This year’s Candidates Night event took place from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb 21. In addition to in-person attendance, members could view the event via Zoom, although Zoom allowed only 100 attendees to log in – many would-be Zoom attendees were thus shut out. 49 questions were submitted, but only 13 were…

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In childhood, we all learned to believe in democracy, the fundamental principle that the right of a government to regulate our lives derives from the consent of the governed. A government is democratic only to the extent that decisions made by that government accurately reflect what decisions the voters as a whole would make if…

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Much debate has taken place in Oakmont over the issue of rising dues over the years. This article will look at the objective history of Oakmont dues over the past 21 years and, in the final Commentary section, will offer my opinions on how this history should inform Oakmont Village Association (OVA) members and Board…

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Last updated 2024-02-17 The list below will eventually contain links to all significant Oakmont Observer articles, in chronological order within each year. Excluded will be, for example, short articles announcing events that have long since passed. As new articles are published, references to them will be added to this list. Numbers in [brackets] are identifier…

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After a 3-year hiatus, the Oakmont Observer will resume accepting articles for publication from members of the Oakmont Community! What is The Oakmont Observer? The Oakmont Observer (OO) is an online-only independent source of news and commentary of interest to the Oakmont Community. OO was born during the great pickleball conflict of the mid-2010’s, as…

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