News & Events

Goodbye Peter and Jack!

We are saying goodbye and offering a big thank you to Jack Backus and Peter Turner as they leave the LHA Board of Directors at the end of the year. Jack, as chair of Neighborhood Preservation Committee and Vice President, focused on using his committee members’ varied expertise and awareness to help homeowners preserve, upgrade, remodel, repair their homes and property according to our governing documents balanced with today’s materials and designs. As... Read More

Free Items at Curb

A common phrase on Nextdoor, “free items at curb” has inspired me to rewrite a famous quote to read:  “One man’s treasure – left out at the curb within view of neighboring houses and possibly blocking the sidewalk for pedestrians – is another man’s trash.” While there is no disagreement about the worthy practice of recycling and sharing usable items with neighbors, the method of collection needs some refining. Neighbors within view... Read More

100th Anniversary Proclamation by City of Oakland

At our Annual Meeting November 9th, District 2 City Councilmember Abel Guillén presented the Association with a City of Oakland City Council Proclamation recognizing LHA’s 100th Anniversary. He read it aloud to the audience who smiled upon hearing of the Olmsteds as neighborhood plan designers and all the renowned architects who created our lovely homes decades ago, and they giggled at the sewing shears and marshmallows. Thank you, Councilmember... Read More

2017 Annual Meeting November 9th

Our 2017 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, 11/9, at 7:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room of Crocker Highlands Elementary School. Guest speakers are Dee Rosario (East Bay Regional Parks director and LHA member) and Abel Guillén (our City Council member). Come at 7:00 for social time with our neighbors. All homeowners are welcome! See the Agenda Annual Meeting Nov 9, 2017. Related event Purpose: LHA Annual meeting Date: 11/09/17 Time:... Read More

LHA’s Halloween Family Movie Night 10/28

Come to the LHA office garden (907 Underhills) for our 3rd annual Halloween Family Movie Night! Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. “Scary” short cartoons will be on from 6:15–6:30 p.m. and the film will follow and end before 7:30. We’ll provide hot cider, popcorn and candy. Please bring a blanket and camping chairs as the event takes place outside. See you there! Related event Purpose: Family Movie Night at... Read More