge!  It is located in front of the handicap parking on the sidewalk.   Maybe just the thing for those that want an occasional Sacramento Bee.    Guess our demographic is the one that is most

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B-I-N-G-O! (1)

You probably learned how to play bingo as a child, but the excitement of being the first one to yell “Bingo!” doesn’t end – it only gets better.        There is now a sub-committee  of MINGLES volunteering to bring  us  BINGO.      

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In Memoriam (4)

It is with great sadness that I pass along the bad news that Martin Lambert died Sunday.       Martin could be seen out and about in his candy apple red  scooter.   He and his wife, Carol attended most of the  special

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Editor's Choice»

Storybook Woods Park Status (0)

Construction documents have been completed, and bids for development of the park are expected to go out next month. Construction could begin as early as July, according to Paul Mewton, Chief of Planning, Design & Construction.

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Or So it Seems … Piles of Procrastination (0)

By  May 2, 2013 For ANewsCafe…

My home office is a superfund cleanup site.
It’s a problem. Company’s coming soon, and you can see the disaster through our French doors. Boxes full of toxic tax-paperwork are stacked on

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Hole-in-the-Wall Gang»

Tonight! Tri Tip Dinner (7)

Thanks to all those that bought tickets for tonight’s fundraising tri tip dinner.     We turned $1000. over to the Lion’s Foundation to help buy a new van for the Elk Grove Senior Center  to provide Dial A Ride services to

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Del Webb/Pulte»

Pulte 1st Quarter 2013 Financial Results (0)

Now that Glenbrooke is nearly built out, the economic health of Pulte may be of less interest to homeowners. That’s too bad, because they are starting out the year with impressive results. At the end of the quarter they are

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Clubs and Groups»

Promenade Walk (0)

The Scuttlebutts walking group has added another day to the calendar to enjoy walking.     Starting Wednesday, May 1st,  anyone who would like to walk, is invited to join the group at the fountain in promenade park at 9:00AM.   You can

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Bike Club»

Celebrate May is Bike Month (0)

Three bike events are coming up soon – one in Eastern Sacramento County, and two right here in Elk Grove.
First, Sacramento County and the City of Folsom are closing a 12 mile section of Scott Road from the US-50/Scott…

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Photography Club»

Photography Club News (0)

Submitted by Chris R.
A quick reminder that our monthly Tuesday night meeting will be held tomorrow night 16 April at 5:00pm at the lodge.   Please take down you pictures from last month and bring your pictures for this month’s…

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By: Peter Gaffney
On Saturday morning, April 13, seventeen of Glenbrooke’s finest came together for community service. Volunteers organized to remove litter from the Whitelock Parkway canal running from Bruceville Road to Big Horn Boulevard and the smaller canal running

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What's on Your Mind?»

Is it time to re-evaluate lodge rentals? Three issues to consider. Please provide feeback by voting in the poll or commenting (10)

Editor’s note: since this piece was posted,  I have added three polls… for the three issues.   The poll is anonymous,and non- scientific, but it will provide quick feedback.  The poll will only accept one vote per computer IP address for

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Village Voices»

Tax Day Lunch Pick-up (1)

Glenrooke Community Association is holding a “Down & Out Tax Day Lunch Soup Kitchen”  on  Monday, April 15, 2013.      The lunch with start at noon.    This is one way to take a break from all those papers and hopefully you

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Dear Board Candidates and Members (6)

We don’t know who will be on the Board until after the election, but we would like to give the  candidates the opportunity to hear feedback directly from the members.   These folks are all our neighbors and VOLUNTEERS.   They deserve

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We spent our Sunday with the Falcons (1)

We love to give “experiences” for Christmas gifts.  So, for our animal loving daughter, we gave a day  at West Coast Falconry.  We took advantage of the beautiful spring weather and an amazing Sunday experience with the falcons.   They are

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Dog Group»

PetSmart withdraws IAMS treats (1)


PetSmart has withdrawn Iams Shakeables Turkey and Lamb Dog Treats due to the potential for mold growth.
Affected lots are below. Please click here for more details.

