Press Releases

Districting Information

October 3rd, 2021 by

The City currently utilizes an at-large election system, which means that the electors from the entire City choose each of the five Councilmembers. The… Read more

Twin Oaks Affordable Senior Apartments Pre-Leasing Website is Up and Running

November 16th, 2021 by

The Twin Oaks project, located just east of Oakley Town Center (Lucky shopping center), is a private development, mixed-use, affordable senior housing… Read more

Letters to Santa Returns Monday, Nov. 15

November 12th, 2021 by

Our North Pole mailbox returns from November 15- December 6th. Drop off your letter to Santa with a self addressed stamped envelop and our elves will… Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest

November 3rd, 2021 by

Participate in the annual Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest. Residents are invited to decorate their own festive house by December 9th. Decorations… Read more

Breakfast with Santa

November 3rd, 2021 by

Join us for our Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 18th! Guests will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and capture the moment with family… Read more

Harvest Festival Returns Oct. 23rd

October 8th, 2021 by

The 12th Annual Oakley Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, October 23rd from 12 – 4pm at Civic Center Plaza, 3231 Main Street. Join us for… Read more

Hometown Halloween Decorating Contest

October 5th, 2021 by

Goblins, Ghosts and Ghouls oh my! Thank you to all the residents who entered this year. The winning home was 5044 Montevino Way. To view a map of… Read more

September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election Outdoor Ballot Drop Box

September 2nd, 2021 by

Contra Costa County Elections and the City of Oakley have partnered to provide an outdoor ballot drop box for the upcoming September 14, 2021 California… Read more

Applicants Sought for Planning Commission

August 13th, 2021 by

Applicants Sought for Planning Commission The Oakley City Council has re-established the Planning Commission as a separate body.  The Planning… Read more

Oakley Focused General Plan Update

August 12th, 2021 by

The City of Oakley Planning Division has released the Initial Study and Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration (California Environmental Quality… Read more

Encuesta: ¿Qué características son importantes en el próximo administrador de la ciudad de Oakley?

August 3rd, 2021 by

La Ciudad de Oakley está en el proceso de seleccionar un/a nuevo/a Administrador/a Municipal. El Consejo tiene el difícil trabajo de evaluar cual candidato/a… Read more

Survey – What Characteristics Are Important in Oakley’s Next City Manager?

August 3rd, 2021 by

The City of Oakley is in the process of selecting a new City Manager. As the City Council evaluates the best candidate for our community, your input on… Read more

City of Oakley’s Annual Kids Fishing Derby

July 20th, 2021 by

The City of Oakley’s annual Kids Fishing Derby is virtually back! The Derby is for children ages 2 – 15 and there is no fee to register.  The… Read more

Request for Proposals for Executive Search Firm

May 13th, 2021 by

The City of Oakley, California is seeking proposals for services from a qualified executive search firm to assist the City Council in the selection of… Read more

Celebrate the Class of 2022!

March 22nd, 2021 by
Please check back in 2022 for more information about the Celebrate the Class of 2022 project.

Rock the Chalk 2021!

March 11th, 2021 by

Get outside and show your creativity with the 2021 Rock the Chalk! Entries will be accepted from March 15th to March 31st. You can enter the contest… Read more

Take Our Engage in Oakley Survey on The Planning Commission

February 18th, 2021 by

The City Council is currently considering whether to re-establish the Planning Commission as a separate body or keeping the responsibilities of the Planning… Read more

Shop Oakley coupon booklet now available

February 12th, 2021 by
Check out the savings on these coupons - Click here to see the coupons.

Hometown Decorating Contest

December 11th, 2020 by

The winner of the 2020 Hometown Decorating Contest is 733 Solitude Drive. You can still use the link below to view a list of all participating addresses. Click… Read more

Virtual Visits with Santa

December 9th, 2020 by

Sign up for a timeslot to enjoy a magical visit with Santa on Zoom. Your child/children will have the opportunity to have a conversation with Santa… Read more

Cancelled-Oakley’s Winter Wonderland Drive Thru

November 17th, 2020 by

UPDATED 12/9- This event has been cancelled due to the latest Stay at Home Order issued by the Contra Costa County prohibiting all vehicle based gatherings.… Read more

Online Public Comment Card

November 16th, 2020 by

Submit Your Letter to Santa

November 12th, 2020 by
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Holiday Art Contest

October 29th, 2020 by

It has been a long-standing tradition in law enforcement agencies to send holiday cards to one another. This year, the Oakley Police Department welcomes… Read more

Halloween Decorating Contest

October 23rd, 2020 by

Thank you to everyone who entered and voted in the Halloween Decorating Contest. The winner is 733 Solitude Drive seen in the video below. https://player.vimeo.com/video/471439784 … Read more

