A week after reports the notoriously penurious Oakland A’s ownership decided it will not pay its $1.2 million rent at the Coliseum, comes news the team will stop making weekly $400 payments to its minor league players starting next week…. Read More ›
The Oakland City Council is asking the city administration to iron out its differences with the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, who are proposing to sell their half of the Coliseum complex to the Oakland Athletics. “In the interest of… Read More ›
Legislation that would help the City of Oakland finance infrastructure and transportation projects for a new ballpark at Howard Terminal was approved Monday by the State Senate. At the time of the vote, Senate Bill 293, which was authored by… Read More ›
The Port of Oakland Board and Oakland Athletics are set to sign an exclusive four-year term sheet to lease the Howard Terminal waterfront property to the team and construction of a new waterfront ballpark. An item on the term sheet… Read More ›
Like an early season extra-inning baseball game, A’s fans waited all afternoon for an opportunity to show their support for an Assembly bill that could stitch together a crazy quilt of land trust issues for the proposed Howard Terminal ballpark… Read More ›
During Alameda Councilmember-elect Tony Daysog’s previous two stints on the City Council he was known as a wonky and hard-working public servant. The third incarnation of Councilmember Daysog appears no different. Even before his swearing-in ceremony on Dec. 18, Daysog… Read More ›
If all goes well, the new A’s ballpark would be ready in time for the 2023 season.
Bonta’s AB 734 is expected to return to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday
Bill that would expedite potential years-long CEQA lawsuits for a new A’s ballpark in Oakland now heads to Senate Appropriations.
Next up: Senate Judiciary Committee next Tuesday.
Weeks after the Oakland Athletics signed an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with the Port of Oakland to study the feasibility of a new ballpark at Howard Terminal near Jack London Square, the team entered into a similar arrangement late Tuesday night… Read More ›
EBC AGENDA: May 11-17 — A’s-Oakland Coliseum ENA; Budget talks all over the East Bay; ALAMEDA revamps council rules
–OAKLAND– Regular council meeting, Tuesday, May 15, 5:30 p.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE] –A’S COLISEUM ENA– The Oakland City Council is about to move on Mayor Libby Schaaf‘s pledge last month for the city to enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with the… Read More ›
OAKLAND COLISEUMA report Monday that the Oakland Athletics are interested in buying the Coliseum complex, but the letter sent by Athletics management to city and county officials more notably hints the team views the long-standing stadium issues as the Coliseum or… Read More ›