Not that we didn't already know this was coming, but this is a big step.
excerpts from the article:
"I can't tell you exactly how or when it's going to happen, but I will tell you -- it is going to happen,'' predicted Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty, who has been close to negotiations between Fremont and the team.
In fact, the A's are buying up property around a 143-acre site out by the old Baylands racetrack off Interstate 880 that appears to be the preferred spot for a ballpark.
Here's the link:
Due to some comments below by a few unruly adolescents, whose mommys should put them on time out for a few hours, I feel the need to say that I didn't choose the time for this article. Mattier and Ross of the SF Chronicle did. I simply linked it in case others didn't see it. I even made their title the same as mine.