Product Description
Impacted Lot Number…

Iams Shakeables Turkey,

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Theater Goers»

Glenbrooke Theatre Go-ers – Avenue Q (0)

submitted by A.D. Dopson
Our next play is Sunday, March 24- Avenue Q.  We will meet at Lodge at 12:30 pm.   There are Two (2) important reminders: 
1.  Play is at a new location — West Sacramento Community Center

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Performing Arts»

Get your free tickets now! A Musical History of the Blues (0)

A Musical History of the Blues  presented on Saturday, April 27, 2013 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m at Sheldon High School Performing Arts Center.
Blues is an American original. Some say you can’t be more American than the Blues. Come …

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Home and Garden»

Fantastic Useful Tips! (1)

Submitted by Vickie G
Thanks for Vickie for forwarding these useful tricks and tip for around the house.   Now if I could just remember them when I need them!

Have a great day !!

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Tell Me a Story (TELMAS)»

TELMAS: Brain, Strokes and dementia (2)

Wow, what an important presentation for the March Tell  Me A Story (TELMAS).     Glenbrooke resident,  Paul Fogle ,Ph.D… ,will present “The Brain, Strokes, and Dementia”.     As an expert in Speech pathology and a university professor,   Paul is knowledgeable about the

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Wanted to Buy (2)

Does anyone have a working  Kitchen-Aid mixer gathering dust in their cupboard that they are willing to sell?
The color doesn’t matter but it must work well and have at least the  basic attachments.
Please give me a call and

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One Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie (1)

Submitted by Norma L
Nuke 1 Chocolate Chip Cookie…………
For those days you just want to make one cookie… 1 tbsp. butter, melted 1 tbsp. white sugar 1 tbsp. brown sugar 3 drops of vanilla pinch of salt 1 egg

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Communications Committee»

Amenity List Presented at Communication Committee Meeting (8)

 Introduction: The Facilities Planning Advisory Committee was chartered to consider how the common assists of Glenbrooke may
be efficiently and effectively used both now and in the future.
With that in mind, the FPAC started gathering data from the members.

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Garden Group»

Garden Group (0)

Do you enjoy gardening?    Isn’t nice to be able to compare notes about successes and failures in this kind of soil and climate?     Why not join the newly formed Glenbrooke Garden Club and meet others with green thumbs.   Don’t worry

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Singles Group»

Singles to Visit Turtle Bay and Sundial Bridge (0)

Some of the Singles group are heading up to Redding to see the Sundial Bridge. They picked a good time as Thursday the bridge will turn pink. This is the perfect time of year to visit Redding and see the

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Save the Date!»

Pickleball Updates (0)


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Those Who Passed Our Way....»

In memory of Dana Morrison (0)

It is with great disbelief  and sadness that I announce the passing of friend and neighbor, Dana Morrison.      Dana died suddenly on Friday, October 5 , 2012.
Dana and Mary moved to Barnsley in Glenbrooke  about 3  years ago from

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Vacation Ventures»

Road Trip (2)

  Continuing on the  ’sisters road trip’  we stopped at the famous Rose Bowl Flea Market.   Held every second Sunday of the month, we took advantage of being in Pasadena on the right day.
I am not sure what was more

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Glenbrooke Bloggers»

Have Yourself a 70-Proof Merry Christmas (0)

by Elaine Macko
My sister is a baker. Around this time of year I can walk into her house and the smell of muffins in assorted flavors or little quiches fills her home. She’s big on making beautiful cookies as

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Glenbrooke RV Cruisers»

Glenbrooke RV Cruisers (0)

By Vickie Glaser
The Glenbrooke RV Cruisers held their February meeting  and announced the following information and planned trips:
March 17th will be the next monthly meeting and as of this date there is no trip planned.
April 28th will…

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Glenbrooke Community Association (GCA) Information

Arbour Lodge
Phone 714-1010; FAX 714-1374
Address 7700 Del Webb Blvd. EG 95757
Office hours are M-F 8AM to 5 PM
GCA Website:

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Association Staff
Board of Directors
Design Review Committee
Riverside Management


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