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)

Truckers Walk Off Jobs At Port Of Oakland Over Pay, Working Conditions

Hundreds of truckers at the Port of Oakland walked off the job Monday over issues with what they have called unfair conditions.

10/21/2013

Independent truckers protest at the Port of Oakland, August 19, 2013. (CBS)

Independent Truckers Protest At Port Of Oakland; Some Terminals Closed

A protest by as many as 120 truckers forced some terminals at the Port of Oakland to close temporarily Monday but Oakland police were working to try to keep all the terminals operational, a port spokeswoman said.

08/19/2013

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Long Lines At Oakland Port After One-Day Union Stand Down

Longshoremen returning to work Thursday at the Port of Oakland were met by a large back-up of trucks unable to deliver goods when the docks closed earlier in the week because a worker died on the job.

07/18/2013

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)

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

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