New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team
The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.
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.
Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s home early Monday morning .
The new mayor of Oakland has been meeting the community in the hottest ride in town: a fire-breathing snail car dreamt up by local artists.
#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Interrupt National Anthem, Pledge Of Allegiance During Oakland Mayor’s Inauguration
Some of Libby Schaaf’s most vocal critics gave her an earful even before she was sworn in at her inauguration ceremony Monday night.
Libby Schaaf was sworn into office Monday as Oakland’s 50th mayor, saying, “It’s hella time for Oakland.”
City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.
Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted
Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.
Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf plans to end crime, fix the schools and keep both the A’s and Raiders in town. That’s what she told KCBS In Depth co-hosts Doug Sovern and Phil Matier when asked about her vision for Oakland’s future.
Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.