Public Safety Forum: Fighting Crime with Environmental Design, Feb. 22 10am

Saturday, February 15, 2014

In the third program in the series of public safety meetings, facilitator – and Rockridge neighbor– Gabe Kleinman provides creative examples of how other neighborhoods have worked together to improve public safety. Gabe and meeting participants will engage in a lively discussion exploring steps we might want to try locally. Ever thought of deploying mimes to discourage jaywalking? They do it in Bogotá!

Oakland Heritage Alliance Names Preservation Honorees

Saturday, February 8, 2014

The Oakland Heritage Alliance (OHA) has announced this year's Partners in Preservation who will be feted at the organization's annual membership meeting February 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the historic Rockridge Masonic Hall, 5449 College Avenue. The public is invited.

This year's event includes local recognition for Residential Rehabilitation at 5806 Ross Street, Steve Rynerson, owner.

New Program Helps Homeowners: "Brace + Bolt" for Earthquakes

Saturday, October 12, 2013

To help Bay Area homeowners protect their largest investment and loved ones, the California Residential Mitigation Program (CRMP) - a joint venture created by California Earthquake Authority and the California Governor"s Office of Emergency Services - is introducing a pilot retrofit program called Earthquake Brace + Bolt that would provide rebates for work to strengthen foundations of homes in the Rockridge and Temescal communities.

RCPC Town Hall Featured Guest: Peter Calthorpe — Of Cities and Survival —

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Date: Sept. 19, 7pm (refreshments) 7:30pm (program); Location: Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave., 2nd floor

Come hear Peter Calthorpe, award-winning Bay Area architect, urban planner, and Rockridge resident, discuss how land use and transportation investments can overcome environmental and fiscal challenges to improve the quality of urban life. Mr.

Daily Bread Needs a Refrigerator in the Rockridge Area

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Daily Bread needs a refrigerator.

A nonprofit organization of individual volunteers, members pick up food at markets, bakeries, and restaurants - and from occasional parties and social events - for delivery to shelters, churches and other community resources serving needy folks.

Mayor Quan and the Oakland City Council want your input!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana have proposed a balanced budget based on expected revenues and proposed expenditures. Before the City Council holds formal budget hearings to deliberate the budget, a series of Budget Town Hall Meetings, hosted in partnership with City Councilmembers, will be held to gather input from Oakland residents.

Final meeting:
Monday, May 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Frick Middle School, 2845 64th Avenue
Council District 6

Report Your Potholes for City’s ‘Pothole Blitz’

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Shortly after Susan Shawl's informal pothole survey was published in the March issue of The Rockridge News, many of the pavement failures she documented were filled and paved, including the one on Claremont Avenue that measured a whopping 3 feet by 4 feet by 3 inches deep.

Coincidence? Possibly.

RCPC Plans Appointment for Board Vacancy

Friday, October 14, 2011

Due to the resignation of board member Ashley Etling, RCPC plans to fill a board vacancy by appointment.

Board members must be Rockridge residents living in the area defined by the boundary map, 18 years of age or older, and are expected to sit on an RCPC committee.

For more information, e-mail

RCPC Transportation Committee Meeting

Event Time: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Rockridge Library Meeting Room

Special Town Hall - 15th Assembly District Candidates' Night

Event Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

RCPC, The Oakland League of Women Voters, The College Preparatory School, and East Bay Housing Organizations are proud to co-sponsor a special Town Hall Candidates' Forum for the two 15th Assembly District Candidates:  Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks.  This special meeting will be held at the auditorium of the College Preparatory School, located at 6100 Broadway.   (Parking available)

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