Photos: Oakley Relay For Life Opening Ceremony

The color purple was in full force Saturday at Freedom High School as the Oakley Relay for Life kicked off the 24-hour event around...

Dec. 17: Santa Set to Visit East Contra Costa Fire Stations

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that Santa will be visiting all three fire stations on December 17. Chief Brian Helmick invites the...

Oakley Council Recap: HALO Booted, Fire Board Replacements Picked

Two major decisions were made during last night’s Oakley City Council meeting which the Council voted 4-1 to terminate its lease with Homeless Animals...

Oakley Set to Begin Discussing 2-Year Strategic Plan

On January 9, the Oakley City Council will begin discussing its 2-year strategic plan where it will decide its priorities and set goals for...

Susan Morgan: A Better Way to Configure the Oakley Utility User Tax

The following was submitted for publication by Susan Morgan, Oakley resident and Director at the Ironhouse Sanitary District. On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council...

East County Group Seeking Solutions to Fire District Funding Endorse Hardcastle for Supervisor

The East County Voters for Equal Protection (ECVEP), a group of residents who are working to find ways to fund the East Contra Costa...

Oakley: Pedestrian Struck by Train Killed, Possible Suicide

On Saturday May 21, the Oakley Police Department responded to a report of a person being struck by a train at 10:30 pm. Police, East...

Oakley: Man Shot After Meddling With Home Security System

Just before 1:00 pm Sunday, Oakley Police responded to a report of a shooting on Ponderosa Drive. Upon arrival, police located a man suffering...

April 28 – May 4: Oakley Police Incident Summary

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between April 28 - May 4 according to information provided by...

Q&A: Council Candidates Answer Questions About Oakley’s Future

With five candidates running for two seats, EastCountyToday provided an opportunity for the candidates to answer some questions to allow voters the chance to...

Oakley Councilwoman Vanessa Perry Will Not Seek Election

Vanessa Perry, who was appointed to the Oakley City Council in 2014 announced Monday she will not seek election this fall. Perry was appointed in...

City of Oakley Sponsoring 3rd Annual Entrepreneur Training for Oakley Businesses

The City of Oakley has over 700 small businesses. The growth and sustainability of these businesses is critical, as they will provide future local jobs...

Freedom High Students May Have Been Exposed to Whooping Cough

On Monday, Freedom High School sent out a warning to parents that students may have been exposed to whooping cough (pertussis). According to Principal Kelly...

Photos: Port Way Fire in Oakley Damages Bathroom

At 6:53 am Tuesday morning, crews from East Contra Costa Fire Protection District rushed to the 1800 block of Port Way in Oakley for...

Photos: Oakley K-9 Demonstration Highlights Water Safety Day

The New Life Ministries in Oakley hosted a Water Safety Day which was aimed to help educate the public on safety around water. The...

Oakley Chamber Announces Citizen of the Year Recipients

The Oakley Chamber of Commerce announced its 2012 award recipients Tuesday night at the Oakley City Council meeting where 7-winners were announced.  Sallie Goetsch,...

July 28 – August 9: Oakley Police Incident Summary Report

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between July 28 through August 9 according to information provided by...

Oakley Giant Donuts Shop Robbed Early Sunday Morning

At 3:45 am, two African American males walked into Giant Donuts on Main Street with a hammer and robbed the shop. Little details are...

Letter: Bell Explains Why She Declined East Contra Costa Fire Reappointment

The following was submitted by Meghan Bell, former East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Director. Tuesday, April 25th I requested the Oakley City...

Oakley: 14-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed After Being Struck by Pickup Truck

At 8:30 pm Sunday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle at Big...