News & Events

News & Events

The City of Oakley is more than just business-friendly.  With City staff and a City Council supportive of new growth and quality development, Oakley is also development-friendly.  It is not just new homes that are being built – developers, retailers, and businesses are also choosing to invest in Oakley.

Click here to see a map of the new residential projects in Oakley.

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Join us for our invigorating Monthly Small Business Workshop, brought to you in partnership with Los Medanos College Community Education, packed with insightful talks, valuable resources, and interactive sessions! Oakley Small Business Workshop is geared towards empowering both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs in our community.

Each month, we bring together a dynamic mix of industry experts and accomplished faculty from Los Medanos College Department of Business to provide participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to grow and manage their businesses effectively. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and be inspired! Join us for the first class of our monthly workshop in September.

Click HERE for registration. Click HERE for this year’s workshop series registration.


We are thrilled to announce that the new City of Oakley 2023 Work Plan has been officially adopted as of September 2023. This plan signifies our commitment to fostering growth, innovation, and prosperity within our community.

Discover the City of Oakley Story Map Exploring Opportunities within the City

Past Events

This spring, we are hosting a Small Business Forum with expert speakers across a wide variety of topics that are relevant to your organization or audience.

The next forum, Meet the Business Expert, is scheduled for March 23rd at 12pm at the Oakley Recreation Center.
We will be covering topics on available resources that help you analyze and solve your business need, plans to adapt to changing times, and position your business to the next level!  We have fantastic speakers from local business service institutes, including:
Vincent McCoy, Executive Director, East Bay Small Business Development Center
Steve Doran, Business Mentor & Executive Committee Member, East Bay SCORE
Anita Russell, Community Development Manager, Working Solutions CDFI
Sandwiches and Drinks will be provided.
Click here to register (tub under Small Business and Nonprofit Workshops).

April 27, 2023 12pm (Rec Center): Best Practices for Online Marketing, Websites & e-Commerce (more details to follow soon!)