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.
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.
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.
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.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the death of a worker at the Port of Oakland on Monday afternoon.
A worker was killed in an accident at the Port of Oakland Monday afternoon, Oakland police said.
The Port of Oakland Truckers Association announced on Monday that drivers will walk off the job as early as next week if they don’t get financial help meeting new clean-air standards.
Food and retail workers at the Oakland International Airport said Thursday that they plan to strike at some point during the holiday season to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, including low wages.