Royal Oak

Car Fires Continue in Royal Oak

December 15th 2015

Car Fires Continue in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Dec. 15, 2015) Royal Oak, MI – On Saturday, December 12, 2015, at 4:53 a.m., the Royal Oak Police and Fire Department responded to two (2) suspicious car fires in the 1000 and 1100 block of Bauman. When first responders arrived on the scene both vehicles […]

Royal Oak Historical Commission Seeks Applicants

December 11th 2015

Royal Oak Historical Commission Seeks Applicants (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 11, 2015) The Royal Oak Historical Commission currently has a vacancy. This commission is a policy-making body that advises the city commission on matters relating to or advancing the historical interests of the City of Royal Oak. The seven members are appointed […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Asst. Manager in Royal Oak UPDATED

December 7th 2015

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Assistant City Manager in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2015) UPDATE:  City Commission approved the promotion on Monday night. Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak City Commission is expected to vote tonight on a measure that would put current Police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue in the unique position […]

Royal Oak Comedian Doing Food Drive for Dogs

December 6th 2015

Royal Oak Comedian Doing Food Drive for Dogs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Though normally full of laughter, there is a sad spot in comedian Leslie Norlin-Thompson’s heart when she thinks of her dearly departed dog, Beau the Wonder Dog. Beau, a Bassett lab mix, passed away on Dec. 18, 2014 with no prior […]

Royal Oak High School Jingle Bell Jazz Dec. 17

December 5th 2015

Royal Oak High School Jingle Bell Jazz Dec. 17 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak High School, Lexington Boulevard, Royal Oak, MI, United States Thursday, December 17th, 6-9PM, ROHS cafeteria $10/adults, $5/students & seniors Annual jazz event featuring ROHS jazz bands, ROMS jazz band, and other special guests! There will also be a […]

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

December 3rd 2015

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to […]

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31

December 2nd 2015

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31 (EVENT page) Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures […]

How to Park Cheap or Free in Downtown Royal Oak

November 27th 2015

How to Park Cheap or Free in Downtown Royal Oak (City of Royal Oak, Nov. 27, 2015)   Did you know there’s some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak? Here’s a guide to finding a parking space that is just right for you! Cheap options Before 5 p.m. metered parking is only 25 cents […]

Tea & Ted: Why do we Sleep Lunchtime Talk Dec. 15

November 27th 2015

Tea & Ted: Why do we Sleep Lunchtime Talk Dec. 15 (EVENT page)   Tea & TED: Why Do We Sleep? Dec. 15, 2015 12:15 pm -1:15 pm Friends Auditorium Russell Foster, a circadian neuroscientist, shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages, […]