Jesse Laufer

Oak Bay council meeting, Jan. 14. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Oak Bay council postpones

Meeting will be held on Wednesday instead

Oak Bay council meeting, Jan. 14. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
Kids enjoying the snow day by building a sculpture, Feb. 11. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Watch: Kids enjoy a snow day in Oak Bay’s Carnarvon Park

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected overnight

Kids enjoying the snow day by building a sculpture, Feb. 11. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
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Police Briefs: mysterious death, stolen truck, keep officers busy

A summary of police action in Oak Bay, Feb. 4 to Feb. 10

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Snowy sidewalk should be cleared by now across Greater Victoria

Victoria residents could face a $125 fine after 10 a.m.

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SD61 looking to have Oak Bay High rugby field repaired

District issues second request for bids to solve drainage issues

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Parliament Buildings, Victoria B.C. during great snow of 1916, with horse drawn sleigh on Government Street. (Courtesy Patrick Family Album/Oak Bay Archives)

PHOTOS: Twice as much snow fell on Victoria 103 years ago today

Twice as much snow fell on Victoria 103 years ago today, and over a meter fell that month

Parliament Buildings, Victoria B.C. during great snow of 1916, with horse drawn sleigh on Government Street. (Courtesy Patrick Family Album/Oak Bay Archives)
An Oak Bay police vehicle, pictured Jan. 10. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Oak Bay Police seek unlocked truck stolen overnight

White Toyota Highlander (licence plate FF6 77E) stolen after spare key left inside

An Oak Bay police vehicle, pictured Jan. 10. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
VIU Mariners player Victor Blasco at NDSS Community Field. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Former VIU star Blasco heading to Pacific FC

Blasco the first non Canadian signed by the Canadian Premier League soccer club

VIU Mariners player Victor Blasco at NDSS Community Field. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
COLD FOR A CAUSE Staff Sgt. Raj Sandhu (centre), in charge of operations at the West Shore RCMP’s Langford detachment, and RCMP spokesperson Const. Matthew Baker (right) after an icy dip in the waters of Willows Beach as part of the inaugural Polar Plunge on Sunday. Dozens of people took part in the event which raised more than $20,000 for Special Olympics British Columbia. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Polar Plunge hits Willows Beach to raise funds for Special Olympics

Second annual Vancouver Island event Feb. 17 targets $25k

COLD FOR A CAUSE Staff Sgt. Raj Sandhu (centre), in charge of operations at the West Shore RCMP’s Langford detachment, and RCMP spokesperson Const. Matthew Baker (right) after an icy dip in the waters of Willows Beach as part of the inaugural Polar Plunge on Sunday. Dozens of people took part in the event which raised more than $20,000 for Special Olympics British Columbia. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Expert talks cycling safely in snow and ice during Victoria’s cold snap

Expert talks cycling safely in snow and ice during Victoria’s cold snap

Wide tires are a bonus, but clothing is key to winter cycling

Expert talks cycling safely in snow and ice during Victoria’s cold snap
Police investigate after a body was found in the Turkey Head parking lot Feb. 6. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)

Police investigate after man found dead in Oak Bay parking lot

Investigation underway at Turkey Head in Oak Bay

Police investigate after a body was found in the Turkey Head parking lot Feb. 6. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)
An Oak Bay police vehicle. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Liquor, cash taken in Oak Bay break and enter

Police seek suspect or suspects on bike

An Oak Bay police vehicle. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
(Submitted by Bill Jamieson)

Canadian premiere of NYC musical coming to Oak Bay United Church

Vancouver’s Debi Wong stars in Oh Death, Rock Me Asleep, Feb. 9

(Submitted by Bill Jamieson)
Items that should be included in a standard emergency kit. (Black Press file photo)

Learn what you need after the Big One hits

Oak Bay Emergency Program has three upcoming information sessions

Items that should be included in a standard emergency kit. (Black Press file photo)
The modular classrooms at Ecole Willows School are just about complete. Mark Walsh, secretary-treasurer of SD61, is pretty confident that students will be able to move in by Remembrance Day. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Neighbours concerned over lack Willows School consultations

Residents worry field will turn into a trailer park without input

The modular classrooms at Ecole Willows School are just about complete. Mark Walsh, secretary-treasurer of SD61, is pretty confident that students will be able to move in by Remembrance Day. (Keri Coles/News staff)
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Police Briefs: Police ticket, tow vehicle of intoxicated woman after it gets hung up on curb

Seven thefts from vehicles reported in Oak Bay last week

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The Oak Bay Ave. Starbucks, pictured Jan. 28. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Local food banks get surprise call from Starbucks

The Oak Bay Ave. location will be donating baked goods to two groups in Greater Victoria

The Oak Bay Ave. Starbucks, pictured Jan. 28. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
Left to right: Rob Friend, Brad Norris Jones, Josh Simpson. (Courtesy Pacific FC)

Pacific FC net HabourCats’ GM

Brad Norris signs with upstart soccer club days after leaving the HarbourCats

Left to right: Rob Friend, Brad Norris Jones, Josh Simpson. (Courtesy Pacific FC)
Charles Vanderwilt in hospital after being struck while out walking. (Submitted by Sue Doman)

Greater Victoria choir singer performing for first time after brain surgery

After being hit by a car, Charles Vanderwilt is back on stage with the Starlight Pops Feb. 1, 3

Charles Vanderwilt in hospital after being struck while out walking. (Submitted by Sue Doman)
Those eagerly anticipating the legalization of non-medical cannabis on Oct. 17 will be excited to know that quality product is being ensured by the provincial government. (Black Press files)

Diverse selection of Victoria gardeners seek cannabis growing expertise

‘They call it weed for a reason, it’s pretty easy to grow’

Those eagerly anticipating the legalization of non-medical cannabis on Oct. 17 will be excited to know that quality product is being ensured by the provincial government. (Black Press files)