RCPC Board Election Results

Sunday, May 12, 2019

The Rockridge Community Planning Council held its annual election to its Board of Directors on April 18th in conjunction with its annual membership meeting, with continued balloting on Saturday, April 20th between 10 AM and 1 PM.  A total of 38 ballots were cast, with one ballot being invalidated because it was marked improperly.  Incumbent board members Alden Conner, Stuart Flashman, and Ronnie Spitzer were re-elected.  New board candidate Mia Ashleigh was also elected.  Detailed election results are available upon request to the RCPC Secretary.

RCPC Annual Meeting and April Town Hall - Rockridge Transportation Projects

Saturday, May 5, 2018

On April 19th, 2018, RCPC held its annual meeting and April Town Hall at the Rockridge Branch Library.  A total of twenty-nine Rockridge residents signed in for the election, above the minimum quorum requirement of twenty-five.  An additional eight Rockridge residents voted on Saturday at a polling place in front of the library.  At the meeting, the five candidates for the Board of Directors: Ashley Cruz, M.C.

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 Invites Candidates for April Board Election

Sunday, February 7, 2016

To be considered as a candidate, email info@rockridge.org not later than close of business March 2, to tell the board of your interest and to receive an informational package. The election will be held April 21 at the RCPC Town Hall.

Some observers refer to aspects of Presidential campaigns as the "silly season." While these quadrennial exercises can be silly at times, the process is serious and has important results. Nationally or locally, voting for office holders is an important civic duty.

April: an RCPC Triple-Header Meeting

Saturday, May 9, 2015

The April 16 annual RCPC members' meeting managed to be three great meetings rolled into one.

First, RCPC held its annual election of boardmembers which resulted in the reelection of Jennifer Daskal and Greg Pasquali as well as the election of new board member Noah Rosen. Jennifer is co-chair of the 2015 Rockridge Kitchen Tour and board vice chair. Greg is co-chair of the Land Use Committee. Noah is fairly new to Rockridge, and we welcome his willingness to join the rest of the board in volunteering time to provide representation to the broader neighborhood.

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.

RCPC Election 2015: Candidate Statements

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jennifer Daskal, Lawton Avenue, Incumbent: My husband, three year old daughter, 8 year old pug and I moved to Rockridge in 2012. Since then we have added two cats, a fish and will soon be welcoming our second daughter to this wonderful neighborhood and community. When we moved to Lawton Avenue, everyone told us how lucky we were and to be ready for of lots block parties, impromptu Friday night get-togethers and a wonderful neighborliness that rivals something out of the 1950s. They were right!

Your Neighborhood Is On the Line: Answer the Call

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

"Find a need and fill it" was the slogan an Oakland cement company once painted on the sides of its mixer trucks.

The trucks are gone but the echo of the slogan infuses the spirit sustaining Rockridge today.

RCPC Sets Board Elections

Sunday, January 11, 2015

The spirit of community support runs long and deep in Rockridge. The Vernon Rock-Ridge Hall, pictured below, can be seen as a first link in a direct line of community service persistent in Rockridge today. As described more fully below and here, funding for the hall's construction came from the sale of shares among community members. Furthermore, "the facility served as a clubhouse for community events and as a children's center," according to web references.

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