Category Archives: City Parks

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Awards $11 Million in Proposition 1 Grants – 2 for Marsh Creek

Combined, these seven projects involve 51 entities partnering together to improve the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The $11 million awarded in this cycle will fund the following projects. Blacklock Restoration: Phragmites Control Project ($387,440), Department of Water Resources – Test methods for controlling … Continue reading

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Instructors & Class Ideas Wanted for Oakley’s New Rec Center

The City of Oakley is looking for instructors interested in teaching classes when the new Recreation Center opens. The inclusion of a commercial kitchen will allow for cooking classes, the large great room will provide space for large classes, and … Continue reading

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Oakley’s 55-acre Community Park

On Tuesday, January 9, the Oakley City Council will discuss the conceptual plan for the 55-acre Community Park to be located at the north end of Sellars Ave on the Dutch Slough proprieties as part of it’s agendized council meeting. … Continue reading

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Dutch Slough Tidal Restoration Project Ground Breaking Ceremony

This past Wednesday, October 17, I had the opportunity to participate in the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration. The Dutch Slough project will be the Delta’s largest restored fresh water tidal marsh. The tidal marsh … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Project Adds Willow Whips

In the winter of 2013 the City of Oakley Public Works Department completed a restoration and enhancement project which restored approximately three acres of natural riparian habitat to Marsh Creek adjacent to Creekside Park. Throughout the years, the Public Works … Continue reading

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Oakley Dog Park Construction Update

The anticipated Koda Dog Park is starting to take shape with the commencement of Phase 2. The walkways through the park are being set and fencing for the designated play areas and landscaping are soon to follow. The Park will … Continue reading

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Construction of Two New Parks in Oakley is Under Way

Construction has commenced on two new neighborhood parks in Oakley. The parks, Emerson Ranch Park (10 acres) and Catamaran Park (.79 acres) have already begun grading. Emerson Ranch Park, a focal point in the Emerson Ranch subdivision, is a 10 … Continue reading

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