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Saturday’s opening ceremonies for the 2019 Oak Bay Tea Party. (Cameron Knowlton photo)

VIDEO: Oak Bay mayor overcomes tipping to take teacup race

Readers share their images of the 2019 Oak Bay Tea Party

Saturday’s opening ceremonies for the 2019 Oak Bay Tea Party. (Cameron Knowlton photo)
The Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High School was standing room only with an overflow room also full for former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s memorial service. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

Former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen to be remembered

Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at capacity with overflow room also full

The Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High School was standing room only with an overflow room also full for former Oak Bay mayor Nils Jensen’s memorial service. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
Students from the Canadian College of Performing Arts rehearse for an upcoming performance. (File Submitted/ CCPA)

Oak Bay-based performing arts school named second Acorn Arts Award winner

District award recognizes CCPA’s outstanding contributions to the arts

Students from the Canadian College of Performing Arts rehearse for an upcoming performance. (File Submitted/ CCPA)
White Hot Weekend Fashion

White Hot Weekend Fashion

A classic hotel, gorgeous jewellery and dressing for romance

  • Mar 11, 2019
White Hot Weekend Fashion
The Churchmouse Books sale runs March 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church (1701 Elgin Road). (File Photo)

Sale brings thousands of books to Oak Bay

Churchmouse Books spring sale set for March 9 at St. Mary’s Church

  • Mar 1, 2019
The Churchmouse Books sale runs March 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church (1701 Elgin Road). (File Photo)
Developer rendering of the proposed Quest condo building at 2326 Oak Bay Ave.. (Photo: Large & Co.)

Quest condo development back before public with changes to save Garry oak

Developers say changes will save historic oak tree

Developer rendering of the proposed Quest condo building at 2326 Oak Bay Ave.. (Photo: Large & Co.)
An Oak Bay police vehicle. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Almost $700 in tickets after licence plate left behind in hit and run

Unlocked doors cost residents laptop, cell phone and other electronics

An Oak Bay police vehicle. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society and the Township of Esquimalt remind residents to be extra cautious as they drive, cycle and explore during fawning season. (File Photo)

Oak Bay report shows deer only a problem for a few, says scientist

Small home ranges mean some residents see the same deer lots, not lots of deer

The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society and the Township of Esquimalt remind residents to be extra cautious as they drive, cycle and explore during fawning season. (File Photo)
Members of the Oak Bay Figure Skating Club show off their 2019 regional trophy. (Courtesy Katrena McGrigor)

WATCH: Oak Bay wins regional skating competition

Winning tradition continues leading up to provincials

Members of the Oak Bay Figure Skating Club show off their 2019 regional trophy. (Courtesy Katrena McGrigor)
Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch. (File Photo)

Murdoch joins transit commission

Oak Bay’s mayor takes seat previously held by Esquimalt

Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch. (File Photo)
Budget 2019: Municipal departments to look 5 years ahead

Budget 2019: Municipal departments to look 5 years ahead

Special committee meeting scheduled Saturday, funding priorities to be discussed

Budget 2019: Municipal departments to look 5 years ahead
Crews install Oak Bay’s clock along Oak Bay Avenue, Feb. 21. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)

Town clock back on the Ave. in Oak Bay

A computer failure discovered after daylight savings in Nov. sent the clock in for upgrades

Crews install Oak Bay’s clock along Oak Bay Avenue, Feb. 21. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)
Deer with a full rack pauses from eating bushes in Oak Bay on Beach Drive. (File photo)

Report estimates 100 deer call Oak Bay home

The population could be between 72 and 128 deer

Deer with a full rack pauses from eating bushes in Oak Bay on Beach Drive. (File photo)

Pedestrian struck, vehicles targeted by thieves in Oak Bay

Police say the snow did not affect call volume

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

A breakdown of Oak Bay candidates’ campaign spending

A look at expenses, contributions during the 2018 municipal election

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

Sidewalk Trio reuniting at The Oaks

The next Blues for Eric scholarship benefit concert is Feb. 23

Courtesy Joseph Blake
Susan Skidmore. (Courtesy Susan Skidmore)

Greater Victoria is a tough market, even for former homeowners

Seniors often squeezed out of the housing market due to limited income

Susan Skidmore. (Courtesy Susan Skidmore)
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It’s award season for Oak Bay’s Young Exceptional Stars

Nominations are open for the 12th annual YES awards

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First responders on scene after a pedestrian was struck crossing Oak Bay Avenue on Feb 15. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)

Pedestrian struck while crossing Oak Bay Avenue

Pedestrian suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital

First responders on scene after a pedestrian was struck crossing Oak Bay Avenue on Feb 15. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)
A screenshot of Oak Bay’s 2019 citizen budget tool. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)

Interactive budget tool launches in Oak Bay

Citizen-created mock budgets targeting specific areas going to council

A screenshot of Oak Bay’s 2019 citizen budget tool. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)