BART trains are moving again after simultaneous mechanical problems and a search for a bike thief in Oakland stopped trains going to and from Fremont.
Oakland A’s Coliseum Extension In Limbo After Raucous, Outrage-Filled Meeting, City Council No-Shows
A planned vote on a disputed agreement between the Oakland Athletics and officials from Oakland and Alameda County over an extended lease at O.co Coliseum was put off Friday when Oakland city council members boycotted the meeting in protest.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday commended the Oakland A’s and Oakland and Alameda County officials for reaching an agreement to extend the team’s lease at the O.co Coliseum but city and county officials said no agreement has been reached yet.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis overcame an uneven start to win for the first time in more than three weeks and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night.
Wolff said the lease contains some out clauses based on what the Oakland Raiders decide to do about a potential new football stadium on the O.co Coliseum property.
A’s owner Lew Wolff appeared on Bloomberg TV Wednesday and said he expects the team to hammer out a lease extension in Oakland over the next few weeks.
Outfielder Josh Reddick has brought the English singer back into relevance, by choosing the Wham! song “Careless Whisper” as his walkup music.
A 37-year-old man appeared in court Monday on a charge that he murdered a man near the Oakland Coliseum BART station last October.
The team rejected a deal to play at the Coliseum, after being offered a 10-year lease extension by the Oakland Coliseum Authority.
The Oakland A’s are shifting their focus from building a new South Bay ballpark to retrofitting the Oakland Coliseum as part of a new 10 year lease agreement.