How Oakland’s hometown soccer team overcame a slow start and internal strife to build a team with purpose.
Author Archives: Dan Moore
Dan Moore is a writer based out of Oakland. Follow him on Twitter @DmoWriter.
How the Oakland Roots built a team for a ‘fiercely proud’ city
The Roots logo is almost synonymous with the city of Oakland itself. Here’s how that happened.
The remarkable rise of the Oakland Roots: The Town’s homegrown soccer club
Professional sports teams have used and abandoned Oakland. Could the Oakland Roots be different?
The problem and potential of Oakland’s parks
From the hills to Lake Merritt, the city is home to beautiful parklands. But who gets to enjoy them is determined by long-standing racial and class divides.
Could the A’s waterfront ballpark be a good deal for Oakland?
Big real estate projects don’t always benefit locals. Community benefits agreements, like the one being negotiated for the Waterfront Ballpark project, are meant to address this problem.
The A’s and MLB just raised the stakes for the Howard Terminal ballpark project
Major League Baseball and the Oakland A’s say the team will consider leaving the city if it doesn’t get a waterfront stadium. Here’s what to keep an eye on next.
The battle over a ballpark at Howard Terminal
The city has to decide whether to build the A’s proposed stadium in West Oakland. There’s far more at stake than just baseball.
An ode to the Oakland Coliseum
And what we’ll lose when it’s gone.