Port of Oakland
Bay Area activists are planning to block two commercial shipping tankers partially owned by the Israel Corporation from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland on Saturday in support of the Palestinian people, according to event organizers.
The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
A truck plows into a power pole at the Port of Oakland near 7th and Maritime Streets.
Port of Oakland commissioners have voted unanimously to enter into exclusive negotiations with a group of Oakland business leaders who are proposing to build a waterfront stadium for the Oakland A’s at Howard Terminal.
The “Domain Awareness Center” was going to monitor surveillance cameras mounted throughout the city, but that plan was scaled back after hours of debate. Instead, the plan was approved to keep an eye on The Port of Oakland.
Oakland official have delayed a vote on hiring a contractor for a controversial surveillance system in the city.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Thursday that they have seized more than $4 million in illegal car parts at the Port of Oakland in a shipment from China that were falsely listed as light-emitting diode power supplies.
A teenager who died in a crash near the Port of Oakland early Friday morning has been identified as Kaitlyn Benson, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
A group trying to keep the A’s in Oakland has been lobbying for a stadium on the waterfront, saying it is taking the next steps toward making that dream a reality.
Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf filed papers on Monday to run for mayor in 2014 with reducing police response times and creating jobs as part of her platform.