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Rockers Pizza Calls a Meeting

altSANTA CRUZ > Neighborhood meeting scheduled for Rockers Pizza Kitchen

Rockers Pizza Kitchen may not be around for much longer if the City of Santa Cruz gets its way. Served with a violation of Santa Cruz municipal codes Section 108.4 and Section 24.10.100 for installing an illegal take-out window, the future of the business is at stake.

Owner Paul Gerhardt intends to contest the issue, saying that the window was installed by the previous tenant, Pleasure Pizza. Gerhardt has called for a “neighborhood meeting” with local business owners, to be held at the Catalyst Atrium on Tuesday, April 17 at 6 p.m.


“If you do business on Pacific Avenue and/or you currently use the sidewalk as an extension of your business in any way, you will definitely want to attend,” Gerhardt says in his invitation to local business owners, the SCPD and the City of Santa Cruz.

Gerhardt claims that his business would not survive without the sidewalk take-out window. In the letter, he said, “The take out window is responsible for the majority of our revenue, and if we are forced to remove the take out window, Rockers Pizza Kitchen will not survive and 10 jobs will be lost.”

Gerhardt can be contacted by phone at (408) 202-0639 and via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 

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written by pizza lover, April 18, 2012
"illegal take-out window" sounds pretty lame as a violation charge.. especially when that take out window is on the sidewalk? I can't help but wonder if there isn't an alternate agenda in attacking Rockers...
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written by Lola, April 18, 2012
I love the window and am glad its there. It is nice to not have to go inside when you are just strolling down the street. This city is losing sight of what is good for the citizens. Is this really something for them to get into at the moment with all the other more important issues going on in Santa Cruz? Leave Rockers window alone, my kids and I love it.
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written by Larry Brookshire, April 17, 2012
It took them a long time to decide that it was an illegal take-out window.

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