Jeff Norman is a historian, author, artist and resident of Temescal.

Jeff is the author of the book Temescal Legacies: Narratives of Change from a North Oakland Neighborhood as well as co-author of Temescal Album: History of a Neighborhood. In addition, he has created a number of art projects in the community:

  • Reading History: Temescal Branch Library Celebrates 90 Years
  • Faces of Temescal

  • You are Here

  • Fire Station 8 History Walk

  • Follow the Creek

  • PostMark Temescal

  • Beyond the Pussycat: Nine Lives of a Neighborhood Landmark

  • Where We Live: The Temescal Neighborhood

  • Some Local History: An Huchiun Ohlone and Vicente Peralta - permanent marker at Telegraph and 55th St.

  • Temescal History Project

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