Adam Ball, Fire Inspection Supervisor with Oakland’s Vegetation Management Unit, explains the process for the annual wildfire vegetation inspections for 2023 that take place in the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones in Oakland, California, starting in early June.
New Fire Detection System
Pilot Program in Oakland Looks to Help Detect Wildfires Before They Become Threats – NBC Bay Area
‘WE CARE’ The Hills Gardeners – Weekly Friday Garden Day @ Gateway Garden & Pavilion
Please join us each Friday from 9am to 11am to garden with your fellow Hills neighbors! Location – Hiller Drive & Tunnel Road Activity – Weeding, deadheading, mulching, laughing Needed Supplies – Preferred garden gloves, clippers, shovel, or you can use our on-site garden tool library Bring your friends and spread the word. Gateway Garden […]
Street Sweeping Program & Emergency potholes
If you are interested there will be a report going to the City Council in May on the Street Sweeping Program. This report was written in March. There is a map you can click on to see the schedule for the hills area. I have never seen a street sweeper in our area except when we had […]
Read About the NHCA’s Impressive March 23 Annual Meeting!
By all accounts, the North Hills Community Association’s (NHCA’s) annual meeting on March 23 at the (Hiller) Highlands Country Club was one of the best and most successful in recent memory. Organizers Vicki Oliveira, Dan Conolly, Shivani Grover and Carolyn Burgess arranged an impressive spread of food, beverages, snacks and sweets. They managed to keep […]
Raise up D-4 meetings
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. […]
Beat 13Y Public Safety meeting
On Thursday, February 23rd, the NHCA hosted a Beat 13Y Public Safety meeting. Click here to view the recording, passcode @87mn3&J The topics included: 1. Covering crime in our area: Presented by Crime Reduction Officer (CRO) Officer Silvetri Triana and Sgt Manguy – Crime specific to our beat in the hills 13Y – Catalytic Converters […]
FINAL NOTICE – THIS IS IT!!! Distinguished Guest Speakers, Great Raffle Prizes, Yummy Refreshments
FINAL NOTICE – THIS IS IT!!! Distinguished Guest Speakers, Great Raffle Prizes, Yummy Refreshments Annual Meeting – Thursday March 23rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm – Highlands Country Club We are all set to go, and what an annual meeting we have planned for the NHCA community! Please see the final March 23rd agenda with the roster of outstanding […]
The Berkeley Project – Starts Out the ’23 Gateway Garden Season with a Bang!!
The Berkeley Project – Starts Out the ’23 Gateway Garden Season with a Bang!! After many pre-planning negotiations, The Berkeley Project leader Katlyn said they wanted to come and work at Gateway Garden ‘Rain or Shine’ on Saturday March 4th, so the A Team showed up and got to work straightaway removing the weeds at the […]
WIN! WIN! WIN! GREAT RAFFLE PRIZES CAN BE YOURS AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING!
WIN! WIN! WIN! GREAT RAFFLE PRIZES CAN BE YOURS AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING! Lots of great prizes and opportunities to win while interacting with your neighbors, NHCA Board of Directors
2023-24 Proposed NHCA Board Slate
The NHCA by-laws stipulate that prior to holding the election for new board members for the coming year, we need to post on our website the board’s approved slate for the coming term. Please click here to view the board slate.
CITY OFFICIALS – GUEST SPEAKERS JOIN US AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING!
CITY OFFICIALS – GUEST SPEAKERS JOIN US AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING! We look forward to seeing you then, NHCA Board of Directors
SAVE THE DATE!! NHCA Annual Meeting Agenda Thursday March 23rd – Highland Country Club
SAVE THE DATE!! NHCA Annual Meeting Agenda Thursday March 23rd – Highland Country Club Please find the NHCA Annual Meeting agenda attached and look for additional communications each week regarding the Guest Speakers, Raffle Prizes and the Business meeting details. We look forward to seeing you then! NHCA Board of Directors
What’s in Oakland’s new sweeping 8 year plan for housing
The Oaklandside has prepared a summary of Oakland’s Housing Element plan. Click here to access the article
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
It’s time for a ‘live, in-person’ NHCA Annual meeting! Where: Highlands Country Club – 110 Hiller Drive, Oakland CA 94618 When: Thursday March 23rd, 6:30pm What: 6:30pm Meet & Greet 7:00pm Business Meeting 7:30pm Guest Speakers 8:00pm Raffle & Socializing Please look for additional details as the event date gets closer. We look forward to […]
2023 Garden Season Kick-Off with Bentley School at the Firestorm Memorial Garden!
2023 Garden Season Kick-Off with Bentley School at the Firestorm Memorial Garden! On a beautiful clear sunny day with a break in the winter storms, Vicki & Dan welcomed Ryan Nepomuceno and his Bentley design class composed of 14 eager middle school students at Firestorm Memorial Garden to kick-off the NHCA 2023 garden program. This is Bentley’s 2nd […]
Look at all the accomplishments of NHCA in 2022!
2022 Year-End Summary Many thanks to our donors and Sponsors. We couldn’t do it all without you. Season’s Greetings! The North Hills Community Association (NHCA) has logged another impressive year of accomplishments consistent with our three-part mission of improving public safety, maintaining and beautifying community gardens and open spaces, and advocating on behalf of area […]
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
Oakland Tech Inaugural Day at Gateway Garden – Sunday Nov 13th
Oakland Tech Inaugural Day at Gateway Garden – Sunday Nov 13th Another volunteer day spent in the Gateway Garden! On Sunday, November 13, Dan and Vicki met with members of the Ecology Club from Oakland Technical High School to help with garden cleanup. This volunteer garden day was initiated by Ava Stern who started Oakland Tech’s Ecology […]
The Berkeley Project II, Saturday November 5th – Cal Students Did It Again!!!!
The Berkeley Project II, Saturday November 5th – Cal Students Did It Again!!!! The Berkeley Project is a group of students with the mission of helping to bridge the gap between students and the community, and to foster a spirit of service. Today was a particularly special day in that this was one of their large-scale events that includes over 1,000 […]