Oak Bay News Staff

The woman also received distracted driving tickets in 2018 and 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

Oak Bay driver gets third distracted driving ticket in four years

Officer caught the woman using her phone while at the wheel

The woman also received distracted driving tickets in 2018 and 2019. (Black Press File Photo)
Oak Bay Police Department briefs for May 3 to 9. (Black Press Media file photo)

Copper wire stolen after Oak Bay construction site targeted twice by thieves

Cop briefs include pair of impounded cars, swiped back medication

Oak Bay Police Department briefs for May 3 to 9. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay resident Hugh Thompson died Friday, May 7. (GoFundMe photo)

Oak Bay dad dies mountain biking near Shawnigan Lake

Community rallies around family with online fundraiser

Oak Bay resident Hugh Thompson died Friday, May 7. (GoFundMe photo)
Work is progressing on the new student housing building at the University of Victoria. The building will be home to 398 students when complete in September 2022. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

VIDEO: Mass timber installation begins at UVic student housing project

Green technology plays key role in building that will be home to 398 University of Victoria students

Work is progressing on the new student housing building at the University of Victoria. The building will be home to 398 students when complete in September 2022. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
Jackson Peters picks, plays and sings on Willows Beach. Peters likes to tour parks in Greater Victoria to practice his music and enjoy the outdoors. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Beach weather strikes in Oak Bay

Willows hosts those looking to swim, play volleyball and build sand castles

Jackson Peters picks, plays and sings on Willows Beach. Peters likes to tour parks in Greater Victoria to practice his music and enjoy the outdoors. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
A 23-year-old driver won’t be behind the wheel again until next winter after they were caught going 67 kilometers over the speed limit Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver in Oak Bay caught going 67 km/h over speed limit

The driver was clocked going 117km/h in a 50 km/h zone, issued multiple tickets

A 23-year-old driver won’t be behind the wheel again until next winter after they were caught going 67 kilometers over the speed limit Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Willows elementary Grade 5 students participate in the Greater Victoria School District (SD61) district strings program and were inspired to rally against the proposed budget cuts that affect the music programs across the district. (Ian Sharpe photo)

VIDEO: Students rally to save music amid Greater Victoria budget cuts

Oak Bay was one of several planned elementary school protests over proposed cuts

The Willows elementary Grade 5 students participate in the Greater Victoria School District (SD61) district strings program and were inspired to rally against the proposed budget cuts that affect the music programs across the district. (Ian Sharpe photo)
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Possible impaired driver ends up in the water at Willows Beach in Oak Bay

Impaired, fraud calls keep Oak Bay police busy last week

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(Black Press Media file photo)

Woman returned to West Shore on warrant after crashing in Oak Bay

Smashed car windows, stolen outboard, missing diamond round out police briefs

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Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)

Driver caught accelerating to twice the speed limit through Oak Bay school zone

Officers also responded to impaired drivers and multiple thefts last week

Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)
“Racing Classics” by John Horton depicts sailboats near Trial Island off the coast of Oak Bay. The painting will be featured in his <em>Maritime Impressions</em> exhibit at the Winchester Gallery until April 14.
“Racing Classics” by John Horton depicts sailboats near Trial Island off the coast of Oak Bay. The painting will be featured in his <em>Maritime Impressions</em> exhibit at the Winchester Gallery until April 14.
Oak Bay police said anyone who finds Peter can contact Oak Bay police, Reuniting Owners with Animals Missing (ROAM) or the BC SPCA. (ROAM/Facebook)

Oak Bay police seek help finding pet budgie Peter

Officers impound 3 vehicles, issue roadside prohibitions for impaired driving

Oak Bay police said anyone who finds Peter can contact Oak Bay police, Reuniting Owners with Animals Missing (ROAM) or the BC SPCA. (ROAM/Facebook)
The tribute to Fenwick Lansdowne officially lands in Oak Bay on March 29. (Courtesy Community Association of Oak Bay)

Grassroots project lands artist legacy in Oak Bay park

Tribute to famed bird painter Fenwick Lansdowne greets visitors to Queens’ Park

The tribute to Fenwick Lansdowne officially lands in Oak Bay on March 29. (Courtesy Community Association of Oak Bay)
Matthew Tanner, 36, was in the Intensive Care Unit at the Victoria General Hospital after suffering a brain stem stroke at his Saturna Island home. (Courtesy of Natasha Dalton)

Former Oak Bay man suffering from locked-in syndrome dies

Hundreds support family of well-known Oak Bay man after massive brain stem stroke

Matthew Tanner, 36, was in the Intensive Care Unit at the Victoria General Hospital after suffering a brain stem stroke at his Saturna Island home. (Courtesy of Natasha Dalton)
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Oak Bay police nab motorist travelling 114 in a 40 km/h zone

Rental fraud, graffiti, stolen bikes and more reported to Oak Bay police last week

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Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has shared photos of a man who allegedly snatched several hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from an Oak Bay pharmacy on March 3. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Crime Stoppers seek man accused of snatching items from Oak Bay pharmacy

Incident occurred March 3, suspect seen on camera

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has shared photos of a man who allegedly snatched several hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from an Oak Bay pharmacy on March 3. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
A screenshot of the video tweeted by Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties as someone snatches a package off a porch then gets in a white waiting vehicle. (Twitter/Ray Bernoties)

Oak Bay police chief calls out porch pirate on Twitter

‘Not a porch pirate … just a thief,’ says chief

A screenshot of the video tweeted by Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties as someone snatches a package off a porch then gets in a white waiting vehicle. (Twitter/Ray Bernoties)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Thief rips hand dryer off wall of Oak Bay business

Hit and run, theft from vehicle, scam among week’s calls to police

(Black Press Media file photo)
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Rain causes wastewater discharge in Oak Bay

Rutland Road area affected by advisory

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Following a week of complaints about vehicle stunting and racing, an Oak Bay police officer caught one of the culprits on Jan.1. (Black Press File Photo)

Oak Bay police catch Cadboro Bay stunt driving culprit

Vehicle impounded, driver charged for tow bill and storage

Following a week of complaints about vehicle stunting and racing, an Oak Bay police officer caught one of the culprits on Jan.1. (Black Press File Photo)