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Vitality Revisited

In my last blog on Vitality Bowls I planned to eat an Acai berry bowl or smoothie every day during...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 13, 2011
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Is DSRSD deaf, dumb, and blind?

I received an email from Jimmy Huang that the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) will be voting to "limit free speech" at a meeting of the Finance Committee...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Dec 12, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 12267 Views

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Off the fence

I attended the Candidate's Forum Wednesday night. I sat next to Parks Commissioner Dominique Yancy, who commented at the end, "It was very enlightening." There was...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 11951 Views

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Branching Out

Exactly five years ago, on December 5, 2008, I met with Bill Johnson, publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly and Pleasanton Weekly about turning over the San Ramon...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 11947 Views

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Be afraid, be very afraid (NOT)

OK now they've done it. Now I'm getting mad. Perhaps I have a too rosy view of the benefits of the HOV ramps proposed for the Norris Canyon overpass, but the latest...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Twin Creeks Resident, on Oct 27, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 10 comments | 9374 Views

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CCI, Mudd's, and the Oversight Board

Michael LeBlanc, the restaurateur planning to replace the Mudd's building with his own design, requested a 90 day extension of the agreement with the Redevelopment...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 8904 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 | 8190 Views

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Dave Hudson - In his own words

Dave, I'm planning to write my Endorsements for City Council in the next two weeks. I'm emailing some questions to each of the candidates. 1. Why are...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 4, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 7957 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 18, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 24 comments | 7315 Views

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San Ramon Observer on Blogtalkradio.com

I signed up with Blogtalkradio.com to host an online San Ramon Observer interview show. My first "program" is scheduled for 11:30 am Wednesday, April 18, 2012. I...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on May 8, 2012 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 6473 Views

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All's not swell with Swalwell

I interviewed Eric Swalwell on Blogtalkradio last year before the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:28 am | 9 comments | 5916 Views

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4th of July Options

I'm on the 4th of July Citizens Committee to come up with ideas for future 4th of July celebrations. As I mentioned in a prior blog, I am on the Research Subcommittee,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Aug 24, 2012 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 5799 Views

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G is for Grafton

After the drubbing I took on my last blog for my boring description of driving to the Chocolate party, without describing much about the party itself, I went back...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Dec 23, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 5796 Views

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Changing Vets

I originally planned to write this blog about transitioning from Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center to Bollinger Canyon Animal Hospital, but events this week changed...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on May 29, 2013 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 5669 Views

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Teachy & Preachy

Some of you may have noticed that my blogs are a little on the instructional side lately. That's because my day job, really my anytime I choose to work and it is...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by mloliver, on Feb 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 5126 Views

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Part 1: The Accident

Some of you may have seen or read about an accident in the intersection of Bollinger Canyon Road and Alcosta Blvd on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at about 1:15 PM....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Feb 1, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments | 4637 Views

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On the Trail

In my Trek to Danville blog I wrote about buying a Worksman Port-o-Trike at the California Peddler...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 4625 Views

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Faria Forever

I was finishing up shopping at Nob Hill Market a few weeks ago when a man recognized me. He came over to chat. He told me he's been reading the San Ramon Observer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 5 comments | 4530 Views

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Saving rain for a sunny day

Rainwater harvesting, or capturing, has become necessary in states and countries where water is becoming more and more scarce. Some southern states, like Georgia...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by roz rogoff, on Oct 9, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 4444 Views

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Getting rid of an old toilet

Well the title of this says it all. It isn't glamorous but sometimes it is necessary to get rid of an old toilet. I've seen some that were turned into planters,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:48 am | 15 comments | 4374 Views
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 917 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 776 views