Janet Noble

Rank: City Fixer Civic Points: 2,020
  • Illegal Dumping Acknowledged
    1520 Lakeside Drive Oakland, California - Lake Merritt
    Large homeless encampment under the trees with bicycles and other large items. Just between the main pedestrian walkway and the lake itself.
  • 1064 Lake Merritt Boulevard Oakland, California - Lake Merritt
    Office chair IN Lake Merritt -- approximately 40 feet in from the water's edge this morning. Too far for us to retrieve using our nets (as part of the volunteer Tuesday morning lake cleaning).
  • Graffiti Archived
    2-42 Lake Merritt Boulevard Oakland, California - Lake Merritt
    This issue was just reported by phone* -- but it may help for me to also upload a photo. The exterior of the bathrooms along the lake (and not far from 13th & Lakeside) have graffiti
    service receipt number from Public Works: 751519.
  • Pothole Archived
    25 Yosemite Avenue Oakland, California - Piedmont Avenue

    About 8 feet out from the sidewalk directly in the path of cars.
    SIZE: About 2 feet by 2.5 feet, depth 8 inches at the worst spot.

    Dangerous for cyclists -- catches tires and could lead to falls and serious injury. Cars sometimes swerve into oncoming traffic to try to avoid this deep pothole. Also very difficult for pedestrians crossing the street.

    When pickup trucks hit the pothole, a lot of debris flies up and out of the truck beds onto the road.

  • 4070 Piedmont Avenue Oakland, California - Piedmont Avenue

    The cut-out area for a street tree is about 3 inches lower than the sidewalk --- my husband tripped and fell very hard at this location last week. This is an EXCEPTIONALLY BUSY pedestrian area, and we have heard that people trip here almost daily.

    It helps a lot that Baja Taqueria puts out a sandwich board during their open hours -- as this somewhat blocks off this tripping point.

    This side of Piedmont Avenue has a very narrow sidewalk, and it would be good to also inspect the tree planting holes headed down the street towards Peets Coffee and Piedmont Grocery etc.

    Thank you!

  • deep pothole Archived
    41st Street Near Terrace Oakland, California - Temescal
    Pothole on 41st near Terrace -- zip 94611
  • Lake Merritt Boulevard Oakland, California - Lake Merritt
    not sure of correct category: Wanted to report that as part of our volunteer cleaning of the beach area in front of the Lake Amphitheater, we found about 20 used syringes -- some with needle exposed. We suppose that people are gathering in this area to do drugs. Can you suggest to whom this should be reported?
  • Lake Merritt Boulevard Oakland, California - Lake Merritt
    a 4.5 foot long section of terrace wall has become dislodged and is lying on the beach. I will hopefully be able to upload a photo
  • 4135 And 4165 Howe Street Oakland, California - Piedmont Avenue
    The Second Tuesday Street Sweeping signs are almost totally bleached out and nearly impossible to read at these two addresses: 4135 and 4165 Howe Street.