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The Giving Season

A few weeks ago I wrote about receiving calendars from organizations asking for donations....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by John Doppler Schiff, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 328 Views

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Not so speedy trial

I was injured in an automobile accident on January 24, 2013. I was driving through the intersection of Alcosta Blvd and Bollinger Canyon Road with the green light,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 1261 Views

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Supporting the fight against prescription drug addiction

Sally and I attended the fundraiser for the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) last night. As usual I got the location wrong and gave Sally...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by tinzipper, on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1810 Views

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I'm back at blogging

I didn't post a blog last week. I posted so much before the election that I thought I posted some last week but no, I took last week off. Actually I was working...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by What is up Roz? , on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 1940 Views

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Did "Union Boss Tim Sbranti play politics with child safety?"

I wrote my last blog (not counting my "I hate Halloween" blog), on a mailer accusing Catharine Baker of opposing Proposition 2. I just received a mailer accusing...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Nov 5, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 14 comments | 2508 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, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 15 comments | 1145 Views

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Bonus Blog Why I hate Halloween!

When I was a kid I loved Halloween. I could dress up as a cowgirl or a princess or even an adult. One year I went as an old lady and even fooled one of my neighbors,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 581 Views

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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, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 32 comments | 3259 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 | 569 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 | 406 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 | 1649 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. 451 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. 584 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 | 1496 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 | 1415 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. 1697 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 | 1969 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 | 1575 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 | 2022 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 | 1251 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,714 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,261 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 212 views