Cristie Marcus

I was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, in a small town called Piedmont in the Berkeley / Oakland Hills.  My Piedmont

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Drilling

By Bill Wrightson What’s the best way to improve in pickleball? While taking a lesson, I remember an instructor from Bend, Oregon suggested that playing

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Tim Smith

Tim is a career marketing professional who is self employed as a website designer and Internet marketing consultant. He has served in senior management positions

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Paddles for sale

 ….from the renowned Dick Hirsch collection. All paddles are like new, used only a couple of times at  50% off retail:Engage Elite Pro; $54.00 Engage MX  6.0; $62.00

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Take It or Leave It

By: John Brody Ambivalence is a very unexciting way to go through life.  It means you can’t find anything to get excited about.  In that case, you

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Peter Copen

PETER COPEN Where do you live?  In gratitude. What do you love? Life, people and Love. Why?  Why not?  Who do you focus your love

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Doc Savarese

I was born in 1942 in upstate New York as a second generation Italian male.  My father spent most of my early years serving in

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Reducing unforced errors

by Bruce Hill One area of pickleball where I excel is repeatedly making unforced errors.  I naturally turned to Oakmont’s pickleball coach, Adam MacKinnon, for advice

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Featured Player – Peter Schmidt

Written by:  Doc Savarese                                         Drawing by:  Peter Copen If the Oakmont Pickleball Club were to have an ambassador who promotes the game and communicates to potential and active

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Leaving a Legacy

Written by:  Doc Savarese                                       Drawing by:  Peter Copen How do you want to remembered?  Chances are, living in Oakmont, you have grandchildren.  Recently, I began to think of the concept

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Featured Couple

Written by:  Doc Savarese                                                                  Drawing by:  Peter Copen  The interview began in Anita and Diane’s backyard in order to maintain appropriate social distancing.  They had just recently celebrated their

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