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A Norman Rockwell Town

I arranged to meet my friend Marci and her dad at 11:30 am yesterday at the Farmer's Market in Bishop Ranch. I was driving up Mangos to Montevideo and it was such...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 6 comments | 828 Views

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Practical not pretentious

I didn't attend the last City Council meeting when the latest plans for the City Hall were unveiled and discussed. I read the article in the Express with a drawing...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 3415 Views

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Recycled water and Distracted driving

I am frequently sent Press Releases from various organizations to publish in the San Ramon Express. My Editors and reporters are sent them too. When I was writing...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 12, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 996 Views

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Cat Show in Pleasanton

I went to the 34th Annual Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show in Pleasanton on Sunday. The Cat Show is sponsored every year by the

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm |
3 comments | 1060 Views

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April Fool's Day?

Who decided that the first day of April was a day for us to play pranks on each other? I wanted to know where and why this...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1585 Views

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410 Gregg Place for Sale

If anyone has been to a City Council meeting in the last 10 years, the address

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Mar 30, 2014 at 6:56 pm |
5 comments | 2380 Views

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Win a $2000 Scholarship for College

Last year I was invited to serve on the Selection Committee for a new $2000 College Scholarship established by the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) to...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by local, on Mar 28, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 8 comments | 1260 Views

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Seeing my future

I'm not a prognosticator. I cannot look into a crystal ball and see where I will be or what I will be doing 20 years from now. But based on family history and...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 632 Views

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Coffee

I'm an obsessive person. In the past I've been obsessed with old cars, sailboats, hats, and food of course. My latest obsession is with coffee – not different...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Mar 18, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 890 Views

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Fiber or Roughage?

When I was growing up in the 1950's my mother would buy the

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 16, 2014 at 2:39 pm |
3 comments | 1283 Views

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RainSaucers School Art Contest

Our local rainwater collection company, RainSaucers, announced today that "In order to raise awareness of rainwater harvesting and promote the use of RainSaucers™...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Mar 7, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 1963 Views

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Swalwell's Town Hall call?

On February 25th I received an email from Congressman Eric Swalwell. At least it was an email with his name on it. Here's the text of the email. "Dear Friend, Please...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cletus, on Mar 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 1581 Views

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A gift from my Secret Santa

Yesterday I received a package from Lochcarron of Scotland in North Conway, NH. It was sent priority mail in a small box which was very light. I opened it up and...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 6 comments | 2883 Views

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Obamacare or Medicare?

Now that Tim Hunt and Tom Cushing have weighed in on the pros and cons of Obamacare, I want to take my shot at it. I confess I'm a registered Republican. However,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Mar 1, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 8 comments | 2385 Views

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House on Hondo for auction

I was doing a little surfing through online Real Estate sites to see where the prices are now for homes in my neighborhood. I'm not considering selling, but I just...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 25, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 9 comments | 2578 Views

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House Sharing

The San Ramon City Council is holding a Public Workshop at 7 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2014, "To Gather Public Input on Issues and Concerns Related to the Update...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 22, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 19 comments | 1962 Views

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Too good to be true

There's a saying that if something is too good to be true, it probably isn't. It's one of those warnings against falling for a con job, like a pyramid scam or...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Feb 11, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1286 Views

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Teeth Part II

Fourteen months ago I wrote my blog on adult orthodontics entitled "Teeth." I'm at the point where my bottom...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 9, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 1372 Views

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Solving our water woes

Boni Brewer, Public Information Officer for Zone 7 Water Agency, phoned me a few weeks ago to invite me to a presentation by California Natural Resources Secretary...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Yosemite Sam , on Feb 7, 2014 at 7:36 am | 15 comments | 4142 Views

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The Water Cycle (Republished from 2011)

I wrote a blog on the Water Cycle in September, 2011 because San Ramon had just passed a Climate Action Plan. I somewhat cynically dismissed government imposed...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3300 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 1,091 views

Hacienda Business Park evolves to meet demand
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 951 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 828 views

Be an Exhibitionist!
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 52 views