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Oakland to pay $1.5M to fired police chief after verdict

Jul. 26, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland City Council approved on Tuesday a $1.5 million payout for a former police chief who won her whistleblower claim against the city after she alleged she was fired for calling out unethical behavior by the civilian commission that oversees the police department. ...

Manfred says Oakland A's need ballpark deal 'quickly'

Jul. 19, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the Oakland Athletics need to quickly reach a binding agreement for a new ballpark and that relocation could be considered if a deal isn’t struck for a facility in the Bay Area. “I was at the Coliseum myself recently,”...

Agency clears way for Oakland Athletics $12B ballpark plan

Jun. 30, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California agency on Thursday cleared the way for the Oakland Athletics to continue planning a $12 billion waterfront ballpark project. The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission voted 23-2 to reclassify a 56-acre terminal at the Port of...