Phil Tagami is Not Backing Down 

As Oakland appeals a court ruling in favor of the coal terminal developer, he critiques the city's political culture.

Page 4 of 4

"We're going to see this through," he said, noting that his company has so far spent $13 million fighting the city in court. "We've planned for a long, cold winter."

Tagami declined to speculate about a rough dollar figure in damages the city would have to pay him.

Yet McConnell was not so hesitant. "Put it this way," he said. "I think Oakland could become Tagami-ville."

Tags:

Latest in Feature

Author Archives

News Blogs

Most Popular Stories

Special Reports

The Beer Issue 2020

The Decade in Review

The events and trends that shaped the Teens.

Best of the East Bay

2020

© 2021 Telegraph Media    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation