Monthly Archives: November 2011

A List of Oakley Wines

With the presence of grapes in our community a question I am often asked is: what wine do I buy that has Oakley grapes in it? I could offer wineries, such as Cline, Bogel, Bonnie Dunes, Gallo and Rosenblum Cellars, but … Continue reading

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All Abilities Park Under Construction in Oakley

Throughout East County children with special needs, over 5,000 are excluded from playing on traditional playgrounds. These children face barriers that include actual physical barriers, as well as philosophies and attitudes that inhibit inclusion. However, the benefits of play are … Continue reading

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Concerns Rise with the Growing Number of Group Homes in East County

The City of Oakley meets quarterly with the three school districts that serve the children in our community. We discuss issues of mutual concern. At the end of the last meeting a topic was suggested as an agenda item for … Continue reading

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Veterans Day – 2011

The message provided by Oliver North in this YouTube video provides, in detail, why the men and women of our Armed Forces are unique, even exceptional. 

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Happy 236th Birthday Marines – (1775 – 2011)

A happy birthday is in order today, as the United States Marine Corps turns 236 years old. Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, and the only Marine to receive five Navy Crosses. His service … Continue reading

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Crockett Park Update

As I stated in a previous post the City of Oakley is planning to install a new play structure at Crockett Park that is designed to be “all access” and that is intended to appeal to families that have children … Continue reading

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The Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011

In April of this year Governor Brown signed AB109, ‘The Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011’. The first goal of this new program was to comply with the Supreme Court’s order to alleviate overcrowding. The second goal for the program … Continue reading

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