I was not in favor of new pickleball courts behind the Berger Center for the simple reason that our tennis courts were underutilized. I am not in favor a new Berger Center for the simple reason that the Central Project Committee (CPC), after lengthy research, determined that available meeting space in Oakmont was sufficient now…

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In reality there is no way of knowing what newer residents want. Just because some new residents put a great deal of money into remodeling their homes doesn’t mean that they want an expanded Berger Center, subsidies for the OGC. or higher dues. They may have chosen to live in Oakmont because of the beautiful…

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Thank you, Yvonne Frauenfelder, for your excellent, well-focused article regarding the precarious state of our situation (Oakmont – Transition 2019).  The comments made by Rick Feibusch to your article bring even more clarity to where we are and the plight we face. Over the past 3 to 5 years, we witnessed the arrival of younger, …

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More than half a century ago, H.N. “Nor” Berger, a developer from Sacramento, built 600 houses and an 18 hole golf course along Highway 12 – in a former hop yard. He fulfilled his dream to create a retirement village that followed a new trend sweeping the nation. The entrepreneur built out his Shangri-La with…

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Unfortunately,  the wider community has been given virtually no information about the financial problems which the OGC faces.  Conflicting information has been spread.  Some say that the golf OGC is doing well enough, but lost money this year and last as a result of the fires and smoke filled air that reduced the number of players.…

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According to “A Resolution to Establish an Ad-Hoc Oakmont Golf Club Committee” to be taken up by the Board of Directors tomorrow, December 18: “Whereas individuals from the BOD and the committees have expressed interest in working together as a chartered Ad-Hoc committee (initially including, but not limited to: Tom Kendrick (BOD), Carolyn Bettencourt (BOD),…

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