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THE OBSERVER

Sentinels of Freedom Newsletter

I'm turning over my blog today to Jenny Howard, Program Director for Sentinels of Freedom. I've followed Sentinels of Freedom since its origination in San Ramon...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by denis, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:26 am | 3 comments | 7296 Views

THE OBSERVER

Replacing DSRSD Director Dan Scannell

As I reported in a comment on my San Dublin blog last month, Dan Scannell resigned his position as...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by roger, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:08 am | 3 comments | 6122 Views

TIM TALK

A family-owned Pleasanton institution closes

A Pleasanton institution closed last week when pharmacist Mike Clauser closed Custom Care Pharmacy on First Street. Mike and his partner, Rusty Hewitson, had owned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 5, 2017
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THE OBSERVER

Lunch with Lou again

Several months ago, before Jessica Lipsky left the San Ramon Express for another writing job in San Francisco, she told me that Lou Dagen would be writing a blog...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by ushne, on Oct 5, 2017 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 8316 Views

THE OBSERVER

I'm back at blogging

I didn't post a blog last week. I posted so much before the election that I thought I posted some last week but no, I took last week off. Actually I was working...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by zero up 2.0 robert kiyosaki, on Oct 4, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 11 comments | 6823 Views

TIM TALK

NFL protests have nothing to do with free speech

The NFL protests have been completely mischaracterized by most of the media as well as players, owners and coaches. It is not a free speech issue. There’s no...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 3, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 110 comments | 1982 Views

TIM TALK

Check out the movie about Charles Mully

If you’re looking to be uplifted after the horror of Las Vegas, this evening you can meet one of my heroes of faith on the big screen. Mully the Movie, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by American, on Oct 3, 2017 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ?Virginia Rule?

Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admission. Elizabeth helps students identify majors...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Knott005, on Oct 2, 2017 at 4:32 am | 9 comments | 10811 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Same Story, Different Prompts: Common Application?s New Essay Questions

Hey Dr. LaScala, I just heard that the Common Application has revised its essay questions. What exactly does that mean for me? I am a junior at San Ramon Vally...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by james564, on Oct 2, 2017 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 5461 Views

THE OBSERVER

So many stories, so little time

I started to write my Friday blog this afternoon about Cloud Funding. I wanted to cover a variety of sources for raising money from many small and micro investors....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by spider solitaire, on Sep 30, 2017 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 5944 Views

TIM TALK

Cell phone conundrum

Since cell phones have become commonplace, plenty of business people have abandoned land lines completely in favor of the convenience of the phone in their pocket. Generally,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Sep 29, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 5332 Views

TIM TALK

Another boost for retail in Dublin plus Denica's adds locations

Dublin's already thriving mixture of retailers will be enhanced after the City Council approved a change to the East Dublin plan to allow a shopping center...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Colin, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 10513 Views

TIM TALK

Baker's bipartisan bill to push BART-ACE connection is moving ahead

Momentum is building in the Legislature for a bill co-authored by Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-Dublin) that would formally establish a Tri-Valley-San Joaquin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by MiguGapy, on Sep 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 8 comments | 2502 Views

THE OBSERVER

Accident settlement settled

It has been two years since my automobile accident on January 24, 2013, and it has taken that long for all of the pieces to wrap up. I've written several blogs...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by HarogeaK, on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 6578 Views

TIM TALK

Drought forcing water agencies to tap emergency supplies

The four-year California drought is forcing water agencies to dip deep into their reserve and emergency plans. Last week, the East Bay Municipal Utilities District,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by EssayTopicsAboutEducation, on Sep 28, 2017 at 6:28 am | 6 comments | 5473 Views

TIM TALK

So much for being prepared

I relearned lessons that I should have remembered over the last couple of weeks—simply, be prepared. We headed out for our first September vacation in decades...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by TPG, on Sep 28, 2017 at 4:33 am | 1 comment | 878 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Did they bowl you over?

I'm not a Patriots fan. I'm not a Seahawks fan. Unless the Chicago Bears are playing, I watch the Super Bowl for the commercials and the half-time show. Let's...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by LarJoitty, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:55 am | 8 comments | 5258 Views

THE OBSERVER

Farewell Patty Duke

Yesterday I read that Patty Duke died at the age of 69. I was shocked. I grew up with Patty Duke. Not literally, but she was famous even back when I was in Junior...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by mahjongg dimensions free online, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:10 am | 4 comments | 5641 Views

THE OBSERVER

Farmers in Bishop Ranch?

Yes, the new Farmer's Market opened in Bishop Ranch 2 on Saturday. This is quite a change from the Farmer's Market at Forest Home Farms. I went at about 12:30, or...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by MiguGapy, on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:59 am | 2 comments | 6264 Views

TIM TALK

Merry Christmas

May God fill you with his peace and the joy of knowing his son as we celebrate Jesus' birth....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by MiguWext, on Sep 27, 2017 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 7256 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,847 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 67 comments | 1,055 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 379 views