After colleague’s long-winded Warriors speech two years ago, Wilma Chan keeps it short

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and MC Hammerat the Warriors victory parade Thursday.ALAMEDA COUNTYOn a similar sun-swept afternoon in Oakland two years ago, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty stepped to the lectern and addressed an estimated 1 million Warriors fans at Lake Merritt following the Warriors' first NBA championship in 40 years.Haggerty's speech, though, became infamous … Continue reading After colleague’s long-winded Warriors speech two years ago, Wilma Chan keeps it short

Joe Lacob: A Sterling Example of the Rich Stealing from the Poor in Alameda County

The amount of outstanding debt Warriorsowner Joe Lacob owes Alameda County isalmost the same as its fiscal budget shortfall.ALAMEDA COUNTY | BUDGET | Starting next week, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will begin deliberations on a $2.8 billion fiscal budget. Over the past five years, charting the roller coaster of red ink at the … Continue reading Joe Lacob: A Sterling Example of the Rich Stealing from the Poor in Alameda County

Port of Oakland Readies Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Downtown Ballpark Investors

An artist's rendering of a proposed ballparknear Oakland's Jack London Square.PORT OF OAKLAND | HOWARD TERMINAL | The Port of Oakland staff will recommend at its next meeting Mar. 27 to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement with a group of Oakland business interests hoping to build a waterfront ballpark at the port-owned Howard Terminal north … Continue reading Port of Oakland Readies Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Downtown Ballpark Investors

Warriors Owners Interested In Buying The A’s; Building Downtown Ballpark

Warriors owner Joe LacobOAKLAND | BALLPARK | The Oakland business leaders who are pushing the effort to build a new home for the A’s on the city’s waterfront apparently are not the deep-pocketed investors behind the plan to build a $500 million facility at Howard Terminal. It’s also clear that the cash-strapped city has no … Continue reading Warriors Owners Interested In Buying The A’s; Building Downtown Ballpark