Oak Bay News Staff

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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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Monterey middle school students remove ivy from the entrance to Anderson Hill Park in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Green team tackles invasive species on Oak Bay’s Anderson Hill

Provincial protocols in place, RSVP required for environmental work Saturday

Monterey middle school students remove ivy from the entrance to Anderson Hill Park in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Man suffers road rash after crashing rental scooter in Oak Bay

19-year-old rider taken to Victoria General Hospital as a precaution

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Oak Bay police are searching for suspects in a string of graffiti incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek suspects as graffiti splashed across Oak Bay and beyond

Red, orange paint also appears near Saanich school

Oak Bay police are searching for suspects in a string of graffiti incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)
During Smile Cookie Week, delicious chocolate chunk Smile Cookies are available at all Tim Hortons restaurants for $1 each and 23 locations across Greater Victoria will donate full proceeds to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Cookie campaign aims to keep Greater Victoria kids smiling during difficult times

Smile Cookies are $1 this week with proceeds going to Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

During Smile Cookie Week, delicious chocolate chunk Smile Cookies are available at all Tim Hortons restaurants for $1 each and 23 locations across Greater Victoria will donate full proceeds to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Oak Bay police arrested four drunk drivers in the first week of September, including one who was found with an empty beer can stuffed in his pants pocket. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver with empty beer can in pocket nabbed by Oak Bay police

Three other drunk drivers taken off the road in the past week in Oak Bay

Oak Bay police arrested four drunk drivers in the first week of September, including one who was found with an empty beer can stuffed in his pants pocket. (Black Press Media file photo)
Peter Van Giesen, owner curator of Central Art Studio & Gallery in The Bay Centre. (Courtesy Central Art Studio & Gallery)

At the Galleries: Emily Carr and her influence highlight year-long showcase

Brilliant new artworks on display, inspired by light, colour and landscape

Peter Van Giesen, owner curator of Central Art Studio & Gallery in The Bay Centre. (Courtesy Central Art Studio & Gallery)
Member Sandy Cotton is greeted by Monterey Recreation Centre staff Lesley Cobus and Joanne Donohue. (Linda Foubister photo)

Oak Bay recreation centre hosts week-long welcome back party

COVID-19 protocols remain, as Monterey centre welcomes guests

Member Sandy Cotton is greeted by Monterey Recreation Centre staff Lesley Cobus and Joanne Donohue. (Linda Foubister photo)
The Oak Bay marching band leads 2018 Tour de Rock riders into the Oak Bay High gym. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay High lathers up its first Cops for Cancer fundraiser of 2021

Car wash Sept. 11 will support the annual Tour de Rock fundraiser for children with cancer

The Oak Bay marching band leads 2018 Tour de Rock riders into the Oak Bay High gym. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Oak Bay police tow 4 vehicles in 7 days, take drivers’ licences

Unlocked vehicles also hit by thieves

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Survey says: 1 in 3 Canadians are looking to cash in on a side hustle

24% of respondents consider direct selling a realistic option to make more money

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Oak Bay Fire Department. (Black Press Media file photo)

2 small fires mar summer season for Oak Bay facilities

District closes washrooms at 6 p.m. to combat mischief

Oak Bay Fire Department. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay Police Department took to social media to share an image of someone stealing a stealing a motor from a catamaran at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in hopes of identifying a suspect. (Oak Bay police/Twitter)

Oak Bay police release picture of suspect stealing an outboard motor

Bank fraud, bike theft, stealing from vehicles continues

Oak Bay Police Department took to social media to share an image of someone stealing a stealing a motor from a catamaran at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in hopes of identifying a suspect. (Oak Bay police/Twitter)
The Churchmouse Bookshop in St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church will hold its annual sale on Sept. 11. (Churchmouse Bookshop)

Oak Bay church plans to fill the pews with books for annual fundraiser

Funds raised support The Food Bank at St. John the Divine, Threshold Housing and Our Place

The Churchmouse Bookshop in St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church will hold its annual sale on Sept. 11. (Churchmouse Bookshop)
Walkers capture shoreline photos of the near full moon in a 2018 Embrace the Night walk. (Black Press Media file photo)

Good moon rising, Oak Bay residents invited on walkabout to watch

Embrace the Twilight walks resume Friday, Aug. 20, starting at Spewhung/Turkey Head

Walkers capture shoreline photos of the near full moon in a 2018 Embrace the Night walk. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Police find sword down cyclist’s pants after midnight stop in Oak Bay

EV charger damaged, $3,000 bike swiped in weekly roundup

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Perhaps They’ll Find A Love Song by Kimberly Kiel

At The Galleries: Colours of summer spring up across Greater Victoria

Glass artist joins the bevy of painters showcased in August

Perhaps They’ll Find A Love Song by Kimberly Kiel
Air Cadet Flight Sgt. Sophia Abad worked with junior members this summer through the Cadet Activity Program. (Capt. Tim Townley/Unit Public Affairs)

Oak Bay High senior student inspires juniors at cadet camp

Sophia Abad, 17, worked as a staff cadet at the Bay Street Armoury in Victoria

Air Cadet Flight Sgt. Sophia Abad worked with junior members this summer through the Cadet Activity Program. (Capt. Tim Townley/Unit Public Affairs)
A two-space electric vehicle charging station opened on Store Street, between Johnson Street and Pandora Avenue, on April 30. More stations are planned to open in the region this summer. (City of Victoria/Twitter)

5 more fast chargers coming for EV drivers in Greater Victoria

Latest additions land in Victoria, Sidney, North Saanich

A two-space electric vehicle charging station opened on Store Street, between Johnson Street and Pandora Avenue, on April 30. More stations are planned to open in the region this summer. (City of Victoria/Twitter)
Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)

Man arrested for being near children, swimming area in Oak Bay

Conditions prevented man from being on any beach in B.C.

Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)