Latest Oakley Stories

2009-09-29 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley announced its new Pro Rider Series, a line of premium performance apparel for the Fall 2009 season of mountain recreation. The company relied on the expertise of top skiers and snowboarders from around the globe to develop and test new designs that incorporate some of the best technologies in technical outerwear, along with refinements in fit, convenience features and aesthetic cues inspired by today's pros. Concurrent with the...

2009-07-07 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced the release of Bob Burnquist Gascan(R) eyewear. A special rendition in the coveted Oakley Gascan line, the new eco-conscious design honors the namesake athlete's support of Green initiatives in environmental awareness. A portion of the proceeds from sales will go to the Action Sports Environmental Coalition (ASEC), an organization co-founded by Burnquist in 2001. (Photo:...

2009-07-06 20:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced the launch of OakleyVault.com, a new Web site created for brand enthusiasts and aficionados searching for vintage Oakley styles and discontinued products ranging from sports performance innovations to lifestyle designs. Cost-conscious consumers will have the opportunity to take advantage of price reductions on a wide array of products through the new Oakley Vault(R) Web site. (Logo:...

2009-06-30 07:00:00

Designs Envisioned by Riders Will Be Available to Public FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced updates regarding the 2009 Tour de France and the concurrent worldwide release of JAWBONE(TM), a revolutionary breakthrough in performance eyewear. Details were provided on specific color combinations of JAWBONE crafted for Tour riders who will rely on the product's new design technologies in competition. The company noted that the Oakley Custom Program...

2009-05-20 10:34:00

'Terminator Salvation' Showcases Boot Developed for U.S. Elite Special Forces FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that its S.I. Assault Boot(TM) will be appearing in "Terminator Salvation," the highly anticipated fourth installment of the blockbuster "Terminator" film franchise. The civilian version of combat gear developed for the U.S. Elite Special Forces, Oakley's S.I. Assault Boot is worn by the character John Connor. (Photo:...

2008-09-21 00:00:16

By Jonathan Romney Put like that, it doesn't sound promising. But this is one of the most incisive and compelling British features for some time Unrelated Joanna Hogg 100 mins, 15 Film With most films, you don't need more than a one-line pitch to tell you what you're going to get and whether you'll like it. Thus, this week's Tropic Thunder: "Idiot actors lose the plot in the jungle, hilarious results." But some films you sum up at your peril - or rather, at theirs, because a one-liner...

2008-09-19 12:00:19

By Roni Gehlke When you think of California Coastal Cleanup Day, you might assume that it refers only to ocean or Bay waterways, but that is not the case. The Delta region also participates in the annual cleanup and awareness day. This Saturday starting at 9 a.m., the city of Oakley will participate in the event with its Marsh Creek Cleanup. While this is the first time that the city will participate in the coastal cleanup, this is not the first Marsh Creek Cleanup. The city has been...

2008-09-10 21:00:13

By Paula King OAKLEY -- Following in Brentwood's footsteps, the Oakley City Council voted Tuesday night to apply for detachment from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and annexation into the Contra Costa Fire Protection District via an application to Contra Costa's Local Agency Formation Commission. Councilman Kevin Romick urged the council to show this united front with neighboring Brentwood. For the past few years, discussions were held to create a new governing board for...

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