Gov. Newsom Issues Executive Order to Alleviate California Port CongestionGov. Gavin Newsom has issued an executive order that aims to address the shortage of truck drivers and container storage needed to move critical cargo out of California’s backed-up ports.
West Coast Dockworkers Union Recommends Members Approve 5-Year Agreement With Shipping CompaniesThe 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.
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.
Oakland Leaders Prep For 'Occupy' Port Shutdown AttemptProtesters have planned to close all the ports on the West Coast on Monday.
Community Rallies Around Plan To Revitalize West OaklandDozens 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.
Bay Area Port Workers To Protest Oscar Grant ShootingHundreds 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.