Monthly Archives: December 2017

Fireworks Are Illegal in the City of Oakley!

A new year is coming and here is a reminder, the use, possession, manufacture, and sale of fireworks is illegal in the both the City of Oakley and the County of Contra Costa. Our local firefighters are stretched thin enough … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading 12/31/17

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. On Highway Noise Barriers, the Science Is Mixed. Are … Continue reading

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Beacon Economics – California’s Unemployment Rate Hits Historic Lows

Beacon Economics As 2017 draws to a close, California’s unemployment rate has reached historic lows and its jobs growth has continued to outpace the nation, according to an analysis released jointly by Beacon Economics and the UCR School of Business … Continue reading

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Oakley Police to Wear Body Cameras

One of the trends sweeping across law enforcement is the use of body-worn cameras for police officers. In the wake of several controversial incidents, many communities asked for more transparency within their police departments. Soon, all Oakley Police Officers will … Continue reading

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2018 – 2020 Strategic Plan Development Oakley Residents Encouraged to Participate

The City is gearing up to develop the 2018-2020 Strategic Plan and we need you to be a part of the process. The Strategic Plan dictates the direction and priorities for the following two-year period by delineating goals and action … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Rat and Mouse Season

Six ways the district’s free service helps you prevent  rats and mice When it gets cold, most of us want to be warm. The same can be said for the rats and mice that are found in Contra Costa County … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2017

A huge, wide screenTV would be nice; with a new, deluxe home theater, and an expensive surround system. This will make watching Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection, 16 discs including classics like Vertigo, Rear Window and North by Northwest, more … Continue reading

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