Port of Oakland and A’s enter ENA for Howard Terminal

The 50-acre Port of Oakland property knownas Howard Terminal is today mainly usedfor auxiliary purposes, such as parking. PORT OF OAKLANDDreams of home runs soaring past Oakland's iconic white cranes and splashing into the bay water is back on the table. The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners agreed to a one-year Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA) … Continue reading Port of Oakland and A’s enter ENA for Howard Terminal

Port Begins Talks with Oakland Waterfront Ballpark Group; Option for Warriors Included in ENA

Howard Terminal is big enough for two sportsvenues and could be an option for the Warriors.PORT OF OAKLAND | HOWARD TERMINAL | The Port of Oakland and a group of local business leaders hoping to build a new waterfront ballpark near Jack London Square for the A’s are now officially talking. Port commissioners approved on … Continue reading Port Begins Talks with Oakland Waterfront Ballpark Group; Option for Warriors Included in ENA

The Case for Debates in the East Bay

Debates are like NASCAR for Political Nerds | Kuo: One-Trick Pony? | More Odd Candidates EmergeCHAPTER 6 | A few years back I was having a conversation with a veteran Sacramento political consultant over a contentious Assembly race in the East Bay between Rob Bonta and Abel Guillen. The consultant was flummoxed over the lack of … Continue reading The Case for Debates in the East Bay

Port of Oakland Rejects Maritime Uses for Potential A’s Ballpark Site

Berths 67-68, otherwise, known as Howard Terminal.PORT OF OAKLAND | HOWARD TERMINAL |The Port of Oakland unanimously rejected three proposed maritime uses for the 50-acre Howard Terminal site near Jack London Square, one of which environmental groups vehemently opposed due to concerns over the proposed shipping of coal and petroleum coke through the port. In addition, … Continue reading Port of Oakland Rejects Maritime Uses for Potential A’s Ballpark Site

Port of Oakland Delays Decision That May Clear Howard Terminal for A’s Ballpark

The proposed 38,000-seat ballpark that some hope will be built at Howard Terminal,just north of Jack London Square.PORT OF OAKLAND | HOWARD TERMINAL | Before groups interested in building a new downtown ballpark at the Port of Oakland's Howard Terminal can more forward with their plans, port commissioners need to exhaust the property's potential maritime uses. However, … Continue reading Port of Oakland Delays Decision That May Clear Howard Terminal for A’s Ballpark