The First Bus lines in Oakland

In May of 1921, The Key System began to operate motor coach service. The first line opened up on May 16, 1921, to Mills College and a week later on May 21st, service to Montclair began.¹ The Realty Syndicate purchased and paid the bills for the motor coaches, to provide transportation for potential customers to … Continue reading The First Bus lines in Oakland


The History Bug Strikes

I grew up in the Montclair District in Oakland. I moved there in early 1972 after my Mom remarried. We moved into a four-story home that my step-father had built pretty much by himself.   My family lived there until 2001, when our home was sold. I went to Thornhill Elementary School and Montera Junior … Continue reading The History Bug Strikes