Pet Star Talent Show

October 13th, 2020 by

Does your pet have a special talent? Spread a little joy by entering your lovable pet in the virtual "Pet Star Talent Show". The deadline is Monday,… Read more

2020 Halloween Drive Thru Registration – FULL

October 2nd, 2020 by

Thank you for your interest in the Halloween Drive Thru event. We are full at this time. Click here to register. For more information, call… Read more

Invitation to Oakley businesses

August 26th, 2020 by

Heart of Oakley Coloring Contest

August 25th, 2020 by

Children grades K-8th are invited to download the coloring page pictured below and then upload the completed color page by clicking here. Judges will… Read more

A Comprehensive List of Links & Resources on COVID-19

July 30th, 2020 by

During these uncertain times, please be vigilant that the information you receive about COVID-19 is accurate and well-sourced. The City of Oakley has… Read more

Register Now for After School Camp

July 29th, 2020 by

The Recreation Division is excited to offer After School Camp beginning on August 3rd. This program is open to children grades K-8, and runs from 2:30pm-5:30pm… Read more

Oakley Kids Fishing Derby Re-imagined

July 13th, 2020 by

Cityhood Celebration 2020

July 1st, 2020 by

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

June 4th, 2020 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacancy seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging. The… Read more

City Staff is here to serve!

June 4th, 2020 by

The dedicated staff of the City of Oakley have continued to provide critical public services during the COVID-19 pandemic. City staff has done an excellent… Read more

Community Development Closed to Public

April 30th, 2020 by

The Community Development Department is closed to the public until further notice. The Building Department will be processing and issuing electronic submittals… Read more

Great American Takeout Superhero Salute Tuesday, April 28th

April 28th, 2020 by

The Great American Takeout asks Americans to join a nationwide Superhero Salute to recognize local heroes like our first responders, medical workers,… Read more

View a Listing of All Open Businesses

April 27th, 2020 by

Earth Day Kid’s Art Contest

April 14th, 2020 by

It’s time for your kids to put on their creativity hat and show us how they repurpose, reuse, upcycle to honor our earth! Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery… Read more

Virtual Recreation Center

April 13th, 2020 by

The City of Oakley wants to help you connect with fun, educational, and interesting ways that you can stay active, and engaged. We will continue to… Read more

Emergency Declaration

March 16th, 2020 by

Please be advised all City facilities, including City Hall, the Recreation Center, parks, playgrounds and associated facilities will be CLOSED to the… Read more

The City Seeks Input via Resident Survey

January 15th, 2020 by

The City Council and staff of the City of Oakley invite residents to chime in regarding various aspects of City operations. The deadline to participate… Read more

2019 Oakley City Hall Holiday Closure

December 10th, 2019 by

City Hall will be closed, except for the Police Department from 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 19th until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 6th. Limited… Read more

2019 Holiday Decorating Contest

December 10th, 2019 by

Congratulations to the winner of Oakley's 2019 Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest: 733 Solitude Drive! Check out a video of their amazing display… Read more

Small Business Saturday

November 27th, 2019 by

Oakley’s Economic Development department is supporting local small businesses through Small Business Saturday.  Small Business Saturday is an American… Read more

Free Wood Chips

November 14th, 2019 by

Oakley Residents Offered Free Wood Chips Need some wood chips/mulch for your landscaping? The City of Oakley and Diablo Water District have teamed with… Read more

Free Wood Chips!

November 14th, 2019 by

Wood chips are available for pick-up Saturday, November 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2020 - 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the City Yard at the corner of Neroly Road and… Read more

Need Some Wood Chips/Mulch For Your Landscaping?

November 14th, 2019 by

The City of Oakley and Diablo Water District teamed with West Coast Arborists, Inc. (WCA) will once again offer free wood chips! Wood chips will be available… Read more

Updated Street Sweeping Schedule

November 7th, 2019 by
City of Oakley Alphabetical Street Sweeping List - Updated November 2020

Co-Working Space

October 15th, 2019 by

The use of co-working spaces have expanded as a viable option in recent years, but some are not familiar with what it entails or the potential advantages. … Read more

Hometown Halloween Decorating Contest Winner

October 10th, 2019 by

The winner of the 2019 Hometown Halloween Decorating Contest is 733 Solitude Drive. Take some time to check out the spooky homes in the 2019 Hometown… Read more

Veterans’ Day Military Hero Essay Contest

October 3rd, 2019 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 in serving… Read more

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants for Seat On the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

September 17th, 2019 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging for a two-year term commencing October… Read more

2019 Leadership Academy

August 29th, 2019 by

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to participate in the 2019 Leadership Academy. The Academy is a free, interactive civic education program designed… Read more

