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The knives come out

The political knives are coming out in the mail to carve up Glazer and Bonilla. I don't get as many anti-Bonilla fliers, probably because I'm registered Republican...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 195 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 Derek, on Apr 23, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 5 comments | 730 Views

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Tax Day

April 15th, also known as Tax Day, is coming up soon. If you haven't filed your 2014 Federal and State Income Tax forms by Wednesday, you will need to file an...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by LovelySun, on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:59 am | 3 comments | 436 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 Jose, on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:49 am | 5 comments | 397 Views

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Catupuncture

One of my cats has been looking unhappy for the last few months. She's also put back some of the weight she lost last year. She will be 12 years old in June. {IMG...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 995 Views

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Cat Show in Pleasanton again

I went to the cat show in Pleasanton on Sunday afternoon. I got there around 1:30 pm, but missed the entrance for parking...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 975 Views

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Good-Guys were here without me

The Good-Guys car show was back at the Alameda County Fair Grounds in Pleasanton this weekend. I didn't pre-register,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 3, 2015 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1856 Views

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Big cars and little cars

I wrote my last blog about my Maverick and the Good Guys show last weekend. That show featured big cars, the full size ones people can drive. I have two big cars,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

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I'm not eating pigs any more

I decided not to eat pigs any more. No pork, no ham, no bacon, no pickled pigs' feet (not that I've ever eaten that). This is not in observance of ancient religious...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 28, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 863 Views

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Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye

I was laid off from my job as a Tech Writer for Relevant Business Systems, a software company in Bishop Ranch, on the last day of 2002. Other employees had been...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 27, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment

Donna Kerger called me a couple of times last week and left me messages to call her back. She was hurt because I didn't pick up the phone or return her call right...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1047 Views

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Watches and silly, old jokes

I have a small collection of wrist watches, about 7 or 8, that all needed batteries. I used to have windup watches but I don't anymore. I took all of my watches...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 19, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 6 comments | 908 Views

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Election Day Sheeple

Today is the Special Election for State Senator. I am not going to try to predict a winner. I doubt one of the candidates will receive more than 50% of the vote...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1070 Views

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The lost 11th Amendment

After I wrote my blog on the Bill of Rights I received an email from Scott Neuman, about

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:34 pm |
21 comments | 1357 Views

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Interpreting the First Amendment

James Madison wrote 17 Amendments to the original Constitution. Ten were ratified by the states under the name, "

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:23 am |
6 comments | 1484 Views

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Net Neutrality?

"Net Neutrality" is a phrase we've been seeing a lot these days. The FCC just voted in favor of keeping the Internet neutral by designating it a "Utility" like...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Angelina Diva, on Mar 11, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1973 Views

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Steve Glazer for State Senate

This is my endorsement of Steve Glazer for the Senate seat vacated by Mark DeSaulnier, who recently resigned to serve in Congress. I was not too kind to Glazer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 2, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2570 Views

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Old Memories and iMemories

When I was growing up in New Rochelle, NY, my father was constantly taking movies of everyone and everything. We used to watch the movies on a 16 mm projector....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 1, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1237 Views

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Harry Sachs' Letter

I received an email with a long, informative letter from Councilman Harry Sachs. I am assuming he sent this out to all of his supporters from the last election...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1434 Views

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Brian Williams, Blogger?

Snark alert! This blog gets a little hmm, snarky, not just about Brian Williams either. As almost everyone should know by now, Brian Williams has been suspended...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 1759 Views
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Habeas Chimpus
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 315 views