Town Hall

October Town Hall Report – Big Plans for CCA Re-Use; Zilch for ‘Ridge Shops’ Phase 2

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Rockridge Community Planning Council's (RCPC) October Town Hall meeting was a "twofer": presentations about two adjacent but not connected sets of development plans along Broadway at the eastern boundary of Rockridge. One, the re-use of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Oakland campus; the other, the stalled Phase 2 of the "Shops at the Ridge" project.

Video of October 2017 Town Hall available

Sunday, October 22, 2017

A video of the October RCPC Town Hall, featuring Darin Ranelletti of the City of Oakland explaining the current status of the Shops at the Ridge Project phase II and the problem of asbestos contamination of the old Chase Bank building, and, a presentation by representatives of the California College of Art and their chosen developer of preliminary plans for redevelopment/re-use of CCA's Oakland campus. The video can be found at: https://youtu.be/paOVflVUoWU

Joint RCPC/NCPC Town Hall on Public and Private Safety: June 9

Thursday, June 9, 2016

On June 9, the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) and the Greater Rockridge Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) will hold their annual joint Town Hall, this year focusing on several topics relating to public and private safety.

RCPC's April Town Hall: The Future of College Avenue Retail Town Hall and Annual Elections

Saturday, April 9, 2016

What do you want College Avenue to look like in 10 years?

Rockridge today is one of the most successful of Oakland's many business districts, the result of a vision, planning and hard work by the community over many years.

That work brought the Avenue from its days of shuttered retail buildings and vacant lots left in the wake of BART and Highway 24 construction to today's bustling success. Still, today is only a waypoint on a continuum of change.

RCPC Election 2016: Statements of RCPC Board Candidates

Saturday, April 9, 2016

2016 Candidates: Mary-Catherine Haug, Laura Schlichtmann,  Rekha Rao, Leonora Sea

Mary-Catherine (M C) Haug
Kales Avenue, Candidate

RCPC Announces a Community Grants Program for Community-Led Projects

Monday, February 8, 2016

Updated: Community grants handout and presentation from the February 18 Town Hall

Do you have an idea for a way to improve our neighborhood but aren't sure where to begin or how to fund it? RCPC can help.

Three Cars Burgled During Community Crime Meet

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Thursday evening can be a noisy time for a meeting in the Library's upstairs meeting room when the voices of pedestrians on the sidewalk drift up through the windows. Still, distinctive sounds can rise above the hubbub, distracting some meeting attendees from the topic. Late in the Thursday, June 18, Town Hall meeting, as Oakland Police Lt. Randy Brandwood began to describe the effects of Proposition 47 on criminal activity - lesser penalties for non-violent crimes such as car burglary - a woman heard a noise, looked into the Library parking lot, and cried, "Hey! Hey! Hey!

Action Steps: Police, City, Private Patrols on RCPC June Town Hall Panel

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Are you concerned about crime in Rockridge? Are you worried about the recent surge in residential burglaries in parts of Rockridge? About assaults? About wheels stolen from parked cars? Plan to attend the special June 18 RCPC/NCPC Town Hall meeting and learn what you can do.

RCPC and NCPC are hosting a discussion with Oakland officials and Rockridge community leaders about crime, response and personal safety. Speaking at the meeting will be:

April 16 Town Hall: 500 New Housing Units in Rockridge Area, Board Elections

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

I.    RCPC Board Election: Two incumbents and one new candidate will discuss their candidacy and positions, and take questions from the community. Voting will then be open. + Read the Candidate statements.

II.    Presentation of a City Resolution honoring Rockridge News Editor Don Kinkead. Dan Kalb will recognize Don Kinkead for his years of service to the community. The RCPC board invites you to come share stories and appreciation.

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