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?
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 It wasn't a walk-off victory just yet, but the Assembly Natural Resources Committee Monday evening … Continue reading A’s ballpark legislation passes early committee; another bill to be heard Wednesday
If all goes well, the new A's ballpark would be ready in time for the 2023 season.
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.