21 January, 2015
The plan to transform the Oak Knoll Naval Facility in the East Oakland hills into a mixed-use community with 935 homes is being revived six years after it was shelved because of the Great Recession.
14 May, 2014
San Francisco Business Times – SunCal Revives Plans for Oakland’s Oak Knoll, Buys 167-Acre Development Site for the Second Time
In a twist of deja vu, SunCal is back to redeveloping the Oak Knoll project in the Oakland Hills — a 167-acre, former naval hospital site with the potential for more than 900 homes.
10 March, 2012
Oak Knoll, the sweeping, picturesque Oakland hills property that once housed a storied Navy hospital, is once again in flux. As part of the huge Lehman Bros. bankruptcy proceedings, a federal judge recently granted control of the 167-acre site to the liquidation estate handling the Lehman remnants.
9 April, 2011
TV Segment – KGO TV
Watch the KGO-TV (ABC) San Francisco news report about the April 8, 2011, implosion of the 11-story main building at the former Naval Hospital Oakland. It was the last Navy structure to be demolished at the former base that closed in 1996 and collapsed within seconds following a controlled series of explosions.
8 April, 2011
Flash, ka-boom and a venerable old Navy hospital in the Oakland Hills collapsed into history Friday. Oakland Naval Hospital, formerly called Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, which closed 15 years ago, imploded just after noon when City Councilman Larry Reid detonated 800 pounds of dynamite that blasted the 11-story building into a pile of rubble.