SaddleBrooke Softball players share their talent

Ron Quarantino and Len Gann SaddleBrooke Softball stretches beyond our retirement community. We have a number of current players who reside here who have stamped their softball skills on teams…

Spring Fling Tennis Social A Success

Mike Oberski Yeah, yippee, we were finally able to have our first tennis social this year! If you recall, our New Year’s and Valentine socials were cancelled due to rain.…

Monday Mixers… continuing the fun

Nicholas Mares Monday Mixers is a great way to meet your SaddleBrooke neighbors! Monday Mixers is open to any SaddleBrooke resident. You don’t need to be a couple, just someone…

Verse to Vic Garcia

Vic Garcia

James E. Cox St. Peter, when you meet this man at the gate to paradise, you’ll find Vic more than met the plan that God decreed we emphasize. He worked among the lawless to bring to Justice their foul crimes, but did not stay anonymous when he retired to safer climes. Vic joined the Elks,…

Artist of the Month: Harry Huizinga

Harry Huizinga’s color pencil Mountain Lion; photo by J. Cohen.

Jacqueline Cohen To see like an artist is a powerful talent. Artists look with the same camera-type eyes as the rest of us but often process images differently. Artists see leaves and also patterns, lights, shadows, spaces and more. Harry Huizinga has spent years learning to see like an artist and interpreting what he sees…

Marchons – Marchons: Musical world of marches part II

Punch Howarth Part I of this essay on marches covered their history, military and circus marches and before going on, the title above needs explanation. Marchons-Marchons starts the chorus of a song by Rouget de Lisle that became musically the greatest of all national anthems, the March La Marseillaise and was arranged for orchestra by Berlioz.…

Oracle School District

The Oracle School District invites you to come by their Stuff the Bus paper drive on August 15, 2015. The Mountain Vista Elementary School National Junior Honor Society students will be at the SaddleBrooke Minit Market from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m. and then at SaddleBrooke Ranch from 10:15 a.m. until noon. Past donations have been…

Oracle Piano Society purchases former lodge; will turn building into performance and arts center

Val Bembenek The Oracle Piano Society, widely known for presenting high caliber classical music performance events along with sponsoring regional youth music education programs, has announced it will soon have its own permanent home in Oracle. The three year old nonprofit is purchasing the former Oracle Masonic Lodge, a 3,600 square foot building for $200,000,…