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2011-09-17 07:00:00

Holistic Veterinary Care announces the First Pet Mayor of Piedmont event, launching this fall. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 Oakland Pet Hospital, Holistic Veterinary Care is announcing an event that will benefit the Montclair Pet and Wildlife Fund. One of the first fall events of 2011, it will take place in Oaklandâs Piedmont Avenue District. The event, known as The Pet Mayor of Piedmont Contest, will support injured pets and wildlife throughout the Oakland...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Oakland sewer repair plumbers at Evenflow Plumbing of Oakland California help a customer battling cancer fight her insurance company to get her claim paid this week. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Oakland sewer repair contractor Gary Dimodana of Evenflow Plumbing in Oakland, California is much more than a plumber according to Murl of San Leandro. Reported by Dan Von Kaiser. Murl met Gary Dimodana at her home in San Leandro after she had her clogged sewer line cleaned out for...

2011-08-01 16:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Please include this event in your daybooks/ Editors: community calendars and ------------------------------------------- please cover the event. ----------------------- Event Date: August 4, 2011 When: Thursday, August 4th - noon to 2 p.m. More than 200 women, children and supporters of...

2011-07-22 16:42:00

DETROIT, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From pre-school to post-grad, local education providers will join together at the premiere of the Michigan School Expo on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday July 31 from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. throughout Oakland Mall. The event is presented by WDIV-TV Local 4. "The Michigan School Expo is a one-of-a-kind event for families in metro Detroit to explore the abundance of quality educational opportunities in our community. Educators, parents and students of all...

2011-07-20 13:27:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senate Bill 582, authored by state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), is now on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk and awaiting the Governor's signature after passing both houses of the state Legislature last week. The bill, which was jointly sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), aims to reduce both traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by establishing a four-year pilot...

2011-06-22 11:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The condition of pavement on the Bay Area's 42,500 lane-miles of local streets and roads is only fair at best, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon. Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) puts the region's 2010 pavement condition index (PCI) score at 66 out of a maximum possible 100 points, as computed on a three-year moving average basis. This is...

2011-06-21 11:09:00

DETROIT, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the Eyes of a Child, a travelling photographic art exhibit that benefits the Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS), will be at Oakland Mall during the month of July in the Giggle Gang Clubhouse located on the lower level near JCPenney. Monte Nagler, renowned fine art photographer, conducted a photography class for youth in COTS programs and encouraged them to capture their world as they see it. Children also wrote brief statements of what...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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