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 […]

Port of Oakland May 2024 container volume shows solid growth

First five months show jump in full import volume compared to 2023 Oakland, Calif.—June 17, 2024: The Port of Oakland’s container volume continues its upward trend. Total cargo volume increased 5.3% in May 2024 compared to May 2023, with 188,040 TEUs (twenty-foot containers). Full import cargo volume in the first five months of this year […]

Delta Air Lines begins nonstop Atlanta service at OAK

New flight to world’s busiest hub airport gives travelers convenient options Oakland, Calif.—June 10, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport just celebrated new daily nonstop service on Delta Air Lines to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Flights will be served by Delta’s fleet of Boeing 737-900s, seating 180 passengers and featuring a range of […]

Jack London Square’s French restaurant features live music and more

Left Bank Brasserie special events to enhance the summer dining experience Oakland, Calif.—May 30, 2024: Left Bank Brasserie is a bustling place this summer with several events and promotions. The Parisian-style brasserie restaurant, specializing in French cuisine, is in the heart of Jack London Square at 55 Water Street.  Left Bank kicks off the summer […]

OAK introduces new weekly pet therapy program

Valley Humane Society to bring ‘Canine Comfort’ at OAK every Monday Oakland, Calif.—May 30, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) is launching a new pet therapy program for passengers in partnership with Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team. The weekly program, “Canine Comfort at OAK,” will begin on Monday, June 3, […]

Port of Oakland targets Clean Ports grant for major zero-emissions conversion

Funding request supported by 20 community, business, regulatory, workforce partners Oakland, Calif.—May 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland (Port) and a coalition of 20 partners have applied for a federal grant that will fast track the Oakland Seaport’s conversion to 100 percent zero-emissions cargo handling operations. The Port and its clean energy partners seek a […]

OAK welcomes Sun Country Airlines

New airline begins nonstop seasonal service between OAK and Minneapolis-St. Paul Oakland, Calif.—May 24, 2024: On Thursday, Sun Country Airlines launched their inaugural service at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). The carrier will offer seasonal nonstop flights between OAK and Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) throughout the summer 2024 travel season. Sun Country Airlines is […]

Port of Oakland April container volume continues growth trend

Full imports rise for sixth consecutive month Oakland, Calif.—May 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland April container volume showed a 17% increase in full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for the first four months of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. This reflects Oakland’s return to its historical average cargo volumes, rebounding from 2022 and […]

OAK kicks off busy summer travel season Memorial Day weekend

Sun Country, Viva Aerobus debut at OAK, and nonstops to Atlanta on Delta Air Lines Oakland, Calif.—May 20, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) expects to be busy throughout the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. Over 130,000 passengers are expected at the airport between Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th. Passenger traffic […]

Kuidaore Handroll Bar opens at Jack London Square

New sushi bar gives modern twist on traditional Japanese temaki hand rolls Oakland, Calif.—May 15, 2024: Kuidaore Handroll Bar, a new sushi bar offering a modern twist on traditional Japanese hand rolls, just opened at 431 Water Street in Jack London Square, Oakland.  Kuidaore Handroll Bar specializes in sustainably sourced seafood, including salmon, bluefin tuna and yellowtail as well as local sustainable caviar, highest-grade wagyu beef, small plates, sashimi, […]