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.
The NHCA has ramped down certain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We respect the importance of sheltering in place. We will resume our public safety programs, advocacy work and attention to community gardens as conditions allow. In keeping with our mission, we will post public safety and health information as appropriate. To learn more about the NHCA, check out Our Story.
News & Notes
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 […]
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: 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 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 […]
ARE YOU IN THE NHCA?
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