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Public Safety Forum: Fighting Crime with Environmental Design, Feb. 22 10am

Saturday, February 15, 2014

In the third program in the series of public safety meetings, facilitator – and Rockridge neighbor– Gabe Kleinman provides creative examples of how other neighborhoods have worked together to improve public safety. Gabe and meeting participants will engage in a lively discussion exploring steps we might want to try locally. Ever thought of deploying mimes to discourage jaywalking? They do it in Bogotá!

Happy New Years from the RCPC Board of Directors

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Until I joined the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) board last February, I had not realized how unusual it is for a neighborhood to have an organization like the RCPC, or how much RCPC does on behalf of Rockridge and its residents every day of the year. Here are just a few of the services RCPC provides:

Notes: November RCPC Town Hall on Neighborhood Watch Groups

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

We hope November's RCPC Town Hall spurs you to action! The audience heard a panel of local residents who are part of active Neighborhood Watch groups and other public safety efforts share ideas about how Rockridge neighbors can make our streets safer. The discussion was moderated by Rockridge resident Allie Rasmus of KTVU News, panelists included David Lorie, Andy Young, Frank Castro, and Don Link. OPD's Capt. Anthony Toribio and Lt. Chris Bolton and Neighborhood Services Coordinator Patricia Rose were also present to answer questions.


Saturday, October 12, 2013

Please take a minute to respond to a short RCPC survey soliciting information on what public safety-related topics Rockridge residents are interested in learning more about, when are convenient times to gather and whether and how you'd be interested in discussion summaries, etc. being made available (particularly for those not able to attend such meetings).

Here is the link:

When an E-Mail is Not Enough: Assessing, Strengthening, Focussing Rockridge Neighborhood Communication Resources--SURVEY

Saturday, May 4, 2013

How do you communicate with other Rockridge residents about important local issues?

Do you subscribe to a Rockridge Yahoo group? Have you attended an RCPC Town Hall meeting? Have you used online information-sharing apps you think could be usefully applied in Rockridge if people knew about them?

Please take a few minutes to share your experience and advice with the RCPC on the topic of communication in Rockridge by taking a survey at

Strengthening Communication Tools in Rockridge

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Over the next few months, the RCPC Communications Committee will be hosting a community-wide conversation about how the Rockridge community can strengthen and improve the public tools we use to share information, collaborate on key issues, and collectively address neighborhood concerns. The conversation will consider digital tools, in-person gatherings, the Rockridge News, and other communication methods or practices people wish to raise.

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