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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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Port of Oakland Commissioner honored for service to City

Oakland, CA – (Sept. 16, 2016): Port of Oakland Commissioner Cestra “Ces” Butner has been honored with the Oakland Legacy Award. Commissioner Butner was one of four civic leaders to receive the annual award at a reception here last night.  More than 1,000 people witnessed the award presentation. The Legacy Awards are presented by Oakland’s… Read More

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How to become certified with the Port of Oakland

Oakland, CA.- August 3, 2016– Three instructional videos were unveiled today on the Port of Oakland website to help local firms get certified with the Port for business opportunities. The Port said the videos will help further promote local hiring and regional economic growth. “We are releasing these videos to show local businesses the ease… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board elects Michael Colbruno President

Oakland, Calif. – July 15, 2016: Michael Colbruno, a managing partner with the Milo Group of California, has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners. The former two-term member and past chair of the Oakland Planning Commission was chosen unanimously by the seven-member Board last night. He succeeds Commissioner Earl… Read More

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Port of Oakland gives Executive Director new 3-year contract

Oakland, Calif. – June 27, 2016: Port of Oakland Commissioners have awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract.  The agreement means the longtime industry veteran will remain at the helm in Oakland through July 2019.  Commissioners unanimously approved the new deal at a meeting last week. “Chris Lytle has transformed the Port of… Read More

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Port of Oakland scholarship awards surpass $1 million mark

Oakland, Calif. – June 20, 2016: The Port of Oakland’s two employee scholarship organizations have reached a milestone this month by surpassing the $1 million mark in scholarships for students. Over the past 20 years, Port employees have given 600 Oakland high school students $1.1 million in scholarship funds. Since 1993 and 1994 respectively, the Port’s… Read More

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Port of Oakland free harbor tours return July 1

Oakland, Calif. – June 14, 2016: Summer’s best cruise bargain returns to the Port of Oakland next month.  The Port said today it’s resuming free harbor cruises with the first sailing July 1.  The excursions provide a rare glimpse inside one of the world’s key trade gateways. “Harbor tours are our most popular public outreach initiative,”… Read More

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