Category Archives: Community Events

Happy Birthday U.S. Navy – 2020

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 2, 2020) Aircraft from Nimitz Carrier Strike Group fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX is an intensive exercise designed to fully integrate … Continue reading

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Join Us for a Fun Halloween Drive-Thru Event

The City of Oakley will be hosting a “Halloween Drive Thru” event on Saturday, October 31st from 12noon – 3pm.  Admission is FREE and guests must pre-register to attend.   The event will be limited to no more than 200 vehicles … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 26 – Delta Waterway Cleanup

The Delta Waterway Cleanup, part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, is Saturday, September 26, 2020. For safety reasons, there are no large, centrally organized cleanup sites this year. Instead, cleanups will be self-guided and close to home. Cleaning neighborhoods, local parks, and … Continue reading

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September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Constitution

September 17th is the 233rd observance of the adoption of our Republic’s founding contract — that date in 1787 when our Constitution was signed by by 38 of 41 delegates present at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. As dictated by … Continue reading

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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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A Modified Heart of Oakley Celebration

Normally, we’d be getting ready for our awesome heart of Oakley Celebration, but large public gatherings are of course not possible at this time. But that doesn’t’ mean we can’t still have a lot of fun and celebrate our wonderful … Continue reading

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2020 Ridge Trail Challenge is Live

The Bay Area Ridge Trail is a visionary regional trail network circling the San Francisco Bay. Today over 383 miles of Ridge Trail exist through all 9 Bay Area counties, and every day we get closer to completing a fully … 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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Best of the Delta 2020 – Presented by Visit CA Delta

Visit CA Delta presents… Best of the Delta 2020! The Delta is a GREAT PLACE filled with people, homes, and businesses, and it is awash with history, cultural richness, and diversity. It is also a fantastic destination filled with food, wine, recreation opportunities, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday U.S. Army – 2020

Today is the 245nd birthday of the United States Army When the American Revolution broke out, the rebellious colonies did not possess an army in the modern sense. Rather, the revolutionaries fielded an amateur force of colonial troops, cobbled together … 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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Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

By Brent Landau April 13, 2017 Today Christians are celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason for this variation is … Continue reading

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Check Out the Full 2020 Schedule for Friday Night Bites!

The Foodie Crew recently announced the full 2020 schedule for the Friday Night Bites monthly food truck event! The food trucks will be back on the first Friday of each month from February 7th through October 2nd and during the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2019

A huge, wide screenTV would be nice; with a new, deluxe home theater, and an expensive surround system. This will make watching Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection, 16 discs including classics like Vertigo, Rear Window and North by Northwest, more … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving – 2019

In January 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had just been re-elected for a third term. After nearly 10 years of double-digit unemployment and economic stagnation, the Great Depression was abating. War had engulfed Europe, and before year’s end the United States … Continue reading

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Veterans Day – 2019

Today marks the 101st Veterans Day, when we pause at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in honor of all American veterans. Our national Veterans Day observance originated as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War … Continue reading

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DCA Set to Vote on the Establishment of a New Delta Stakeholder Engagement Committee

The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA), an independent joint powers authority tasked with design and engineering work to support the state’s effort to modernize Delta conveyance, has posted the agenda packet for the September 19 Board of Directors meeting. During this week’s … Continue reading

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