The Rossmoor News would like to know how it can better communicate with residents and meet their needs in terms of providing important information about the community. To do this, the News needs resident input and would like residents to participate in a readership survey. Residents are invited to complete the following survey by Feb. 25, 2017. Thank you for your participation.

* 1. How long have you lived in Rossmoor?

* 2. What is your age?

* 3. What is your gender?

HOW CAN THE NEWS BE IMPROVED?
Respond to each question in the following manner: Rate #1 through #10 with #1 being most important and #10 being least important.

* 4. On a scale from 1-10, would you like to see more news of the Golden Rain Board?

* 5. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more news of Mutual Boards?

* 6. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more features on residents?

* 7. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more news from the city of Walnut Creek and police department?

* 8. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more articles on water conservation?

* 9. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more articles on sustainability/solar/conservation?

* 10. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more photo features?

* 11. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more health information?

* 12. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more information on scams?

* 13. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more information on senior issues?

* 14. On a scale from 1-10, would you like more upbeat news about Rossmoor?

* 15. Please give other suggestions for improvement:

LAYOUT, DESIGN AND EDITING

* 16. What do you think of the overall design of the Rossmoor News?

* 17. How easy it is to find articles/sections in the Rossmoor News?

* 18. For the most part, do you find that headlines and section headings are clear and accurate?

* 19. Are the typestyles on the articles and headlines readable?

* 20. How do you rate the writing by News staff?

* 21. How do you rate the editing of articles in the News?

* 22. How do you rate the proofreading?

READERSHIP INTERESTS

* 23. What do you turn to first in the Rossmoor News? (For example: Residents' Forum, Main News, Arts and Leisure, Calendar, Club news)

* 24. Overall, how would you describe your satisfaction level with the Rossmoor News?

GENERAL INTEREST

Please respond to each listing below in the following manner:

Check #1 if you always read
Check #2 if you read occasionally
Check #3 if you never read

* 25. Front page

* 26. Main news

* 27. Residents' Forum (letters to editor)

* 28. Columns/Opinions

* 29. Arts and Leisure articles (entertainment)

* 30. Movie articles

* 31. Club news articles

* 32. Calendar of Events

* 33. Excursions

* 34. Special Events

* 35. Club trips

* 36. Sports

* 37. Bridge

* 38. Religion page

* 39. Obituaries

* 40. Health

* 41. TV Guide

MAIN NEWS

Please respond to each listing below in the following manner:

Check #1 if you always read
Check #2 if you read occasionally
Check #3 if you never read

* 42. Golden Rain Board news

* 43. GRF budget information

* 44. GRF Board election information

* 45. Mutual news

* 46. Comcast announcements

* 47. Feature stories on residents

* 48. Security Report

* 49. Articles on crime in Rossmoor

* 50. CEO Report

* 51. Articles on community projects such as the Fitness Center and upgrades to community facilities

* 52. Articles on sustainability/solar/water conservation

* 53. Articles on water conservation

* 54. Emergency preparedness and CERT news

* 55. News of community-wide events such as the Fall Bazaar, Flea Market, Health Fair, Home Fair, Earth Day, Farmers' Market

* 56. Updates from Mutual Operations

* 57. Mutual and GRF meeting dates

RECREATION/CLUBS

Please respond to each listing below in the following manner:
Check #1 if you always read
Check #2 if you read occasionally
Check #3 if you never read

* 58. Calendar of Events

* 59. Excursions

* 60. Special Event listings

* 61. Club Trips

* 62. Arts and Leisure listings

* 63. Movie announcements

* 64. Entertainment announcements

* 65. Club news

COLUMNS

Please respond to each listing below in the following manner:
Check #1 if you always read
Check #2 if you read occasionally
Check #3 if you never read

* 66. All in Good Taste (Dining)

* 67. As You Write It

* 68. At Wit's End

* 69. CEO Report

* 70. Chess Forum

* 71. Counseling Corner

* 72. Dan's Corner (sports)

* 73. Earth Matters

* 74. Engaging Aging

* 75. Golf Shop News

* 76. Improve Your Bridge Play

* 77. Interfaith in Rossmoor

* 78. Library

* 79. Modern Classical CDs

* 80. New Residents

* 81. Progressive View

* 82. Republican Perspective

* 83. Scam Alert

* 84. Talk of Rossmoor

* 85. Theater Review

* 86. TV Guide

* 87. Do you think the News has done a fair and comprehensive job of reporting the news in Rossmoor and giving information about the community?

* 88. What do you like reading most in the News?

* 89. What would you eliminate from the News?

* 90. What could the News do to improve?

* 91. Do you read the News online?

* 92. Do you read the special sections (Senior Living Guide, Home Improvement and Real Estate and Health and Fitness Guide?)

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