We love the A’s, say community activists, just not a ballpark at the Peralta site

Alvina Wong, right, with a Chinatown businessowner who expressed concern about an A'sballpark near Laney College.OAKLANDAlvina Wong grew up in Chinatown. As a child she walked with her grandmother to buy groceries, learned Chinese calligraphy and made friends in the park. "That's the type of community we have in Chinatown as well as East Lake … Continue reading We love the A’s, say community activists, just not a ballpark at the Peralta site

Fan groups enlist well-known sports litigator to potentially sue Raiders, NFL over relocation

OAKLANDA grassroots collection of Raiders fan groups believe they have a legal grounds for keeping the NFL franchise in Oakland, and the investor group headed by football great Ronnie Lott still believes a football stadium can be built in Oakland, according to the attorney hired by local fan groups. But, whether it’s the Raiders playing … Continue reading Fan groups enlist well-known sports litigator to potentially sue Raiders, NFL over relocation

With Raiders departure, Oakland once again sticks it to ‘The Man’

The NFL announced approval Monday for theRaiders relocation to Las Vegas. The team isscheduled to play in Oakland through 2018.OAKLANDRaise a banner from the rafters at Oakland City Hall! By refusing to acquiesce to the threats of the Raiders and the National Football League, the city proved once again that the East Bay rests in … Continue reading With Raiders departure, Oakland once again sticks it to ‘The Man’

SCHAAF THROWS SHADE ON RAIDERS POTENTIAL FAN BASE IN VEGAS

The Oakland Raiders filed relocation papersThursday with the NFL to move the franchiseto Las Vegas.OAKLAND | On the day the Oakland Raiders filed relocation papers to move the franchise to Las Vegas--the team's second attempt in as many years to flee the city--Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf may have previewed the argument she intends to offer … Continue reading SCHAAF THROWS SHADE ON RAIDERS POTENTIAL FAN BASE IN VEGAS

Placing their trust in Ronnie Lott, Alameda County supervisors agree to Raiders stadium term sheet

NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott addressing theAlameda County Board of Supervisors Tuesdaymorning in Oakland.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS |The Alameda County Board of Supervisors agreed to signing a term sheet with a group led by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott to begin negotiations for a $1.3 billion football stadium in Oakland. The Oakland City Council … Continue reading Placing their trust in Ronnie Lott, Alameda County supervisors agree to Raiders stadium term sheet