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Steve Glazer for State Senate

This is my endorsement of Steve Glazer for the Senate seat vacated by Mark DeSaulnier, who recently resigned to serve in Congress. I was not too kind to Glazer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, 2 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1774 Views

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Old Memories and iMemories

When I was growing up in New Rochelle, NY, my father was constantly taking movies of everyone and everything. We used to watch the movies on a 16 mm projector....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 126 Views

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Harry Sachs' Letter

I received an email with a long, informative letter from Councilman Harry Sachs. I am assuming he sent this out to all of his supporters from the last election...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 915 Views

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Brian Williams, Blogger?

Snark alert! This blog gets a little hmm, snarky, not just about Brian Williams either. As almost everyone should know by now, Brian Williams has been suspended...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 1259 Views

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Cider not Tea

Our founding fathers and mothers were not tea drinkers like their English cousins. Most of the early, pre-revolutionary colonists in America drank good old fashioned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 1737 Views

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Hot Pizzas and Hot Peppers

I had a Dentist Appointment on Crow Canyon Road yesterday to finish up a crown on a broken tooth. After leaving the Dentist I drove up Crow Canyon Road to the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Feb 11, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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Accident settlement settled

It has been two years since my automobile accident on January 24, 2013, and it has taken that long for all of the pieces to wrap up. I've written several blogs...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 9, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2131 Views

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Holidays, non-Holidays, and shopping days

It seems that every month there is at least one or two holidays that encourage people to shop. I stopped by the Nob Hill Market Sunday afternoon around 3 pm to...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1330 Views

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Cleaning my PC or cleaning my wallet?

**** NOTE: SEE MY UPDATE TO THIS IN MY REPLY TO ED BELOW **** Monday was a day where everything that could go wrong did, combined with there's a sucker born every...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by brad, on Feb 4, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 2449 Views

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Insuring your laterals

I was going to write my blog on Steve Glazer running in the special election for State Senate, but

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 1, 2015 at 11:52 pm |
2 comments | 1869 Views

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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election

I received this email from Mark Meuser, the Republican candidate in the special election for Mark DeSaulnier's seat in the California State Senate District 7....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 31, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 1908 Views

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Common Sense for California

The race is on to fill the State Senate seat vacated by Mark DeSaulnier's election to Congress last year. Two Democrats and one Republican are running. Rep. Joan...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:30 am | 9 comments | 3385 Views

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Lucky for Life

Many years ago I opened a fortune cookie with the message "You will be lucky for life." I always trust fortune cookies as the most reliable predictor of the future....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1994 Views

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Rozisms Part II

I started writing this list in October, 2012 but I didn't finish it or publish it because I wanted to have another list of ten. Last week I was so angry with someone,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1850 Views

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It could be verse!

Tom Cushing emailed me yesterday, "Now, I either have to write my year-end poem, or just wish everybody a good weekend. ;-)" That reminded me that I wrote...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views

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An Unexpected Windfall

I got a phone call on Wednesday from a man named Dave who wanted to buy a couple of domain names I registered 14 years ago. Back in early 2000 I was trying to...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 5 comments | 1700 Views

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A new way to adopt an animal

My readers know I have been active in animal rescue groups. I was a cat foster for Tri Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) for several years. A group of cat fosters split...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 5 comments | 1644 Views

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The Golden Days of Television

My father bought our first TV in 1949. It was a black and white Magnavox table model with a round 9" screen. It had a blond wood cabinet and cost over $500. We...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 24, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 1255 Views

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Chanukah & The Bill of Rights

Yesterday, Monday December 15th, was Bill of Rights Day. I didn't know there was a Bill of Rights Day until I saw it in my digital planner. To find out more about...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 943 Views

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Where's the wind?

I usually have some breeze blowing through my back yard from the West, but on Thursday when 50 mph winds were predicted, there was nothing, not even a zephyr....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1240 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,774 views

Pleasanton resident will have his hands full trying to keep the Oakland teams
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 973 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 475 views