Port of Oakland

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)

Work Stoppage At Port Of Oakland After Longshore Worker Death

The Port of Oakland was effectively shut down Wednesday morning after a number of longshore workers skipped worked because of the death of a worker at the port on Tuesday.

07/17/2013

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Appoints New Executive Director Following Spending Scandal

The Port of Oakland appointed a new executive director Thursday, six months after the previous director retired in the midst of an investigation into improper spending allegations.

05/24/2013

A diver goes under at the Port of Oakland in search of a submerged vehicle. (CBS)

Delays Revealed In Rescuing Longshoreman At Port Of Oakland

Nearly a week after a longshoreman’s body was found inside his sunken pickup at the Port of Oakland, authorities reveal there were numerous delays in the efforts to rescue him.

05/23/2013

A diver goes under at the Port of Oakland in search of a submerged vehicle. (CBS)

Longshoreman Killed In Port Of Oakland Accident Identified

Authorities have identified a 78-year-old Port of Oakland longshoreman who died after his truck plunged into the San Francisco Bay.

05/20/2013

A diver goes under at the Port of Oakland in search of a submerged vehicle. (CBS)

Beloved Oakland Port Worker Killed After Truck Plunges Into Bay

A longshoreman at the Port of Oakland was killed Friday after his truck plunged into the bay, according to authorities.

05/17/2013

breathmobile

Mobile Clinic Combats High Asthma Rates In East Bay Neighborhoods

An innovative mobile clinic is getting plenty of use as asthma and other respiratory issues plague certain East Bay communities at a disproportionate rate.

02/19/2013

Boxes of ammunition inside a vehicle's air filter housing. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Feds Bust Ammunition Smuggling Attempt At Port Of Oakland

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents recently seized roughly 2,300 rounds of ammunition and the cars used to try to smuggle them out of the country from the Port of Oakland, an agency spokesman said Thursday.

02/07/2013

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Audits Find More Questionable Spending At Port Of Oakland

Two audits are raising questions about nearly $200,000 in employee expenses at one of the nation’s largest ports, which was recently embroiled in a strip club spending scandal.

12/11/2012

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Port Workers Ratify Four Year Contract Agreement

Port of Oakland employees have voted to ratify a four-year contract agreement reached after a 24-hour strike last month that disrupted port operations, union officials said Saturday.

12/10/2012

Port Of Oakland

Port Of Oakland Names New Attorney

OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — The Port of Oakland has hired a former member of the Oakland City Council to be the port’s new attorney. Port officials announced that Danny Wan will begin work for […]

11/22/2012

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