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Oakland votes no on coal

The Oakland City Council on June 27 voted to ban coal from the city.

The 7-0 vote prohibits the transportation and handling of coal within the city limits. 831 more words

LaborFest 2016

Lisa Hori-Garcia in Mr. Babbit costume following performance of Schooled at Dolores Park, San Francisco, on July 4th.

My first time watching a San Francisco Mime Troupe performance!  324 more words

ILWU leads fight to save Seattle waterfront jobs

The Seattle City Council in May rejected a proposal for building a new sports arena designed to attract a National Basketball Association team to the city. 700 more words

Steamship Sunday - Matson, McLean and Containerization

In August of 1958, Matson’s Hawaiian Merchant carried 20 containers from Alameda/Oakland, California to Hawaii, the first containerized cargo run in the Pacific.

In last Sunday’s post about the… 2,832 more words

Steamship Sunday