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.
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.
Th board has given full support for the team to negotiate with the city on a waterfront arena.
Protesters have planned to close all the ports on the West Coast on Monday.
The Port of Oakland is planning a proactive approach with law enforcement to stay open on Monday when protesters attempt to shut it down for a second time.
A small group of protesters was blocking truck traffic at the Port of Oakland a day after a crowd of thousands shut down the major shipping hub. Meanwhile, sporadic confrontations continued overnight between police and Occupy Oakland protesters.
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The increasingly gourmet tastes of China’s upwardly mobile population are an opportunity for Oakland to grow more business at the only U.S. port that already exports as much as it imports, Mayor Jean Quan said Friday.
Passengers aboard the stricken cruise ship Carnival Splendor, which sailed out of San Francisco in 2009 before repositioning to Long Beach, arrived in port Thursday after being pulled back to California.
Business leaders in Silicon Valley are looking at what it would take to reopen San Jose as a port to the San Francisco Bay, after the Alviso area recently resumed recreational boating.