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2014-09-17 12:23:53

PARIS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Prize Winner Barcelona Aims to Create Digital and Community 'Trust Network' for Each of its At-Risk Elderly Residents Athens, Greece; Kirklees in Yorkshire, UK; Stockholm, Sweden; and Warsaw, Poland Also Win Funds for Innovative Solutions to Pressing Urban Challenges Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the winners in its 2014 Mayors Challenge, an ideas competition...

2014-09-15 23:01:17

Center is a Partnership between Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network and Leading Physicians Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The new North Valley Surgery Center is seeing its first patients Monday, Sept. 15 near Raintree Dr. and Loop 101, after a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane and dignitaries from the healthcare community on Friday, September 12, 2014. The world-class facility contains seven operating rooms, four gastro-intestinal procedure rooms, and...

2014-09-12 16:20:32

Ceremony signals the start of construction for APT-1 ECO Tanker, the first of five tanker ships to be constructed locally at NASSCO, adding hundreds of new jobs. SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego....

2014-09-12 08:28:55

Furthering its commitment to the San Francisco Unified School District's innovation agenda, the Salesforce.com Foundation donates $5 million and salesforce.com employees to volunteer 5,000 hours during the 2014-2015 school year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Superintendent Richard A. Carranza and salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff today announced the expansion of the Mayor's Middle Grades Leadership Initiative for the San Francisco Unified School...

2014-09-05 23:06:16

At this week's Conference on Early Earthquake Warnings, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee discussed implementing Regroup’s pioneering Earthquake Mass Notification System. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 At the 3rd International Conference on Early Earthquake Warning held this week at UC Berkeley, SF Mayor Ed Lee discussed Regroup's world-changing technology: the first Early Earthquake Warning Mass Notification System in the United States. This system was developed...

2014-09-04 16:31:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran issued the following statements today after this afternoon's announcement that Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker, Chair of the Conference of Mayors Committee on Criminal and Social Justice, and Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank have been appointed to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board of...

2014-09-04 16:20:36

Nine road-rail infrastructure projects improve trade links and safety for local communities TOWNSHIP OF LANGLEY, BC, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood - Port Kells, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the final...

2014-09-03 12:20:51

MIAMI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the election of Manuel A. Diaz as an independent director to the Company's Board from September 3, 2014. Mr. Diaz will bring extensive public service and community expertise to the Board, having served as Mayor of Miami from 2001 to 2009, and is credited with Miami's resurgence as a world class, vibrant city. While in office, he was chosen to lead the United States Conference of Mayors, the...

2014-08-28 16:21:48

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, and its subsidiary Jonway Auto received endorsement and accolades from Zhejiang Taizhou Mayor Mr. Zhang Bing, and Zhejiang Taizhou Party Secretary Mr. Wu Wei Rong in recent visits to Jonway Auto's factory in Sanmen, Zhejiang. Specific recognition was given to Jonway Auto's contribution to the industry in...

2014-08-26 12:22:59

POINTE-CLAIRE, QC, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Morris Trudeau, Mayor of Pointe-Claire, would like to inform the population that municipal authorities have discovered a leak of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyl) in the storm drainage system in front of the Reliance site on Hymus Boulevard. The situation was temporarily remedied by authorities of the City of Pointe-Claire and the City of Montreal who are now awaiting definitive action from the ministère du Développement durable, de...


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