Chevron Day @ Gateway Gardens & Pavilion – Sept 15, 2022

Chevron Day @ Gateway Gardens & Pavilion – Sept 15, 2022 On a beautiful early Fall Thursday morning, Vicki & Dan welcomed 18 hard-working Chevron volunteers to help at the Gateway Garden. The objective was to follow the garden maintenance plan in getting the garden ready for Winter after a Summer of garden clean-up and detailing with the help of […]

Upcoming events with League of Women Voters of Oakland

The North Hills Community Association has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Oakland to invite our residents to their three candidate forums. For each of these events, you can pose your own questions to candidates. The events are: Sep 27, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT: Candidate Forum: Oakland Unified School District 4 Virtual Zoom Webinar Click here to […]

Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation/ Schnitzer Steel Conquer Gateway Garden! 

Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation/ Schnitzer Steel Conquer Gateway Garden!  On a bright and sunny August 25th afternoon at Gateway Garden & Pavilion NHCA gardenco-chairs Vicki Oliveira and Dan Conolly held their first corporate garden volunteer event with Oakland Parks & Recreation Foundation and partner Schnitzer Steel from Oakland. It was a hard-working Schnitzer group […]

OPD Grubensky Bench Ceremony

City of Oakland police Officer John Grubensky was killed as he tried to evacuate a family from their home during the deadly Oakland Hills Fire on October 20, 1991.  When his body was found he was laying on top of a woman’s body whom he was trying to rescue. The firestorm was due to an […]

Hey, What’s Happening @ Gateway Gardens?  Lot’s This Season!

Just ask the Goats, Garden Volunteers and the BrightView Landscaping team. Over the past few months, the Gateway Garden Committee has solicited these services to remove the garden’s invasive grasses and plants. The garden is in great shape for the North Hills Community volunteers to maintain the Gateway Garden moving forward. Join us each Friday […]

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 […]

MACRO Update

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 […]

Great Resource: Wild Life in the North Hills

“This website documents wildlife and wild plants found in the hills on the border between Oakland and Berkeley, California. The area covered is roughly bounded by Tunnel Road, Domingo Avenue, Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve, and Grizzly Peak Blvd., with emphasis on Claremont Canyon and the surrounding hillsides” Check it out here

UC Berkeley project day

On a beautiful sunny day, Saturday, March 12, about 20 UC Berkeley volunteers helped with weeding in the Demonstration Garden on Old Tunnel Road. The North Hills community Association garden committee, led by Celine Gyger, organized the event. It was a great success as the students are very energetic and bagged several dozen giant green […]