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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
There are no comments yet. 758 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 | 739 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 | 969 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. 1100 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 | 1280 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 | 1289 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 | 745 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 | 936 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 | 2287 Views

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City Center Love Fest

I said in my last blog on Lunch with Lou again, that I would watch

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 22, 2014
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Lunch with Lou again

Several months ago, before Jessica Lipsky left the San Ramon Express for another writing job in San Francisco, she told me that Lou Dagen would be writing a blog...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 17, 2014 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1358 Views

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Pop

My father, or as I used to call him, Pop, was the best person I ever knew. He was an introvert every bit as much as my mother, Mother, is an extravert. Pop was...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 16, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 1099 Views

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Adopt a Shelter Pet

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat month. It is also the start of kitten season. Oh no, too many Kittens! It may be cute for you and your...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 1080 Views

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RIP Curt Kinney

I just read that Curt Kinney died on June 1st. I was checking out the Council Agenda for the June 10th meeting and under Announcements I saw: "3.1

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 9, 2014 at 6:42 pm |
3 comments | 1577 Views

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Busting political stereotypes

I'm a registered Republican and I voted last week for the Republicans running in the 16th Assembly District and 15th Congressional District. I was surprised that...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 793 Views

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Election Results

It pays to be a night owl. I'm still up at 2:30 am to post the election results for the 15th Congressional District and 16th Assembly District. I'm...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 5, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 946 Views

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Hugh Bussell, Republican for Congress

After I posted my interview with Ellen Corbett, one of my readers, "Westerner," asked if I would be interviewing the Republican candidate too. I hadn't thought...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 984 Views

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Interview with Ellen Corbett

Last year I wrote a blog expressing disappointment with our new Congressman Eric Swalwell....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 12 comments | 1484 Views

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My Maverick is Indoors at Good Guys

Finally my 1973 Maverick Grabber is in the Indoor Exhibit at Good-Guys Summer Get Together this weekend. Last year my Maverick was at Miracle Paint and Body during...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 31, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 6 comments | 830 Views

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Touching base with Harry Sachs

City Councilman Harry Sachs phoned me earlier this week to arrange a meeting to "touch base" about the City's new Budget. He suggested meeting Thursday morning...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on May 29, 2014 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 884 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 758 views