Monthly Archives: August 2010

Avoid the 25

Last Friday night Oakley PD hosted a DUI checkpoint at Laurel Rd and Mercedes. A number of arrests were made, citations were issued and cars were towed. This event was coordinated as part of the Avoid the 25 program’s 18-day … Continue reading

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Red Light Cameras in California

Any discussion of red lights has too start with a definition, so I went to Oakley’s top cop and asked Chief Thorsen – how do you define running a red light? He replied with a simple and obvious answer,” Entering … Continue reading

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What You May Not Know About Metal Cans

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How Do I Win Rock, Paper, Scissors Every Time?

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Freedom High Teacher Awarded NFL Teacher of the Year – 2010

Frank Beede, a 10th-grade world history teacher at Freedom High in Oakley and former Seattle Seahawk guard (1996 – 2000) was awarded the NFL Teacher of the Year for 2010. This award is presented annually to a former NFL player who … Continue reading

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