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Oakland A’s Ballpark Bill Approved by Legislature

Legislation that would make it easier for Oakland (CA) to finance the infrastructure needed for a proposed Oakland A’s ballpark at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal cleared its final hurdle at the state Capitol.  Supporters are asking Governor Newsom to sign the bill into law.  Read more 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 Working to Address New Ballpark Traffic, Shipping-Channel Concerns

The proposed Oakland Athletics baseball park to be located at the Port of Oakland is drawing criticism and opposition from maritime stakeholders, but a spokesman for the Oakland Athletics says that many of the industry’s concerns can be addressed.  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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Port of Oakland to Work with Local Business Leaders to Bring A’s to Oakland Waterfront

Oakland A's LogoThe Port of Oakland is getting behind a plan to build a waterfront baseball stadium for the Oakland A’s on the site of a recently abandoned shipping terminal.  Next week, the Board of Port Commissioners is expected to approve entering into exclusive negotiations with a group of prominent local businessmen who want to entice the A’s to build on the site.  Read more here.

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Port of Oakland Ballpark Proposal

Oakland A's LogoA $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 QuanRead more here.

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Port Authority Supports New Waterfront Stadium for A’s

Despite the bureaucratic and environmental hurdles, the Port of Oakland has expressed strong interest in turning a 51-acre shipping terminal located a few blocks north of Jack London Square into the future home for the Oakland A’s.  Read more here.

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