Oakland Coliseum

The City of Oakland sued Alameda County in superior court over the sale of the dually owned Oakland Coliseum, once home to the A’s and Raiders; the county wants to sell it, but the city says the sale should abide by the California Surplus Land Act, which requires a valid effort to sell public land for use as affordable housing, parks or recreation, or open space.

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Minimum Wage

A federal judge dismissed the California Hotels and Lodging Association’s lawsuit against Oakland challenging voter-approved Measure Z, which forces hotels in Oakland to pay employees at least $15 per hour or $20 per hour without benefits and comply with workplace safety requirements regulated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

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