Category: October 2016

Citizens Awareness Forum discusses propositions for November ballot

Carol Sorensen On Thursday, September 1, at SaddleBrooke Ranch, the Citizens Awareness Forum held a presentation and discussion on the two Propositions that will be on the ballot November 8: Proposition 205 Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use and Proposition 206 The Fair Wages Act. We discussed with our guest speaker the legislation that had…

Ranch Roots knocks down brick walls

The October meeting of SBR’s genealogy group, Ranch Roots, will work on helping you knock down that brick wall you’ve been pounding. In genealogy it’s called a brick wall when you’ve reached the ancestor who just won’t let you get past him or her. There doesn’t seem to be any way to go further. At…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Food Drive a great success

Your donations to the Tri Community Food Bank

Thanks to all who donated to the SBR food drive that benefited the Tri Community Food Bank in Mammoth! They were thrilled to receive our donation and expressed how our support is invaluable to their operation. The Mammoth Food Bank is an entirely volunteer organization with no paid employees. They are open Monday through Thursday…

New DesertView Cinema Club season

A sure sign that fall is coming to SaddleBrooke is the start of a new movie season at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. The DesertView Cinema Club has been screening movies here since the DVPAC opened in 2005. Our 12th season will begin on Tuesday, November 1. Showtimes remain 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. Our opening…

SaddleBrooke Marketplace

Jim Pederson, Founder/Chairman, The Pederson Group As announced in March, SaddleBrooke Marketplace will be a 119,904 square foot center featuring a 78,800 square foot Fry’s Food Store/fueling station, shops, restaurants and several free-standing pads. Initial planning projections indicated Fry’s would break ground on their grocery store in fall 2016 with the construction of our shop…

Veterans Day display

Veterans Day display

For the last two years at the Ranch we’ve honored our veterans on Veterans Day by displaying their pictures on a large board. We’re doing it again this year. We still have the pictures from the last two years, but if you’re a veteran and either new to the Ranch or haven’t participated in the…

New members welcomed at SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Club

New members of the SBR Women’s Club

Jan Larkey It was good to be back greeting old friends and meeting new ones at the September 12 luncheon of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Club. Eleven newcomers were welcomed. They have joined our community from places as far away as Alaska, New Jersey, Alberta, Canada and southern California. Martha Sampson chaired this meeting with…

Basic Desert Gardening class

The SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners present Basic Desert Gardening in the La Mesa Room in the Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch on Monday, October 24, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. New to the Ranch? Puzzled about plant choices? Have questions about the basics: soils, cactus, growing natives, frost protection, sun protection, irrigation and any other…