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A Visit from Lulu

Eliana Caimanque and Lulu came over to my house for a visit last Sunday afternoon. Eliana had Lulu's fluffy mane shaved down, so she looked very smooth and sleek....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by LuluLover , 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 451 Views

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Sentinels of Freedom Newsletter

I'm turning over my blog today to Jenny Howard, Program Director for Sentinels of Freedom. I've followed Sentinels of Freedom since its origination in San Ramon...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 30, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 996 Views

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Earthquake Insurance

I've written before that I tend to be a late owl. I stay up to 2 am and sleep until 10 am. More recently I've been staying up to 3 or 4 am. Yup I was on my computer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 29, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 733 Views

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Backpacked with care is back

I'm turning over my blog this week to Esther Lucas, Gary Lucas, and Nicole Blazin for their Backpacked with Care Project. I've donated backpacks and school supplies...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 4 comments | 794 Views

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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law

Congressman Eric Swalwell's bill to name the Dublin Post Office after Jim Kohnen was signed into law on August 8, 2014 by President Obama. Here's a link to

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 24, 2014 at 8:45 am |
6 comments | 1415 Views

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Bi-Polar Disorder

I've been bi-polar most of my life. I was diagnosed with depression when I was eight years old. The Principal of my elementary school told my mother that I seemed...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 25 comments | 2021 Views

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Handyman Business

My former neighbor, Luigi Robles, came over this afternoon to help with some handyman type tasks I needed done around the house. Luigi used to rent a room across...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 16, 2014 at 2:30 am | 17 comments | 1307 Views

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Please help Lulu the dog

Today's blog is about Lulu the dog. I just donated $100 for an operation on a herniated disc that is causing Lulu intense pain. All of the money I saved by not...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 15, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 13 comments | 2210 Views

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I've been had!

I wrote and posted a blog critical of Steve Glazer's "crybaby" mailer in which he supposedly blamed Tim Sbranti and the California Teachers' Association for losing...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:54 am | 28 comments | 1783 Views

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The great political divide

Based on the two candidates who ran against Rep. Eric Swalwell in the primary, I will compare political stereotypes of the two political parties and why they can't...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Halfpenny, on Aug 3, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 7 comments | 835 Views

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DSRSD's Kohnen Scholarship on Hold

I called Sue Stephenson at the Dublin-San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) in May to find out if anyone applied for the James B. Kohnen $2000 College Scholarship....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1086 Views

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Circumstances without Pomp

Twelve years ago, when the "Gang of Three" was the voting majority on the San Ramon City Council, they had lofty ideals about a Civic Center with a 1200 seat theater,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 23, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

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Saving Water

As some of my readers know I have a rainwater collection system for watering my drought tolerant front yard in the summer and for washing laundry year-round. I...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 19, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 966 Views

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Off My Meds

Usually when someone asks, "Are you off your meds?" it means the person has been acting a little strange or hyper or irritable. Well I have been popping off lately....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 7 comments | 1199 Views

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Parks Commission Appointments

I attended the Parks and Community Services Commission meeting tonight. I have not attended many City meetings in the last few years. I don't like to go out at...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1315 Views

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He drives at night

I need a blog break from the Tassajara Valley cemetery and the nasty comments that accompanied it. My sister Alice and her husband David live in San Francisco....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 9, 2014 at 11:40 am | 8 comments | 1521 Views

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Opinions

In my last blog on the Gripe Fest over the cemetery in Tassajara Valley, Ken Feinstein, a resident of Dougherty Valley who opposes the cemetery, questioned my...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Jul 8, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 1844 Views

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Phone call to Abram Wilson

Two years ago former Mayor Abram Wilson was making the rounds of cities in the Tri-Valley to encourage them to invest in the Creekside Memorial Cemetery. I interviewed...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:59 am | 4 comments | 1084 Views

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Pass the salt, please

I was shopping at Nob Hill last Saturday, wearing my "Read the San Ramon Observer in the San Ramon Express" t-shirt, when a man, who did not want his name or title...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by KingJames, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 18 comments | 1332 Views

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Cemetery Gripe Fest

The City Council cancelled their regular Tuesday night meeting and instead held a Workshop on Creekside Memorial Park which is the cemetery planned for Tassajara...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob P, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 48 comments | 2857 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 1,904 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 1,227 views

When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 903 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 733 views

Merger of Music and Painting
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 112 views