2012 Shell/MEF Run for Education a Success

10th Annual Shell/MEF Run for Education Raises $51,000 for Martinez Schools            MARTINEZ — Sunday’s 10th Annual Shell/MEF 5k/10k Run for Education was a huge success, raising approximately $51,000 for the Martinez Education Foundation, far above the 2011 total of $45,000. At the grandstand in Martinez’s Main Street Plaza, Shell Martinez Refinery General Manager […]

San Francisco Estuary Institute Report: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Historical Ecology Investigation: Exploring Pattern and Process

New Study Provides Detailed View of Pre-Development Delta   The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta has been transformed over 150 years from the largest system of wetlands on the West Coast of the United States into an expanse of farms, levees and channels that support California’s water delivery system. A new study provides a detailed look […]

American Society of Civil Engineers Releases New Economic Analysis Revealing Far-Reaching Impacts of Under-Investing in our Nation’s Ports and Inland Waterways

Failure to Act report quantifies infrastructure needs in airports, marine port and inland waterway sectors; shows current investment trends not keeping up Thursday, September 13, 2012 Failure to Act report quantifies infrastructure needs in airports, marine port and inland waterway sectors; shows current investment trends not keeping up Reston, VA– Aging infrastructure for marine ports, […]

California Transportation Commission Affirms $242 Million for Army Base Project

  P R E S S   R E L E A S E For Immediate Release CITY AND PORT OF OAKLAND ACHIEVE SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN FORMER OAKLAND ARMY BASE DEVELOPMENT California Transportation Commission Affirms $242 Million for Army Base Project Oakland, Calif. —August 24, 2012— The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission […]

Port of Oakland: Press Release

PORT OF OAKLAND WELCOMES TWO NEW COMMISSIONERS Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker Sworn In By Mayor Jean Quan Oakland, Calif.—August 3, 2012—On Wednesday, August 1, Mayor Jean Quan swore in two new Commissioners for the Port of Oakland, Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker. The commissioners were recently nominated by Mayor Quan and appointed […]

Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contact: Isaac Kos-Read Director of External Affairs 510-627-1565 ikos-read@portoakland.com    Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com           Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers Oakland, CA – July […]

Port of Oakland Press Release

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contacts: Robert Bernardo,  Communications Manager Port of Oakland (510) 627-1401 rbernardo@portoakland.com  Marilyn Sandifur, Port Spokesperson Port of Oakland (510) 627-1193 Cell day of (510-815-2665) msandifur@portoakland.com   Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com […]

PORT OF OAKLAND ADOPTS FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 BUDGET

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contacts: Isaac Kos-Read Director of External Affairs Port of Oakland (510) 627-1565 ikos-read@portoakland.com Marilyn Sandifur Port Spokesperson Port of Oakland (510) 627-1193 msandifur@portoakland.com   Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com         […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Photos attached below)    Media Contact: Justin Nisly U.S. Department of Transportation Press Secretary (202) 366-4570 Marilyn Sandifur, Port Spokesperson Port of Oakland (510) 627-1193 msandifur@portoakland.com   Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com           […]

PORT OF OAKLAND AWARDED $3.5+ MILLION IN 12TH ROUND OF SEAPORT SECURITY GRANTS

PORT OF OAKLAND AWARDED $3.5+ MILLION IN 12TH ROUND OF SEAPORT SECURITY GRANTS Port receives 100% of requested funds; Project costs – 75% Federal, 25% Port Oakland, CA – July 6, 2012 – The Port of Oakland will receive $3,543,750 in Federal Port Security Grant funding to implement three new projects.  The Fiscal Year 2012 […]