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 […]

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 […]

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 […]