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Jack of All Trades holiday market at Jack London Square

  Oakland, Calif.– December 7, 2016:  This Saturday Jack London Square will offer a special, holiday-themed market, Jack of All Trades, from 11 AM to 5 PM. Free to the public, this family and pet-friendly event includes more than 125 Indie designers, antique dealers, and start-ups making shopping for holiday gifts a unique experience at… Read More

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Local earnings from Port of Oakland projects top $6.5 million

Oakland, CA.–(December 6, 2016):  Local workers made $6.5 million in earnings while working on Port of Oakland construction projects in 2016.  More than 60 percent of those who worked on Port projects live within Alameda and Contra Costa counties.  According to figures released today, the result exceeded the Port’s annual local hiring goal of 50… Read More

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Jack London Square free holiday celebrations ring in the season

Oakland, Calif.– November 28, 2016: Thousands of visitors are expected in Jack London Square the first weekend in December for traditional holiday celebrations. Two, free, family friendly events are scheduled with the annual tree lighting ceremony, Dec. 2, from 5 to 7 and the “Deck the Hulls” lighted yacht parade, Dec.3, beginning at 5:30 PM…. Read More

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Sunday Harvest Festival at Jack London Square Farmers Market

Oakland, Calif. – October 27, 2016: Jack London Square will transform into a Harvest Festival this Sunday, October 30, from 9 AM to 2 PM. The festival includes free tastings, food demos, kids’ activities and a pie contest. Halloween costumes are welcome. Visitors can try their hand at cider pressings using heirloom organic apples from local… Read More

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Port of Oakland debt upgraded by Fitch Ratings

Oakland, CA. – (Oct. 17, 2016): Port of Oakland intermediate lien revenue bonds have been upgraded by Fitch Ratings to A from A-.  Fitch has also affirmed the A+ rating on the Port’s senior lien revenue bonds.  The rating outlook for both liens is stable. Fitch issued its rating update October 14.  It said the… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board President honored by LGBT organization

Oakland, CA – (September 23, 2016):  Michael Colbruno, president of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners was honored last night for his leadership within the LGBT business community. The Golden Gate Business Association recognized the commissioner for his election as the first LGBT person to become president of the Board. The event was held in… Read More

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Eat Real Festival at Jack London Square to draw big crowd

Oakland, CA – (Sept. 22, 2016): The Eat Real Festival 2016 is a multi-cultural eating extravaganza at the Oakland waterfront this weekend. The three-day event at the Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square draws tens of thousands of visitors. Admission is free. The event is family-friendly and runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25…. Read More

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