After years of stagnation in Oakland, A’s representatives are engaged in what clubhouse insiders describe as “positive” discussions with Mayor Libby Schaaf on either building a new ballpark at the Coliseum site or maybe retrofitting the old one. Read more here. Read speculation and analysis from a fan site here.
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A $500 million, 38,000-seat waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland is being proposed by a team led by Clorox chairman and CEO Don Knauss and former Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream boss T. Gary Rogers – with the blessing of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. Read more here.
Some sources are saying the Oakland A’s will pressure owners to make a decision on the team’s desired move to San Jose at next month’s owner’s meeting, but other sources are saying they’ll continue to patiently wait for a decision. Read more here.
The City of Jose (CA) City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the sale of two parcels of downtown land for $20 million that will be used to pay for the last few parcels of land for a proposed new ballpark for the Oakland A’s. Read more here.