The native Huchiun people once traversed the lush greenery of the Oakland hills, glimpsing breathtaking vistas as they followed the creeks down to the bay. In 1829, their territory became part of the huge land grant awarded to Mexican soldier Luis Maria Peralta, who in turn lost control of the hills as settlers arrived to harvest the virgin redwood. Although at one time a rustic haven for poet Joaquin Miller, who set up camp where a park now bears his name, the hills proved irresistible to developers. After transit lines ...

Oakland Hills 2004, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738529264

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Oakland Hills 2004, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531615574