Oakland Army Base

Critics of a proposed coal facility in Oakland gathered in front of Oakland City Hall on July 21, 2015. (CBS)

Plan To Send Coal Through Oakland Met With Protests

Hundreds gathered in Oakland Tuesday evening to protest a plan to bring millions of tons of coal through the Bay Area.

07/21/2015

Coal. (CBS)

Public Will Weigh In On Bringing Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Bay Area

The public will soon get a chance to weigh in on what, until now, has been a hush-hush plan to bring millions of tons of coal into the Bay Area.

07/17/2015

Coal. (CBS)

Oakland May Be Backpedaling On Keeping Coal Facility Out

For decades, Margaret Gordon has fought to protect her West Oakland community from the health hazards of living next to a major port. Now, the longtime neighborhood activist fears years of progress will be wiped out by a plan to export millions of tons of coal through a new waterfront terminal.

07/13/2015

Existing billboards near the Bay Bridge. (Scenic East Bay)

Phil Matier: Bay Bridge Billboards Stir Debate In Oakland

The billboards are expected to bring in money for an Oakland job-training program, but some argue the bright signs are an eyesore and distraction for drivers.

03/19/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Project Underway To Transform Oakland Army Base Into Cargo Hub

City and state officials broke ground Friday on a $500 million redevelopment project at a former U.S. Army base that will create a new hub for transporting cargo into and out of Oakland.

11/01/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Auditor Says Oakland Lawmakers Interfered With Contract Bidding Process

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby issued a report Thursday alleging that City Council members Desley Brooks and Larry Reid interfered with the bidding process for the demolition and remediation process at the former Oakland Army Base.

03/21/2013

Port Of Oakland

Port Expansion Pushes Oakland Film Center Off Army Base

The businesses that make up the Oakland Film Center must leave the Oakland Army Base by January to keep an expansion project at the Port of Oakland on schedule, Mayor Quan said Wednesday.

11/15/2012

A sign outside the Oakland Army Base. (CBS)

Oakland Moves Forward With Plans For Former Army Base

The project is expected to create thousands of jobs in West Oakland.

10/31/2012

A sign outside the Oakland Army Base. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Unanimously Approves Army Base Development Plan

After years of deliberations, the Oakland City Council voted Tuesday night to approve development of the old Oakland Army Base.

06/20/2012

Port Of Oakland

Phil Matier: Job Battle At The Heart Of Oakland Base Redevelopment

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said the battle over jobs could shape the future of redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.

06/19/2012