Tag Archives: Port of Oakland

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Council Puts a Wrap on Trash Conflict

The Oakland City Council declared a victory and a truce this week in the month-long garbage conflict with Texas-based Waste Management, the nation’s largest trash hauler, which was determined to force the city back into [...]
Oakland Army Base.

Activists Threaten to File Civil Rights Complaint Against Army Base Project Complaint could jeopardize $25 million in federal funds

Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
Rena Rickles and Tom Henderson

Commission Approves West Oakland Customs Inspection Site

The city’s Planning Commission this week rejected a zoning appeal to its decision to allow a local company to establish a U.S. Customs Central Examination Station (CES), clearing the way for containers entering the Port [...]

Zoning Commission to Rule on West Oakland Customs Inspection Station

Reversing its previous position, the Oakland Planning and Zoning Department has decided to allow a U.S. Customs Inspection Center to operate in West Oakland. An appeal on the ruling will be heard at the next [...]
Diallo Jeffery stands in front of his photo Bay Sky-One from his "Views of Oakland" exhibit at Oakland City Hall until Feb. 28. Photo courtesy of Diallo Jeffery Photography.

Photographer Diallo Jeffery Captures Fleeting “Views of Oakland”

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery’s exhibit “Views of Oakland” – on display at Oakland City Hall until Feb. 28 – has an uncanny ability to capture those intangible “fleeting moments” that show the true beauty of Oakland. [...]