Royal Oak

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life

February 12th 2015

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2015) For 19-year-old Carson Matlock, the hardest part about being locked in a jail cell for two days was not being able to have paper or pens. “My mind was racing. Every situation of my life was […]

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies

February 12th 2015

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Feb. 12, 2015) A three-day journey from Michigan to California a decade ago marked the beginning of a new life for two Asian elephants and sparked an international conversation about how elephants are faring in captivity. Wanda and Winky – aging, arthritic elephants at the […]

Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration in Royal Oak March 31

February 11th 2015

Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration in Royal Oak March 31 (TGMI Press Release, Feb. 11, 2015) Meet up with transgender people and allies for the Transgender Day of Visibility Flagship Event on Tuesday, March 31 from 6-9pm at Five15 Royal Oak, 515 S. Washington. This part of International Transgender Day of Visibility. The theme is […]

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video)

February 10th 2015

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2015) Though “it is not a foregone conclusion,” as School Board Trustee Karen Twomey said at their Feb. 9 special meeting, Ferndale Schools is considering whether they might outsource custodial positions in the district. The Board voted unanimously to direct the Clark Hill Law […]

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak

February 10th 2015

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak (Angel Kisses Press Release, Feb 10, 2015) Angel Kisses; a nonprofit organization, supports Michigan-based groups and hospitals that seek to improve bereavement care for families who experience pregnancy loss, with a focus on babies delivered during the second and third trimester. Angel […]

Royal Oak Rotary Hosting Y.E.S. Fundraiser March 14

February 7th 2015

Royal Oak Rotary Hosting Y.E.S. Fundraiser March 14 (Rotary Press Release, Feb. 7, 2015) The Rotary Club of Royal Oak is hosting the 32nd annual Youth, Education and Service “Y.E.S.” Fundraiser on March 14. Attending the Y.E.S. Fundraiser is an opportunity to experience an exciting evening of silent and live auction items as well as […]

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com!

February 6th 2015

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com! Support local journalism by purchasing a special Valentine’s Day ad for someone you care about. Each ad will be custom designed with a theme of hearts, flowers etc. and your special someone can see their ad on our Valentine’s Day page, AND they will be posted in […]

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County

February 5th 2015

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015 – Updated Feb. 5, 2015– Check back for updates) The frigid temperatures of winter are upon us, and many have no place to go. The recent death of a homeless man in Pontiac shows the urgency of being able to stay safe and warm. […]

Detroit Zoo to Meet with Residents About Events and Noise Feb. 12

February 4th 2015

Detroit Zoo to Meet with Residents About Events and Noise Feb. 12 (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)   In response to Huntington Woods’ residents’ concerns about noise, The Detroit Zoo is hosting a 2015 Event Update meeting to include time for questions and answers from the public. The event takes place from 6pm to7pm at […]

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

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