Category Archives: City Parks

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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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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Oakley’s Water Conservation Efforts are On‐going

Recognizing years ago that water is a limited resource and a major utility expense for irrigating parks and landscape, the City of Oakley began efforts to install wells, when possible and practical, at their parks when they are developed. Nationally, … Continue reading

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Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project SEIR is final

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for the Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project in Oakley addresses the potential environmental impacts of the Project. The Project entails wetland and upland restoration and public access to the 1,178-acre Dutch Slough … Continue reading

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Big Break Visitor Center

After over 20 years of discussions and planning and nearly $15 million in expenditures it’s nearly ready.  The Board of Directors for the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) held their monthly board meeting at Big Break Regional Shoreline in … Continue reading

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Oakley Parks Division Making Beneficial Strides

Press Release from the City of Oakley The City of Oakley Parks Division has recently gone through some reorganization. “The vision for the Parks Division restructuring is intended to provide improved leadership and enhance operations,” stated Jason Vogan, City Engineer/Public … Continue reading

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All Abilities Park Under Construction in Oakley

Throughout East County children with special needs, over 5,000 are excluded from playing on traditional playgrounds. These children face barriers that include actual physical barriers, as well as philosophies and attitudes that inhibit inclusion. However, the benefits of play are … Continue reading

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