Octavian Lacatusu

Octavian posted 34 stories to Saanich News.
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Local divas take to the Oak Bay upstairs lounge this Friday

The dinner and a show event on Sept. 29 will feature Maureen Washington and Edie DaPonte

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 6:30pm

UPDATED: Rare ‘king-of-the-salmon’ washes up on Oak Bay beach

The rare type of ribbonfish was found by a man walking his dog on Rattenbury Beach.

  • Sep 21st, 2017 12:30pm

Oak Bay council considering new town hall meeting format

Councillors hope to find a better way of engaging the public on all kinds of topics and issues.

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:30am

Oak Bay man saves baby squirrel in distress

Peter Wheaton became an accidental hero when he saved the animal from several vicious crows.

  • Sep 15th, 2017 7:00am

UVic researchers to get $9.5 million boost in federal grants

The grants will go to 81 faculty members and students in natural sciences and engineering.

  • Sep 14th, 2017 12:00pm

UVic scientist asseses contamination levels from Fukushima aftermath

Radiation levels in Pacific Canadian waters from Japan’s doomed power plant are finally revealed.

  • Sep 13th, 2017 1:00pm

Cleanup of derelict vessels in Oak Bay delayed… again

With CRD support in limbo and an onerous federal grant process, Oak Bay is at a difficult impasse.

  • Sep 12th, 2017 5:10pm

Missing Nanaimo man crashes car in Oak Bay

The driver was found suffering from Alzheimer’s and was “severely confused” police say.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:30am

School is back in session: Slow down to 30 km/h

Police are reminding drivers to slow down in school zones as kids return to school this week.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 8:30am

Oak Bay man revises grand dictionary of Canadianisms

Stefan Dollinger spent a decade updating the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles

  • Sep 1st, 2017 11:00am

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

McKenzie interchange, Blue Water Bridge, among many others are moving at a snail’s pace. Why?

  • Aug 30th, 2017 11:30am

Weaver pushes ban for farmland sales to foreigners

Leader of B.C.’s Green party Adrew Weaver to stop the hemmorage of farmland in the wrong hands.

  • Aug 30th, 2017 3:00am

Greater Victoria School District hires 200 new teachers

A handful of new teaching staff coming to Oak Bay schools.

  • Aug 25th, 2017 3:00pm

The Art of Ascension coming soon to Oak Bay

Surya Ishaya will discuss the meditative practice on Sept. 9 at Heart of the Village Yoga studio.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 2:00pm

Oak Bay resident fights neighbour bullying

Ashley Migneault started neighboursagainstbullying.com to turn something negative into a positive.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 10:00am

Oak Bay Marina hosting open house this weekend

The parking lot near Turkey Head will be turned into an event come Saturday (Aug. 26)

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 3:30pm

Prolific UVic political science professor passes away

Associate Professor Emeritus Norman Ruff inspired entire generations of scholars at the university

  • Aug 21st, 2017 5:00pm

VIDEO: The eclipse in Oak Bay

Athlone Court offices take a mid-morning break to see the partial eclipse

  • Aug 21st, 2017 10:30am

Growlers making their presence known over Saanich

Noise from fighter aircraft may be related to athmospheric conditions, says U.S. Navy spokesperson.

  • Aug 13th, 2017 10:00pm

Growlers continue to be heard over Saanich and Oak Bay

Noise from fighter aircraft may be related to athmospheric conditions, says U.S. Navy spokesperson.

  • Aug 11th, 2017 7:30pm