Monthly Archives: August 2018

Get Creative with the Heart of Oakley Art and Coloring Contest

Grab your paints, chalk, crayons and markers and enter the Heart of Oakley Art and Coloring Contest by . The Recreation Division invites children in preschool and elementary school to complete one of four coloring pages to enter the first … Continue reading

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Risk Grows as Bird, Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District is reporting mosquitoes from Oakley and Discovery Bay and two dead birds from Discovery Bay have tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the fifth group of mosquitoes and the third … Continue reading

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Rambunctious Reptiles – 08/19/2018 (Sun) from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta

Price: Free Ages: 1m and up Gender: Coed Spaces: Unlimited openings BIG BREAK – Snakes, Turtles, Lizards, Oh My! Come join us on a sunny stroll while learning about local reptiles. No registration required; Drop-in program only. Google Map to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 08/12/18

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. As Prisoners, They Can Help Fight California’s Huge Wildfires. … Continue reading

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Second Sunday Campfire – Talking about Bats

This is a free family event being held this Sunday, August 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Big Break Regional Shoreline (69 Big Break Road, Oakley, CA). This Sunday’s campfire discussion will be on the topic of … Continue reading

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Extreme Fire Danger

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Spare the Air Alert issued for Thursday, August 9

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Thursday, August 9, for the San Francisco Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors … Continue reading

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