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Commission Gives Thumbs Up to Tentative Deal for Proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark

The Port of Oakland Commission voted Monday to approve a tentative term sheet with the Oakland A’s to build a new ballpark at Howard Terminal despite some outspoken opposition.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Commission to Take Up A’s Ballpark Proposal, Supporters and Opponents Line Up

Both sides in the fight over the Oakland A’s waterfront ballpark are expected to turn out in force Monday for the first round in the approval process for the team’s planned 35,000-seat stadium, housing, retail and entertainment development at the Port of Oakland.  Read more here.

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A’s Work to Accommodate Maritime Industry in Howard Terminal Ballpark Plan

With a bow to the shipping industry, the Oakland Port Commission is set to vote on the tentative term sheet for the Oakland A’s waterfront ballpark plan on May 13.  If approved, the A’s would have four years to complete an environmental import report and get the needed land use approvals from state and local agencies before they can reach a land lease deal with the port.  Read more here.

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A’s Clear Legislative Ballpark Hurdle

The Oakland A’s proposal to build a new waterfront ballpark at Howard Terminal cleared a significant hurdle Monday night, as the California State Assembly Committee on Natural Resources voted 7-0 to move key legislation forward.  Read more here.

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Opposition to A’s Ballpark Plan Heating Up

A new coalition took to the steps of Oakland City Hall Thursday to formally announce their opposition to the Oakland A’s plan to build a new stadium at the busy Howard Terminal.  Read more here.  Maritime stakeholders are also turning up the heat in opposition to the A’s ballpark plans.  Read more here.

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6,000 New Housing Units Part of A’s Latest Ballpark Offer

The Oakland Athletics badly need a new ballpark.  Their latest offer is to build 6,001 homes in Oakland — one for themselves along the waterfront, the rest for a city desperately in need of housing.  Read more here.

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A’s Tweak Ballpark Design

The Oakland Athletics have released updated renderings of the proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal. The team said it tweaked the design of the original boxy structure to provide better views of the bay and Oakland and after getting feedback from fans and public officials.  Read more here.

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