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Support Our Local Oakley Businesses

Check out this fun and informative video our Economic Development staff have helped create to get the word out about the importance of supporting our local Oakley businesses! View Video

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Heart of Oakley Coloring Contest

Fun activities continue to roll out for our modified Heart of Oakley celebration. The latest is our coloring contest. We are encouraging kids of all ages to participate. They just need to color the attached image, and use the submission … Continue reading

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Oakley Police and You, Me, We Oakley Invite the Public to Participate in a Virtual Community Dialogue

Oakley residents are invited to join the Oakley Police Department and City Officials for a virtual community dialogue on policing on Tuesday, September 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m The Oakley Police Department has always been committed to providing fair and impartial police … Continue reading

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Free Wood Chips Every Saturday in August

Need some wood chips/mulch for your landscaping? The City of Oakley and Diablo Water District have teamed with West Coast Arborists, Inc. to offer free wood chips to spread as mulch around trees and shrubs. Wood chips are available for … Continue reading

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Register for After School Camp for Kids

The City of Oakley Recreation Division is offering an After School camp for kids in kindergarten though eighth grade on weekday afternoons during the month of August, beginning on Monday, August 3rd. Daily activities will include arts and crafts, outdoor fun, … Continue reading

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Laurel Road Construction begins Monday, July 20th.

The City is beginning the third phase of the Laurel Road Widening Project between Mellowood Drive to Main Street, which also includes the repair and resurfacing of Laurel Road east of Main Street to Meadows Lane. Electronic message boards and … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 – Oakley’s Garage Sale Do’s & Don’t’s

The last few days have seen a dizzying list of health orders issued by the governor and county leaving many unsure of how to proceed and who has the ultimate authority. Gov. Newsom has broad authority under the California Emergency … Continue reading

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Nomination Period Opens Soon for the 2020 General Municipal Election

The City of Oakley will conduct its next General Municipal Election on November 3rd. Voters will select three members to serve on the Oakley City Council. The Nomination Period for this election runs from July 13th through August 7th. If … Continue reading

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City of Oakley seeks applicants for seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacancy seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging. The application process is open until filled. The term will commence immediately upon appointment by the Oakley City Council … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 – All Fireworks Are Illegal in the City of Oakley!

Summer is nearly here, Saturday, June 20, and Fourth of July celebrations are just around the corner. Please be reminded that the use, possession, manufacture, and sale of fireworks is illegal in the both the City of Oakley and the … Continue reading

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Oakley 2020 SUMMER BIKE CHALLENGE

Fun Bike Rides, All Summer Long 2020 Summer Bike Challenge Looking for free summertime activities that are fun for the whole family? Check out 511 Contra Costa’s Summer Bike Challenge. To start, download your free Challenge Card for Oakley. Then … Continue reading

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Celebrate Our Graduating Seniors!

The Mayor and City Council will be honoring the 2020 graduating Seniors who live in Oakley! These Seniors have worked so hard for this moment and it’s their time to shine! Seniors may submit their Senior portrait at the link … Continue reading

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City of Oakley Now Hiring for Engineering Tech

The City of Oakley is now hiring for the position of full-time Engineering Technician. Under general supervision of assigned supervisory or management staff, this position performs a variety of technical office and field engineering work in support of the Public … Continue reading

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We need you to be counted in the 2020 Census!

The U.S. Census happens every 10 years. It is meant to give a snapshot of the current number of people in each community. The Census will decide how much state and federal dollars are sent to our area for a … Continue reading

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News alert: Oakley ranked #16 among Safest Cities in California, SafeWise releases 2020 survey results

SafeWise has just released its 6th annual Safest Cities in California report. I think we’re all in need of some good news this month, so I’m especially excited to announce the following: Oakley ranked #16 this year among the safest … Continue reading

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Tree Removal on Laurel Road Begins Today

The construction of the following important projects will get under way in the coming months including the Laurel Road Reconstruction (Mellowood Drive to Main Street) Project and the Vintage Parkway Resurfacing Project. In preparation of the start of the roadway … Continue reading

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The Shop Oakley Coupon Books are Here!

The 2020 Shop Oakley coupon booklet is here! This booklet is FREE to consumers and contains valuable coupons to more than 30 businesses in Oakley. There is something for everyone including discounts for restaurants, health & beauty, pet services, dental … Continue reading

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Oakley breaks ground for Contra Costa Logistics Center

SFGATE – Logistics Center Breaks Ground, Anticipated To Be “Job Magnet” East Bay Times – Developer breaks ground on East Bay light industrial park East County Today – Oakley Officially Breaks Ground on New Logistics Center, Could Create 2,800 Jobs Antioch … Continue reading

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WalletHub’s 2019’s Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub Urbanization might be the trend for much of the population, but not everyone craves the bright lights and crowded spaces of big cities. In fact, city growth is slowing down while suburbanization is rising. Small-city life can be best for those who … Continue reading

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California State Auditor’s Local Government High-Risk Dashboard

The California State Auditor (State Auditor) created the Local Government High-Risk Dashboard to report the ranking of California cities from highest to lowest risk of fiscal distress based on our analysis of certain financial data. Overall Fiscal Risk by Risk … Continue reading

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