Category Archives: Community Events

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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November 30 – Small Business Saturday 2019

Situated between the long lines of Black Friday and the seemingly-minute-long online deals of Cyber Monday, sits Small Business Saturday. It’s easy to skip over the mom-and-pop shop for the big box store or online retailer, but there’s good cause … 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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The Birth of the Navy

On Friday, October 13, 1775, meeting in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress voted to fit out two sailing vessels, armed with ten carriage guns, as well as swivel guns, and manned by crews of eighty, and to send them out on a … 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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Saturday, September 7 – Oakley is opening a brand new outdoor Fitness Court

Sign Up Sat, September 7, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT Oakley Recreation Center, 1250 O’Hara Ave, Oakley, CA 94561 View Map Have you heard?? Oakley is opening a brand new outdoor Fitness Court this summer! To celebrate, certified Ambassadors … Continue reading

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Oakley Farmer’s Market – Sunday’s starting September 1

Featuring organic and conventional veggies from Esquivel Farms and Delfa’s Garden, fruits from Diaz Farms and Delfa’a Garden, strawberries from Bay Fresh Producer, fresh and smoked fish from FreshWay Fish, local honey from MarElla Honey Bees, cut flowers from Sunrise … Continue reading

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