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Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

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Plan To Have Hungry Manatees Munch Invasive Stockton Port Weeds Won’t Float

The mayor of Stockton’s unusual plan for ridding the city’s waterways of an invasive weed has been shot down.

11/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Disabled Tanker From Deadly Fire To Arrive At San Francisco Port For Repairs

A tanker ship disabled by an engine room fire that killed a crewmember earlier this month is due to arrive at the Port of San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

The floating office space Maritol Icebreaker ship. (CBS)

Ship Full Of Start-Ups Sets Sail On San Francisco Bay After Delays

With office space hard to find in San Francisco, creators came up with the idea to move off shore.

05/11/2014

The Queen Victoria cruise ship was knocked off its moorings during a powerful storm on San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

Cruise Ship Knocked Off Moorings By Powerful Storm, Rough Conditions In Port

Rough conditions knocked a cruise ship off its moors while docked in the Port of San Francisco during a powerful storm moving through the Bay Area Monday.

03/31/2014

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

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Vote To Strike

A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.

11/25/2013

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Port Truckers Plan Work Stoppage In Push For Better Wages

A group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.

10/21/2013

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. (CBS)

President Monitoring Port Strike Costing Los Angeles Economy Billions

The White House and the mayor of Los Angeles are urging a quick end to a strike that’s shut down much of the nation’s busiest port complex for eight days.

12/04/2012

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