Christine van Reeuwyk

Oak Bay Breakers player Fiona Headen drives past Dover Bay Dolphins opponent Taylor Matsuo during Saturday’s Vancouver Island senior AAA basketball final at Nanaimo’s Dover Bay Secondary School gym.

Breakers dominate Islands

Oak Bay senior girls basketball team takes on the provincial competition March 1 to 4 in Langley

Oak Bay Breakers player Fiona Headen drives past Dover Bay Dolphins opponent Taylor Matsuo during Saturday’s Vancouver Island senior AAA basketball final at Nanaimo’s Dover Bay Secondary School gym.
Oak Bay Fire Chief Dave Cockle recommends council stay the course on prohibiting beach fires.

Murdoch reignites beach fire talk

Oak Bay councillors opt to back the current beach fire ban

Oak Bay Fire Chief Dave Cockle recommends council stay the course on prohibiting beach fires.

Housing priority decision pushed two weeks

Council opts to wait for full representation for housing discussion

Retiring Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Kent Thom

Thom takes to travelling as retirement looms

After more than a decade in Oak Bay, travel, family and humanitarian work shine on retirement horizon

Retiring Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Kent Thom
Jodi Appleton blends her career in animation and recreation at her new Playful Pencil Art Studio in Oak Bay.

Get the lead out for new art studio

Oak Bay's new Playful Pencil studio honours the fun side of art exploration

Jodi Appleton blends her career in animation and recreation at her new Playful Pencil Art Studio in Oak Bay.
Callum Skinner and twin sister Amelia

Generations come together in monthly meet-ups

Intergenerational activity benefits both students and seniors

Callum Skinner and twin sister Amelia
Bijoux du Bayou get feet moving in the Upstairs Lounge during a Mardi Gras celebration Friday.

Costumes encouraged for Mardi Gras Oak Bay

Bijoux du Bayou returns for dance party Friday at the Upstairs Lounge

Bijoux du Bayou get feet moving in the Upstairs Lounge during a Mardi Gras celebration Friday.
Ladies of the newly-named Monterey Recreation Activity Association

Prep for spring with a rummage

Donate starting Monday for the Monterey Recreation Activity Association rummage sale

Ladies of the newly-named Monterey Recreation Activity Association
InspireHealth’s Rachel Mark (left) and Genevieve Stonebridge flank member Pat Pearce under one of the Rain Walk branded umbrellas that will dot the Oak Bay landscape for the inaugural Victoria Rain Walk to raise funds for programs for those living with cancer across the region.

Liquid sunshine inspires inaugural health walk

The first Victoria walk is slated for Willows Park on March 12.

InspireHealth’s Rachel Mark (left) and Genevieve Stonebridge flank member Pat Pearce under one of the Rain Walk branded umbrellas that will dot the Oak Bay landscape for the inaugural Victoria Rain Walk to raise funds for programs for those living with cancer across the region.
Oak Bay artist Sherry Tompalski prepares to unveil her boxers

Boxers debut with Beauties at Gage Gallery

New collective artists collaborate in portraiture showcase

Oak Bay artist Sherry Tompalski prepares to unveil her boxers
Nils Jensen

BC mayors aim to mould election framework in Oak Bay

Mayors descend on Oak Bay later this month in hopes of moulding the provincial election this spring.

Nils Jensen
Eileen Grant keeps a go bag

Add resiliency to day-to-day tasks, says Oak Bay emergency program co-ordinator

Oak Bay hosts emergency preparation workshop Feb. 21

Eileen Grant keeps a go bag

Oak Bay APC member resigns

Infill, suites discussion to return during estimates meetings

Oak Bay News Publisher Janet Gairdner

Oak Bay News hosts popular women’s networking event

The Oak Bay News welcomes local business women and others making a difference to its annual event at the Victoria Golf Club

Oak Bay News Publisher Janet Gairdner
Rick Fines and Roly Platt perform Friday

Duo brings complementary blues to Oak Bay lounge

‘World-class harmonica’ on tap with Rick Fines and Roly Platt Friday

Rick Fines and Roly Platt perform Friday
Oak Bay Camp at Rattenbury’s Beach with the Hewitt home in background.

Walk peruses history in proposed Heritage Conservation Area

To mark Heritage Week, Stuart Stark leads a walking tour exploring Beach Drive, Propsect Place and York Place on Feb. 18

Oak Bay Camp at Rattenbury’s Beach with the Hewitt home in background.
Oak Bay High students

Oak Bay artwork wings across Canada

Teacher harnesses young energy to show caring for veterans

Oak Bay High students
Madone Pelan

Growth starts to level for Oak Bay hotel

Accommodation occupancy averaged four per cent higher across Greater Victoria last year compared to 2015

Madone Pelan
Retired principal Dave Thomson

Four inducted into Oak Bay fine arts hall of fame

Oak Bay High Distinguished Fine Arts Alumni honoured at Feb. 17 celebration

Retired principal Dave Thomson
Heavy Metal Marine

(VIDEO) Salla Rose rises from Oak Bay harbour

Sunk vessel removed from waters, mayor reiterates need for integrated effort to combat derelict and abandoned vessels

Heavy Metal Marine