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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.

Rockridge Halloween Parade Cancelled due to Power Outage

Saturday, October 26, 2019
It’s highly likely that power will be shut off to College Avenue around 5 PM today, continuing through tomorrow.
As a result, the Rockridge District Association and the Rockridge Community Planning Council are very sad to announce that Rockridge Halloween Parade, originally scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 27 noon-2 pm, is cancelled this year.
Without power, traffic signals won’t operate, making street crossings unsafe for parade-goers.

FROG, DNA Join for Earth Day Play

Saturday, April 9, 2016

It's time to get ready for spring and summer at our local open space gem, the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt and FROG Park. Come out for a community work day on Earth Day, Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. - noon, (8:45 sign-in), sponsored by FROG and the DMV Neighbors Association (DNA).

EBMUD Ward 3 Briefing Offers Carrots and Stick to Users

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Marguerite Young, recently elected EBMUD board member representing District 3 (Piedmont and a portion of Oakland including part of Rockridge; Orinda and El Sobrante; Moraga; and portions of Pinole and Richmond) convened a district-wide luncheon briefing early in June for representatives from cities, fire and police departments, and community organizations to present EBMUD's long-term water supply plans, local watershed efforts, infrastructure, and response to the drought.

Greenbelt DMV June Cleanup: We Came, We Saw, We Weeded

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Take a stroll by the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt near Cavour and along Redondo, and admire the good work accomplished by the volunteers attending the DMV Neighbors Association annual June Cleanup. The crew cleared a massively weed-choked 20-yard stretch of the channel.

DMV: 'Get Ready for Spring'

Monday, April 13, 2015

It's time to get ready for spring and summer at our local open-space gem, the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt and Frog Park. Come out for a community work day on Earth Day, Saturday April 18, 9 a.m. to noon, sponsored by FROG and the DMV Neighbors Association.

Tasks at Big and Little Frog will be to remove debris, turn fibar (the bark-like cushioning material under the play structures), sift and clean sand, care for plants in the butterfly garden and along the path, and rake out the pond so the creek can flow again.

Farewell to the Big Euc

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The familiar sign-off to announcements of DMV Neighbors Association-sponsored cleanup days along Temescal Creek - ÒMeet at the big eucalyptus at the corner of Cavour and RedondoÓ - will change soon. As I write, the city is in process of removing the venerable giant. While it's sad for many reasons, the tree is diseased, damaged, and dangerous. Over the past couple of years, huge limbs have fallen on the lawn and adjacent trees, and the nearby sidewalk has just about been destroyed by the tree's roots.

California Colonizers Left Their Mark: It's Time for Us to Fix It

Saturday, January 10, 2015

As I write this, it's mid-December, and everyone I know couldn't be happier about the series of storms that have helped lessen the effects of the drought.

Unfortunately, "everyone" includes the millions of invasive weed seeds waiting along the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt for just such rains so they can sprout and take over. And have they ever!

Temescal Creek and the Greenbelt at Year's End

Friday, December 12, 2014

Thinking back over the important achievements of the DMV Neighbors Association in 2014, the most vital accomplishment was to bring together residents to become neighbors, neighbors to become friends, and diverse people from multiple generations to care for and benefit from our portion of Temescal Creek.

Creek to Bay Day 2014: Lively and Ambitious Volunteers Spiff Up Temescal Creek and Greenbelt

Friday, October 3, 2014

Eighty-five volunteers wielding rakes, brooms, pick-up sticks, shovels, hoes, trowels, McLeod tools (useful for removing slough and berm from a trail and tamping or compacting tread), and plenty of muscle and enthusiasm spent three hours the morning of September 20 making the creek portion of the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt a cleaner, prettier place.

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