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Moving

This blog is about me moving, but in two different ways. The first way is moving out of my house and into a Senior Living apartment. So far this is mostly in the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by WadeZack, 9 hours ago | 12 comments | 4291 Views

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Monday is Wash Day

I finally tried out my new rainwater laundry system today. The barrels were about 15% full from the last two or three rains. The electric point-of-use tankless water...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Moody, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 6267 Views

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San Ramon City Council: Then and Now

I scheduled a meeting on Thursday afternoon with Sabina Zafar, one of the two new candidates running for City Council. Right before the meeting my brother phoned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by pebri, on Jul 4, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 18 comments | 5036 Views

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Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, Green

The lineup for President 2016 appears to be set. Donald Trump, Republican, Hillary Clinton,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Joseph190, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:41 am |
6 comments | 3565 Views

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Send a ShelterBox to the Philippines

We've all seen the news of the terrible destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. You may have already made a contribution to the Red Cross or some...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 6, 2017 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 6825 Views

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Government Health Care - Not so bad

I was laid off from my job at 60 years old. I took COBRA coverage. As I got older the payments increased until it was costing me almost $700 a month. I turned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 6, 2017 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 6252 Views

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Recap of April 28th San Ramon Council Meeting

Parks and Community Services Director Jeff Eorio was busy during the first hour of the April 28, 2009 City Council meeting. The Mayor proclaimed April 19-25, 2009...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 6016 Views

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Here's to the Victors

Last night the victors in the November election were sworn in to officially take their seats on the City Council. With the passage of Measures D and E to go to...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 6 comments | 8220 Views

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As normal as blueberry pie

I just got back from visiting my mother in Maine and my 50th High School Reunion in New Rochelle, NY. My mother lives in a beautiful retirement community in Scarborough,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 5837 Views

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Help Protect Puppies

I was doing some research on No Labels to write my blog on it this week when I came across the

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:08 pm |
12 comments | 6252 Views

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Interview with Ellen Corbett

Last year I wrote a blog expressing disappointment with our new Congressman Eric Swalwell....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 7138 Views

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Harry Sachs' invitation

I received the following email from Harry Sachs on July 17th. "Dear Friends : As all of you know I made the decision earlier this year to become a candidate...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bob P, on Jun 5, 2017 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 6094 Views

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Meeting with Mark on Mudd's

When I read that Senator Mark DeSaulnier was holding individual meetings at the Dougherty Valley Library this Saturday morning, I thought this might be a good...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Elise, on Jun 5, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 9342 Views

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Healthy eating in San Ramon

I posted a query on a PR site asking for info on events in San Ramon or the Tri-Valley for my blog. I received a couple of interesting replies on healthy eating....

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Harry S., on Jun 5, 2017 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 6245 Views

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Scott Hayes

As I mentioned in my Update on Stories blog, Scott Hayes, candidate for the Dublin San Ramon Services...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:54 am | 3 comments | 6682 Views

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Save Tassajara Valley forum on 6/28

I just received an announcement from Save Mount Diablo that they are holding a forum at 7 pm on 6/28 at the San Ramon Library. I'm posting a summary of the meeting...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 5623 Views

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Getting organized

This week I'm writing about getting my house cleaned up and my files in order, or my disorder filed, and freeing up space so I can store more stuff or get rid of...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by mloliver, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:01 am | 6 comments | 5714 Views

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Tassajara Valley according to Tom Koch

In November I interviewed Sid Corrie about his cemetery project in Tassajara Valley. I said I would interview Tom Koch about the New Farm project next. Koch had...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 6785 Views

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Tie breaker

I've been waiting two years for my sentence, er term, on the Arts Advisory Committee to be up. I received the application to reapply last month, but I wasn't going...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2017 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 6095 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 Jun 4, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 9 comments | 8250 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 572 views