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Local fare drives dining makeover at Oakland Airport

Oakland, CA – November 14, 2018: The Port of Oakland (“The Port”) Board of Commissioners (“The Board”) has confirmed its decision to adopt the Evaluation Committees’ recommended awardees for Four Separate Food & Beverage Concession Opportunities at Oakland International Airport: Package #1    SSP America OAK, LLC A partnership made up of international concessionaire SSP America,… Read More

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Port of Oakland selects UC Berkeley exec to head IT unit

Oakland, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2018: A longtime University of California, Berkeley systems expert has been named IT Director at the Port of Oakland.  Kevin Fong, a 30-year veteran in systems management, joins the Port after 13 years at the university.  He most recently served as IT Director for University Development and Alumni Relations. “Kevin’s expertise… 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 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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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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Fleet Week 2018 ready for take-off from Oakland International

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 27, 2018: Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome the Blue Angels back to Oakland over the weekend as their base for SF Fleet Week 2018.  It is the fifth consecutive year the precision Navy fliers will make Oakland their home on the road. The SF Fleet Week air show, which includes air… Read More

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Port of Oakland to add electric trucks thanks to state grant

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2018:  More battery-powered trucks should enter the Port of Oakland fleet by 2020 thanks to a new state grant. The California Air Resources Board has preliminarily awarded a $50 million grant to the Port of Long Beach for the Sustainable Terminals Accelerating Regional Transformation (START) Project. The START Project will demonstrate nearly… Read More

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