Update 2.0: Oakley Mayor Should Skip Candidate Forums

Silly season has hit the City of Oakley as City Council Candidate Randi Adler provided some interesting information on Saturday which may highlight that...

Ironhouse Provides Misleading Newsletter of Fibs

Little seems to amaze me anymore when it comes to Ironhouse Sanitary District as their latest newsletter basically gives the Board of Directors credit...

Oakley City Council Candidate Launches Website

Oakley City Council Candidate Dave Hansen has launched his campaign website which should give voters some much needed information about who he is and...

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...

1999-2012: Ironhouse Sanitary District Pay Increases

At the expense of the rate payer, the Ironhouse Sanitary District has flourished for many years and has been relatively unaffected.  While a majority...

Residents Beautify Oakley Neighborhood

I had the opportunity to attend the city beautification project yesterday that repainted and repaired the worn down and mismatched fencing along Vintage Parkway...

Oakley Applicants to Interview for ECCFPD Board

It appears that the City of Oakley and ECCFPD will be in good hand when Pat Anderson and Jim Frazier drop off the ECCFPD...

Marsh Creek Restoration Breaks Ground

It’s been a long five years of for the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed (FOMWC) who have been waiting to break ground on their...

Oakley to Terminate HALO Lease in Favor of AMR?

There is a very interesting discussion item set for this Tuesday at the Oakley City Council Meeting as they will consider termination of the...

Oakley to Host Marsh Creek Restoration Project Ground Breaking

Diane Burgis, executive director of the Friends of Marsh Screek Watershed (FOMCW), announced yesterday that the City of Oakley is holding a ground breaking ...

Oops…Chamber President Issues Rebuttal Admitting Mistake

Doug Scheer, Oakley Chamber of Commerce President, issued the following rebuttal to my questioning of the Chamber scheduling their Sept. 18 Candidates Forum by...

Oakley City Council Candidate Overview

Rowena Coetsee of the Contra Costa Times provided a nice overview on the upcoming Oakley City Council race. While I may not agree with...

Oakley Chamber to Host Candidates Forum

It appears the Oakley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a City Council Candidates Forum on Tuesday, September 18; the only problem is that...

World of Discovery “Picnic in the Park” a Success

Nearly 8 months ago, Oakley celebrated with a ribbon cutting for the first all-abilities playground in East Contra Costa County. Yesterday, Oakley had a...

Sept. 15: Marsh Creek Cleanup 2012

Save the date, the Marsh Creek Cleanup 2012 is quickly approaching with this year’s event set of Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 am to...

Saturday: Picnic in the Park at the World of Discovery

On January 14, 2012 , Oakley celebrated the ribbon cutting for the first all-abilities playground in East Contra Costa County. The playground continues to...

Romick: Councilman Pope Provided Misinformation

I’ve been getting some flak from Oakley residents over my statements earlier this week accusing Councilman Randy Pope of undermining Police Chief Bani Kollo....

Oakley Downtown Construction To Last 3-4 Months

In case local residents are wondering what is going on with the construction in downtown Oakley, be aware that it will continue for the...

Oakley: 9th Annual Kids Fishing Derby Recap

I was able to attend the 9th Annual Kids Fishing Derby this past Saturday with Councilman Jim Frazier as the event kicked off at...

Oakley City Council Recap: August 14 Meeting

Below is a recap of last nights City Council Meeting which saw Councilman Randy Pope take an opposite position from the Council on multiple...