Today: Marsh Creek Restoration Project Ribbon Cutting

Just a reminder that there will be a ribbon cutting today at Creekside Park for the $1 million Marsh Creek Restoration Project at 4:30...

Oakley City Council Recap: Dollar General Re-Approved

By way of a 4-0 vote, the Oakley City Council reaffirmed a prior decision to to sell the former CentroMart Building to Cross Development,...

Oakley City Council Preview: CentroMart Building should be Re-Bid

This week’s Oakley City Council meeting should be  interesting as the former CentroMart building is back up for discussion as DG Market is now...

Updated: Elevator Rescue at Carpaccio Restaurant

Around 2:15 p.m. this afternoon, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a call at Carpaccio’s Restaurant in Oakley for a person...

Oakley PD: Hit and Run Damages Fence

While this was originally classfiied as a hit and run, it turned out to be a non-issue as the driver of the incident ended...

Montgomery Won’t Answer Questions Regarding Facilitator

As a follow up to today’s Special Meeting  of the Oakley City Council which is being classified as a “Team Building” exercise, I asked...

Oakley Should Postpone Tuesday’s Special Meeting

It would be prudent for the City of Oakley to cancel their so called “special meeting” this Tuesday while simultaneously work to become more...

March 3: Red Men & Pocahontas Breakfast

I was lucky enough to have Breakfast this morning with Assemblyman Jim Frazier at the monthly fundraiser at Red Men & Pocahontas Breakfast...

Oakley Project Featured in American Rivers

Hat tip Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed for alerting me to a Feb. 13 piece by Sara Larson in the American Rivers who featured...

Photos: ECCFPD Responds to Oakley Motor-Home Fire

Around 7:25 this morning, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a residential fire on Pecan Lane in Oakley. It turned out to...

Oakley’s Very Bad Cup Cake Deal

So much for Oakley City Council ensuring fiscal responsibility of our city staff as not one member of the council asked about the Lease...

Oakley Council Approves “Republic of Cake” Lease

The Oakley City Council approved the lease for Republic of Cake during last night's City Council meeting at $1 per square foot. The cake...

Oakley Council Preview: Cup Cake Shop May be Coming Soon

Before I get into the agenda, I would encourage many residents of Oakley to attend the very beginning of the meeting to honor one...

Oakley PD: Chase Results in Capture of Attempted Murder Suspect

Folks in Oakley experienced a police chase last night on their way home from work and this morning it turns out the Oakley Police...

Oakley: Almond Grove School Opening in 2014-2015?

Here is something flying under the radar that should the numbers work out it would be a great thing for Oakley. It also highlight...

ECCFPD: Shed Fire on Brownstone Road

A residential fire was reported around 10:45 am on Brownstone Rd. which turned out to be a shed fire behind a home. The flames...

Reminder: Blood Drive Until 2 pm at Oakley Comfort Suites

Just a quick reminder that there is a blood drive is in full swing at the Oakley Comfort Suites with vendors on hand until...

Don’t Blame the Oakley Council or Newspaper For Library Failure

In a surprise move earlier this week, the Friends of the Oakley Library suspended its pursuit of the former CentroMart Building accusing the Council...

Update: Freedom Still 5th in Samsung Contest

As the Samsung Solve For Tomorrow Contest continues, Freedom High School now needs major support from anyone and everyone in the community to make...

Photos: Auto vs. Auto at Freedom High

There was a traffic accident on Neroly this afternoon in front of Freedom High School with Oakley Police and AMR on scene—the fire engine...