Reopening: Oakland Students Begin School Year Learning From HomeAs the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union still trying to reach a deal on how to handle in-classroom learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first day of school was eerily quiet with students attending classes remotely.
MLB Opening Day Set For July 24; Players Agree To Return To 'Spring' Training July 1The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) told the league the players will comply with the league's proposed timeline for the 2020 season with 60 games in 66 days during the coronavirus pandemic.
Oakland Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement With School District To End StrikeThe Oakland Education Association announced Friday afternoon that the union had reached a tentative agreement with the Oakland Unified School District to end the ongoing teachers strike that had entered its seventh day.
Oakland School Board Postpones Meeting As Teacher Strike ContinuesThe Oakland school board postponed a meeting scheduled for Wednesday night as a strike by 3,000 teachers, nurses, counselors and other staff members continued for a fifth day.
Oakland Marriott Workers Agree on Contract; SF Strike Goes OnOfficials with the Marriott Hotel in Oakland confirmed Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement with workers at the East Bay location while the hotel workers' strike continues in San Francisco.
North Korea Said To Be Open To Nuke Talks With US After years of refusal, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss the fate of his atomic arsenal with the United States.
Director Rian Johnson's Ex-Agent Sues Over 'Star Wars' WorkA former agent for the director of the next "Star Wars" film is suing claiming he was cut out of negotiations...
Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
‘Final Contract Offer' Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker SettlementContract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.
Operations Resume At Port Of Oakland, 28 Other West Coast Ports After Labor-Dispute SlowdownThe Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.
President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port DisputeThe nation's top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor ContractSouthwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven't had a contract in four years.
San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School DistrictSan Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers' union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.
Golden Gate Ferry Captains Announce One-Day Strike Friday, Impacting Giants GameGolden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District ferry captains Thursday morning announced a one-day strike planned for Friday that will shut down the agency's ferry service for the day.
Stanford Hospital Cancels Anthem Blue Cross Contract After Dispute, Thousands Without Coverage Some 10,000 Anthem Blue Cross members are no longer covered at Stanford Health Care Hospital because of a contract dispute the where the hospital abruptly cancelled the Anthem's contract.