The North Hills Community Association (NHCA) is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization located in the North Hills region of Oakland, California. The NHCA's all-volunteer board organizes programs and activities that support the NHCA's three-pronged mission of improving public safety, maintaining and beautifying community gardens and open spaces, and advocating on behalf of area owners and residents with local city and county governments and agencies. Click on the tiles below to read more about each of the NHCA's programs.

Public Safety

Your NHCA Board seeks to better protect and inform you by working with Oakland Fire & Police Departments, and City of Oakland Officials.

Gardens & Community

Your North Hills Community has adopted Gateway Emergency Preparedness Exhibit and Firestorm Memorial Gardens.


Your NHCA Board is advocating for City, County and State awareness and focusing on issues enhancing our areas' livability.

News & Notes

Hispanic Month recognition at Oakland City Council 10/17/2023

Our D-4 Councilmember Ramachandran recognised Dr Cruz who has tirelessly worked over 20 years on Violence Prevention issues, supporting the LatinX community and fought discrimination in commercial and previous police activity. D-5 Councilmember Gallo recognised the Escovito family for their continued support of the Hispanic and LatinX community. Pete Escovito famed musician (speaking) and daughter […]

Oakland Auditor position changing hands till next election.

Oakland Auditor position changing hands till next election. There was a good turn out to say goodbye to Coutney Ruby, our elected City Auditor. She resigned effective October 13, 2023. Auditor Ruby acknowledges her deep appreciation for being Oakland’s elected watchdog, now serving her fourth term, noting, “It is with deep sadness and gratitude that […]

Bentley School Sixth Graders Volunteer at the Firestorm Memorial Garden!

Bentley School Sixth Graders Volunteer at the Firestorm Memorial Garden! On Wednesday, September 27, the North Hills Community Association hosted Ryan Nepomuceno and his sixth grade ‘Little Farmers’ at the Firestorm Memorial Garden. This was Bentley School’s 2nd volunteer event this year, and the work needed in the garden was much different than what was needed earlier in the […]


Everyone who lives in the area bounded by Ashby/Highway13, Claremont Blvd., GrizzlyPeak/Skyline, and Thornhill is a member of NHCA. Membership is free, but we depend on your support and participation so that we can cover our expenses (mostly for communication, a little for plants), work on issues that are important to everyone, and represent the community’s views when we interact with city officials.



This is the new map of City of Oakland Council Districts. NHCA is part of District 4 now, an all hill district

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