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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...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 17321 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 | 15133 Views

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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...

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 | 14846 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."...

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 | 14015 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 | 12578 Views

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71 is the new 70

Most Americans, and Europeans, are living longer and healthier lives, or at least more cosmetic lives, than their parents and grandparents. Aging seems to have...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 9 comments | 12488 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...

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 | 12311 Views

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Who do you trust on Measure W?

Who do you trust? Johnny Carson hosted a TV quiz show back in the 1950's called "Who Do You Trust?" I remember watching it when I was a kid, but...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Eric Wallis, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 39 comments | 12253 Views

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Can Eric Swalwell unseat Pete Stark?

My Blogtalkradio show is back this Wednesday morning at 11:30 am with an

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on May 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm |
8 comments | 11419 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...

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 | 11263 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...

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 | 11027 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 | 10597 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....

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 | 10107 Views

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Heat Wave

The weathercasters say we are having a heat wave. At least that's what they predicted last week. When I moved to San Ramon in 1997, I rented an apartment...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 8, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 11 comments | 9990 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 | 9849 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. 8637 Views

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Rozisms Part II

I started writing this list in October, 2012 but I didn't finish it or publish it because I wanted to have another list of ten. Last week I was so angry with...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8608 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,...

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 | 8466 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 | 8324 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...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by mloliver, on Feb 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 8307 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,476 views

Bikes and Cars don't mix
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 372 views