Fundraising Committee

Your Help Needed With College Safeway EIR Review: Funds sought to meet EIR matching grant

Friday, October 1, 2010
Contributions to RCPC’s drive to match a grant for the cost of the Safeway on College EIR (Environmental Impact Review) have begun coming in. The pending draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on Safeway’s proposed 62,000 sq. ft. College Avenue shopping center project will look at the ways the City believes the proposal, almost tripling the size of the current 22,500 sq. ft. store, will affect the surrounding community. Traffic, bicycle and pedestrian safety, air and water quality, noise, aesthetics, are all being studied.

RCPC Seeks Community Help with College Ave. Safeway Review

Sunday, September 5, 2010

The city of Oakland will soon release a draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on Safeway’s proposed 62,000 sq. ft. College Avenue shopping center project.The report will look at the ways in which the City believes the project, which almost triples the size of the current 22,500 sq. ft. store, will affect the surrounding community.

RCPC raising funds to pay Safeway EIR expenses

Friday, July 2, 2010

The Rockridge Community Planning Council is teaming up with FANS (Friends And Neighbors of College Avenue) to hire expert consultants to review and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for Safeway’s 62,000 sq. ft. College Avenue Shopping Center.  The shopping center would replace Safeway’s existing 22,500 sq. ft. grocery store, which has served the area for forty years.

RCPC Kitchen Tour Co-Chair Vacancy

The biennial Rockridge Kitchen Tour, RCPC’s main fundraiser, is still in need of a co-chair for the September, 2011 Tour. The long-time, much-anticipated event is at risk of being discontinued if this position is not filled. To apply, write to Kitchen Tour, 4123 Broadway, PMB 311, Oakland, CA, 94611, or e-mail chair@ rockridge.org, or call RCPC at 510/869- 4200 and leave a message.

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