Town Hall

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.

RCPC Studies Adjusted Town Hall Meeting Schedule - Next meeting February 19

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Were you able to attend an RCPC Town Hall meeting last year? If so, you may have noticed that the RCPC board was experimenting with new practices to make it easier for folks to attend: for example, opening at 7 p.m. and serving Jules Pizza to help tide folks over who come straight from work without grabbing dinner.

You may also have noticed RCPC put more emphasis on broadly publicizing the meetings to increase awareness of them among residents who may not see the announcements in The Rockridge News.

November Town Hall Report

Saturday, December 13, 2014

None of the speakers at the RCPC November Town Hall mentioned ostriches, but all made it clear that living in the Bay Area and failing to prepare for earthquakes or other major disasters was nothing more than hiding one's head in the sand.

RCPC Studies and Adjusts Town Hall Meeting Schedule

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Have you been to an RCPC Town Hall meeting this year? If so, you may have noticed that the RCPC board has been experimenting with some new practices intended to make it easier for folks to attend: for example, opening at 7 p.m. and serving Jules Pizza to help tide folks over who come straight from work without grabbing dinner first. You may also have noticed RCPC has been more about publicizing the meetings to try to increase awareness of them among residents who may not see the announcements in The Rockridge News.

RCPC Town Hall July Agenda: Are You Feeling Parched? Considering the Drought and Ways to Respond

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Satisfy your thirst for drought information and ways you can deal with drought conditions at the Thursday, July 17, RCPC Town Hall.

Four panelists will discuss the current drought and ways to respond:

Rockridge Talking: Wish Lists & Ideas Shared at June Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Oakland City Planning Director Rachel Flynn drew a huge crowd at the June RCPC Town Hall, where she provided a richly informative overview of Oakland's approach to urban planning, how Rockridge fits into that vision, and what kinds of things we can do to further enhance our neighborhood. RCPC board member Virginia Hamilton then led the 70-plus attendees in an exchange of ideas including expressions of local concerns as well as a wide range of possible solutions.

City Responds to Community Questions and Comments About Planned Broadway Changes

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In the weeks since the May 29 community meeting hosted by the city of Oakland to present planned improvements to Broadway between Broadway Terrace and Ocean View Drive (see June 2014 issue of The Rockridge News for a report of the meeting), staff and their consultants have transcribed and to over 70 comments and questions conveyed at and since the meeting.

A summary of this information is available at www.fourthbore.org.

What’s Happening With College Avenue As a Retail Hub?

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Shops on College Avenue are bound to come and go, but in the last few months Rockridge residents have been wondering if more are going than coming and what this may portend.

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