May 14-20: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between May 14-20 according to information provided by Oakley Police.   Assault w/Deadly...

Liberty Union High School District Warns of Possible Gastroenteritis Outbreak

On Wednesday, the Liberty Union High School District issued a letter to parents warning of a possible viral gastroenteritis (GAS-tro-en-ter-1-tis) outbreak among some students...

Oakley: Three Injured in Balcony Collapse

At 8:23 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a balcony collapse in the 4000 block of...

Man Struck by Gunfire in Oakley, Suspect Later Arrested in Antioch

The Oakley Police Department reported that on Saturday May 21st, shortly after midnight, Oakley Officers were dispatched to a shooting incident that occurred in...

Oakley Police Say Youths Approached by Suspicious Vehicle, Unclear if Crime Occurred

On Monday, the City of Oakley confirmed that two child were approached by a suspicious vehicle at Oakley Elementary School during East County Little...

Ironhouse Sanitary District’s Residential Recycled Water Fill Station Will Reopen on June 3

Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) will reopen its Residential Recycled Water Fill Station beginning June 3. The Fill Station, open to all Oakley and Bethel...

Oakley Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

National non-profit KaBOOM! is honoring the City of Oakley with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities...

May 19: Oakley Bike to School Day

Street Smarts Diablo is sponsoring the first-ever Oakley-wide Bike to School Day on Friday, May 19. Supported by Superintendent Greg Hetrick, all 8 OUESD...

Letter: Oakley Police Chief Talks Fireworks

The following was submitted by Oakley Police Chief Chris Thorsen As I write this, we are approximately two months from the July 4th celebration. Each...

May 7-13: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between May 7-13 according to information provided by Oakley Police.   Assault with...

Oakley: Man Stabbed by Stepson Sunday Afternoon

On Sunday May 14 at approximately 5:45 PM, Oakley Police Officers responded to the 500 block of Freemark Lane for a reported stabbing. When...

Letter: East Contra Costa Fire District Funding Gridlock Must End Soon

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Michael R. Dupray Currently we have only 4 fire stations and 36 firefighters for the entire...

Oakley: Vehicle Fire on Laurel Road Shuts Down On-Ramp to Highway 4

At 2:38 pm Friday, Contra Costa Fire responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Laurel Road in Oakley at the eastbound Highway...

Oakley Police Announce Driver Who Struck Child Identified, Vehicle Impounded

Less than 24-hours after seeking help from the public in identifying a driver who struck a 6-year-old child Tuesday, police announced they have identified...

Oakley Police Seeks Help Identifying Vehicle that Struck 6-Year-Old

On Tuesday May 9th at 4:45pm, Oakley police officers responded to a hit and run on O’hara Ave and Francisco Villa. Two vehicles going...

Mosquito Fogging Set for Oakley and Bethel Island Thursday Morning

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck-mounted, ultra-low volume...

East County Little League Pitch, Hit and Run Winners Announced

As many as 60 participants competed in the PITCH HIT & RUN™ Competition hosted by East County Little League on Sunday, May 7, 2017...

Zipton-Vanderwarf Earn Wild West Bass Trail Win Out of Big Break Marina

On Saturday, the Wild West Bass Trail Tournament brought 140 boats to Big Break Marina in Oakley where teams battled for the Delta title....

Oakley: Spray Water Features to Open Memorial Day Weekend

The City of Oakley Parks Division will activate its water spray features beginning Saturday, May 27, 2017. A multiple water spray feature is located at...

Oakley Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting, House and Vehicles Hit

The Oakley Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred at 5:50 am Saturday in the 1600 block of Dawson Court in Oakley. According...