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Oakland Firesafe Council

Past Events

October OFSC Meeting

• Saturday• 10:30 am-Noon • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  […]

UP to Good 2022

• Thursday • 4:30-5:30pm • Virtual Wine Tasting Party Fundraiser for UP About United Policyholders (UP): Funds raised during UP to Good will help United Policyholders meet the high demand for the impactful disaster preparedness and recovery and insurance consumer advocacy […]

Great Oakland ShakeOut

• Thursday • 9:00am-11:30am • Fruitvale Village – 3301 E. 12th Street, Oakland, 94601 Great Oakland Shakeout Event and preparedness fair at the Fruitvale Transit Center, complete with a public stop, drop, and hold on drill, an earthquake simulator, special guest speakers, and preparedness information […]

Emergency Preparedness and Wildfire Resources Virtual Town Hall

• Tuesday • 6:00-7:00pm • Join California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and special guests including Senator Brian W. Jones, California Earthquake Authority, San Diego County FIRE, FEMA, and California Fire Safe for an Emergency Preparedness and Wildfire Resources Virtual Town […]

Fire Season Volunteer Workday in Beaconsfield Canyon 

• 9:00am to Noon • 2639 Beaconsfield Place • Friends of Sausal Creek, Beaconsfield Canyon This is our big summer workday to rid the canyon of as much fuel as possible, so the more volunteers the merrier. Last summer we filled the big […]

September OFSC Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-Noon • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates […]

August OFSC Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

July Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

June Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“If You Gotta Go” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 4 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series is about the importance of evacuation preparedness & planning, the Zonehaven system, and how to “Know Your Zone” with Zonehaven. With guest speakers Jessica Feil, Manager, City […]

May Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

April Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“Reducing Fire Risks As A Community” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 3 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series reinforces that protection from wildfire doesn’t fall solely on firefighters – it is a community-wide responsibility that must be an ongoing effort. Featured guest speaker Sheryl Drinkwater […]

March 17th Town Hall Canceled

Please join us for the next town hall.

“Know the Way to Firewise USA” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 2 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series will be about why & how to become a recognized Firewise USA® community. Firewise USA®, in conjunction with the Oakland Firesafe Council, encourages and supports communities to […]

January Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-Noon Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“Whatever the Weather” Preparedness Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 1 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series will focus on preparedness for winter storms, power outages, disruptions/dangers due to inclement weather. Our guest speaker will be a Public Safety Specialist from PG&E / Emergency Management and Public Safety.

November Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7 pm via Zoom Contact Sue@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for log in details and material

Tree of Hope Lighting Ceremony

5-6:30 pm4949 Grizzly Peak Blvd. 30-year Annversary Of the Oakland-Berkeley Fire. Russ and Annette Aubry have been lighting the “Tree of Hope” for 29 years to remember family and friends that perished in the fire. It is a reminder that “we […]

Community Comeback Picnic at Lake Temescal October 17

The North Hills Community Association invites Oakland and Berkeley residents to join them for a Community Comeback Picnic at Lake Temescal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 17, 2021. A remembrance of those who perished in the 199 fire […]

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