Rock Blown from Quarry

A 40-pound rock, blasted from the hills above Millsmont, was hurled half a mile and crashed through the roof and dining room ceiling at the home of Fred Bailey, 4017 Altamont Avenue.

Reign of Terror

Mrs. George D. Greenwood, Oakland society leader, was murdered by a bomb explosion in the yard of her home at 1899 Jackson Street after threatening were received letters.

Oak Knoll Homes

Rolling Hills, Pleasing Climate Situated in eastern Oakland's rolling hills, it enjoys a warm, balmy climate and provides ideal home sites with an unobstructed view, a perfect place for children.  New Developer at Oak Knoll David D Bohannon well-known subdivider and developer of San Francisco property, formed a new company called Oak Knoll Land Development Company.  The company... Continue Reading →

In Oak Knoll…

Oakland Tribune Oct 2, 1927 In 1926 it was announced that development of the Oak Knoll Country Club and the land surrounding it would handled by Carroll L. Post, the former president of Post Food Products Company. They began building the first group of model homes in April of 1926. Ezell-Phebus were the sales-agents. Oakland... Continue Reading →

Fairway Estates in Oak Knoll

When this area was first built up in the mid-1920s it was part of Oak Knoll. Now it is considered to part of Sequoyah "Fairway Estates is in the heart of the country club district and consists of a group of estates with building sites of generous size." Oakland Tribune, August 18. 1929 Fairway Estates and Country... Continue Reading →

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