Kaplan to A’s: Are you ‘double-timing’ us with Portland?

It's clear members of the ILWU Local 10 union are against a proposed waterfront ballpark for the Oakland Athletics at Howard Terminal. The privately-financed ballpark comes with the cost of fewer jobs at the Port of Oakland, the union asserts, along with gentrification that will follow construction of new market-rate housing at the proposed ballpark … Continue reading Kaplan to A’s: Are you ‘double-timing’ us with Portland?

Port of Oakland to approve Howard Terminal term sheet with A’s

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 is scheduled to come before the Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners on May 13. … Continue reading Port of Oakland to approve Howard Terminal term sheet with A’s

Daysog inquires whether A’s can link ballpark gondola to Alameda

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 is already at work. After news of the Oakland Athletics' plan to build a new … Continue reading Daysog inquires whether A’s can link ballpark gondola to Alameda

Bonta adds green certification to A’s ballpark bill; passes senate judiciary

Bill that would expedite potential years-long CEQA lawsuits for a new A's ballpark in Oakland now heads to Senate Appropriations.