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1.1 Million passengers at Oakland Airport in September

Oakland, CA – October 31, 2018: Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today released September passenger traffic reports, which reveal that total passenger activity at the airport increased 4.1 percent – from 1,083,301 in September 2017 to 1,127,927 in September this year. Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis notes, “We are very pleased to see customers continuing to choose Oakland for travel… Read More

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Thousands expected at Jack London Square Halloween festivities

Oakland, Calif. – October 24, 2018: Jack London Square is opening the waterfront Saturday to puppies and pooches, as well as their owners, for free Halloween festivities. This is the fourth annual Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend with their four-legged friends to delight in music, tricks and frights from… Read More

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Port of Oakland’s TraPac terminal opens at night for truckers

Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2018: TraPac marine terminal has introduced full service night gates for Port of Oakland harbor truckers.  The move to expand beyond traditional daylight hours is intended to ease daytime crowding and accelerate containerized cargo deliveries. TraPac, Oakland’s second-largest terminal, said today it will operate night gates for freight haulers every… Read More

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Port of Oakland gets business/civic leader as Commissioner

Oakland, Calif. – October 19, 2018: Longtime business and civic leader Yui Hay Lee has joined the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners. Mr. Lee was sworn in yesterday to a seat on the seven-member Board. Mr. Lee, President and CEO of Oakland-based YHLA Architects, was nominated by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and appointed… Read More

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OAK Airport opens first post-security Service Animal Relief Area

Oakland, CA (October 17, 2018) – Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today announce the newest amenity for passengers flying with service animals. A post-security Service Animal Relief Area is now open near Gate 25 in Terminal 2 – the first space of its kind within OAK’s terminal facilities. Until now, travelers accompanied by approved… Read More

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Travel back in time aboard a Tall Ship at Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – October 10, 2018: Tall Ship Lady Washington will be docked at Jack London Square at the foot of Broadway, Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can experience maritime history by taking a vessel tour for a small donation to the floating museum. There are also ticketed sailing trips on San Francisco Bay. Lady Washington was… Read More

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Port of Oakland shatters record for peak season cargo volume

Oakland, Calif. – October 10, 2018:  A record-breaking peak season continues at the Port of Oakland.  The Port said today that last month was the busiest September for import cargo in its 91-year history.  That followed another all-time record in August. The Port said it has handled the equivalent of 168,289 20-foot loaded import containers in… Read More

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Jack London Square is hot spot for foodies and craft lovers

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2018: Jack London Square hosts events in October designed to attract hundreds of food lovers, families and shoppers looking for unique items and taste experiences. Here’s a rundown of the events: Farmers Market, every Sunday rain or shine, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Buck, first and third Sundays of… Read More

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