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State Lawmakers Help Clear Path for A’s Ballpark at Howard Terminal Site

State lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to make it just a little bit easier for the Oakland A’s to build a new ballpark at the Howard Terminal site near the Port of Oakland.  Read more here

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A’s to Ditch Season Tickets, Face Push Back on Howard Terminal Ballpark Site

The Oakland A’s announced this week that they will no longer offer traditional season tickets for 2019. The program will be replaced by something not yet tried before in Major League Baseball: A membership program, called A’s Access.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, there is push back on the Howard Terminal site for a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Howard Terminal and Coliseum Sites Now Officially on Negotiating Table

The Oakland (CA) City Council this week approved an “exclusive negotiating agreement” with the Oakland A’s, allowing the two to begin talks about constructing a ballpark at the Coliseum, the team’s home for 50 years.  The A’s now have the blessing to study both the Coliseum and Howard Terminal in their quest to build a new ballpark in Oakland.  Read more here.

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Commissioners Vote to Enter Exclusive Negotiations with A’s for Howard Terminal Site

Port of Oakland commissioners on Thursday voted 6-0, with one member absent, to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Oakland A’s — a yearlong adventure where the only guarantee right now is the two sides agree to talk about Howard Terminal as a location for a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Vote to Advance Negotiations for Proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark Site Expected Thursday

Port of Oakland commissioners this week will vote on whether to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Oakland A’s to build a stadium at Howard Terminal, the first step in a yearlong review of the property.  Read more here.

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A’s Float Gondola System to Transport Fans to Games

The Oakland A’s are exploring using a gondola ski lift to transport fans from downtown to the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal, where the team is thinking of building a new ballpark.  Read more here and here.

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Rising Sea Levels an Issue for Howard Terminal Site?

The Howard Terminal is still getting a strong look for a location for the new Oakland A’s ballpark, but Team President Dave Kaval reportedly mentioned twice on Saturday that rising sea levels (and transportation concerns) would have to be taken into consideration as site analysis continues.  Read more here.

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