The Port of Oakland’s slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.
The nation’s top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Oakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.
Operations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Dozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.
Grapes that spilled from a big-rig after the driver had an asthma attack closed a portion of U.S. Highway 101 near Cloverdale in Sonoma County Sunday
An Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.
Blue Whale Study Shows Endangered Creatures Spending Time In Busy California Coast Shipping Channels
A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels like the cargo ships going in and out of San Francisco Bay.
A group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.