Port of Oakland welcomes contemporary Mexican restaurant to Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – February 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland welcomes a new addition to Jack London Square’s diverse dining options. Mia Comida Casera Mezcaleria, Mia for short, is a contemporary taqueria specializing in authentic Mexican cuisine at reasonable prices. The new 1,170 square-foot restaurant opened last month in the Broadway Plaza area across from […]

Port of Oakland names real estate leader as Chief Real Estate Officer

Oakland, Calif. – December 8, 2023: The Port of Oakland has appointed Jonathan Veach as Chief Real Estate Officer. He will manage the Port’s Commercial Real Estate division and also the Port’s land use and development. The Port of Oakland oversees nearly 20 miles of waterfront property between the Oakland Seaport and Oakland International Airport […]

Port of Oakland building for the next generation

Oakland, Calif. – February 15, 2023: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan presented the “State of the Port 2023” at a luncheon yesterday. In partnership with the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women In Logistics, the speech was given to around 300 Port stakeholders at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Jack London Square. Executive Director Wan […]

Regional commission provides key regulatory ruling for A’s stadium and development

Oakland, CA — July 1, 2022: Thursday afternoon, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) voted to remove the Port of Oakland’s Howard property from Port Priority Use. This is a major step in the process for the proposed development of the Howard property as a baseball stadium, along with retail, office space, […]

Port of Oakland’s Executive Director plans for Port growth and a healthy community 

Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began his State of the Port 2021 message to more than 200 stakeholders with a song lyric: Mercy, Mercy Me, Things Ain’t What They Used To Be, speaking virtually at the annual Women in Logistics and Pacific Merchant Shipping Association State of the Port 2021 event. Executive Director Wan referenced the challenges the […]

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. […]

Eat Real Festival celebrates 10 years at Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – September 11, 2018: Jack London Square’s biggest event of the year, Eat Real Festival, celebrates its 10th year at the Oakland waterfront this Friday through Sunday. More than 75,000 people are expected to attend the family-friendly festival with local food vendors, artisan products and cooking demonstrations by some of the Bay Area’s […]

Jack London Square hosts Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival

Oakland, Calif. – November 8, 2017: Jack London Square welcomes the Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival this Saturday from Noon to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Black Music Association (BMA) event will feature several Bay Area performers including Bo Henderson, Grammy award-winning former lead singer of […]

Jack London Square invites public for festive, pre-holiday shopping

Oakland, Calif. – November 2, 2017: With the holidays just around the corner, Jack London Square features local artisans and crafters at two events, Patchwork Fall Show, Nov. 4, and Jack of All Trades Nov. 11. “These shows support small businesses by providing a beautiful venue for local makers and vendors at the Oakland waterfront,” said […]