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“90s Experience” opens today in Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – July 12, 2019: The “90’s Experience”, a new interactive museum, celebrates the iconic music, fashion and pop culture of the years from 1990 to 1999. The exhibit opens to the public today in Jack London Square at 54 Washington St. Guests can take photos in front of the 90’s backdrops while seeing, smelling,… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board gives President Ces Butner third term

Oakland, Calif. – July 12, 2019: Cestra “Ces” Butner will serve a third term as President of the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners.  The Board re-elected President Butner at a meeting yesterday.  It re-elected Commissioner Andreas Cluver as First Vice President and chose first-year Commissioner Barbara Leslie as Second Vice President. At the… Read More

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Port of Oakland hails Fourth of July with flag-waving ship

Oakland, Calif. – July 4, 2019: A 1,148-foot-long French emissary is celebrating Independence Day at the Port of Oakland today.  The container ship CMA CGM Ivanhoe arrived here last night, making a big splash in San Francisco Bay. The CMA CGM Group ship’s hull was draped with four 30’X60’ American flags which unfurled near the Golden… Read More

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Jack London Square free summer movies kick off tonight

Editors: See here for an overview video about events at Jack London Square. Oakland, Calif. – June 27, 2018: Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square starts at sundown with the recent romantic comedy, Crazy Rich Asians, based on the best-selling novel. The free movies are every other Thursday evening and take place on the Ferry Lawn… Read More

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Port of Oakland steps up as ships carry bigger loads than ever

Oakland, Calif. – June 20, 2019: Bigger ships are challenging the Port of Oakland with never-seen-before container volumes.  The Port said today that vessels on average load and unload the equivalent of 1,767 20-foot boxes each time they visit here.  It’s the highest container move count in Port history, up 9 percent from 2018 and 50… Read More

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