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.
Tag: Oakland Coliseum
‘The Coliseum is our palace’: Lifelong Oakland A’s fan reflects on news of team’s departure
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.
A WNBA team in Oakland? Residents have thoughts
Many said they’d embrace a new local sports team, while others cited the potential economic benefits for communities surrounding the Coliseum and arena.
Oakland students are helping to reimagine the Coliseum site
The African American Sports and Entertainment Group will be incorporating ideas from students in Castlemont High’s urban design academy into its development plan.
‘This was a hard-fought victory’: Oakland formally announces agreement for Coliseum development
The city reconfirmed its negotiation agreement with African American Sports and Entertainment Group (AASEG), a Black-led development team with dreams of bringing a WNBA franchise to the Town.
Hells Angels want to hold Sonny Barger memorial service at Oakland Coliseum
Barger, the founder of the Oakland chapter, died in late June at the age of 83.
Cat feces, cobwebs, moths: Oakland A’s complain about Coliseum conditions
With attendance diving, the A’s sent a letter to the head of the Coliseum authority detailing problems at the ballpark.
Feral cats have invaded the Oakland Coliseum
The good news? Rats are down. The bad news? Cats are multiplying, they’re in the arena and baseball field, and rehoming them isn’t easy.
Oakland says goodbye to Raiders legend John Madden
A public memorial at the Oakland Coliseum on Monday drew hundreds of fans for one last Raider Nation gathering in Oakland.
At long last, Oakland’s Redistricting Commission has decided on a new map
If it’s approved next month, the Coliseum will move to District 6, there won’t be a mega hills district after all, and Lake Merritt will stay the same.
Oakland selects Black-led group for exclusive Coliseum development negotiations
The African American Sports and Entertainment Group includes Oakland business and sports leaders backed by a Black-owned investment firm.
City Council this week: More winter shelter beds, possible Coliseum developer decision
The council will decide how to spend $300,000 in winter homelessness relief funds, and establish a funding district for the massive Oak Knoll project.