Category Archives: safety

PHA Faces Crime Wave

Jan 2013 – In response to an alarming crime wave of burglaries and break-ins, Panoramic residents are exploring ways to improve security on the hill, including surveillance cameras and private security. Over the two weeks of the holidays, the following … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Night Out Party Aug. 7th, 2012

Panoramic Hill residents are invited to a neighborhood “night out” block party at Ellen Gunther’s house, 3555 Dwight Way, on Tuesday, Aug. 7th from 6 to 9 PM. Connect with neighbors and enjoy an evening together on the Hill. Feel … Continue reading

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Report of Panoramic Hill Association Emergency Preparedness Committee

Report of Panoramic Hill Association Emergency Preparedness Committee* Prepared by Dick White, 23 May 2011* We report three new activities of the PHA Emergency Preparedness Committee, which relate to maps, drills, and the Berkeley above-ground emergency water supply system. New … Continue reading

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Panoramic Hill Neighborhood Crime Watch

The Safety and Security Committee invites you to the first Oakland  Panoramic Hill Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 6:30pm. Cindy and Michael Ott have graciously offered to host at 777 Panoramic Way. A representative from the Oakland … Continue reading

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The Panoramic Hill Zoning Ordinance – Update

Panoramic Hill (PH), is the only Residential District in Berkeley with its own zoning ordinance, which the Planning Department has been revising since 2008. One of the main changes is to link the number of off-street parking spaces required of … Continue reading

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New Signs on Upper Dwight

The city of Oakland responded with admirable dispatch to our request to replace damaged and missing signs on upper Dwight near Ellen Gunther’s house (3555 Dwight).     Within 24 hours of contacting them, they installed a new 15 MPH warning … Continue reading

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2010 Emergency Preparedness Drill – Nov. 7 10-noon

Time: November 7th , 10am-12pm Location: At the emergency cache, (large brown metal boxes), across from 352 Panoramic Way Topics: Berkeley Fire Department will demonstrate how to hook hoses to fire hydrant using tools in the cache Tour of cache, … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park Will Clean Up Contiguous to Panoramic Hill

I just got a call from the East Bay Regional Park. They are listening to our complaints that the littering into the park from the South side of Panoramic Hill is a safety issue. I spoke with Jeff Manley (544-3111) … Continue reading

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PHA Parking Violation Ticket

As suggested by the safety committee in the last PHA meeting, I created a PHA Parking Violation Ticket to give to people, or place on cars, parked illegally.  It worked on the two cars I tried it on today. One … Continue reading

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Upgraded facilities for Emergency Cache storage

New and upgraded facilities have recently been added to the well-stocked Panoramic Hill neighborhood emergency cache by the fire hydrant next to 303 Panoramic Way. Sydney Kennedy (904 Pan Way) worked with me over several weekends, including the use of … Continue reading

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