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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye

I took my old Maverick into Diablo Motors this morning to sell on consignment. I was looking at a Dodge Durango there last week, but decided I really want a pickup...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 121 Views

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To Cholo or not to Cholo?

Yes that is the question. I'm sticking my neck out to post this because Cholo seems to be a polarizing character on the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville/San Ramon...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 8 hours ago | 16 comments | 893 Views

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I Stand with Rand

That's the best political slogan since "I like Ike," in 1952. Rand Paul isn't the typical conservative Republican. In fact when his dad, Ron Paul, ran for...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 8 hours ago | 31 comments | 1416 Views

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Fat is Thin, and other observations on my weight and life

Yes folks, I am what is medically referred to as "morbidly obese," which means I'm more than 100 lbs over my ideal weight. My ideal weight, as determined by someone...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marry, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 3838 Views

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Get a Clue!

Did Abram Wilson violate California's Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) reporting requirements by entering $0 in expenditures on his City Council campaign's...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Paul Davidson, on Jun 19, 2015 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 2892 Views

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Getting Organized

I hired Rachel Seavey, a professional organizer, to help me get rid of all of the years of collected clutter. Rachel uses the business name

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jun 11, 2015 at 7:07 pm |
12 comments | 1093 Views

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Exchange Club Essay Contest Deadline

This is a reminder to any and all High School students who are interested in American History and would like to win a Scholarship for $500 to $1500, the deadline...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by david joe, on Jun 8, 2015 at 1:51 am | 13 comments | 985 Views

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Gaga over Tony and the Lady

I was at Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's show at the Concord Pavilion last night. I was so impressed with their performance on

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:24 pm |
2 comments | 1171 Views

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You only hurt yourself

In my last few blogs, several people posted comments with links to what I call "paper mills." These are websites that sell or customize essays for high school and...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

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Exchange Club Essay Awards

Well after shooting my mouth, er Blog, off about the First Amendment to the Constitution, I was drafted into being a judge for the Exchange Club Essay Scholarship...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 799 Views

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Rails to Trails

In 1989 I lost a lot of weight. Over a period of 3 years, from 1989 to 1992 I dropped about 150 lbs. from almost 300 to just under 150. I lost the first 90 lbs....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 895 Views

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Is Steve Glazer going to the dogs?

Well, yes, in a way. Dr. Jim Delano of the Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center is hosting a "meet and greet on behalf of Steve at Bishop Ranch Veterinary Clinic, 2000...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 26, 2015 at 10:21 pm | 18 comments | 1823 Views

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Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye

I was laid off from my job as a Tech Writer for Relevant Business Systems, a software company in Bishop Ranch, on the last day of 2002. Other employees had been...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 26, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 1335 Views

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Back from Maine

I returned from my visit to Maine Wednesday afternoon. It took a day for me to get readjusted to the time change and California weather. I picked up my cats from...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 21, 2015 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 1147 Views

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Election Day

I voted at 10:45 this morning. The poll workers said the turn out so far was disappointing. The turnout was better for the Primary in March. I vote at Walt...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 20, 2015 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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The knives come out

The political knives are coming out in the mail to carve up Glazer and Bonilla. I don't get as many anti-Bonilla fliers, probably because I'm registered Republican...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 1, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 14 comments | 1409 Views

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School of Rock

Someone with the initials JB is applying for a Minor Use Permit to put a "School of Rock" in the Market Place Shopping Center. No this isn't the plotline of a...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 973 Views

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Dangers Underground

A PG&E gas line exploded in Fresno on Friday. The line apparently wasn't where it was supposed to be. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, it was ". . . closer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 23, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 5 comments | 1359 Views

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Tax Day

April 15th, also known as Tax Day, is coming up soon. If you haven't filed your 2014 Federal and State Income Tax forms by Wednesday, you will need to file an...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by LovelySun, on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:59 am | 3 comments | 901 Views

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Catupuncture

One of my cats has been looking unhappy for the last few months. She's also put back some of the weight she lost last year. She will be 12 years old in June. {IMG...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views
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