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2010 Northern California MegaRegion Summit

Press Releases For Immediate Release March 10, 2010 2010 Northern California MegaRegion Summit Moving America’s Economic Recovery Forward Megaregion Summit Focuses on Critical Issues and Investments Related to Goods Movement in Northern California Leaders to Discuss Key Infrastructure Investments, Maritime Port Development & Regional Collaboration OAKLAND, CA – On Friday, March 26th, hundreds of business,… Read More

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Port of Oakland has a New Commissioner

Press Releases For Immediate Release January 25, 2010 Port of Oakland Has a New Commissioner Oakland, Calif.–January 25, 2010 – The Port of Oakland has a new Port Commissioner. Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums nominated Michael Lighty who was officially confirmed last week. Lighty will be filling the position previously held by Anthony Batarse Jr. (Term… Read More

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Two-Week Implementation Period for Port of Oakland Truckers

Press Releases For Immediate Release January 4, 2010 Two-Week Implementation Period for Port of Oakland Truckers Allows access to port while prior grant applications are re-evaluated for newly released state and district funding Oakland, CA 1-04-10 – Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the Port… Read More

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First-Ever Collaboration at World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 12, 2009 Us West Coast Ports/Western Rails Announce First-Ever Collaboration at World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China Six Major US West Coast Ports and Two Major Rail Companies Demonstrate Strength of USWC as Global Gateway to America Qingdao, China (Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009) — In a historical first, six major… Read More

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Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Bans Dirty Trucks

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 9, 2009 Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Bans Dirty Trucks Strict Truck Ban Goes Beyond State Regulations and Starts January 2010 to Help Clear the Air Oakland, CA 10-09-09 – This week at the regularly scheduled October 6, 2009 board meeting, the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners adopted a strict… Read More

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50 FEET DELIVERED!

Press Releases For Immediate Release September 18, 2009 50 Feet Delivered! Port of Oakland, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Army Corps of Engineers, CA Coastal Conservancy and other Port Stakeholders Mark Major Milestone with Completion of -50 Foot Oakland Harbor Deepening Project Oakland, CA 09-18-09 – Friday afternoon at the Port’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Port… Read More

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Port of Oakland Hires Chief Financial Officer

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 31, 2009 Port of Oakland Hires Chief Financial Officer Oakland, CA– 07-31-09 – Port of Oakland hires Ms. Sara Lee, formerly an investment banker, as its Chief Financial Officer. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin said, “Sara Lee is an excellent fit for her new role at our Port… Read More

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New Commissioner for Port of Oakland

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 30, 2009 New Commissioner for Port Of Oakland Gilda Gonzales Joins the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Oakland, CA – July 30, 2009 – The newest member of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Ms. Gilda Gonzales, was sworn in on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Ms. Gilda Gonzales will be… Read More

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