With three teams interested and two stadium proposals on the table, people are placing their bets on which National Football League team or teams will be moving to Los Angeles.
Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.
Alameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting Tuesday.
Oakland, Alameda Co. Enter Negotiating Agreement With Developer That Could Keep Sports Teams In The East Bay
Oakland City Council members unanimously voted to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement to build the proposed Coliseum City project. It could be the step needed to keep the A’s, and Raiders in the East Bay.
Nate Miley wants the Raiders to renovate the Coliseum, as he says a new stadium could cost taxpayers $300 million.
Badain and Schaaf. Two months I might have mistook this duo for a team of divorce lawyers. Now, they hold the Raiders future in Oakland in their hands.
In a political shift that signals change at Oakland City Hall, the mayor and Alameda County appear to be on the same page to allow both the A’s and the Raiders to submit competing proposals for the Coliseum site.
Schaaf said she hopes to expand on Mayor Jean Quan’s Coliseum City project, and wants to keep the Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders in town.
The possibility of building a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders adjacent to the current O.co Coliseum remains alive after the last-minute addition of financial adviser Floyd Kephart to a group of investors who want to develop the site.
Oakland officials Friday released a draft plan and environmental impact report for their ambitious ideas for developments at the Coliseum complex and on a large tract of land near the Oakland International Airport over the next 20 years.