28 Palms: Cows on Blacow?

Today I learned something about the 28 Palms neighborhood. The houses along Coco Palm and the first houses along the courts were built in an earlier phase.

The courts did not get completed with the remaining houses until a later phase because there was a farm with cows on Blacow that remained active for several more years!

(Random thought: were the cows called Blacows!?!)

Had there been a well organized opposition to any and all development then, there might still be a farm and Fremont’s population would be less than 100,000.

That was the population when my parents relocated with me in tow in 1961 when my Dad taught at what was then the only high school in Fremont - Washington High.