Port Ship Traffic

West Coast Dockworkers Union Recommends Members Approve 5-Year Agreement With Shipping Companies

The labor dispute between shipping companies and dockworkers that caused a backlog at 29 West Coast ports, including the Port of Oakland, for much of the past year could be nearing an end.


Anchor Steam Beers (Anchor Brewing Company)

Beer Shortage A Side Effect Of Freighters Waiting On Port Labor Dispute

Getting 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.


Occupy Protesters Shut Port of Oakland

Oakland Leaders Prep For ‘Occupy’ Port Shutdown Attempt

Protesters have planned to close all the ports on the West Coast on Monday.


Community Rallies Around Plan To Revitalize West Oakland

Dozens of residents packed the first community meeting on the effort to revitalize West Oakland Tuesday night. The West Oakland Specific Plan focuses on potential redevelopment at four sites that right now are mostly vacant.


BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle (circled in red) reaches for his weapon while restraining Grant. (CBS)

Bay Area Port Workers To Protest Oscar Grant Shooting

Hundreds of dock workers said they plan to shut down several ports Saturday in support of the unarmed man killed by a BART Police officer in Oakland nearly 22 months ago.

CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010