Seaport committee says Oakland A’s ballpark doesn’t belong at Howard Terminal

OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s plan to build a waterfront ballpark stumbled Wednesday when an advisory committee decided the team’s field of dreams doesn’t belong in the city’s port.

In a 5-4 vote, the Seaport Planning Advisory Committee recommended that the 55-acre Howard Terminal property be used only for Port of Oakland activities, not as the site of a 35,000-seat ballpark surrounded by a planned village of 3,000 housing units, offices, retail, hotel rooms and public parks.

The committee’s decision is not binding, however, and it’s now up to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, known as BCDC, to accept or reject its recommendation. For the ballpark plan

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