Koda Park 20th Anniversary Fundraiser

August 1st, 2019 by

The City of Oakley 20th Anniversary Committee is selling commemorative bricks to be installed at Koda Park to help raise funds to put shade at the dog… Read more

Cityhood Celebration

July 2nd, 2019 by

The Annual Cityhood Celebration is scheduled for this Saturday, July 6th at Freedom Soccer Field at 1050 Neroly Road beginning at 6pm. Parking is available… Read more

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

July 1st, 2019 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging for a two-year term commencing October… Read more

Oakley Visioning Survey – General Plan Update

July 1st, 2019 by

The City of Oakley Planning Division recently held two separate visioning workshops (June 5th and June 12th) as a part of the City’s targeted General… Read more

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants to Fill Vacancy Seat on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee

April 8th, 2019 by

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

Oakley Police Mentoring Program

February 22nd, 2019 by

Police Mentoring Program Flyer (includes dates) The Oakley Police Mentoring Program serves to encourage FHS students to learn more about law enforcement… Read more

We want to hear from you.

February 7th, 2019 by

We want to hear from you! Let us know what kind of classes you would like to see offered in the new Recreation Center by completing our brief survey… Read more

Summer Concert Series

January 29th, 2019 by

The City of Oakley is expanding our programming to include a “Summer Concert Series” in 2019.  We are currently accepting “Applications to perform”… Read more

Oakley Youth in Government Day

January 24th, 2019 by

The Oakley Youth Advisory Council is excited to present Oakley Youth in Government Day. This program will provide Oakley youth the opportunity to experience… Read more

Utility Box Mural Project

January 23rd, 2019 by

The City of Oakley invites artists to participate in the third installment of the Utility Box Mural Project, in conjunction with the Oakley’s 20th Anniversary.… Read more

Submit Your Ideas for the 20th Anniversary Time Capsule

January 22nd, 2019 by

The 20th Anniversary Ad-Hoc Committee wants your feedback on what should be included in the time capsule to be placed in the new Recreation Center. Submit… Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest Voting Open

December 11th, 2018 by

Check out the amazing decorations from all the homes that entered the contest this year. You can cast your vote for the 2018 Hometown Holiday Decorating… Read more

City of Oakley seeks applicants to fill vacant seat on Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

October 3rd, 2018 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacancy seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging for the remainder of the current… Read more

Registration Now Open for 2018 Leadership Academy

August 11th, 2018 by

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to participate in the 2018 Leadership Academy. The Academy is a free, interactive civic education program designed… Read more

Heart of Oakley Art Contest

July 30th, 2018 by

Elementary, Middle and High School students are invited to enter the Heart of Oakley Art Contest. For Elementary age children there are color pages linked… Read more

Four steps to take if you find a dead bird

July 24th, 2018 by

FOUR STEPS TO TAKE IF YOU FIND A DEAD BIRD Dead birds are often the first sign of West Nile virus  Step One You find a dead bird. What do you do? Here… Read more

Online Driver’s Education

July 17th, 2018 by

Are you tired of asking your parents and friends for a ride?  Are you at least 15 years of age?  If so, this class is for you!  This is an interactive,… Read more

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council

April 27th, 2018 by

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging for the remainder of the current… Read more

Application for Appointment by the Oakley City Council to the Board of Trustees for Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District

February 26th, 2018 by

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District Board is dedicated to preserving the health and welfare of residents by reducing the risk of diseases… Read more

Shape the Next Strategic Plan from the Comfort of your Home through Engage in Oakley!

February 22nd, 2018 by

It's time to develop the City of Oakley's 2018-2020 Strategic Plan and you can help! This important document dictates the direction and priorities of the… Read more

Oakley Continues to be Ranked Among Safest Cities in California

February 15th, 2018 by

Oakley made another list! According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Oakley ranks 21st in an evaluation of the safest cities in California. Oakley… Read more

Oakley Calls for Input via Citizen Survey

January 22nd, 2018 by

The City Council and staff of the City of Oakley invites residents to chime in regarding various aspects of City operations. The deadline to participate… Read more

2018 Shop Oakley Coupon Book

January 11th, 2018 by

In an effort to promote businesses in Oakley, the City instituted a Shop Oakley program in 2016.  The program centers around a coupon booklet with… Read more

Relocation Impact Study and Last Resort Housing Plan

December 20th, 2017 by

The City of Oakley (City) is interested in acquiring property to allow for the extension of O’Hara Avenue to the north, the widening of Main St. and… Read more

Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest

December 11th, 2017 by

Voting is now open for the 2017 Hometown Holiday Decorating Contest. The last day to vote is December 15th. To see photos of all the homes and to cast… Read more

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

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

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