Brittany Lee

Oak Bay skating rink reopens on Monday

General maintenance caused three-week shutdown that happens every two years

Lara Scriba and her son

Yoga in the park stalls

Organizer didn't receive permission from Oak Bay parks commission to stage lessons in Willows Park

Lara Scriba and her son

Column: Make an effort to drive better

With summer officially upon us, the number of cars and, perhaps, impatient drivers on Victoria streets will soon rise.

Lara Scriba and her son

Free yoga offered in Willows Park

Spend a summer evening relaxing, exercising with free yoga classes in Oak Bay

Lara Scriba and her son
Former Oak Bay mayor Christopher Causton

Causton on the green

Former Oak Bay mayor Christopher Causton was acknowledged for wisdom, humour and patience

Former Oak Bay mayor Christopher Causton

Victoria benefit dance aims to break stigma of mental illness

Bay Street Armoury to host dinner/dance event Saturday

Ben Wilkinson and Tim Felbel maneuver their 49-er through docked boats at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club during the club’s first open house. Visitors were given a tour of the clubhouse

High seas hijinks on the menu at Yacht Club

Open house focuses on family fun activities

Ben Wilkinson and Tim Felbel maneuver their 49-er through docked boats at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club during the club’s first open house. Visitors were given a tour of the clubhouse
The Oak Bay Kiwanis Tea Room was transformed to act as an ice cream parlour Tuesday for a scene in the made-for-TV movie Cedar Cove

Oak Bay Kiwanis Tea Room set for stardom

A Hallmark Channel movie is being filmed in various locations around Oak Bay and Victoria

The Oak Bay Kiwanis Tea Room was transformed to act as an ice cream parlour Tuesday for a scene in the made-for-TV movie Cedar Cove
Laurissa Chapple

Art walk and exhibit to be a display of pride

Pride Society and Madrona Gallery introduce art show as part of Pride 2012

Laurissa Chapple
Blake Smith-Daniels

Band of brothers

Local teen band Endurance aims to rock, and roll in funds for children in developing nations

Blake Smith-Daniels

Large homes on small lots worries resident’s group

Oak Bay Watch calls for immediate action

Hellie McLelland is one of the organizers from the Oak Bay Seniors Activity Association who arranged for a commemorative plaque to be placed outside the Monterey Recreation Centre.

Monterey rec seeks baby boomers

Learning doesn’t stop for Oak Bay residents over 50

Hellie McLelland is one of the organizers from the Oak Bay Seniors Activity Association who arranged for a commemorative plaque to be placed outside the Monterey Recreation Centre.
Betty and Ralph White with a souvenir program from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Memories of Queen’s coronation close to home

Longtime Oak Bay residents, and loyalists to the Queen, Betty and Ralph White recall Her Majesty’s accession to the throne 60 years ago

Betty and Ralph White with a souvenir program from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Mariah McDonald

Girls gather shoes for Africa

Youngsters inspired to help others collect shoes for Africa and funds for children with cleft palate

Mariah McDonald
The Oak Bay High tennis team had a great season placing in the top five in the province.

Oak Bay tennis team swings into top five

Tennis team places third on the Island and lands fifth in provincial standings this year

The Oak Bay High tennis team had a great season placing in the top five in the province.

CRD says no to DeerSafe

Animal advocates ‘insulted’ by CRD decision

Oak Bay Public Works Department employee Joe Achadinha

Tea Party tradition of clean fun

Oak Bay Tea Party celebrates 50 years, and 44 of bathtub racing

Oak Bay Public Works Department employee Joe Achadinha
Jane Rees

Oak Bay garden party raises funds for girls in Malawi

Group of Oak Bay teachers aim to help Girls on the Move build a teacher’s training college

Jane Rees
English Field Lab sisters Emily and Millie carry their rubber ducks along Willows beach.

Expanded access to McNeill Bay leads to more dog-friendly Oak Bay

Council approves dog pilot project

English Field Lab sisters Emily and Millie carry their rubber ducks along Willows beach.
Former Oak Bay mayor Christopher Causton and present Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen have a cup of tea and size each other up as they prepare for the big teacup race against each other Sunday at Willows Beach.

Oak Bay tea party celebrates 50 years with fun and fireworks

Parade, fireworks, epic battle between mayors all part of the action

Former Oak Bay mayor Christopher Causton and present Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen have a cup of tea and size each other up as they prepare for the big teacup race against each other Sunday at Willows Beach.