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Jack London Square virtual tree-lighting event is Friday

Oakland, CA – December 7, 2020: Jack London square is hosting five, family-friendly evenings of online holiday festivities beginning tonight, Monday, and ending with the traditional tree-lighting ceremony Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. The virtual events can be viewed here: www.jacklondonsquare.com or on Jack London Square’s Facebook  or Instagram pages. Jack London Square is part of the Port of Oakland’s portfolio…. Read More

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Aloha begins at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.  – November 2, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of Hawaiian Airlines as well as the resumption of service to the neighbor islands of Hawaii, Kauai and Maui.  Flights to the three neighbor islands join service to Oahu which has continued throughout the pandemic crisis. Hawaiian Airlines Resumed OAK Flights on Nov…. Read More

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BOO! BARK, BREWS + BITES goes virtual for Halloween

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2020: Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) and Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square are co-hosting the annual DogFest Bay Area: BOO! BARK, BREWS + BITES, Oct. 31, from 3 to 4 p.m. To promote health and safety of participants during the pandemic, the celebration will be online Saturday. The Halloween event is family-oriented and dog-centric. Event activities include canine costume contests and tutorials on making dog… Read More

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Port of Oakland names Acting Communications Director

Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2020: The Port of Oakland today named Robert Bernardo its Acting Communications Director beginning Nov. 10.  Mr. Bernardo, the Port’s Media/Public Relations Manager, replaces Communications Director Mike Zampa who retires next month. Mr. Bernardo will manage a three-person staff responsible for internal, external and executive communications, the Port said.  He… Read More

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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland International Airport and Palm Springs

Oakland, Calif.  – October 8, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Palm Springs, California (PSP). Two daily flights will begin on Nov. 15 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com.  Today Southwest published the following schedule:                  … Read More

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Port of Oakland reports unaudited Fiscal Year 2020 results

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2020:  Despite a 37.6 percent drop in net income compared to the prior year, the Port of Oakland is on a sustainable path due to managed reduction in expenses. That’s what the Port’s governing Board heard in a presentation last week on Fiscal Year 2020 unaudited financial performance. The Port reported… Read More

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Spirit Airlines to connect Orange County and Oakland International Airport 

Oakland, Calif. – September 1, 2020: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that Spirit Airlines will commence service between OAK and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) beginning Nov. 17 with two daily nonstop flights. Orange County Airport is the best option for those visiting Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and Anaheim. Spirit Airlines has… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board votes labor leader Cluver as President

Oakland, Calif. – July 16, 2020:  Alameda County labor leader Andreas Cluver has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s governing Board.  The seven-member Board of Port Commissioners chose Mr. Cluver at a special meeting this week. Oakland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barbara Leslie was elected the Port Board’s First Vice President. … Read More

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