Monthly Archives: June 2013

City to Launch a 9/80 Schedule for Expanded Office Hours

After four years of mandatory unpaid furloughs, City Staff will be adjusting to a new work schedule beginning in July. The City Council recently decided to discontinue the furlough program in place of a new “9/80 schedule” for City operations. Discontinuing … Continue reading

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June 14 – Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, in order to establish an official flag for the new nation, the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act: Resolved, that the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; … Continue reading

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Downtown Revitalization Update

Downtown renovations and construction continues in Oakley. While the construction of Carpaccio’s Italian Restaurant and new La Costa Taqueria Restaurant were completed early this year, other improvements have also progressed. Oakley’s City Council abandoned the proposal to renovate the former Centromart … Continue reading

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The Heat

Summer is nearly here and with the season comes increased temperatures and heat indices.  Humans are, to a large extent, capable of adjusting to the heat. This adjustment to heat, under normal circumstances, usually takes about five to seven days, … Continue reading

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The Oakley Almond Festival

This is from an email I received today from the Oakley Chamber of Commerce regarding the Almond Festival: Many people have been asking recently about the Oakley Almond Festival. Because the Chamber of Commerce was one of the main sponsors … Continue reading

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Raley’s targeted in cyber attack

This is a copy of an email sent out today to Raley’s customers: To Our Customers: Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has recently discovered that a portion of our computer network systems may have been the target of a complex, criminal cyber … Continue reading

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Oakley City Staff Compensation

Even through the lowest points of this bad economy the City of Oakley’s financial situation has remained stable. We never went through mass staff layoffs; we never compromised public safety by reducing the size of our police force; we are … Continue reading

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