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Fire Fundraising Update

MORE THAN $85,000 RAISED THUS FAR, GOAL IS $100,000. “We are over $85,000. Over 300 residents and friends of Oakmont have contributed. Triple digits are within sight. If you’ve already contributed, once again heartfelt thanks, if you’ve procrastinated there is still time. Please make checks payable to Oakmont Community Foundation, indicate wildfire. A single check […]

Application for Conditional Use Permit Filed with City of Santa Rosa

Following the recently announced successful sound study performed on the ERC tennis courts, OVA was set to submit the application for a Conditional Use Permit with the City Planning Department to convert two tennis courts to six pickleball courts at the ERC.  At a meeting with Susie Murray on November 3, she requested two additional […]

Sunday Symposium: “The Fire and the Future”

Don McPherson “We are now showing the potential of our community . . . can you imagine, if we kept this up moving into the future, what we can accomplish?” Santa Rosa City Council Member Tom Schwedhelm asked a capacity crowd at the Oakmont Sunday Symposium November 12. Schwedhelm has spent his entire career with […]

Pickleball Sound Study Clears The Way For ERC Court Conversion

Michael Connolly At the October 31 Board of Directors Business Meeting, Bollard Acoustical Consultants reported on the results of the sound study they performed at the East Recreation Center tennis courts.  Sound engineer Jonathan Lopez described how sound measurements were taken at both residential property lines and patios/decks of homes bordering the ERC.  Ambient noise […]

Event Honoring Veterans & First Responders Attracts Overflow Crowd to the Berger Center

Michael Connolly Update: $30,000 collected during Friday’s event at the Berger Center. Persistent rain could not dampen the enthusiastic turnout of Oakmont residents at the Berger Center on Friday to honor our veterans and the emergency first responders who contributed to the safety and wellbeing of Oakmonters and the protection of the community. Co-sponsored by the […]

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Bookmarking OVA Information

Now you can go quickly to the Oakmont website from your smartphone or tablet. No need to log onto the website via your computer or personal electronics. The site will give you information about life in Oakmont, and easy access to the current Oakmont News, new stories, and past issues. Click here to view the […]

November 15th

Did you know you could search the Oakmont News now? Once you click on the link above, look for the magnifying glass icon to bring up a search box. Type in the group name or keyword you are looking for. A list will come up with all the times your search words appear in that edition of the paper. Select the one you would like to jump to that page.


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