RED FLAG WATCH from 11 pm Sunday through 5 pm Tuesday. Gusty offshore winds & drying conditions. Walk around your house to ensure it still complies with defensible space standards. Pack your go bag. Go to www.oaklandcpandr.org for more tips.
Oakland Firesafe Council

Upcoming Events

Schedules of Volunteer Opportunities Around Town

  • Garden Days at Gateway Garden and Pavilion, North Hills Garden Committee  SCHEDULE
  • City of Oakland Help Oakland Thrive – Creek to Bay Day, Adopt A Spot, volunteer in an Oakland Park
  • Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) maintains a Native Plant Demonstration Garden in Dimond Park and also works to clear invasives and plant natives along the riparian corridor SCHEDULE

Upcoming Events of Interest (OFSC Monthly Meetings and more)

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 work we do across the nation. From pandemics to natural disasters to everyday losses and adversity, people and communities rely on UP’s expertise, respected voice and powerful national volunteer network to hold insurers to their promises.

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 tables from the City of Oakland EMSD  and regional community organizations.

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.  Community advocates discuss current issues and concerns with regards to wildfire safety.  Open forum, time permitting.  We welcome everyone from all communities of Oakland and East Bay to observe, participate and/or get involved.

FOSC 17th ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE AND OPEN HOUSE 

• Saturday

• 10am-3pm •

In-person sale and open house at the Friends of Sausal Creek Native Plant Nursery in Joaquin Miller Park. Updates, plant lists and event details – https://www.sausalcreek.org/native-plant-sale-2022

November 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.  Community advocates discuss current issues and concerns with regards to wildfire safety.  Open forum, time permitting.  We welcome everyone from all communities of Oakland and East Bay to observe, participate and/or get involved.

December 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.  Community advocates discuss current issues and concerns with regards to wildfire safety.  Open forum, time permitting.  We welcome everyone from all communities of Oakland and East Bay to observe, participate and/or get involved.