Jack London Square presents live music with celebrated performers

Six Friday nights with free, musical entertainment at the Oakland waterfront Oakland, Calif. – July 19, 2024: Live music is coming to Jack London Square (the Square). The annual Summer Music Series delivers free entertainment for all visitors to the Square. The open-air music series begins mid-July and runs through the beginning of August, Friday evenings […]

Port of Oakland’s Commissioners OK nearly $20 million for solar energy

Purchase will support Port’s clean energy portfolio for the next 20 years Oakland, Calif. – July 18, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a $19.3 million deal to buy solar power for the next 20 years. The Port of Oakland is a publicly owned utility and will resell the renewable power to tenants […]

Port of Oakland names Acting Assistant Director of Aviation Doug Mansel

Mansel to lead San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport’s operations sections Oakland, Calif. – July 18, 2024: The Port of Oakland names Doug Mansel as the Port’s new Acting Assistant Director of Aviation of San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). As Acting Assistant Director of Aviation, Mr. Mansel will be responsible for the Aviation Security, Terminal […]

Port of Oakland June container volume continues solid growth

Full imports up 26 percent; full exports up 22 percent Oakland, Calif. – July 17, 2024: The Port of Oakland June full container volume continues to grow, showing signs of a return to pre-pandemic trends. Full imports jumped 26.8%, with 84,040 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) handled by port operators in June 2024, in contrast to 66,295 […]

Oakland Alameda Water Shuttle launches July 17

New, free, ferry service connects Jack London Square and Alameda Landing Oakland, Calif. – July 16, 2024: The Port of Oakland, along with the CIM Group which manages Jack London Square, the City of Alameda, the Alameda Transportation Management Association, and the San Francisco Bay Ferry, announce a new, free, ferry service connecting Oakland and […]

Oakland Board of Port Commissioners elects Michael Colbruno as Board President

Oakland, Calif. – July 15, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously elected Michael Colbruno to lead as Board President. Andreas Cluver was elected First Vice President, replacing Yui Hay Lee, with outgoing President Barbara Leslie elected Second Vice President. President Colbruno first joined the Port Commission in 2013. This will be his second […]

New local restaurant A16 opens at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport

A16 in Terminal 1 marks the twelfth new restaurant to open at OAK Oakland, Calif. – July 10, 2024: New restaurant A16 is open and serving passengers at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) as of this week. The new quick-service restaurant at OAK is based on the longstanding Michelin-recognized and award-winning streetside restaurants […]

Fitch upgrades Port of Oakland’s ratings outlook to positive

Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch Oakland, Calif. – July 9, 2024: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s (Port) bond ratings and revised the Port’s ratings outlook from stable to positive. Fitch affirmed the following ratings on Port of Oakland debt: A+ for senior lien revenue bonds; A for […]

Free Waterfront Flicks continue this summer at Jack London Square

Free, outdoor, classic family movies set for three more Saturday nights Oakland, Calif.—June 21, 2024: Jack London Square is inviting the public to come to the Oakland waterfront this summer and enjoy more, free, outdoor screenings of Hollywood classics, suitable for the whole family. The movie series is a celebration of summer and community, all […]