Local ballplayers and coaches—from Little League to MLB—have shaped the history of America’s pastime, on and off the field.
The purveyors of bacon-wrapped dogs topped with sizzling onions are loved by baseball fans, but not by the Coliseum’s governing board.
Some are refusing to buy tickets while others plan a “reverse boycott.” But many die-hards are blaming Athletics owner John Fisher for the team’s likely move to Vegas.
Jorge Leon has given his all to the A’s as the founder of a supporters group, the Oakland ‘68s. Now he’s struggling to come to terms with the team’s announced move to Las Vegas.
Councilmember Noel Gallo wanted voters to have a say about whether public funds should be used to build the A’s waterfront stadium and mixed-use development project.
The BCDC decided Oakland’s Howard Terminal isn’t crucial to the future of the region’s seaports.
With attendance diving, the A’s sent a letter to the head of the Coliseum authority detailing problems at the ballpark.
The mayor is a longtime supporter of the A’s project. The Raiders and Warriors left during her terms as mayor. She’s determined to keep the A’s—but not at the expense of public funds.
Two railroad companies and a coalition of port workers have long viewed the proposal as an existential threat.
After hearing concerns about toxic cleanup, rail safety, and nearby neighborhoods, and excitement about jobs and baseball, members voted 6-2 to approve a critical survey.
The City Council is scheduled to vote on the project’s environmental impact report—a crucial step in the decision process.
The Oakland Planning Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to recommend the City Council certify the Howard Terminal project’s 3,500-page environmental impact report.
But first the county Board of Supervisors want a deeper analysis of the project’s financial plan.