Appellate court upholds ruling against Oakland’s coal ban

A federal appellate court upheld a previous ruling to invalidate Oakland’s prohibition on coal shipments on Tuesday. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a May 2018 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria that found the city of Oakland insufficiently argued that coal shipments posed a significant harm to the community. … Continue reading Appellate court upholds ruling against Oakland’s coal ban

Oakland’s lawsuit against NFL gets a second Hail Mary attempt; Councilman wants to ‘apply’ for a team

The construction of a nearly $2 billion football stadium in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders hit a snag earlier this year when the trusses for its roof did not properly fit. Meanwhile, a lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland last December to keep the team's iconic logo and colors in the East Bay … Continue reading Oakland’s lawsuit against NFL gets a second Hail Mary attempt; Councilman wants to ‘apply’ for a team

Two East Bay educators lead lawsuit against teachers’ union dues

Lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court is based on last year's Janus v. AFSCME ruling.