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Statement from Acting Executive Director Deborah Ale Flint

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 25, 2012 Statement from Port of Oakland Acting Executive Director Deborah Ale Flint As I communicated to my Port of Oakland colleagues earlier today, the last week has been particularly challenging for our organization, our leadership, and our employees. I want to take this opportunity to share my perspective… Read More

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OAK Offers Free Parking to Help Boost Travel Between Holidays

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 23, 2012 Oakland International Airport Offers Free Parking to Help Boost Travel Between Holidays Depart Midweek and Park Free for Up to Three Days Oakland, CA (Oct. 23, 2012) – Oakland International Airport (OAK) is brightening the outlook for travel during the holiday season with up to three days… Read More

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Port Accelerates Action on Alleged Improper Expenditures

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 18, 2012 Port Accelerates Action on Alleged Improper Expenditures Oakland, Calif. – October 18, 2012 – The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has taken the following actions: The Board has put Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin on Administrative Leave with pay effective immediately. The Board has directed and empowered current… Read More

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Port of Oakland Taking Action on Improper Expenditures

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 15, 2012 Port of Oakland Taking Action on Improper Expenditures and Strengthening Expense Policies Oakland, Calif. — October 15, 2012 — The Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners today announced actions that are underway to strengthen the Port’s expense reimbursement policies and procedures to prevent improper expenditure of Port funds. “To… Read More

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Coastal Cleanup Volunteers Scour Jack London Square Shoreline

Press Releases For Immediate Release September 24, 2012 More Than 100 California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers Scour Jack London Square Shoreline Port-Sponsored Event Removed 500 Pounds of Trash from Waterfront Sept. 24, 2012 – Oakland, Calif. – More than 100 volunteers including Boy Scout and Cub Scouts armed with rubber gloves, trash bags and plenty of… Read More

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Significant Milestone in Former OAB Redevelopment

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 24, 2012 City and Port of Oakland Achieve Significant Milestone in Former Oakland Army Base Redevelopment California Transportation Commission Affirms $242 Million for Army Base Project Oakland, Calif. —August 24, 2012— The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for their decision to commit $242… Read More

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Allegiant New Nonstop, Low-Cost Flights Between Palm Springs & OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 21, 2012 Allegiant Announces New Nonstop, Low-Cost Flights Between Palm Springs And Oakland International Airport Exclusive New Route Added by Popular Demand Oakland, CA — August 21, 2012 — Allegiant Air today announced new nonstop service between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) beginning Nov. 15, 2012. The… Read More

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Port of Oakland Welcomes Two New Commissioners

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 3, 2012 Port of Oakland Welcomes Two New Commissioners Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker Sworn In by Mayor Jean Quan Oakland, CA — August 3, 2012 — On Wednesday, August 1, Mayor Jean Quan swore in two new Commissioners for the Port of Oakland, Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan… Read More

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Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 30, 2012 Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers President Gilda Gonzales 1st Vice-President James W. Head 2nd Vice-President Alan S. Yee Oakland, CA — July 30, 2012 — The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has three new officers. The Port Board approved a resolution officially ratifying the election… Read More

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