Tag Archives: Oakland (CA)

Oakland Ballpark Opponents Voice Concerns

Stakeholders at the Port of Oakland on this week gave the Oakland City Council an earful of concerns with a proposal for a new Oakland A’s ballpark near Jack London Square.  Read more here.

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Solving the Transportation Puzzle for New A’s Ballpark

Unlike the Coliseum, which is adjacent to a BART station, the Howard Terminal site is isolated. It’s a mile away from three BART stations and constrained by railroad tracks and a waterfront.  It hugs a port bustling with truck traffic that’s critical to the region’s economy.  Read more here.

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New A’s Ballpark Could Bring $7.3 Billion in Economic Benefit

The Oakland Athletics’ plan to build a privately-financed ballpark at Howard Terminal near Jack London Square could generate $7.3 billion in economic benefits over 10 years for Oakland and Alameda County, according to a study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute.  Read more here.

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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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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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