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Jack London Square’s Pedalfest to draw 25,000 visitors

  Oakland, Calif. – July 25, 2018: Pedalfest, a celebration of cycling, food and family, will draw 25,000 biking enthusiasts to the Oakland waterfront on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Veteran cyclers, beginners and casual observers are all welcome at the admission-free event. “Pedalfest is a fun celebration for everyone,” said interim Executive… Read More

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Additional nonstop service between Oakland and Lihue commences today

Oakland, Calif. – July 17, 2018:  Today, 91 years after the very first flight between the US mainland and Hawaii,  Hawaiian Airlines begins daily year-round service between Oakland (OAK) and Lihue, on the Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i. The First Trans-Pacific Flight took off from Oakland International Airport at 7:09 a.m. on June 28, 1927 in the Atlantic-Fokker C-2 Bird of… Read More

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Three new restaurants for Oakland’s Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – July 17, 2018: New restaurants are settling into Jack London Square this summer bringing international flavor to Oakland’s waterfront. Two have already opened with a third to follow by September. The influx of dining spots is generating increased interest in the Square at its busiest time of the year. “The restaurant scene… Read More

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Southwest Airlines launches five new daily nonstop routes at Oakland International Airport this summer

Oakland, CA – (July 14, 2018):  Tomorrow, Sunday, July 15, Oakland International Airport (OAK), together with Southwest Airlines, celebrate daily nonstop service to five highly-sought destinations from the East Bay: New York/Newark, New Jersey (EWR) San Antonio, Texas (SAT) Orlando, Florida (MCO) Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota (MSP) Indianapolis, Indiana (IND) Daily nonstop service to Newark/New York… Read More

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Port of Oakland boss affirms support for business with Japan

Oakland, Calif. – July 6, 2018: Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle this week called for strengthening business ties with Japan. Addressing visitors from the Japanese Port of Hakata, Oakland’s boss listed opportunities for growth at sea and in the air. “It’s extremely critical for us to have good, strong free trade partners such as… Read More

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Jack London Square hosts Taste of Oakland series

Oakland, Calif. – July 5, 2018: Jack London Square hosts the first of three Taste of Oakland festivals Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free, multicultural event will feature live music, tech demos and local food and craft vendors. Yoga sessions and soccer clinics kick off the day at 7:30 a.m. Celebrity Chef… Read More

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Port of Oakland eye popper: magenta container ship in town Monday

PHOTO ATTACHED BELOW Oakland, Calif. – July 5, 2018: Here’s a style tip for those who track ships: magenta is the new black.  A 1,036-foot-long, cherry blossom magenta-colored container ship arrives next week at the Port of Oakland.  Called the ONE Competence, it’s the newly branded symbol of Japan’s recently consolidated container shipping lines. The ship… Read More

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