Duel Protesters Hit City of Oakley Wednesday Night, Set for Antioch Thursday

On Wednesday night, two groups of more than a dozen protesters hit Main Street in the City of Oakley to both showcase anti-Donald Trump...

June 24 – July 7: Oakley Police Calls

The following are police calls between June 24 through July 7 per the Oakley Police Department. These focus on the higher priority calls. Arson 7/3...

Power Outage Impacting 2,545 Customers in Oakley, Bethel Island

A power outage is impacting PG&E customers in the City of Oakley and Bethel Island Tuesday night. According to PG&E, 2,545 customers are impacted with...

Oakley Set to Finalize Second Driveways, RV and Boat Parking Ordinance

After months of discussion, the Oakley City Council on Tuesday will attempt to finalize an amendment Ordinance dealing with second driveways and the parking...

Oakley: Koda Dog Park Now Open

On June 30, the City of Oakley held a ribbon cutting to officially open Koda Dog Park at the corner of Laurel Road and...

Oakley: Portion of O’Hara Road Closed Due to Road Construction

The City of Oakley announced that O’Hara Avenue will be closed in the northbound direction from Laurel Road to Chianti Way on Monday, July...

Tongson: Oakley P-6 Tax Explained, Helps Fund Police Department

A long-existing, yet seemingly obscure tax in the City of Oakley continues to prove its importance and vitality to residents and the city's police...

June 17 – 23: Oakley Police Calls

The following are police calls between June 17-23  as the Oakley Police Department has updating some of its backlogged weeks. These focus on the...

Mathisen: East County Fishing is Hot Right Now

Summer tournament fishing here in East County brings anglers from all over the country to the California Delta for a variety of events. Between now...

Oakley: Koda Dog Park Opening Day is June 30

The City of Oakley is inviting the community to join them for the Grand Opening of Koda Dog Park on Saturday, June 30 at...

Oakley: Man Who Assaults Woman and Barricades Himself in Home Arrested

On Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m, Oakley Police officers were called to a home in the 500 block Norcross Lane for a verbal argument...

June 30: Ironhouse Sanitary District to Host Recycled Water Fill Station Opening Day Celebration

Ironhouse Sanitary District will be opening its Residential Recycled Water Fill Station for the summer season on Saturday, June 30 from 8 a.m. to...

Oakley Cityhood Celebration and Fireworks Set for July 7

The City of Oakley will host the annual Cityhood Celebration on Saturday, July 7th at the  Freedom High School soccer basin located at the corner of Neroly Rd and O’Hara Ave. This event commemorates the anniversary of Oakley incorporating as a city in 1999 and  also celebrates our nation’s Independence Day. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.  Both admission and parking is FREE, however wristbands  for unlimited use of children’s activities are $5. The wristbands are valid for all the  activities on the upper and lower basin. Children ages 5 and under can receive a free  wristband at the event. Wristband booths will be located on the walkway down from the  school parking lot and also on the upper basin. Don’t wait in the long line though, as  wrist bands are available for pre‐purchase at City hall now through July 5th. This year’s activities will include glitter tattoos, face painting, giant slides, obstacle  courses, the popular mechanical shark and surfboard rides, rock climbing wall, and  bounce houses. The food area has expanded this year to include food vendors on the upper basin as well  as the main area.  Food selections include:  pizza, kettle corn, shaved ice, ice cream, frozen  lemonade, gelato, acai bowls, steak sandwiches, gyros, burgers, hot dogs, lumpia, tri‐tip  sandwiches, cotton candy, Dole Whip, sausage, and corn dogs. A variety of vendors will be on hand, selling their wares and offering raffles and games.   Guests are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the music throughout the  evening in anticipation of the spectacular fireworks show which begins at approximately  9:30 p.m. Guests  may  bring  a  picnic  dinner,  but  alcohol  is ...

May 20 – June 16: Oakley Police Calls

The following are police calls between May 20 through June 16 as the Oakley Police Department has updating some of its backlogged weeks. These...

Oakley: Motorcycle Crash on Highway 4 Injures Two Saturday Morning

At 8:13 am Saturday, emergency crews responded to a report of a motorcycle crash on eastbound Highway 4 with two riders down. Upon arrival, firefighters...

Oakley Police Chief Reminds Residents Fireworks are Illegal in Contra Costa

A MESSAGE FROM OAKLEY POLICE CHIEF CHRIS THORSEN ABOUT FIREWORKS July 4th is right around the corner. As in years past, I anticipate some in...

Oakley: Homeless Start 5-Acre Vegetation Fire

On Saturday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire that broke out near Main Street and Rose...

Hook, Line and Sinker Hosts Ocean Fishing Trip June 20

Hook, Line & Sinker will be hosting their next Ocean Trip for Rockfish with Captain Allen Chin, on the Tigerfish on June 20, 2018. The...

Oakley City Council to Discuss Salary Ranges, Benefits for Staff on Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council will decide whether or not to approve amendments to the 2018-19 Compensation and Benefits Program as well as...

With No “Poop Fairy” on Call, Dog Owners Are Reminded to Pick Up Pet...

East Contra Costa County is encompassed with many miles of multipurpose trails, acres of beautiful parkland, and swaths of wide open space. Offering a...