D-4 Council member Janani Rameshandran will be holding meetings throughout our district. She held the first “Raise up D-4” meeting in the Diamond neighborhood. These meetings are to bring a focus on our various neighbourhoods, our public safety needs and encourage better communication. I have to admit I had never been to the Diamond neighborhood. […]
Public Safety Meeting: Information
Public Safety Meeting: Recap: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 @ 7 p.m. Kyle Trembley presenter Oakland CERT link to “Zone Haven” information from the meeting –evacuation, notification, community steps, maps
New Wildfire Safety Resources
Stay up to date and prepared with our updated Wildfire Safety Resources!
Vegetation Management Inspection
Useful Links for Information Compliance Standards for Vegetation Inspections https://www.oaklandca.gov/topics/compliance-standards-for-vegetation-inspections Vegetation Management Inspections Frequently Asked Questions https://cao-94612.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/VegWebsiteFAQs-2021.pdf To find the tentative or scheduled date for the inspection of your property: https://aca-prod.accela.com/OAKLAND/Default.aspx “Search” for “Fire” (located under the word “Oakland” in “City of Oakland” You don’t need to set up an account, simply enter the information […]
North Hills Community Assn. PUBLIC SAFETY MEETING, Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
As announced two weeks ago, the North Hills Community Association (NHCA) will host its quarterly public safety meeting this Thursday, May 26, starting at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place virtually via the Zoom platform or phone. To join the meeting via Zoom, copy and paste the following web URL in your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8233106183?pwd=L1FGMDdiODJacy90NDRNZ3M1V1c1UT09. This should […]
The data attached represents MACRO’s efforts in the pilot’s two impact zones, while operating during a day shift (0700-1500 // 7AM-3PM) seven days a week. MACRO Responder crews have been doing “on-view” engagements/interventions with a focus on wellness checks, sleepers, and behavioral health concerns. The purpose of “on-view” engagement is to identify a potential call before it […]
Macro Updates from February 20 to March 4, 2022
Staffing Tentative start date for MACRO crew members (Community Intervention Specialist (CIS) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)): March 21, 2022. Projected launch date of the MACRO Program, April 9, 2022. An update on application status was prepared for all applicants that had interviewed and will be sent out by the OFD Human Resources Department by March […]
The Latest on MACRO (Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland) Outcomes
The Latest on MACRO (Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland) Outcomes Whether MACRO is led by an external community-based organization or the Oakland Fire Department (OFD), the program’s important intended outcomes remain unchanged. They include: Decreased negative outcomes from law enforcement response to nonviolent 911 emergency calls, especially among Black, Indigenous and People of Color […]
California Insurance discussed on NPR
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Amy Bach, executive director of United Policyholders, about the thousands of homeowners in California at risk of losing insurance as the risk of wildfires grow.
What is the Regional Vegetation Mgmt. Joint Powers Agency?
This is the most recent result of North Hills working with other area groups to move toward a safer living environment. In response to the long term drought and growing risk of wildfires caused by climate change, the Oakland City Council passed a resolution authored by Councilmember Dan Kalb and Council President Pro Tempore Sheng Thao authorizing the City of […]
Recordings of the Sept 2, Police Chief Talk (2021)
Chief Armstrong met with community members at Montclair Park. Here are recordings of “Conversations toward Solutions”.
City of Oakland Fire Inspection Results Data Base
Here you can input your address or parcel number and find out if an inspection has been done and if you passed. Oakland Online Permit Center
New Fire Chief appointed
City Administrator Ed Reiskin announced the selection of Reginald D. Freeman to serve as the next Fire Chief for the City of Oakland. This became effective May 17, 2021. Mr. Freeman most recently has served as the Fire Chief for the City of Hartford, Connecticut since 2016. He will take over for Deputy Chief Melinda […]
The City of Oakland’s annual defensible space inspections have already started
The City of Oakland’s annual defensible space inspections have already started–and residents need to not only ensure that their homes and loved ones are protected, but work together for the safety of their surrounding neighborhood. While we honor the memory of Battalion Chief Riley, who gave his life protecting others in the midst of the […]
Housing density proposal in high hazard areas
Advocacy letter addressing senator Nancy Skinner, dated March 8 2021
Information about the 4th Bore Mitigation/Projects (Advocacy Materials)
Request to Oakland Mayor (powerpoint slides) Letter to City Auditor Courtney Ruby Letter to Director of Oakland Department of Transportation, march 30 2018
Hooray! our New Oakland Police Chief
On February 8, 2021, Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland Police Commission Chair Regina Jackson swore-in LeRonne L. Armstrong as Chief of the Oakland Police Department. Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong was born and raised in West Oakland, California, and is a graduate of McClymonds High School. He attended California State University, Sacramento, and graduated with a […]
Acting Chief of Police to Attend NHCA Public Safety Meeting 2/27/2020
Acting Oakland Police Chief Darren Allison and Captain Chris Bolton will attend the NHCA Public Safety Meeting on
Thursday February 27, 2020, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Lessons Learned PS Meeting Nov. 20, 2019
Suggestions: Keep your smartphone fully charged. Use an external battery charger that can charge your phone several times. If possible, purchase a more robust battery charger that can charge several devices at a time. Turn your car into an emergency generator by using a power inverter that turns DC current from your vehicle to AC current […]
Public Safety Meeting Minutes
Public safety meeting posted by Carolyn Burgess.