Press Release: State Water Board Announces New Executive Director

State Water Board Announces New Executive Director Former Federal Official Eileen Sobeck Brings 40 Years of Government Experience SACRAMENTO — After a lengthy, competitive, and deliberative process, the State Water Resources Control Board has named Eileen Sobeck as its next Executive Director.  She replaces Tom Howard, who retired in May 2017. After reviewing a wealth of […]

Press Release: Oakland International Airport Makes Room for More International Arrivals

  PRESS RELEASE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Oakland International Airport Makes Room for More International Arrivals Expansion of International Arrivals Building Accommodates Soaring Foreign Travel at OAK   Oakland, CA:  (July 28, 2017) – As passenger traffic continues to climb, Oakland International Airport (OAK) today opens the first phase of its expanded International Arrivals Building (IAB) […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland sets all-time record for June import volume

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       Port of Oakland sets all-time record for June import volume                          Uptick comes as peak shipping season nears on […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: investors show faith in future of global gateway

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Port of Oakland: investors show faith in future of global gateway                     ‘Putting money where their mouth is’ at marine terminals, new […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings Says outlook is stable Oakland, Calif. – June 14, 2017: Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds.  The […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland import volume reaches highest level since 2015

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland import volume reaches highest level since 2015 Positive sign ahead of peak shipping season Oakland, Calif. – June 8, 2017: The Port of Oakland said today that containerized import volume reached a two-year high in May. The […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland President receives LGBT leadership award

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Port of Oakland President receives LGBT leadership award Michael Colbruno honored as an “OUTstanding voice” in Bay Area Business Oakland, Calif. – June 5, 2017: Oakland Board of Port Commissioners President Michael Colbruno has received the “OUTstanding Voices” award from […]

President Proposed $1.1 Billion Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for Bureau of Reclamation

Media Contact: Dan DuBray, ddubray@usbr.gov, (202) 513-0574 For Immediate Release:  May 23, 2017 President Proposed $1.1 Billion Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for Bureau of Reclamation Budget sustains Reclamation’s efforts to deliver water and generate hydropower in cost-efficient and environmentally responsible manner WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump proposed a $1.097 billion Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for the Department […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland vessel calls to Southeast Asia up 50 percent

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland vessel calls to Southeast Asia up 50 percent U.S. Ambassadors learn about growing ties to Cambodia and Indonesia Oakland, Calif. – May 23, 2017: Direct vessel calls from here to Southeast Asia are up 50 percent this […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland hails mariners and industry contributions on National Maritime Day

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Port of Oakland hails mariners and industry contributions on National Maritime Day Oakland maritime activities support thousands of regional jobs Oakland, Calif. – May 22, 2017: The Port of Oakland hailed today the men and women who have served as […]