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Meet the Oakland Auditor(s) Saturday, February 17, 2024. North Hills Community Association will be trying something new. Our quarterly Neighborhood Council Meeting (NCPC) will be held on a Saturday from 2pm-4pm Montclair Presbyterian Church, Family Room 5701 Thornhill This Saturday daytime meeting will hopefully make attendance more convenient. This meeting will share what Oakland auditors […]
Come Meet our Area 2 Captain Lisa AusmusAll are invited!Thursday November 16. 7-8:30P Join Zoom Meeting or please in personMontclair Presbyterian Church5701 Thornhill Dr This is a meeting to hear from her candidly, about the Oakland PoliceDepartment Crimes in our area, trending up or down, why… Value of online reports OPD projected staffing […]
News from: The Oakland Fire DepartmentOctober 20, 2023Oakland Fire Department Awarded $1.2 Million Grant The Oakland Fire Department has been awarded a FEMA / Department of Homeland Security grant that will be instrumental in supporting ongoing disaster response and rescue operation efforts. The total amount of the grant is $1,263,456, and the funds will be […]
Crime Prevention thru Environmental Design (CEPTED) Personal Safety Brochure
NHCA video surveillance and license plate reading systems workshop now available on the web site. The North Hills Community Association’s video surveillance video and license plate reading workshop can now be viewed on a website: LPRCAM.net Our presenter, long time North Hills resident Barry Pilger, has created the website with videos of both sections of the […]
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Watch the uncut footage of Alameda County DA Pamela Price’s recent town hall here.
Additional Information for Special Public Safety Meeting Thursday July 27, 2023 6pm Montclair Presbyterian Church 5701 Thornhill Dr. The North Hills Community Association in Conjunction with the Montclair Neighborhood Council, Rockridge NCPC, and both Adams Point and Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Groups Are Sponsoring an Informational Discussion with: Pamela Price, Alameda County District Attorney https://www.counties.org/county-office/district-attorney OPD […]
Special Public Safety Meeting Thursday July 27, 2023 6pm Montclair Presbyterian Church 5701 Thornhill Dr. The North Hills Community Association in Conjunction with the Montclair Neighborhood Council, Rockridge NCPC, and both Adams Point and Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Groups Sponsors an Informational Discussion with: Pamela Price, Alameda County District Attorney https://www.counties.org/county-office/district-attorney Captain Jeffery Thomason, Oakland Police […]
This East Bay Times article suggests “One of the best ways to prevent loss due to urban wildfire for people in the East Bay who own homes or properties is low-tech, requires minimal physical exertion and is entirely free: Getting to know your neighbors.” Read or listen to the full article here!
The NHCA Board has sent this letter to PG&E and the City of Oakland, supporting our Montclair neighbors who seek the added safety of underground utilities for their area. Read the Letter Here
Gazing and Grazing with the Goats! We had a large turnout for our first community pop-up event on Tuesday, June 20, from 4-6 pm. Lots of nearby hills neighbors, along with others not so nearby, came to view the goats on the hills across from the Gateway Garden and Pavilion along Hiller Drive. Children and adults […]
Earlier this month, Jestin Johnson, the City Administrator announced the appointment of Chief DamonCovington as Interim Fire Chief. Chief Covington most recently served in the role of Deputy Chief of Fire Operations for the Oakland FireDepartment.Chief Covington has been a member of the Oakland Fire Department since 2001, starting as aFirefighter/Paramedic and promoting to the […]
National Night Out is a community event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August (which this year is August 1, 2023). This year’s theme for National Night Out 2023 is ‘One Oakland.’ The event is meant to bring neighbors together, on their own block, because when neighbors know each other, neighbors are […]
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.
WP article: How sensors could help catch wildfires before they spread Pilot Program in Oakland Looks to Help Detect Wildfires Before They Become Threats – NBC Bay Area
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. […]
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
Stay up to date and prepared with our updated Wildfire Safety Resources!
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 Wildfire District Inspections When private property inspections are over, people should call Fire Inspection Supervisor Adam Ball to report possible infractions. His number is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Amy Bach, executive director of United Policyholders, about the thousands of homeowners in California at risk of losing insurance as the risk of wildfires grow.
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 […]
Chief Armstrong met with community members at Montclair Park. Here are recordings of “Conversations toward Solutions”.
Here you can input your address or parcel number and find out if an inspection has been done and if you passed. Oakland Online Permit Center
City Administrator Ed Reiskin announced the selection of Reginald D. Freeman to serve as the next Fire Chief for the City of Oakland. This became effective May 17, 2021. Mr. Freeman most recently has served as the Fire Chief for the City of Hartford, Connecticut since 2016. He will take over for Deputy Chief Melinda […]
The City of Oakland’s annual defensible space inspections have already started–and residents need to not only ensure that their homes and loved ones are protected, but work together for the safety of their surrounding neighborhood. While we honor the memory of Battalion Chief Riley, who gave his life protecting others in the midst of the […]