New Oakland Port Director Discusses A's Ballpark Proposal In AddressThe new executive director of the Port of Oakland believes the proposed new Oakland A's baseball stadium can be compatible with the port's maritime operations despite concerns raised by union and business leaders.
Bay Area Scientists Develop Low-Cost Monitor to Measure Airborne SootBlack carbon -- commonly called soot -- pours out of trucks, trains, ships and power plants. It has been linked to premature deaths and climate change and, until recently, it has been hard to track.
Port of Oakland Freight Hauler to Road-Test Electric Big Rigs This FallA freight hauler at the Port of Oakland is planning to try out two electric-powered big-rig trucks on the highway by October, port officials said this week.
Oakland A's New Ballpark Opponents Air Grievances At City Council MeetingStakeholders at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday gave the Oakland City Council an earful of concerns with a proposal for a new Oakland A's ballpark near Jack London Square.
Port Of Oakland Replaces Diesel-Guzzling Cranes With Hybrid DesignsAt the Port of Oakland, officials are trying to save money by switching some of the cargo cranes to operate on a mix of electrical and diesel power.
Port Of Oakland Leader Warns That Tariffs On China Threaten U.S. EconomyA Port of Oakland official is adding his voice to the growing choirs of criticism aimed at President Donald Trump's ongoing trade war with China.
Port Of Oakland Board Votes To Advance A's Howard Terminal Ballpark PlanThe Port of Oakland’s Board of Directors unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Oakland Athletics Monday afternoon, a move that may lead to the construction of a new stadium at the inactive Howard Terminal, over the objection of many port workers.
Port Releases Key Financial Document Governing Oakland A's Ballpark PlanThe deal to build a new waterfront baseball stadium for the Oakland A's moved forward Friday with the Port of Oakland's release of a key financial document intended to guide negotiations over a potential lease of port property for the project.
Four Shipping Containers Catch Fire At Port Of OaklandFour shipping containers full of food products burned at the Port of Oakland Sunday night, an Oakland Fire Department battalion chief said.
Oakland Port Maritime Industry Concerned About Proposed Athletics StadiumAs the term sheet for the proposed Oakland A's stadium pulls ever closer, the Port of Oakland's maritime industry says Howard Terminal needs to be protected.
Train T-Bones Container Truck Near Port of OaklandA Union Pacific locomotive collided with a container truck at Middle Harbor Road near the Port of Oakland Friday evening.
A's Unveil Plans For New Ballpark At Howard TerminalThe Oakland A's have unveiled plans for a megadeal that involves a new waterfront ballpark and a remake of their current home at the Oakland Coliseum.
Crews Knock Down Fire That Engulfed Big Rigs At Port Of OaklandFire crews in Oakland were able to contain a fire that broke out at the Port Of Oakland early Thursday, engulfing several big rigs and sending a plume of smoke skyward that was visible for miles.
Oakland Police Officer Injured In Early Morning CrashAn Oakland police officer suffered critical injuries early Monday when his patrol SUV collided with another vehicle and careened into a parked semi-truck near the Port of Oakland.
US Judge Scraps Oakland Ban On Coal ShipmentsA federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port, siding with a developer who wants to use a proposed marine terminal to transport coal from Utah to Asia.