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A backhoe begins digging at the site of the new cruise ship terminal construction at Pier 27 in San Francisco, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Ground Broken On New SF Cruise Terminal Named For Late Union Leader

San Francisco’s newest cruise ship terminal has been named after a former president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

02/01/2012

Occupy Oakland protesters march towards

Occupy Movement Vows To Shut Down Port Of Oakland Again On Monday

Members of Occupy Oakland are calling for a second shutdown of the Port of Oakland and all West Coast ports on Monday, but they don’t have full union support.

12/09/2011

BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle (circled in red) reaches for his weapon while restraining Grant. (CBS)

Bay Area Port Workers To Protest Oscar Grant Shooting

Hundreds of dock workers said they plan to shut down several ports Saturday in support of the unarmed man killed by a BART Police officer in Oakland nearly 22 months ago.

CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010