Monthly Archives: December 2009

New Commercial/Residential Development for East Cypress

The City has received a Notice of Intent to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for “Sosnowski’s Coronado Commercial/Residential Development” on 90 acres on East Cypress – in the County area that was not annexed into the City. The comment period … Continue reading

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From service dog to SURFice dog

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The Season of Giving – 2009

For the last month and a half the Friends of Oakley – A Community Foundation have been preparing for this year’s Christmas Basket program. The support from the community during this process has been incredible. We had 4 gift wrapping session. … Continue reading

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Garbage Collection in Oakley

The City of Oakley will soon be taking over the responsibility to manage garbage collection for the City of Oakley. Until recently this has been done by Ironhouse Sanitation District. Ironhouse will retain oversight of the company’s service to Bethel … Continue reading

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Pink Glove Dance

The latest viral video to become a hit on YouTube is not only entertaining, it’s saving lives. It’s called the “Pink Glove Dance” and it was put together by an unlikely group of performers. The video features more than 200 … Continue reading

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A new Beginning for the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

The County and the cities of Oakley and Brentwood recently concluded discussion on a new Fire Board. All three entities decided that a locally controlled Board would be the best way to address the issues of the fire district. The … Continue reading

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Preparing for Disaster

Tuesday — October 17, 1989 — 5:05pm: While thousands waited at Candlestick Park for the third game of the World Series to begin, others throughout the Bay Area hurried home to watch the national pastime on T.V. Suddenly all were … Continue reading

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