Rockridge Community Planning Council Needs Board Members Like You

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Have an idea for enhancing Rockridge? Looking for a way to use your talents and experience in service to our community? Then running for a seat on the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) just might be right for you. Serving as board member is an excellent way to work on consequential issues relating to transportation, communications, parks, land use, and community-based grant projects.

Please Remember RCPC in your year-end giving

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Donations to RCPC's General Fund support projects that benefit the Rockridge neighborhood, including Frog Park; the new community grants program; the Halloween Parade; the Town Halls on issues affecting Rockridge; street trees, the Rockridge Library; schools; and benches. Please Remember RCPC in your year-end giving.

Yarn Poll Gives a Sense of Community Views

Monday, November 16, 2015

People passing by RCPC's booth at October's Out and About festival were invited to take a few moments to register their opinions about elements of the neighborhood and The Rockridge News via a string poll.

Rockridge Halloween Parade: Sunday, October 25, 12-2pm – Grab Your Kids, Costumes and Candy Bags

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Is it true that mummies like listening to wrap music? Can it be that you would find a sand-witch on a haunted beach? Do ghosts prefer the scary-go-round and roller ghoster at the fair?

Zoning Counter

Thursday, June 11, 2015

5945 Broadway
Proposal: Make a revision to the approved design review and variance application to add 156 square feet to the proposed upper floor addition.
Applicant / Phone Number: Esther Tse/ 510/828-8185
Owner: Steve Gilman
Planning Permits Required: Regular Design Review to add 156 square feet to the proposed 990 square foot upper floor addition; and Minor Variance to reduce the front yard setback to 6 feet where 14 feet is required along Keith Avenue.

RCPC Works With RDA on Tree Costs

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Thanks to a collaboration between the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) and the Rockridge District Association (RDA), we have been able to plant 14 new trees in our neighborhood. Just in time for the recent Earth Day.

Rockridge Vision Survey: Comparing Rockridge Today to "Ideal' Urban Setting

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Knowing what Rockridge residents value most about our corner of Oakland, and what they see as priorities for the future can help the neighborhood meet the challenges of change.

Your Donations Help Support RCPC's Community Role

Friday, December 12, 2014

In 1966, California State Assembly Speaker Jesse "Big Daddy" Unruh declared, "Money is the mother's milk of politics." Money is also the mother's milk of non-profit organizations like the Rockridge Community Planning Council, working to preserve the human scale and commercial and social diversity of our neighborhood. RCPC's primary source of revenue is the biennial Rockridge Kitchen Tour. We also rely on ad revenue from this paper in excess of production costs, and direct contributions from Rockridge residents.

Shape Shifters Throng College Ave: 22nd Annual Halloween Parade

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Witches, goblins, fire trucks, costumed heroes and more roved the Avenue during the Annual Halloween Parade. Co-sponsored by RCPC and RDA, for past 22 years.

22nd Annual Halloween Parade Oct 26, 12-2pm

Friday, October 3, 2014

Continuing a spirited neighborhood tradition of trick-or-treating, live music, and spooky storytelling, the Rockridge District Association (RDA) and the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) invite you to celebrate Halloween on College Avenue from 12-2 p.m. Sunday, October 26. Participating merchants will host trick-or-treating along both sides of College Avenue, from Alcatraz to Broadway. Join the Halloween festivities and the costumed procession. Meet at "Halloween Central" in front of the Presbyterian Church, 5951 College Avenue, at 11:45 a.m.

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