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Sandra Threlfall poses her question to the panel.

Questions about the big Oakland Army base project? Maybe these folks asked them for you

A lively Tuesday evening Q&A at City Hall gave people chance to vent concerns and curiosity about development plans for the former Oakland Army base--a $500 million project that includes a major labor agreement giving...
Oakland's City Council debates the language of a project labor agreement.

Council approves labor agreement for Oakland Army Base redevelopment

Oakland city councilmembers approved a set of hiring and staffing policies on Tuesday to ensure a local workforce for the redevelopment project at the former Oakland Army Base.

Council deadlocks over resolution that would allow tougher policing of protests

During another contentious meeting Tuesday night, the City Council deadlocked over a resolution aimed at increasing the policing of protests. The resolution would have made protests that block streets without a permit illegal, and allowed...

Community benefits package aimed at creating local jobs for Army Base project passes committee

The Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee approved a community benefits package for the project at its meeting on Tuesday afternoon, moving the item to the city council for approval and giving the...

Despite meeting cancellation, community members talk Army base redevelopment at City Hall

About 40 people crowded the lobby of Oakland’s City Hall, demanding an impromptu audience with city councilmembers after a meeting of the council’s Community and Economic Development Committee was unexpectedly canceled Tuesday afternoon.
Officials from the city and Port of Oakland want to transform the dormant Oakland Army Base into a "world class" trade and logistics center.

Oakland officials have a new development plan for army base

The old Oakland Army Base, a 330-acre parcel that stretches from the city’s waterfront to the base of the Bay Bridge and into West Oakland, has lain fallow for more than a decade, as officials...