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Saddle up for fun in the fall

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Riding Group has its fall schedule ready for fun in the great outdoors. The first ride will be at nearby Pusch Ridge Stables in Catalina on Saturday morning, September 26. This ride winds through the Catalina State Park and gives a great view of the mountains. Riders often see rabbits, ground squirrels…

Patriotic Bicycle Parade – Residents Celebrate July 4th

Parade hosts Steve and Sharon (top hats) ride with other parade participants.

Sharon Groth The fourth annual Fourth of July bicycle parade at SaddleBrooke Ranch started celebrating early. Decorated bicyclists, bicycles and even a few golf carts gathered in front of hosts Sharon and Steve Groth’s home at 8:00 a.m. for refreshments and camaraderie before touring the Ranch with red, white and blue and smiling faces. Bob…

Residents celebrate Memorial Day with BBQ & Pool Party

Steve Weiss Where can you go to have a Memorial Day barbeque/pool party without planning, shopping, setting up, grilling, serving or cleaning up? Nowhere else but at La Hacienda Club with the Bistro staff handling all of those details. The Bistro staff did a wonderful job putting on the Memorial Day party on Monday, May…

Pickleball Festival 2015 a resounding success

Women’s 2.5 finals

Bob Hills Pickleballs were flying at the SaddleBrooke Ranch pickleball courts during the week of April 27 through May 2. The reason? It was the second annual SBR Pickleball Festival. This year’s festival featured 10 events across Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles play. In total, 73 people registered comprising 63 teams and played in 110…

6th Annual SBRMGA Community Golf Tournament a huge success

The SBRMGA Community Golf Tournament participants

A cool, windy April 12 brought out 88 golfers to play in the sixth annual Community Golf Tournament to raise money for the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach-Education Division to fund scholarships for local area high school students who are pursuing additional education. This is is a significant increase over the 20 participants in 2010, the first…

3rd Annual Club Expo continues to grow

Paper crafters Cheri Utsler and Chris Numamaker

The third annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Club Expo held on March 31 was a great success with 46 groups and clubs showcasing their individual activities. This was an opportunity for the clubs and organizations located in the community to gather in one place and tell their stories. This year there seemed to be a celebratory feel…

Spirit of Philanthropy Award given to Linda Harvey

Linda Shannon-Hills When you talk to people in our community you find many people volunteer in some way or another. People volunteer for many reasons, sometimes personal, but always for a purpose. They don’t do it for recognition but to fill a need in helping others. Linda Harvey volunteers for a purpose…to make a difference.…

Club Expo March 31

Linda Harvey The third annual Club Expo for SaddleBrooke Ranch will be held on March 31 at La Hacienda Club from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This event is an opportunity for the clubs, organizations and fitness instructors from SBR to introduce themselves to other residents of the community. Regardless of whether residents are fully retired, semi-retired or…