Oak Bay News Staff

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island

Mark Istephan, 47, was last seen Nov. 30 when he discharged himself from a hospital in the Lower Mainland

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island
Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser

Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser

Partnership with Canadian Tire has raised almost $800,000 since 2003

Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser
A 75-year-old man was struck Sept. 17, 2018 at this intersection and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Elderly man in hospital after struck by car in Oak Bay

The incident happened Monday evening on Cadboro Bay Road

A 75-year-old man was struck Sept. 17, 2018 at this intersection and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Traffic is backed up near Fort Street and Lee after a crash between a mini van and a motorcycle this afternoon. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Motorcyclist injured in Fort Street crash

Victoria Police say stretch from Foul Bay to Lee closed to investigate

Traffic is backed up near Fort Street and Lee after a crash between a mini van and a motorcycle this afternoon. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City

Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City

Another Hallmark movie is currently shooting in Greater Victoria

Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City
UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police

UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police

RCMP and Oak Bay police searched the skies from Sooke to Shawnigan and beyond

UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police
Trudi Brown, winner of the 2017 Law Society Excellence in Family Law Award, with Law Society President Herman Van Ommen, QC. (Submitted photo)

Oak Bay lawyer recognized as a ‘trailblazer’ in family law

Trudi Brown, QC, is the first recipient of the Law Society of BC’s Excellence in FamilyLaw award

Trudi Brown, winner of the 2017 Law Society Excellence in Family Law Award, with Law Society President Herman Van Ommen, QC. (Submitted photo)
Winter Solstice event raises funds for the Connections Place

Winter Solstice event raises funds for the Connections Place

Yoga conference partners with Uptown and the Connections Place for a night of yoga and fundraising

Winter Solstice event raises funds for the Connections Place
Sisters 6-year-old Chloe Berry and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry have been identified as the victims of the Christmas Day double homicide in Oak Bay. The community is responding to the tragedy by offering support however they can: churches are opening their doors to mourners, residents are organizing food for first responders, Mayor Nils Jensen has announced a candlelight vigil this Saturday at 7 pm on Willows Beach where the girls often played. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay releases details on Saturday’s candlelight vigil

Hour-long vigil starts at 7 p.m. at Willows Beach Park

Sisters 6-year-old Chloe Berry and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry have been identified as the victims of the Christmas Day double homicide in Oak Bay. The community is responding to the tragedy by offering support however they can: churches are opening their doors to mourners, residents are organizing food for first responders, Mayor Nils Jensen has announced a candlelight vigil this Saturday at 7 pm on Willows Beach where the girls often played. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
The sixth annual 2018 Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) is recognizing the influential yoga teachers in the community. Three awards are open for nominations and will be accepting applications until January 15th, 2018. (Submitted photo)

Recognize an influential yoga teacher with annual conference awards

Victoria conference set for University of Victoria in February, nominations to Jan. 15

The sixth annual 2018 Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) is recognizing the influential yoga teachers in the community. Three awards are open for nominations and will be accepting applications until January 15th, 2018. (Submitted photo)
On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas

On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas

A roundup of things coming to stages across Greater Victoria

On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas
Just Matcha in Oak Bay celebrates four years in business. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Just Matcha marks four years in Oak Bay

Second location in Victoria nearly two years old

Just Matcha in Oak Bay celebrates four years in business. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Oak Bay police hope to locate the owner of some stolen property. They released an image of a Thai baht among the stolen times. The owner is asked to contact the department to describe other associated items. Contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.

Oak Bay police briefs: Bike swiped, camera found, impaired driver suspended

Police seek help in parking lot hit and run Oct. 3

Oak Bay police hope to locate the owner of some stolen property. They released an image of a Thai baht among the stolen times. The owner is asked to contact the department to describe other associated items. Contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.
The Oak Bay Beach Hotel celebrates its fifth annual dinner show season with the premiere of The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel on Oct. 20. (Submitted photo)

Simon and Garfunkel kicks off dinner theatre season at Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Lennon & McCartney and old time radio shows round out fall and winter

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel celebrates its fifth annual dinner show season with the premiere of The Definitive Simon and Garfunkel on Oct. 20. (Submitted photo)
Marathon Sunday means road closures in Oak Bay and Victoria

Marathon Sunday means road closures in Oak Bay and Victoria

Dallas Road between Cook and Douglas closed starting at 4 a.m. to the end of the event

Marathon Sunday means road closures in Oak Bay and Victoria
Elvis Tribute Artist Scott MacDonald entertains at Monterey Recreation Centre’s A Glitzy Affair. (Linda Foubister photo)

Glitz and glamour take over Monterey centre

OctoberFest up this month as Monterey rolls out the barrel

Elvis Tribute Artist Scott MacDonald entertains at Monterey Recreation Centre’s A Glitzy Affair. (Linda Foubister photo)
Spencer Pickles photos

Photo Gallery: Castaway Wanderers men’s premier team takes down Westshore

After a long day of rugby, the Castaway Wanderers men’s premier team…

Spencer Pickles photos
Weekend hitlist in Greater Victoria: RCMP musical ride highlights weekend that includes Greek Fest, Salmon Fest

Weekend hitlist in Greater Victoria: RCMP musical ride highlights weekend that includes Greek Fest, Salmon Fest

Feast of Fields, Metis potluck, marina open house and Chalkfest round out the weekend

Weekend hitlist in Greater Victoria: RCMP musical ride highlights weekend that includes Greek Fest, Salmon Fest
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Update: Power restored after major outage in Victoria

BC Hydro says more than 5,000 were without power for about an hour

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Raven Baroque brings costumed affair to Oak Bay United Church venue

Raven Baroque brings costumed affair to Oak Bay United Church venue

Raven Baroque performs Aug. 12 in its only ticketed show of the summer

Raven Baroque brings costumed affair to Oak Bay United Church venue