HALO Caretaker and Leaders Refute Times Story

The Contra Costa Times put out a disgusting piece yesterday afternoon which accuses HALO caretaker Renee Franceschini of inappropriate actions with a minor. This...

Big Break Trail Improves Accessibility

The City of Oakley and East Bay Parks worked together to become more friendly to bikers of the trail as two curb cuts were...

Anderson Pulls Papers For Council Run

Oakley City Councilwoman Pat Anderson pulled papers yesterday for yet another city council run.  Anderson has been a councilmember since the beginning of cityhood...

HALO Announces New President… But Questions Remain

The Homeless Animals' Lifeline Organization (H.A.L.O.) put out a Press Release today explaining that due to growth, they had to replace Tamera Reed as...

Updated: H.A.L.O. Votes to Remove President

The H.A.L.O. Board of Directors voted out Tamera Reed as its president earlier this week with little details being given as to why the removal...

Mayor Kevin Romick Seeks Re-Election

First elected in 2004, Mayor Kevin Romick has decided to pull papers for a third term for Oakley City Council. He is so far...

Holy Ghost Parade Photographs

I had the oppertunity to attend the Holy Ghost Parade on Sunday in Oakley which was a very nice event. Here are the photographs...

Oakley Neighborhood Watch Helps Catch Vandals

The residents in the Magnolia Park area experienced nearly 30 cases of vandalism of roll up garage doors over the past month. After a...

You, Me, We = Oakley Promotes Diversity in Video Release

There is a powerful video that was put out recently by You, Me, We = Oakley that is a worthy watch.  The video promotes...

Oakley to Seek ECCFPD Board Replacements

The Oakley City Council voted 5-0 last night to begin the process of moving towards a citizen appointed East Contra Costa Fire Protection District...

Council Preview: Oakley Calling for Applicants for ECCFPD Board

The City of Oakley will likely agree to Adopt a Resolution tonight that will allow for an application process to begin for three open...

Oakley Cityhood Celebration A Success

The City of Oakley did a wonderful job yesterday evening with its Cityhood Celebration which commemorated the anniversary of Oakley’s incorporation as a city...

Firefighter Grateful For Opportunity Despite Getting Burned With Layoff Notice

Although he was low man on the seniority list, former East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Firefighter and Oakley resident Tom LoCoco loved serving...

Multiple Fires Hit East County Yesterday

It was a busy day for ECCFPD yesterday as crews were hopping from incident to incident which East County dodged a bullet in Brentwood...

Oakley Cityhood Celebration Tomorrow

Just a reminder that this Saturday is the City of Oakley Cityhood Celebration at Freedom Basin. Via City of Oakley It's that time of year again!...

ECCFPD: 3 Fires on Sandmound Blvd. in Oakley

A giant cloud of black smoke was scene throughout East County as a fire on the far east side of Oakley on Sandmound Boulevard...

ECCFPD: Fourth of July Activity Report

I received word this morning from East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Hugh Henderson that the District ran a total of 20...

ECCFPD: Stations 54, 94, 95 Now Closed

Today is a sad day in East County as three stations have now been closed and are offline while we say goodbye to over...