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Park Trails Named

Update from Mike G: See the map below – all the park trails are officially named!  Most of the paths are named after the Pleasureland owners’ families.  The one exception is Parete Path, which is named after Carmine Parete, one of the … Continue reading

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2015 – What’s Next for Great Oak Park in Year Four

The first two years were all about discussion and planning.  In our third year we celebrated banner achievements as visible progress finally took place.  The plan is to be just as productive this year while we move forward and officially … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed!

From the latest meeting round-up  featured in The Oakland Journal: “Scattered throughout the grounds are the old Muller’s park picnic tables.  These tables and accompanying benches are made of concrete. Most of them are still in excellent shape and need … Continue reading

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Proposal: Bike Park

Today’s post is authored by Steve Wagoner, a lifelong Oakland resident and 1977 graduate of IHHS. OAKLAND BIKE PARK By Steve Wagoner One of the newest and most popular Oakland Recreation Programs is the Mountain Bike Program.  This new sport … Continue reading

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Park Committee Meeting 8/8/13

It sounds like there was some very productive discussion in moving ahead for the future park, albeit cautiously and slowly! Here are links to two articles that covered the highlights of the meeting: The Oakland Journal – August Park Meeting Recap … Continue reading

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