Is there a hidden agenda that the OVA Board is trying to impose on the village membership, as was suggested? Are Steve Spanier and Tom Kendrick acting as co-regent, imposing a concealed program of steady and stealthy expansion on Oakmont? The record shows otherwise. The demise of the Oakmont Golf Club (OGC) operation demanded an…

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Whether by design or encouraged by the city of Santa Rosa, H.N. Berger, a successful Southern California entrepreneur, planned and built Oakmont to attract buyers hailing from a variety of financial backgrounds. To this end, he built single family homes, as well as duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes. He even contemplated, but later abandoned, the construction of…

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A raft of problems facing Oakmont’s 37 sub-associations could threaten the long-term well-being of the community as a whole, according to a report delivered at the July 16 Oakmont Village Association board meeting. (Oakmont News) Lack of funds and manpower imperil Oakmont’s neighborhood associations, the so called sub-HOAs, and could, therefore, endanger the good fortune…

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“This is seen in all the issues that have arisen over the past 5 years, and can be unpacked by looking directly at the fears people in Oakmont are driven by; home values, conflict with neighbors, losing a recreational activity, fire etc.” The above comments from a former Oakmont resident, give pause and lead to…

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YES votes 1,973 to 707 NO votes. The culmination of the August 8th election shows that almost two-thirds of Oakmont’s residents wish to retain golf as an amenity in their village.  The monthlong battle for and against the dues increase was fought on both sides vigorously and at times acrimoniously.  The YES vote warning against…

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