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Agriculture has always been part of life here in Union City. In the early days, the Masonic Home was an almost self-sufficient farm, with power and water plants, a dairy farm, 2,000 chickens, a hog ranch, vegetable gardens, fruit orchards, berry gardens, and more. For many years, gladiola [...]

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Two years ago, William Young left the damp green of Scotland for the high desert of California, fulfilling his wife’s dream to return to the place she grew up. He left behind his homeland, his home lodge, his business, and his way of life. But he found one place in California that felt [...]

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On October 7, 2017, the Tri-City community rallied together at the Masonic Homes of California and Acacia Creek campuses for the New Haven Schools Foundation’s seventh annual Mutt Strut. This fun, family-oriented walk/run is an important fundraiser for the Foundation, which provides critical [...]

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On August 19, 2017, the Masonic Home welcomed its 105th Jam and Jelly Day. Every year since 1912, the East Bay Past Matrons’ Association of the Order of the Eastern Star has organized the event on the Union City campus. Founded by Worthy Matron of Oak Leaf Chapter No. 8 Henrietta McGregor, the [...]

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Last month, more than 1,200 Masons from throughout Southern California came to the Covina campus to celebrate fraternity, family, and fellowship at SummerFest: Staycation.

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Each summer solstice, as communities throughout the world celebrate the changing season, those in the memory care field mark this “longest day” as an occasion to raise awareness for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments – a population that tops 44 million in [...]

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Masonic Homes Month is the perfect opportunity to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of Masonic relief in California – from our beautiful residential campuses to statewide Masonic Outreach Services and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families. Follow these helpful tips for starting a [...]

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Are you – or is someone you know – a caregiver for a loved one struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other memory-related challenges? A new award from the Masonic Homes will recognize Bay Area caregivers who are making an extraordinary difference caring for loved ones with cognitive impairments. Nominations are now being accepted for […]

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