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.

Rockridge Votes in Board, OK Bylaw Change: New Vacancy Announced

Friday, May 9, 2014

RCPC's annual election for positions on its board of directors, held during the April 2014 Annual Meeting/Town Hall, saw 46 residents cast their ballots for four incumbents and two new candidates running for six uncontested board seats. Voters also approved two proposed bylaw amendments on the ballot.

Elected to full two-year terms were incumbents Christopher Chin, Virginia Hamilton, Laura Schlichtmann, and Zabrae Valentine. New candidates Gabe Kleinman and Samantha Weaver were also elected to two-year terms.

RCPC Election 2014: Statements of RCPC Board Candidates

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Christopher Chin, Incumbent: Christopher Chin has lived in Rockridge for the past 14 years, and in the East Bay for 27 years. While he has an engineering degree from U.C. Berkeley, he spent many years after graduation working for the University on its IT systems and infrastructure, including helping to set up the campus-wide wireless network.

RCPC Board Candidates: 2013 Election

Friday, April 5, 2013

Andrew E. Charman, Lawton Avenue

I joined the RCPC board to help preserve and enhance Rockridge's unique character as an "urban oasis," a neighborhood deftly balancing residential and commercial uses, with well-preserved architecture and beautiful gardens, friendly to families, and amenable to pedestrians and cyclists.

April Election: RCPC Board of Directors

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Voting for candidates for RCPC’s board of directors will be held at the April town hall meeting Thursday, April 18, following an introduction and full statements from new candidates about their interest in board service.

Voting will also be held the following Saturday for those residents unable to attend the town hall session.

Following are brief statements from candidates with photos to provide a preliminary sense of the candidacies to the Rockridge community.


RCPC Board of Directors Election Rescheduled to May

Sunday, May 8, 2011

What would happen if they held an election and nobody came? It’s an old joke, but nobody laughed when it was discovered that for the first time in RCPC’s 25-year history, there was not the necessary quorum — at least 25 members — to make the vote for board of directors valid. Consequently, the election has been rescheduled for the RCPC Town Hall meeting May 19, 7 p.m., at the Rockridge Branch Library.


Event Time: 
Repeats every month on May on the third Thursday until Wed Jun 10 2020 .
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors of the Rockridge Community Planning Council has voted unanimously that RCPC’s Annual Meeting and Election of Directors, scheduled to be held on April 16, 2020, be POSTPONED.

A new date, once set, will be announced in the next printed issue of The Rockridge News.

RCPC Annual Meeting and April Town Hall Meeting

Event Time: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Rockridge Community Planning Council will hold its annual membership meeting and election of members of the board of directors in conjunction with the April Town Hall Meeting, which will include a short update on the Rockridge Housing Study and a presentation on Senators Weiner and Skinner's bill, SB 50.  The meeting will be held in the second floor meeting room of the Rockridge Branch Library, at 5366 College Ave.

RCPC Annual Meeting and April Town Hall

Event Time: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The April RCPC Town Hall Meeting doubles as RCPC's annual meeting and election of Board of Directors members.  This year, there are five candidates running for six seats on the Board.  At the meeting, each candidate will give a short statement about themself and why they are running, followed by questions from the audience. 

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