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The Rose Hotel celebrates landmark anniversary

December 16, 2011

This month The Rose Hotel is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and we think that’s cause for reflection and celebration. We have hosted more than 40,000 guests during the past decade, including luminaries such as Sarah Jessica Parker, MC Hammer, Tony Curtis, Mary Lou Retton, John Madden, and many others. To commemorate our 10th anniversary, each arriving guest is being given…

Young, female inventors lead us forward

November 10, 2011

When most of us think of patents we think of powerhouse companies such as IBM, Google, GE and Proctor & Gamble. Though the vast majority of patents go to companies, individual inventors also earn patents, and occasionally those inventors can be surprisingly young and ingenious. Enter two school girls who live in Pleasanton, Calif., home to The Rose Hotel. Sisters Fiona and Orla Lamont invented and patented a product they hope will sell to homes, food and packaging industries, laboratories and police departments. Here is their story…

NFL Football legend leads battle against juvenile diabetes

November 01, 2011

Frequent Rose Hotel visitor John Madden – football coaching, broadcasting and videogame legend – has taken his competitive spirit from the gridiron to the health care arena. His goal is nothing less than to find a cure for juvenile diabetes, a disease that afflicts his grandson Samuel. In fact, Coach Madden will host this year’s Diabetic Youth Foundation California fundraiser at Goal Line Productions in Pleasanton, Calif. The theme of this year’s event is…

Hotel guest profile: Artist Sally Painter

October 12, 2011

The Rose Hotel hosts many talented and esteemed guests, and one of the most notable is the critically acclaimed artist Sally Painter. We couldn’t be more honored to have Sally and her husband Robert as regular guests at the hotel. So with this week’s blog posting we, in turn, honor Sally Painter with a brief profile about her work, and make special note of her upcoming exhibition at New York’s highly-regarded Agora Gallery.