Community Links

Montclair Village is your gateway to useful links throughout the greater Oakland area. Feel free to let us know if you have a link you would like added to this list.  Contact info@montclairvillage.com.

Government Agencies
ABAG (Association of Bay Area Governments) Provides links to government agencies, also earthquake hazard block-by-block maps.
Alameda County Department contact information, County budget and agendas.
City of Oakland All City services, departments and personnel can be accessed from this one site.
Oakland Police Department Here you will find beat news, security tips, home alert information and police contact information.
EBMUD (East Bay Municipal Utility District) Information on water conservation, Chloramine, agendas and other projects.
Montclair Safety and Improvement Council (MSIC) This all-volunteer community organization focuses on safety issues and enhancements to the greater Montclair area surrounding the Village. It deals with items like mail theft, traffic & pedestrian safety, emergency response in the event of an earthquake or fire, and beautification projects. Volunteers are always welcome!
Oakland Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (OCVB) A good place to discover the attractions of our area.

Jobs
Localwise Are you hiring? We recently teamed up with Localwise—the new local job board in the Bay Area—to help Montclair businesses hire local employees.The Localwise applicant pool is made up of East Bay students (UC Berkeley, BCC, Mills College etc.), as well as local community members.

Schools
Oakland Public Schools This site provides a list of schools, enrollment information and graduation requirements, as well as, policy information and meeting agendas.

Parks and Recreation
East Bay Regional Park District Provides information on all the East Bay parks, including our own Village Park. Provides resources for making reservations as well as a calendar of events.
Friends of Montclair Railroad Trail This is a community-based group of trail users, neighbors and supporters who value this historic walking/biking trail. The paved 1.5 mile trail runs between Montclair Village and Shepherd Canyon’s Saroni Drive in Oakland CA. More info about the trail and volunteer opportunities can be found on their website.
Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) This is a community-based group dedicated to preserving and protecting the creek and its watershed as a natural and a community resource. Neighbors and FOSC staff lead community workdays at restoration sites in Beaconsfield Canyon, Dimond Canyon Park, Marj Saunders Park, and Shepherd Canyon Park, as well as at the Joaquin Miller Park Native Plant Nursery.

Neighborhood
Montclair Organized Neighborhoods (MONs) Over 90 neighborhood groups are organized to address issues like emergency preparedness, traffic safety, crime & safety, and social networking. Founded by MSIC, its leaders meet quarterly to address issues of mutual concern. For more information, email dmosher@sbcglobal.net.
Oakland Public Library, Montclair Branch Our own branch at 1687 Mountain Blvd. can be reached at 510-482-7810.
Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association Comprised of most of the homes south and east of the Village.
Shepherd Canyon Homeowner Association Comprised of most of the homes north and east of the Village.
Woodminster Amphitheater For over 35 years Producer’s Associates, Inc. has been providing Bay Area audiences with high quality musical theatre entertainment. Shows run throughout the summer.

Transportation
East Bay Bicycle Coalition This volunteer organization is dedicated to promoting bicycling as a means of everyday transportation and recreation.
Regional Transportation Providing information for all public transportation including: BART, AC Transit, and ferries, including schedules.
AC Transit Provides information about fares, schedules, and routing info. This link will take you directly to maps and schedules to make it easier for you to find out how to get to the village.
BART Provides information regarding schedules, ticket information, bikes and agendas.