Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo says his city is close to losing the A’s because the government officials are undecided about agreeing to a 10-year lease deal proposed by the organization.
Oakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.
If you hadn’t heard, Oakland officials tried vote down the A’s 10-year lease because some members didn’t like the details of the deal. A’s owner Lew Wolff then threatened to immediately seek a new home and was given the green light by MLB commissioner Bud Selig. It was only then that Oakland officials caved, realizing they might have a Field of Schemes with no team to play on it.
At a meeting of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority on Thursday, a new lease proposal is expected to be presented.
The Berkeley City Council has voted unanimously to place a one-cent-per ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
The city of Berkeley now requires medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2 percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.
The Berkeley City Council will vote tonight on whether to place a one-cent-per-ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.
A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.
A Palo Alto city council committee voted Tuesday night to significantly expand the city’s smoking ban to its downtown and commercial areas, but workers and residents have mixed feelings about the proposal.