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By Roz Rogoff

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About this blog: In January 2002 I started writing my own online "newspaper" titled "The San Ramon Observer." I reported on City Council meetings and other happenings in San Ramon. I tried to be objective in my coverage of meetings and events, and...  (More)

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Saving rain for a sunny day
Oct 6, 2009 6:06 pm
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Rainwater harvesting, or capturing, has become necessary in states and countries where water is becoming more and more scarce. Some southern states, like Georgia... More
Mother
May 8, 2014 5:54 pm
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I sent my mother a Mother's Day card over the weekend, but don't expect this blog to be a sappy paean to my mother or mothers in general. Our relationship isn't... More
Meeting with Mark on Mudd's
Jan 25, 2014 8:06 pm
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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... More
The Water Cycle (Republished from 2011)
Feb 6, 2014 2:30 pm
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I wrote a blog on the Water Cycle in September, 2011 because San Ramon had just passed a Climate Action Plan. I somewhat cynically dismissed government imposed... More
Cemetery Gripe Fest
Jun 25, 2014 9:47 am
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The City Council cancelled their regular Tuesday night meeting and instead held a Workshop on Creekside Memorial Park which is the cemetery planned for Tassajara... More
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