What is Rancho Park Online?
Every community deserves a voice.
With RanchoPark Online.com, residents, business people and others
who care about this neighborhood have the ability to decide
what's the news. It's a social network, like Facebook, but centered on Rancho
Park. If you care about Rancho Park, you can join now.
How Does it Work?
As with other social networks, each member
his or her own individual page. You can submit an
about authors visiting Children's Book World,
rave about your
cocktail at Westside Tavern, post a
from one of those doggie agility courses in the
park, or whatever information is near and dear to you in this great
neighborhood of ours.
Content from those pages, as well as Rancho Park-related
information from other blogs, news sites and community groups
will be featured on the main RanchoPark Online.com
Think of it as an online hub for all things Rancho Park.
Instead of having to go to individual sites to get information
about Rancho Park, we are gathering it for you, and with
While you share, educate and inform, you will also learn: The
MTA expects to have a light rail running along our stretch of
Exposition Blvd by 2015; the Apple Pan has been serving it's
classic burgers, sandwiches and pie for nearly 65
years; and you'll discover any number of other notable
eccentricities that make this place where you live, work or
play lovable and unique.
This process creates informed citizens, which is one step closer to
Here in Rancho Park, our diverse voices have at least one
thing in common - we care about our community. By forming
a cooperative, our united voice is more accurate, more current
and more representative than just one individual.
That's the power of community.
Welcome to Rancho Park Online. Welcome to Rancho
Who Started Rancho Park Online?
RPO was begun by
Orli Belman and
Eddie North-Hager. We are two former journalists who met
working in public relations. We share a vision for what a
community-centered social network can be, a passion for civic
engagement, a desire to see our respective neighborhoods thrive...
and a sense of fun and adventure as we get to explore and expose
people to our communities, both online and off. We welcome you on
this journey with us.