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Protesters Again Confront Israeli-Owned Commercial Ship At Port Of Oakland

Bay Area protesters gathered at the Port of Oakland to try to stop an Israeli-owned commercial ship from docking and unloading in an act of protest against recent Israeli military action in Gaza.

08/17/2014

Protesters face off with police in Oakland on Saturday. (CBS)

Protesters Angry Over Michael Brown Killing Crash Oakland Pro-Palestinian Rally

A large pro-Palestinian demonstration in West Oakland Saturday was infiltrated by protesters angry over the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teen in Missouri.

08/16/2014

Port Of Oakland

Activists To Attempt Oakland Blockade Of Ships Owned By Israel Corporation

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.

07/28/2014

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)

West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco Fail

The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.

06/22/2014

A big rig crash knocks out power at the Port of Oakland. (CBS SF)

BART Service Restored After Big Rig Crashes Into Oakland Power Pole

A truck plows into a power pole at the Port of Oakland near 7th and Maritime Streets.

05/20/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

Port Of Oakland Votes To Deal With Business Group Proposing A’s Waterfront Ballpark

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.

03/28/2014

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Plan For Surveillance Center

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.

03/05/2014

A security camera. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Put Off Decision On Controversial Surveillance Center

Oakland official have delayed a vote on hiring a contractor for a controversial surveillance system in the city.

02/19/2014

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

$4 Million In Illegal Car Parts Seized At Port Of Oakland

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.

02/06/2014

17-year-old Kaitlyn Benson was killed in a car crash near the Port of Oakland on January 10, 2014. (CBS)

17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Crash Near Port Of Oakland

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.

01/11/2014

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