Oak Bay News Staff

Oak Bay High voting station was slow and steady for the provincial election day, Oct. 24, 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Early voting reduces election day turnout in Oak Bay-Gordon Head

An estimated 15,918 mail-in ballots requested in Oak Bay-Gordon Head

Oak Bay High voting station was slow and steady for the provincial election day, Oct. 24, 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Gordon Head middle school voting station was slow and steady for the provincial election day, Oct. 24, 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

NDP’s Rankin declared winner in Oak Bay-Gordon Head

An estimated 15,918 mail-in ballots requested in Oak Bay-Gordon Head

Gordon Head middle school voting station was slow and steady for the provincial election day, Oct. 24, 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Police closed McNeill Avenue after a workplace death Oct. 20, 2020. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

WorkSafe BC investigating man’s death during Oak Bay tree removal

Man was working for contracted tree removal company when incident occurred

Police closed McNeill Avenue after a workplace death Oct. 20, 2020. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A woman was injured cycling, prompting road closures in Oak Bay on Oct. 16. (Twitter/Ray Bernoties)

‘Erratic’ cyclists potential cause of rider injured in Oak Bay

Female cyclist was reportedly injured at Hampshire Road and Bowker Creek Avenue

A woman was injured cycling, prompting road closures in Oak Bay on Oct. 16. (Twitter/Ray Bernoties)
Smoke hung low near the Oak Bay police and fire departments on Sept. 17 and officers warned drivers to be wary on the roads. (Oak Bay Police Department/Twitter)

Greater Victoria police warn of low visibility on roads due to wildfire smoke, fog

Watch for other road users, ensure headlights work, police say

Smoke hung low near the Oak Bay police and fire departments on Sept. 17 and officers warned drivers to be wary on the roads. (Oak Bay Police Department/Twitter)
Oak Bay police responded Sunday when a man’s parking attempt left four vehicles damaged. (Courtesy of Oak Bay police)

Driver damages four other cars while parking on Oak Bay Avenue

Man’s license will be reviewed by Motor Vehicle Branch

Oak Bay police responded Sunday when a man’s parking attempt left four vehicles damaged. (Courtesy of Oak Bay police)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Multiple misdials divert police resources in Oak Bay

Flaggers in danger, Good Samaritan turns in purse this week in Oak Bay

(Black Press Media file photo)
Willows Beach. (Black Press Media file photo)

Missing child located unharmed at Willows Beach

Theft of bicycles, outboard motors highlight Oak Bay police calls

Willows Beach. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police are investigating a report of an assault at the Oak Bay Home Hardware. (Google Maps)

Police investigating alleged assault on Oak Bay Avenue

Staff at Oak Bay Home Hardware say one person was taken to hospital

Victoria Police are investigating a report of an assault at the Oak Bay Home Hardware. (Google Maps)
A number of bikes, both locked and unlocked, were stolen in Oak Bay last week, according to police. (Unsplash)

$3,700 worth of bikes stolen in Oak Bay in just three days

Police receive reports of four stolen bikes from July 27 to 29

A number of bikes, both locked and unlocked, were stolen in Oak Bay last week, according to police. (Unsplash)
An Oak Bay police officer had to call for back up while trying to break up a party Saturday night, according to police. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay officer injured while breaking up party

Party-goers yell ‘f*** the blue,’ say police

An Oak Bay police officer had to call for back up while trying to break up a party Saturday night, according to police. (Black Press Media file photo)
Gift card scammer nets $800 in Oak Bay

Gift card scammer nets $800 in Oak Bay

Police also called for stolen package, missing medic alert bracelet

Gift card scammer nets $800 in Oak Bay
Oak Bay Police arrested a 48-year-old man with outstanding warrants. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Man ‘walking around yelling’ alerts Oak Bay police to man wanted for assault

A 48-year-old man was arrested on outstanding warrants

Oak Bay Police arrested a 48-year-old man with outstanding warrants. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)
CCPA releases a taste of the spring finale online Saturday, April 25. (Courtesy Canadian College of Performing Arts)

Oak Bay-based performing arts students rally to present digital year-end musical during pandemic

Canadian College of Performing Arts offers a taste of the show online Saturday

CCPA releases a taste of the spring finale online Saturday, April 25. (Courtesy Canadian College of Performing Arts)
The parking lot at Willows Beach Park joins those across the region now closed to the public. (@OakBayPolice/Twitter)

Oak Bay closes parking near Willows Beach

The parking lot will remain closed until further notice

The parking lot at Willows Beach Park joins those across the region now closed to the public. (@OakBayPolice/Twitter)
Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties, left, takes over this summer when Chief Constable Andy Brinton retires. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay Police Chief Const. Andy Brinton passes the torch this summer

Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties to take over position in September

Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties, left, takes over this summer when Chief Constable Andy Brinton retires. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay resident lost $10,000 after a scammer told them they were an RCMP officer. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay resident loses $10,000 to scammer pretending to be RCMP

This is the second time this person has been targeted by scammers

An Oak Bay resident lost $10,000 after a scammer told them they were an RCMP officer. (Black Press Media file photo)
For the second Philanthropint Series flavour, 49 Below teamed up with Tarn from Dumpling Drop for a Thai Milk Tea ice cream. (49below.ca)

Boutique ice cream business crafts ‘philanthropint’ to give back

49 Below Ice Cream concocts enough flavour to make 64 meals for Our Place

For the second Philanthropint Series flavour, 49 Below teamed up with Tarn from Dumpling Drop for a Thai Milk Tea ice cream. (49below.ca)
Members of the Oak Bay and Victoria fire departments were on scene at a small electrical fire Tuesday morning. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Electrical fire caught by chance in South Oak Bay home

Homeowners, Oak Bay Fire with a ‘good save’ on Lyn Crescent

Members of the Oak Bay and Victoria fire departments were on scene at a small electrical fire Tuesday morning. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Scouts Jacob and Joshua Cunliffe with friend Rhys White during the 5th Garry Oak Scouts annual post-holiday bottle drive on Saturday. (5th Garry Oak Scouts Photo)

Oak Bay scouts top $6,200 with post-holiday bottle drive

Annual fundraiser covers 90 routes in Oak Bay

Scouts Jacob and Joshua Cunliffe with friend Rhys White during the 5th Garry Oak Scouts annual post-holiday bottle drive on Saturday. (5th Garry Oak Scouts Photo)