Christine van Reeuwyk

Wayne Dalby (left) and Al Clark check under the hood of Dalby’s deuce set to show in what’s touted as the largest showcase of deuce cars in Victoria this weekend.

Oak Bay Deuce destined to be part of the party of Deuce Days

Northwest Deuce Days is a free event for entrants and spectators with the largest gathering Sunday at Victoria's Inner Harbour

Wayne Dalby (left) and Al Clark check under the hood of Dalby’s deuce set to show in what’s touted as the largest showcase of deuce cars in Victoria this weekend.
A heavily used commercial loading zone

Hampshire keeps commercial loading zone

Oak Bay won't consider altering a parking space for just one business

A heavily used commercial loading zone
Christopher Horwood hopes to fare well in the slalom competition during next week’s BC Summer Games in Abbotsford. He competes with brother John and nearly 20 other Oak Bay athletes July 21 to 24.

Oak Bay water skiers double on BC Games

Oak Bay has more than 20 athletes slated to compete this summer as well as coaches

Christopher Horwood hopes to fare well in the slalom competition during next week’s BC Summer Games in Abbotsford. He competes with brother John and nearly 20 other Oak Bay athletes July 21 to 24.
Eleri Olafson gets ready to mix some brownies for this weekend’s stand to raise money for lymphoma research in honour of her dad who died last November. Above left: A family photo of Eleri and Rod Olafson snuggling in for a read at Jubilee hospital.

Oak Bay youngster sells lemonade for lymphoma research

Brownies will sell for $1 with iced tea at 50 cents from around 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon on Byng Road

Eleri Olafson gets ready to mix some brownies for this weekend’s stand to raise money for lymphoma research in honour of her dad who died last November. Above left: A family photo of Eleri and Rod Olafson snuggling in for a read at Jubilee hospital.

South Oak Bay bathed in LED

Community has a three-year plan to switch all streetlights to reduce carbon emissions

Sibling musicians Quinn and Qristina Bachand come together in Oak Bay for what has become an annual summer concert July 15 in the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre.

Sibling duo reconnects on Dave Dunnet stage

Quinn and Qristina Bachand perform July 15 in Oak Bay

Sibling musicians Quinn and Qristina Bachand come together in Oak Bay for what has become an annual summer concert July 15 in the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre.
Carmen Lassooij

Oak Bay dominates Best of the City deli market

Recreation Oak Bay again voted a top centre in Greater Victoria to swim, sweat

Carmen Lassooij
Everett Wood watches as the librarian pens his name to the front of his passport to reading this summer. Everett hopes to earn a medal or book by reading 15 to 20 minutes each day this summer.

Greater Victoria Public Reading Summer Reading Club reaps sweet rewards

Oak Bay boasts highest use of seasonal literacy program that promotes fun reading

Everett Wood watches as the librarian pens his name to the front of his passport to reading this summer. Everett hopes to earn a medal or book by reading 15 to 20 minutes each day this summer.
Paula Carey’s little notebooks fill up with messages from neighbours and tourists in the heavily used lending library on King George Terrace.

Little lending libraries build community across Greater Victoria

Books are not going out of fashion says Oak Bay little library curator

Paula Carey’s little notebooks fill up with messages from neighbours and tourists in the heavily used lending library on King George Terrace.
Ajna Yoga and Recreation Oak Bay offer tree pose under the trees with free yoga sessions all summer on Tuesday evenings in Willows Park.

Free yoga returns to Willows Park

The fourth annual free summer yoga is every Tuesday in July and August from 6 to 7 p.m. in Willows Park

Ajna Yoga and Recreation Oak Bay offer tree pose under the trees with free yoga sessions all summer on Tuesday evenings in Willows Park.

Oak Bay brain boot camp feeds mind and soul

Silver Threads program staves off memory loss with fun program at Oak Bay United Church

Committee approves overheight wall already built

Oak Bay council met again tonight, July 11, as committee of the whole in council chambers at 2167 Oak Bay Ave.

Folk/pop/soul/jazz singer-songwriter Kristina Helene performs July 13 at Willows Park.

Pop, jazz and soul combine in latest Willows summer fare

Kristina Helene performs her jazzy vocals for Oak Bay’s free music in the park

Folk/pop/soul/jazz singer-songwriter Kristina Helene performs July 13 at Willows Park.

Little theatre marks village summer market

BIA night market July 13 features music, shows and more than 100 vendors

Avid reader and Monterey Middle School student Sidney Hurst

Blogger shares power of positive reviews

Monterey student offers insight for the ‘confused grandparent’ in search of a literary gift

Avid reader and Monterey Middle School student Sidney Hurst
Melany Startek’s friends and neighbours kick up their heels during a celebration of community

Yogi gives back one savasana at a time

United Way Greater Victoria benefits from neighbourhood community-building

Melany Startek’s friends and neighbours kick up their heels during a celebration of community
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Historic Loon returns to roost at yacht club

Refurbished wood vessel Loon aims for the Victoria Classic Boat Festival Sept. 2 to 4.

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Music therapist Julie Grannary

Willows winter breakfasts warm souls with music

Kiwanis Pavilion keeps the beat going through tea house funding

Music therapist Julie Grannary
Oak Bay resident Ron Carter

Oak Bay counts trees as part of the future

Residents encouraged to have their say on Oak Bay's urban forest strategy

Oak Bay resident Ron Carter
Gillian Croft of Saanich (left) and Jessica Van der Veen of Oak Bay celebrate their collaboration on the original screenplay Emma’s Song

Oak Bay writer scores gold in Beverly Hills

Writing pair earns win for screenplay Emma’s Song

Gillian Croft of Saanich (left) and Jessica Van der Veen of Oak Bay celebrate their collaboration on the original screenplay Emma’s Song