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MLB Reviewing Oakland's Plan for New A's Waterfront StadiumMLB Reviewing Oakland’s Plan for New A’s Waterfront Stadium
By - posted 7/21/2021
Bay Area Updates, Oakland

By Keith Burbank, Bay City News The Oakland City Council’s financial plan for a new waterfront baseball stadium for the hometown A’s will go before Major League Baseball immediately while the team considers other cities for a venue, A’s President Dave Kaval said in an interview Tuesday. “We need to have options,” more...

1888 Oakland Victorian Could Be Yours Free... With a Big Catch1888 Oakland Victorian Could Be Yours Free… With a Big Catch
By - posted 7/16/2021
Freebies, Housing, Oakland, Wow

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that a 133 year old Victorian home in Oakland could be yours for free. But there’s a very big (and expensive) catch. The historic home at 2428 Chestnut Street, built around 1888, is being given away for free, provided you have both the more...

Oakland Diverts $18M from Police BudgetOakland Diverts $18M from Police Budget
By - posted 6/27/2021
East Bay, Oakland, Police Reform

By Keith Burbank, Bay City News Oakland city councilmembers redirected more than $17 million from proposed police spending to alternative methods of violence prevention when the council passed a $3.8 billion budget Thursday evening. The vote came at about 5:30 p.m. following hours of public comment and discussion at a virtual meeting. The more...