In July of 1928, a palatial residence was to be built in the new subdivision Claremont Pines. The home was known as the Tribune-Schlesinger Home.
In December 1943, there were winds up to 75 MPH and many fires in the hills and the East Bay. There were at least 10 brush and grass fires reported all over Northern California. The smell of burning eucalyptus hung over the city for hours Oakland Tribune Dec 09, 19443 The fire in the Oakland... Continue Reading →
A brush and timber fire that destroyed at least four Oakland hill area homes and menaced at least 50 more burned in the area of Pine Needle Road and Upper Broadway Terrace and came close to the buildings of the new Broadway Low-Level tunnel (Caldicott Tunnel). This was on September 25, 1937. Oakland Tribune Sep... Continue Reading →