Oak Bay News Staff

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Teen driver clocked doing 119 km/h on Oak Bay residential street

Police impounded vehicle for seven days, issued $483 fine

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Bike racks always fill up at Oak Bay High as it’s a popular mode of transportation for students and users of the adjacent Neighbourhood Learning Centre. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Oak Bay police looking for stolen property after bike thefts

Thief makes off with laptop, jacket after trunk left unlocked

Bike racks always fill up at Oak Bay High as it’s a popular mode of transportation for students and users of the adjacent Neighbourhood Learning Centre. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Oak Bay’s survey for its five-year financial plan, aimed at residents and business and property owners, opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay seeks public’s voice in five-year budget planning

Survey opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall

Oak Bay’s survey for its five-year financial plan, aimed at residents and business and property owners, opens Oct. 24 online, with paper copies available at municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Visitors to public meetings held at Oak Bay municipal hall are welcomed back. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay invites public back into meetings; limited space available

Council and advisory bodies welcome public in person, but registration required

Visitors to public meetings held at Oak Bay municipal hall are welcomed back. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Medication, phones stolen as thief targets locker room at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Oak Bay police remind residents of scam safety protocols

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Missing man Nicholas Flanagan has longer hair and beard now, say police. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

UPDATE: Man missing from Oak Bay found safe

Nicholas Flanagan had been missing since Oct. 11

Missing man Nicholas Flanagan has longer hair and beard now, say police. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
Oak Bay expanded the sidewalk onto Oak Bay Avenue to accommodate physical distancing by walkers. Those changes, tweaked over the year, could change again. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 pedestrian changes up for debate in Oak Bay

Council to consider next steps of temporary sidewalks at Tuesday night meeting

Oak Bay expanded the sidewalk onto Oak Bay Avenue to accommodate physical distancing by walkers. Those changes, tweaked over the year, could change again. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Beach Hotel was nineteenth of the best hotels in the world, as voted by Conde Nast Traveller readers. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay hotel only Canadian destination on list of top hotels in the world

Beach-side lodging hit No. 1 in top 12 Canadian hotels

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel was nineteenth of the best hotels in the world, as voted by Conde Nast Traveller readers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay Fire Capt. Rob Kivell recommends a carbon monoxide detector, as seen here, be a regular part of household equipment, particularly in the winter. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Oak Bay Fire Capt. Rob Kivell recommends a carbon monoxide detector, as seen here, be a regular part of household equipment, particularly in the winter. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
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Sharp Oak Bay heist caught on camera

4 vehicle break-ins net $40, wallet and keys

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Oak Bay police look to fill 2 reserve spaces in 2022

Applicants must be 19, fit, a Canadian citizen and not have a criminal record

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A tagged deer in Oak Bay, where a deer contraceptive study is underway. Esquimalt will soon follow suit after receiving approval for its own study from the province recently. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wildlife society calls on Oak Bay residents to help dose does

A total of 120 does were vaccinated between fall 2019 and fall 2020

A tagged deer in Oak Bay, where a deer contraceptive study is underway. Esquimalt will soon follow suit after receiving approval for its own study from the province recently. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Illegal U-turn in Oak Bay sends two to hospital

Outboard motor pirated from Hampshire Road driveway

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An aerial view over Royal Jubilee Hospital and surrounding area. (Black Press Media file photo)

Donors can double their contributions to Victoria hospitals mental health campaign

Anonymous family foundation steps forward to match donations to complete $1M campaign

An aerial view over Royal Jubilee Hospital and surrounding area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Natasha Pashchenko is ensemble director for the Victoria Guitar Society. (James Austin photo)

Victoria musicians bring romantic German, Bohemian works of early 20th century to life

Forgotten Romantic – the Music of Rudolf Leberl is Oct. 16 in Oak Bay and live online

Natasha Pashchenko is ensemble director for the Victoria Guitar Society. (James Austin photo)
Oak Bay Police Department has added a spotting scope to its traffic enforcement toolkit. Officers used it to ticket three drivers in two days last week, for distracted driving and excessive speeding. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

Oak Bay police put new scope to good use, issue 3 excessive speeding tickets in 2 days

‘You may see them using it – long after they’ve seen you:’ Police Chief Ray Bernoties

Oak Bay Police Department has added a spotting scope to its traffic enforcement toolkit. Officers used it to ticket three drivers in two days last week, for distracted driving and excessive speeding. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
Students get excited about the Oak Bay High Cops for Cancer campaign car wash on Sept. 12. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)

Oak Bay High students continue fundraising for Cops for Cancer

Bottle drives to garage sales, cash being generated for the cause despite pandemic restrictions

Students get excited about the Oak Bay High Cops for Cancer campaign car wash on Sept. 12. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)
An aerial view over Oak Bay and the marina. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP recover dinghy, motors swiped from Oak Bay Marina

Oak Bay police stop pair of speeders on Foul Bay Road

An aerial view over Oak Bay and the marina. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay resident Jude Somers won the 2020 People’s Choice Award for her creation The Santa Train during the 12th annual showcase. (Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity)

Gingerbread fundraiser calls on Greater Victoria creators to envision a Future of Home

Habitat for Humanity Victoria’s biggest annual fundraiser is looking for bakers

Oak Bay resident Jude Somers won the 2020 People’s Choice Award for her creation The Santa Train during the 12th annual showcase. (Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity)
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Community walkers invited to embrace the twilight in Oak Bay

Saturday walk explores Prospect heritage conservation area

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