Category Archives: City Parks

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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Oakley Recreation Center Update

The intersection at O’Hara Avenue and Chianti Way is currently under construction to install a new traffic signal at this location. The current configuration is a “T” intersection with a median restricting vehicles from making a left turn on to … Continue reading

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Big Break and Marsh Creek Regional Trail Rehabilitation

At a recent TRANSPLAN meeting (the TRANSPLAN Committee was created in 1991 to serve as a multi-jurisdictional transportation planning and coordinating group for the eastern portion of Contra Costa County. The TRANSPLAN committee is made up of elected officials and … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Announces 2017 Wildland Fire Season

Following the transition into fire season by CAL FIRE, the East Bay Regional Park District is also transitioning and preparing for wildland fire season effective May 15, 2017 in its 120,000 acres of parklands in the counties of Contra Costa … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Area at Creekside Park Receives Some Renovations After Winter Storms

City workers and contractors are performing clean up, the installation of new plants and trees, and general maintenance of the Marsh Creek Restoration area at Creekside Park. The January and February Winter rain and wind storms damaged and destroyed some … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Water Trail Program Opens 26 New Sites

The San Francisco Bay Water Trail opened 26 new launching and landing sites for non-motorized boats on the Bay. The Water Trail is a regional trail linking nine counties in the Bay Area. Administered by ABAG, the Water Trail program … Continue reading

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