Press Releases

Construction Update- October 2, 2017

October 2nd, 2017 by

Main Street will be closed between O’Hara Ave and 3rd St from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3rd for the installation of the gateway monument.… Read more

City of Oakley Hosts Military Hero Essay Contest

September 19th, 2017 by

We all know men and women who have served in the military. They are people we admire, look up to and respect for the sacrifices they have made and for… Read more

Construction Update- September 7, 2017

September 7th, 2017 by

Main Street will be closed from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th between Norcross Lane to 5th Street. The closure… Read more

Construction Update- August 17, 2017

August 17th, 2017 by

Downtown Final Paving Operations Main Street will be closed on Wednesday night- August 23rd, Thursday night- August 24th, and Friday night- August 25th… Read more

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants to Fill Seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

August 16th, 2017 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council for the next two-year term, October 12, 2017 through… Read more

Oakley Leadership Academy to Offer a Behind the Scenes Look at City Government

August 16th, 2017 by

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to participate in the 2017 Leadership Academy. The Academy is a free, interactive civic education program designed… Read more

Construction Update- August 8, 2017

August 8th, 2017 by

Main Street will be closed to traffic Thursday night, August 10th from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Norcross Lane to 5th Street for paving preparation operations.… Read more

Construction Update- August 3, 2017

August 3rd, 2017 by

Tomorrow, the contractor will be working from 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. along Main Street between Norcross Ln to 2nd St. They will be conducting will preparatory… Read more

Construction Update- July 27, 2017

July 27th, 2017 by

The construction project to renovate Main Street in Downtown Oakley is proceeding on schedule and the new improvements are taking shape.  The project’s… Read more

Construction Update July 10th, 2017

July 11th, 2017 by

The City’s contractor has finished setting up the formwork and will be pouring the new decorative sidewalks on Main Street from Norcross Ln to 2nd Street… Read more

Construction Update June 29th, 2017

June 29th, 2017 by

Work continues! The contractor will be pouring stamped concrete sections in the sidewalks beginning Friday, June 30th at 5:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. They… Read more

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants for the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee

June 23rd, 2017 by

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) maintains a standing Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to provide citizen perspective, participation and… Read more

Construction Update- June 19th, 2017

June 19th, 2017 by

You may have noticed that construction crews have started work on the new medians on Main Street. Tomorrow, Tuesday, they will be pouring concrete curbs,… Read more

Downtown Construction Update

June 14th, 2017 by

As part of the Main Street renovation project, the contractor will be pouring concrete for sidewalks on Main Street, from Norcross Lane moving east on… Read more

Downtown Construction Update

June 5th, 2017 by

The construction of the downtown project is moving forward at a fast pace. Starting Monday, June 5th, 2017 the day operations will include installation… Read more

Now Accepting Library Commission Applications

June 5th, 2017 by

The term of the current appointee to the Contra Costa County Library Commission will expire June 30, 2017. The City of Oakley is accepting applications… Read more

Oakley City Council Seeks Applications for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board

April 27th, 2017 by

The City of Oakley is seeking applications from Oakley residents who would like to serve as the City's representative on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection… Read more

Now Accepting Junior Recreation Leader Applications

April 17th, 2017 by

Come be the future of Recreation! The Junior Recreation Leader Program is designed to give students, ages 13 – 16, a chance to gain first hand experience… Read more

Science Week is Back!

April 5th, 2017 by

Join the Recreation Division for the 2017 Science Week! Participants under the age of 17 will receive a stamp on their passport at each workshop they… Read more

Now Accepting Cityhood Vendor Applications

April 4th, 2017 by

The City of Oakley will be hosting our annual Cityhood Celebration on Saturday, July 1st, 2017. We invite you to join us to sell your wares, market your… Read more

Purchase Taste of Oakley Tickets

March 24th, 2017 by

The 3rd annual Taste of Oakley will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 6 - 8pm at City Hall, 3231 Main Street. Join us as we sample delicious food from… Read more

City of Oakley Community Choice Energy Public Workshop

March 20th, 2017 by

Community Choice Energy (CCE) is a program that enables local governments to aggregate electricity demand within their jurisdictions in order to procure… Read more

Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award Nominations

March 10th, 2017 by

The Oakley Youth Advisory Council  is accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award, to honor the outstanding youth volunteers… Read more

Oakley City Council Has Not voted to support a Reallocation of Property Taxes

March 2nd, 2017 by

Contrary to an inaccurate press release from the East County Voters group (ECV) and a misleading headline by the East Bay Times, the Oakley City Council… Read more

Oakley’s Got Talent

March 1st, 2017 by

The Oakley Youth Advisory Council is hosting the 1st Oakley’s Got Talent competition on Saturday, May 20th during the annual “Relay for Life” fundraiser. … Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest- Winner Announced

November 8th, 2016 by

The winner of the 2016 Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest is 1876 Concannon Drive! Be sure to check out all of the entries with your family, they… Read more

Friends of Oakley Christmas Basket Program Registration

November 2nd, 2016 by

Thursday, November 3rd from 4 to 7pm at 1250 O'Hara Avenue Saturday, November 5th from 9am to Noon* at 1250 O'Hara Avenue *Space is limited, when… Read more

2016 Hometown Halloween Decorating Contest Winner

October 18th, 2016 by

Thank you to everyone who voted in the 2016 Hometown Halloween Decorating Contest. All those who entered have amazing decorations. All votes have been… Read more

