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Port of Oakland Launches Paid 2015 Summer College Internship Program

Unique opportunities in engineering, aviation, and other professional fields Oakland, Calif. – March 3, 2015 – Recruitment begins today, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, for the Port of Oakland’s 2015 Summer College Internship Program. The Port’s three business lines, aviation, commercial real estate, and maritime, offer a unique learning environment. Through a competitive process, students can apply… Read More

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Ferry Ridership Up Nearly 50%

Press Release For Immediate Release February 18, 2015 Ferry Ridership Up Nearly 50% at Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square 425,970 passengers give boost to local restaurants and retail   Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 18, 2015 – Annual ridership on the SF Bay Ferry service to-and-from Jack London Square has increased nearly 50% in the past… Read More

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Dredging is for the Birds….and Ships

Press Release For Immediate Release February 5, 2015 Port of Oakland: Dredging is for the Birds….and Ships 400,000 cubic yards of SF Bay floor mud used to reclaim nearby marsh   Oakland, CA – Feb. 5, 2015 – Ships hate mud. Birds, on the other hand, love it. The Port of Oakland said today a… Read More

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Twenty rescued seabirds return to wild at Port of Oakland

Press Release For Immediate Release February 4, 2015 Twenty rescued seabirds return to wild at Port of Oakland Volunteers release victims of San Francisco Bay mystery goo   Oakland, CA – Feb. 4, 2015 – Twenty healthy seabirds endangered by mysterious San Francisco Bay goo were released at the Port of Oakland this morning. “It’s… Read More

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Port Reaching Out to More Small, Local Firms

Press Release For Immediate Release January 14, 2015 Port of Oakland Reaching Out to More Small, Local Firms The bottom line: $570 million in capital improvement spending   Oakland, CA – Jan. 14, 2015 – The Port of Oakland plans to spend $570 million on capital improvements over the next five years. It extended efforts… Read More

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Cranes the New Symbol of a City on the Rise

Press Release For Immediate Release December 9, 2014 Port of Oakland Cranes the New Symbol of a City on the Rise They didn’t inspire ‘Star Wars,’ but artists still drawn to the cargo-handling giants Click here for 2-minute video: http://youtu.be/JPT1yAA5e9c   Oakland, CA – Dec. 9, 2014 – Things are looking up in Oakland–all the… Read More

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BART to Oakland International Airport

Press Release For Immediate Release November 22, 2014 BART to Oakland International Airport The Fast Easy Way to OAK is Now Open   Oakland, CA – Nov. 22, 2014 – The start of the busy holiday travel season at Oakland International Airport (OAK) kicks off with the much anticipated arrival of San Francisco Bay Area… Read More

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All San Francisco Bay Area Ports Closed Today

Media Advisory For Immediate Release November 20, 2014 All San Francisco Bay Area Ports Closed Today   All San Francisco Bay Area ports including the Port of Oakland are closed today due to a safety stand-down by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). According to the ILWU, the stand-down has been called in response… Read More

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