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2014-09-29 20:20:42

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can we get more people involved in transportation policies and investment choices? What are the best ways to encourage Bay Area residents to participate in planning for the region's future? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) -- the Bay Area's transportation planning and financing agency -- is updating its Public Participation Plan and seeks your advice. Share your ideas in person or online: -- Attend a workshop on...

2014-09-19 16:24:31

Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans hold top three spots in rankings; All Kaiser Permanente Medicare and Private plans are highest-ranked in the markets they serve OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm here because Kaiser Permanente cares." Those are the words of Susan Mahler, a San Diego, Calif., heart transplant recipient and Kaiser Permanente member since 1967. Susan was in her late 50s when she began suffering from serious valve deterioration and it was determined she needed...

2014-09-02 08:22:02

Applicants Sought in Three Counties OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission - the Bay Area's transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency - is recruiting interested Bay Area residents to fill three vacancies on its Policy Advisory Council. Vacancies are for representatives of disabled and senior or low-income interests. Applicants representing senior or disabled interests must reside or work in Marin or Santa Clara counties....

2014-08-22 12:28:23

The Oakland Award Program Recognizes Xantrion in the Local Community and Business Category OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc., a top 100 worldwide provider of IT services for small and midsize companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been selected for the 2014 Best of Oakland Award Program. Each year, the Oakland Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category....

2014-08-18 08:22:56

PONTIAC, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas boot camp program between Consumers Energy and Oakland Schools is helping the energy company meet a critical employment need while providing marketable skills and permanent jobs to interested high school graduates. "This partnership with Oakland Schools is a win-win for all. Part of our promise to Michigan is to help create good-paying technical jobs like the ones offered through successful graduation from this natural...

2014-08-16 16:20:50

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts. OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, City Officials and Community Leaders supported over 1,500 runners who participated in the city's first annual "The Town's Half Marathon Filtered By Brita" on Saturday. The 13.1 mile race through Oakland's historic...

2014-08-14 16:24:44

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Innovation Agency PureMoxie's founders left their hearts in ... Oakland, recently returning to the city's waterfront district to base operations for their global insight, digital design and creative studio. "Our last business was based in Oakland and now, in PureMoxie's tenth year, our rapid growth has brought us back to the city that was home for many years," said Paris Hinson, president and executive creative director of...

2014-07-30 23:11:30

The Phillips Law Group recently opened offices in Albuquerque, Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco, and is able to serve clients throughout the Southwest in a wide variety of areas, including personal injury, auto accidents, pharmaceutical litigation, and class action lawsuits. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Arizona personal injury firm Phillips Law Group has opened four new offices to better serve clients throughout the Southwest. One new office is located in Albuquerque, New...

2014-07-17 23:01:29

Cardelli Lanfear, PC promises $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Cardelli Lanfear, PC is pleased to announce the firm has committed $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. In addition to the monetary commitment, the firm is also encouraging its employees to volunteer their free time to mentoring children. The firm is also in their third year of sponsoring...

2014-07-01 08:36:39

TROY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country, was recently awarded a contract with Oakland County, Mich.'s Oakland Schools for the purchase of a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution. Oakland Schools serves 28 local school districts in Oakland County. Plante Moran, in conjunction with the Technology Services Department, acted as the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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