Walnut Creek has emerged as a popular destination in recent years for its upscale shopping, dining and night life scene. Now, it can even boast of valet parking for the local Taco Bell. Because of the large-scale construction ongoing at the Encina Grande shopping center as part of an $18 million redevelopment, free valet parking is being offered to help smooth the flow of traffic around the work zone. Appropriately, the valet loading zone happens to be located a few yards from Taco Bell.
If it was the intention of baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to set some East Bay nerves on edge, he couldn't have done better than Thursday's suggestion that the A's were a possible candidate to be moved to Las Vegas. According to the Chicago Tribune, Manfred told a group of sports editors "if we were looking at relocation, Las Vegas would be on the list," adding that "until the Tampa Bay and Oakland situations are settled, I can't see talking about expansion."
OAKLAND — First the Raiders, next the A’s? Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said this week he is open to relocating a team to Las Vegas, possibly the Oakland A’s, according to a story in the Chicago Tribune.