Port of Oakland

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

Oakland Athletics A's Logo

Phil Matier: Group Reveals Plan To Build A’s Stadium On Oakland Waterfront

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.

12/16/2013

Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland City Councilwoman To Run For Mayor In 2014

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.

12/02/2013

A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Port TruckersThis Week; Asking Assistance In Complying With Emissions Standards

For the second time this week, independent truckers held a protest Friday at the Port of Oakland for better pay, and for financial help in complying with new emissions standards they say could drive them away from home.

11/29/2013

A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Truckers Protest Emission Standards, Block Traffic At Port Of Oakland

Oakland police said they cited at least half a dozen people at a noisy protest Wednesday morning at the Port of Oakland by truck drivers who are pushing for better pay and help in complying with new air emissions standards.

11/27/2013

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)

Investigation Launched Into Worker’s Death At Port Of Oakland

Investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the death of a worker at the Port of Oakland on Monday afternoon.

11/19/2013

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