Jim Zeeben

The Vancouver Men’s Chorus performs at Oak Bay United Church Nov. 21 and 22.

Vancouver choir brings gay-positive voice to United Church’s year of affirmation

Enjoy the chorus’s Making Spirits Bright concert Nov. 21 and 22

The Vancouver Men’s Chorus performs at Oak Bay United Church Nov. 21 and 22.

Lost in the City of Gardens

Heritage expert’s talk details research into verdant past

Oak Bay Kiwanis member Susan Wittmeier prepares to distribute this year’s Christmas cakes. Head to the Kiwanis Tea Room at Willows Beach from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday

Kiwanis celebrates century of helping others

In many ways, the local club is part of the fabric of Oak Bay

Oak Bay Kiwanis member Susan Wittmeier prepares to distribute this year’s Christmas cakes. Head to the Kiwanis Tea Room at Willows Beach from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday
The Comic Strippers perform Nov. 14 at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium.

Comic Strippers promise to keep their pants on

High-energy show aims to have audience laugh its socks off

The Comic Strippers perform Nov. 14 at the University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium.
“It’s so beautiful – the amount of light

Oak Bay High gets it right

The new Oak Bay High School: ‘A place you want to be’

“It’s so beautiful – the amount of light
Oak Bay Police Const. Rick Anthony checks the detachment’s bike lock-up

Register your wheels

Bike registry will help people recover bikes lost or stolen in Greater Victoria

Oak Bay Police Const. Rick Anthony checks the detachment’s bike lock-up

School zones back in force Tuesday

Message to drivers: Tuesday marks the return of school zones

Allan de Haan stands beside three paintings from a series called “the rounds.” De Haan is one of 40 artists participating in Sunday’s Bowker Creek Brush Up.

‘Eye candy’ meets West Coast Impressionism

Oak Bay artist is back at work after recovering from blood cancer

Allan de Haan stands beside three paintings from a series called “the rounds.” De Haan is one of 40 artists participating in Sunday’s Bowker Creek Brush Up.
A victorious Evan Carey waves the flag.

Golden games for Oak Bay sprint cyclist

Before Evan Carey’s day turned to gold, it began as had so many mornings before.

A victorious Evan Carey waves the flag.

Minor earthquake rumbles Langford

West Shore residents report minor shake as magnitude 3 earthquake strikes north of Langford.

Kimberley Milligan

Gone fishing?

Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. hoping to lure beginners with new program that lends out gear for free

Kimberley Milligan
Nicole Donaldson sits in the empty living room of the home she formerly used for her Colwood business Open Hearts Adult Daycare. After two years

Dementia care model in Colwood too far ahead of its time

Unless unexpected source of funding found, vision of a private service to complement crowded public care is not yet financially feasible.

Nicole Donaldson sits in the empty living room of the home she formerly used for her Colwood business Open Hearts Adult Daycare. After two years
Pat Bell

Langford company a model of success for British Columbia’s high-tech industry

The province predicts more than 100,000 people will have jobs in high-tech in B.C. within two years.

Pat Bell
The Tragically Hip's Gordon Downie performs to thunderous applause at Rock The Shores 2012 at the Juan de Fuca fields in Colwood

Rock the Shores succeeds despite storm delay

The 12,000 people who packed the makeshift stadium were treated to an evening of great music, wild weather and top-notch planning

The Tragically Hip's Gordon Downie performs to thunderous applause at Rock The Shores 2012 at the Juan de Fuca fields in Colwood
Marrie Peter

First Nations artists planning West Shore art gallery

SHARING the JOURNEY: Chmas First Nations Art Society eying Colwood for future home of traditional coffee house to showcase their art

Marrie Peter

Tyvek-clad thieves steal shopping cart of cell phones from Langford Future Shop

The RCMP are searching for two people who donned Tyvek coveralls to steal a shopping cart of cell phones from the Future Shop in Langford.

Knick-knack Jack Jack Darling leans on the vehicular love of his life

Show stoppers shine on Sunday in Langford

Langford Show and Shine shuts down stretch of Goldstream Avenue for 2012 car show

Knick-knack Jack Jack Darling leans on the vehicular love of his life
Goldstream News Gazette Page one

Ma Miller’s keeps its clothes on

The controversy proved too much for a plan to convert a historic Langford Pub into the West Shore’s only strip club.

Goldstream News Gazette Page one
Goldstream News Gazette Page one

Ma Miller’s Pub hopes exotic entertainment will help flagging fortunes

“We’ve been hearing from the neighbourhood,” Langford Coun. Lillian Szpak said. “They’re very concerned.”

Goldstream News Gazette Page one
The updated logo of the Westshore Wolves

Westshore Wolves gear up for first season

The West Shore’s new junior-B franchise has an updated logo and three-quarters of a roster.

The updated logo of the Westshore Wolves