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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders

I dropped Rand Paul because of his positions on Planned Parenthood. I'm still something...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 1250 Views

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Steve Glazer's swearing in

I received an invitation to the Swearing in of State Senator Steve Glazer at the Veterans Hall in Danville tonight. For some reason I thought this would be a small...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by anony, on Aug 29, 2015 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 351 Views

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A very bland blog

Now that I've opened a can of worms on Planned Parenthood, this blog is a very bland commentary about my latest shopping experiences at Whole Foods and OSH in...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2015 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 965 Views

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I Stand with Planned Parenthood

This blog is more controversial than I usually write, but I feel very strongly about this subject. If you disagree with me post a comment on why, but no hostile...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 45 comments | 1309 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 julia dave, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1292 Views

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Tour of the Arts

I received an email from Bill Carmel on last Tuesday thanking me for my comment on John Barry's blog...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2015 at 9:36 am |
18 comments | 1092 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 mark, on Aug 17, 2015 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 1782 Views

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Teaching The Arts

I just finished teaching a five week course on "The Arts" for University of Phoenix. This is the first time I've taught this class and I loved it. I didn't teach...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 810 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
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 1476 Views

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My not-so-new truck and my not-so-old Focus

So far I'm happy with the Nissan Frontier, but not overjoyed with Dublin Nissan. On July 11th the Security Interlock System locked me out; so I called the dealer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 24, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 11 comments | 1084 Views

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Securing our borders

I consider Donald Trump a pompous blowhard with bad hair, but he is right about securing our borders from illegal immigration. Where he's wrong, and often is,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by LTR, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 20 comments | 1107 Views

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Not a good week

One of my "fans" thought I was on vacation because I haven't posted a blog in a while. I had been posting two blogs a week, but I'm cutting down to one a week....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 12 comments | 1611 Views

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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 wolfie94566, on Jul 5, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 1252 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, on Jun 30, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 36 comments | 2277 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, on Jun 29, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 16 comments | 1455 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, on Jun 29, 2015 at 3:59 am | 6 comments | 4073 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 | 3231 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 | 1531 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 | 1510 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 | 1541 Views
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