Creative Movement

October 18th, 2016 by

Creative Movement is a fun class that encourages students ages 3 - 6 years to use their imaginations, express individuality through improvisation, improve… Read more

City of Oakley Hosts Military Hero Essay Contest

October 6th, 2016 by

We all know men and women who have served in the military. They are people we admire, look up to and respect for the sacrifices they have made and for… Read more

City Provides Additional Information About Measures E & G

September 15th, 2016 by

You are likely aware East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is responsible for providing fire suppression, fire protection, fire prevention, emergency… Read more

Oakley Leadership Academy to Offer a Behind the Scenes Look at City Government

August 26th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to participate in the 2016 Leadership Academy. The Academy is a free, interactive civic education program designed… Read more

Letter from the Mayor Regarding Fireworks

August 18th, 2016 by

As a follow up to our efforts to educate and curtail the use of fireworks in Oakley, shortly after the 4th of July I posted a letter seeking residents’… Read more

Open Call for Artists

July 26th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is seeking artists to showcase their artwork on 10 utility boxes located throughout Oakley. The goal of this project is to beautify… Read more

Oakley to Hold General Municipal Election on November 8th for Election of Three Council Seats

July 19th, 2016 by

On May 10, 2016, the Oakley City Council approved a GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION to be held November 8, 2016 for the following offices: Three (3) Members… Read more

Main Street Downtown Construction Notice

July 18th, 2016 by

This notice provides property owners, residents and merchants along and adjacent to Main Street in downtown, from Norcross Lane to 2nd Street with general… Read more

Oakley City Council Seeks Applications for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board

July 11th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is seeking applications from Oakley residents who would like to serve as the City's representative on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection… Read more

Request for Proposals

June 23rd, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is requesting qualification statements from professional consulting firms for Civil Engineering Design Services for the Capital Improvement… Read more

Main Street Car Show Vendors Wanted

June 14th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley, in partnership with Les Schwab Tires of Oakley will be hosting the 2nd Annual Main Car Show on July 23, 2016 at Civic Center Plaza.… Read more

Measure K Oakley Library and Community Learning Center

June 8th, 2016 by

Thank you to all the residents who voted. Oakley residents had an opportunity to weigh in regarding Measure K, which required two thirds of votes cast… Read more

NEW Street Sweeping Brochure

May 24th, 2016 by
Street Sweeping Brochure

Application for Appointment by the Oakley City Council for Citizen Planning Advisors

May 18th, 2016 by

 The Oakley City Council is creating a Citizen Planning Advisors program to encourage citizen participation and receive input in the subdivision and Design… Read more

Free Wood Chips!

May 18th, 2016 by

Wood chips are available for pick-up Saturday, September 17th, 2016, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the City Yard at the corner of Neroly Road and Main Street (entrance… Read more

Request for Proposals for Design Services and Preparation of Plans, Specifications and Cost Estimate for Capital Improvement Project No. 189

May 18th, 2016 by

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016 – 5:00 PM Request for Proposals for Design Services and Preparation of Plans, Specifications and Cost Estimate for Capital Improvement… Read more

Oakley Continues Tradition of Remembrance

May 18th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley will hold its fifth Annual Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at the Civic Center Park, 3231 Main Street beginning… Read more

Oakley Recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community

May 18th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors… Read more

Passport to Science Week April 16- April 23

March 7th, 2016 by

The popular Science Week activities will be held daily, between April 16- April 23rd. The upcoming program will include past favorites and exciting new… Read more

Shop Oakley!

February 25th, 2016 by

The City of Oakley is rolling out a new program in support of local businesses. The Shop Oakley program evolved from an earlier effort called “Oakley… Read more

Citizen Satisfaction Survey Available Online

February 23rd, 2016 by

Every two years, the City of Oakley conducts this survey to measure our residents' satisfaction with our overall performance and satisfaction with specific… Read more

Graffiti Rewards Program

February 2nd, 2016 by

The City's Graffiti Rewards Program rewards citizens with $300 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of graffiti vandals. For more information… Read more

New Employment Opportunities!

January 21st, 2016 by

City of Oakley has various employment opportunities available including Facilities Attendant, Police Services Assistant, and others. Deadlines are coming… Read more

Youth Employment Workshop

January 21st, 2016 by

If you are an Oakley teen, age 16 or older, and are looking for a job or want to learn how to fill out an application, interview professionally and get… Read more

New Oak Leaf Newsletter

January 6th, 2016 by

Be sure to look for the Oak Leaf newsletter in this week's (Jan. 8th) edition of the Oakley Press. Learn about Oakley’s work to set up our own police… Read more

Now Hiring

January 6th, 2016 by

City of Oakley is now hiring for Seasonal Parks and Landscape Maintenance Laborers! Deadline to apply is coming up soon. For more information about this… Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest Winner!

January 6th, 2016 by

The votes have been tallied and the winner of the Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest is 733 Solitude Drive. Thank you to all the other nominees who submitted… Read more

Update on Fatal Pursuit/Suspect Booked

January 6th, 2016 by

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 This incident continues to be actively investigated by the D.A's Office, Oakley Police Department, Contra Costa County Office… Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest Vote Now!

December 14th, 2015 by
// 2015 Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest

Swords to Plowshares and City of Oakley Enter Partnership to Serve Local Veterans

December 14th, 2015 by

Swords to Plowshares, a leading veteran service organization in San Francisco, has entered into a community partnership with the City of Oakley to address… Read more