Oakley Union Elementary School District to Close Schools Friday Due to Air Quality

Greg Hetrick, Superintendent of the Oakley union Elementary School District announced schools will be closed on Friday due to air quality. Here is the following...

Oakley City Council Agrees to Declare a Homeless Shelter Crisis

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council unanimously approved a resolution declaring a Shelter Crisis which now allows residents of Oakley to be eligible for...

Oakley Police Chief Set to Retire

Oakley Police Chief Chris Thorsen will be retiring at the end of the month according to the City of Oakley. Thorsen was first hired as...

Updated: Oakley Police Say Dispute Between Brothers Led to Murder-Suicide

At 8:27 am Thursday, the Oakley Police Department were dispatched to Bridgehead Road at Sandy Point 3 in the City of Oakley. According to preliminary...

Thursday: PG&E Venting Natural Gas Line in Oakley

PG&E announced Wednesday afternoon that as part of the ongoing improvements to a natural gas system, PG&E plans to vent natural gas from sections...
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Former Freedom High School Student Works to Promote Feature Film

Actress and producer Mary Catherine Greenawalt currently resides in Los Angeles, but her roots are in the East Bay.  Greenawalt was raised in Oakley,...

Brentwood Man Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Oakley

The Oakley Police Department is reporting that a DUI related crash shut down a portion of Main Street near Rose Ave at approximately 1:18...

Update: Suspect in Attempted Murder in Unincorporated Oakley Dies

The suspect in an attempted murder/domestic violence incident in unincorporated Oakley early Tuesday morning, October 30, 2018, was pronounced deceased at the hospital yesterday....

Oct. 14-20: Oakley Police Calls

The following are police calls between October 14-20 per the Oakley Police Department. These calls focus on the higher priority calls.   Auto Burglary 10/16 –...

Oakley: Bicyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Being Struck by Vehicle

At 6:27 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle versus bicyclist on Lavender Way near...

Oakley Mayor Offers Message to Community Regarding Freedom High School Threats

The following message was sent out by Oakley Mayor Randy Pope Friday offering a statement regarding the recent threats at Freedom High School. MAYOR'S MESSAGE...

Oakley Police Provides Update to School Threats

The following update was provided by Oakley Police Chief Chris Thorsen. Over the past few days we’ve seen the negative side of social media within...

Freedom HS Principal Provides Update on Snap Chat Threat, Increased PD Presence Until Perpetrator...

The Oakley Police Department and Freedom High School is investigating a Snap Chat that went out to students on Tuesday. The Oakley Police Department...

Oakley: 17-Year-Old Found Dead in Local Park

The Oakley Police Department is currently investigating the death of a 17-year-old male at the Nunn-Wilson Park in the City of Oakley. As of 8:30...

Monday: PG&E Venting Natural Gas Line in Oakley

On Monday, October 22, as part of the ongoing improvements to a natural gas system, PG&E plans to vent natural gas from sections of...

Pulliam and Andrews Earn Dan’s Delta Outdoors Tournament of Champions Win

Over the weekend, Dan’s Delta Outdoors in Oakley hosted its Tournament of Champions fishing tournament where the team of Harvey Pulliam and Jamond Andrews...

Restoring the Wetlands: Dutch Slough Project Breaks Ground in Oakley

On Wednesday, the Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with state and local partners, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Delta’s largest tidal wetlands restoration...

Oakley Harvest Festival Set for Saturday

The City of Oakley invites the community to attend its 10th Annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, October 20th from noon to 4 p.m. This event...

Oakley: High Water Mark Sign Unveiled at Big Break Regional Shoreline

On Wednesday, several agencies came together for the unveiling of a High Water Mark at the Big Break Regional Shoreline in the City of...

Out of the Darkness Walk Raises Nearly $40k for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

On Saturday, several hundred people gathered in the City of Oakley to show solidarity against the stigmas surrounding suicide and mental illness The Out of...