Tag Archives: Oakland (CA)

Legislative Solution for Speedier A’s Ballpark Build?

A proposed new ballpark for the Oakland A’s would have an easier path to construction through new legislation introduced this week.  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 Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Offer Free Game Today

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the A’s inaugural game at the Oakland Coliseum, and the team will celebrate by hosting a free-admission game vs. the White Sox.  The teams will also wear throwback uniforms.  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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A’s Make Pitch for Coliseum Site

The Oakland A’s are pitching a sweeping offer to the city and Alameda County: The team wants to buy the entire Coliseum site, including the stadium where the A’s have played since 1968, the arena soon to be vacated by the Warriors, the parking lot.  Read more here.  Read more here about the proposed deal.

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