Oakland Councilman Noel Gallo Tosses A's Another Curveball; Ballpark In AlamedaAfter casting the lone no vote on the term sheet for the much-debated Howard Terminal Stadium project, City Councilman Noel Gallo says he still wants to keep the Athletics in Oakland and even offered up an alternative site Wednesday in neighboring Alameda.
UPDATE: Despite City Council Approval, A's and Oakland Far Apart on Stadium PlanThe City Council voted 6-1 in favor of an amended term sheet for the much-debated Howard Terminal Stadium project Tuesday, but the Oakland Athletics said the plan simply doesn't work for them.
Oakland A's Future Hangs In The Balance; Crucial City Council Vote Tuesday The Oakland Athletics future will become much clearer Tuesday after the City Council votes on a financing plan that is vital to building a new stadium in the East Bay community.
Port of Oakland Adds Electric Trucks, Charging Stations In Pilot ProjectThe Port of Oakland announced it has added 10 new electric trucks as part of a multi-million-dollar demonstration project aimed at reducing pollutants generated by its seaport operations.
UPDATE: 3-Alarm Fire Rips Through West Oakland Victorian, Heavily Damages 2 Neighboring HomesA three-alarm fire erupted inside a two-story Victorian home in West Oakland early Monday, racing through the structure and spreading to two neighboring houses.
Two Wounded By Stray Bullets From Early Morning Oakland ShootingA 13-year-old boy and a woman were wounded early Sunday from stray bullets in a shooting near downtown Oakland, authorities said.
Violent Daytime Robberies Elevate Safety Fears In Oakland's Chinatown NeighborhoodFollowing two violent daytime robberies in Oakland Chinatown, business owners said foot traffic in the business district was way down over the weekend.
Illegal Casino Busted In East Oakland; Guns, Cash, $76,000 In Drugs SeizedGuns, narcotics and gambling machines were seized, along with a large amount of cash after police said they busted an illegal casino in East Oakland.
A's Plan to Reject Oakland's Financial Proposal for New BallparkWhile the Oakland A's and city officials still disagree on several issues regarding the team's proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal, Oakland staff including the mayor are recommending the City Council on Tuesday approve a tentative financial plan for the park.
Police Recover Guns, Thwart Attempted Catalytic Converter Theft In East OaklandPolice recovered three guns early Tuesday morning following an attempted theft in East Oakland near the city of Alameda, police said Wednesday.
Woman Says She Was Sexually Assaulted, Held Captive In Oakland Neighborhood By Man Met On Dating AppPolice in Oakland confirmed an arrest was made after a woman said she was falsely imprisoned and sexually assaulted by someone she met on a dating website.