Officials in Oakland nearly lost the city's iconic baseball team after City Council members inadvertently read the proposed lease agreement, sources on both sides say. "It's yet another example of chaos down at city hall," said San Francisco Chronicle columnist Chip Johnson. "For the city counci ... More >>
Tick, tick, tick...As we noted earlier this week, hope springs eternal on Opening Day -- but the Oakland A's tenure in the East Bay may not be nearly as perpetual. For those of you who were unaware that Oakland owner Lew Wolff and the South Bay -- a region that craves Major League sports franchises ... More >>
Do you know the way to San Jose? It's a good bet that more Americans know that snippet of the old song (written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David for Dionne Warwick, by the way) than actually do know the way to San Jose. It's also a good bet that Lew Wolff knows the way to San Jose -- the Oakland A's ... More >>
The 49ers and the A's are on the move. Is their flight to the 'burbs a seismic shift in the Bay Area sports scene?
The new A's ballpark in Oakland may inject a dollop of real design innovation into baseball's wrongheaded fixation with nostalgia