Oakland Gets $850K Settlement From Terminal Operator That Declared BankruptcyThe city of Oakland has obtained an $850,000 settlement in bankruptcy court from the operator of the Port of Oakland's second-largest terminal, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
Port Of San Francisco Signs Deal To Process Car ShipmentsAfter losing most of its cargo shipping business to Oakland in recent decades, the Port of San Francisco has signed a 15-year deal to process car shipments at Pier 80.
Expanded Panama Canal Could Grab Business From Oakland PortThe $5.25 billion project went online nearly two years late after construction delays, labor strife and apparent cost overruns
Best Places For Port Wine In The South BayWhile traditionally pigeon-holed to the end of a meal, in recent years port wine is gaining mainstream popularity as a sipping beverage. Here are five South Bay spots to enjoy a glass of port...
Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation's Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America's ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.
Ship Berthed At Port Of Oakland Catches FireOakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.
Beer Shortage A Side Effect Of Freighters Waiting On Port Labor DisputeGetting San Francisco's famous Anchor Steam beer to overseas markets is getting harder, and Europeans who prefer the hoppy Northern California ales may find the West Coast ports labor dispute literally sobering.
Japanese McDonald's Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast PortsOperations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Productivity 'Crippled' As Labor Contract Talks Drag Into 9th Month Over Oakland, Other West Coast PortsShipping companies and dockworkers are stepping up their rhetoric as contract talks for workers at 30 West Coast ports, including those in the Bay Area, have dragged into a ninth month.
West Coast Port Shut Down Could Happen Soon, But Union Believes Labor Deal Is CloseLongshoremen and their employers continue to negotiate, but the Pacific Maritime Association said a shut down could occur as soon as next week.
Despite 'No' Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending BillCalifornia 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.
Plan To Have Hungry Manatees Munch Invasive Stockton Port Weeds Won't FloatThe mayor of Stockton's unusual plan for ridding the city's waterways of an invasive weed has been shot down.