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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48

This would be my Monday blog, but I'm posting it sooner because the election is a little over a week away and some voters are voting early by mail. Measures...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 5 hours ago | 32 comments | 2205 Views

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Is Catharine Baker against Proposition 2?

It makes sense to save money when you have it, so you will have it when you need it. That's the premise behind Proposition 2. I support and endorsed Prop. 2. I...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 564 Views

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My Ditzy Cat Day

I don't handle stress well. I either overreact or underreact or do something totally goofy like phoning Mayor Bill Clarkson in the middle of a City Council meeting....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 383 Views

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DMV and other auto related tales (Part III)

This Wednesday morning Livermore Ford called that my Focus was ready. There wasn't an oil leak, it was coming from the transmission and was part of the recall...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 277 Views

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Not Endorsements

I'm writing this blog about the upcoming election. I'm not endorsing anyone, but I am saying whom I plan to vote for and why. I'm calling this blog "Not Endorsements,"...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1364 Views

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DMV and other auto related tales (Part II)

On Wednesday morning I was ready to leave for the DMV again. When I opened the door to the Focus the car honked at me. The message window said I needed an oil...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 327 Views

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The DMV and other auto related tales (Part I)

Last August I received a letter from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that my Driver's License would expire on my birthday this year. My birthday was more...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 410 Views

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My secret identity is revealed!

I received the following email via LinkedIn on October 5th. "Hi Rosalind, I sent you a LinkedIn request because I'm looking for the composer of the song...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 1322 Views

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Water Woes

I attended Assembly Woman Joan Buchanan's presentation on California's Water Woes Wednesday night. The presentation was held upstairs at the San Ramon Library....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:42 am | 9 comments | 1236 Views

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Fair Trade or Direct Trade

October is Fair Trade Month. Fair trade is a practice where suppliers and producers of products, components, or ingredients,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

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Who wants to move to San Ramon?

I received a phone call yesterday from a Real Estate Agent who asked me if I know anyone who wants to move to San Ramon. That question is a little bit like "Who...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 2, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

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The Troll

Dictionary.com defines "Troll," used as a noun, as "one of a class of supernatural creatures that dwell in caves or mountains and are depicted either as dwarfs...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt

I've been watching "The Roosevelts" on PBS and I remembered almost meeting Mrs. Roosevelt many years ago. I thought I might write my blog about it, so I called...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 10 comments | 1932 Views

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Why we need the Water Bond

Four years ago I attended a presentation at the Carr America Center on the Water Bond that was proposed for the 2010 ballot. I was running for the Dublin San Ramon...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Sep 29, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 13 comments | 1134 Views

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Calendars, I get Calendars

It's calendar season again. Does anyone remember the Andy Williams show when he would introduce the request section with a little ditty, "Letters, I get letters,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Sep 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 941 Views

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Moving to Maine, Maybe

On Saturday I went to the Emergency Preparedness Fair at Central Park. My friend Sally drove. She reminded me to take my walker. I don't like to use the walker,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 1326 Views

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Lulu is back home!!!!

On Tuesday Eliana Caimanque took Lulu to the Sage Center for Veterinary Specialty in Dublin for the surgery to repair her...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Lynne (>'.'<), on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:37 am | 8 comments | 1236 Views

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Answering questions from my last blog on the cemetery

My last blog on Vice Mayor Phil O'Loane's objections to the cemetery in Tassajara Valley brought out some comments that I want to reply to. My answers are long...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 82 comments | 2446 Views

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From Cemetery to Supervisor?

What is Vice Mayor Phil O'Loane up to now? Is he planning to run for Contra Costa County Supervisor? It sure looks that way with the pied piper of Dougherty Valley...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by winres, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 1792 Views

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Buttermilk?

What ever happened to buttermilk? I mean the liquid left over after churning cream into butter. There is something in the supermarkets called "Buttermilk," but...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo , on Sep 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1900 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,205 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 736 views