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2010-12-02 21:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day thousands of children are bullied in school and online. The Anti-Defamation League is leading a Bay Area initiative - in partnership with California State University, East Bay - to empower students, teachers, parents and concerned community members to stop this alarming trend. On Monday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., nearly 100 students from around the Bay Area will gather at the university's downtown Oakland Center for Youth...

2010-11-29 14:06:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, the largest health care provider in Northern California, today announced a $10.5 million investment in the Oakland community that is designed to help school children stay healthier as they learn, help them increase their attendance rates and academic performance, and teach them about humanitarian leaders who succeeded in making positive differences in their communities. Through grants from a fund established by Kaiser...

2010-11-19 00:00:46

Important information can be collected in the immediate aftermath of an automobile accident, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan car accident lawyer Thomas L. Stroble says. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Because of the greater risk of being in an automobile accident during the upcoming holiday season, motorists should carry with them a checklist of what to do after a crash, Michigan car accident attorney Thomas L. Stroble says. "During the holidays, your thoughts are naturally...

2010-10-31 00:13:17

DPR Construction, one of the nation's top commercial builders in the healthcare industry, officially broke ground this week on the new Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Patient Care Pavilion for Sutter Health in Oakland, Calif. The 230,000-square-foot Patient Care Pavilion will house 238 medical/surgical and acute rehabilitation beds and is being built on a 1.5-acre site in the middle of an urban hospital campus. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 DPR Construction (http://www.dpr.com)],...

2010-10-28 17:59:00

DETROIT, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WADL-TV38 will make election night, November 2nd, a special night for its viewers with a unique mix of classical music and election results. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/CL91211LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/CL91211LOGO ) Beginning at 8pm, WADL will present a two hour encore presentation of the station's October 24th live, concert broadcast from Christ Church Cranbrook. That's where the striking...

2010-10-21 15:44:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will present a total of 11 "Excellence in Motion" awards during a ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, to honor people, projects and organizations for exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation. The ceremony is preceded by a reception at 8:30 a.m., with the awards presentation by MTC Commissioners beginning at 9 a.m. The 2010 program...

2010-10-21 08:00:00

OAKLAND, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Collagen Matrix, Inc., the leader in collagen- and mineral-based matrix engineering, announced today that it is expanding its operations by the addition of a 28,000 sq. ft. facility at 15 Thornton Road, Oakland, New Jersey 07436. The company will be relocating the majority of its manufacturing processes, Quality Control laboratory, R&D, warehouse, and the administrative group to the newly renovated state-of-the-art facility. Located in the...

2010-10-09 07:00:00

Restoration Efforts to Include Antonio Peralta Home Built in 1870 OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Red Oak Realty is participating today in Rebuilding Together Oakland's initiative to restore the six acre Peralta Hacienda Historical Park site in the Fruitvale community of Oakland. The site includes the Antonio Peralta House, a local and state landmark, which was built in 1870, and its surroundings. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Antonio Peralta...

2010-10-06 09:49:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, is providing construction management services for the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco, Calif., designed to be the "Grand Central Station of the West." The project is estimated to create more than 48,000 jobs in its first phase of construction. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2017. Replacing a terminal constructed in 1939, the 1.3 million square foot regional...

2010-09-16 12:39:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) yesterday convened a regional summit of government leaders and other policymakers to discuss strategies for ensuring that newly developed health and social services facilities are located in areas that will provide sufficient transit access for customers and staff. Some 70 people attended "Better Access, Better Service," this first-ever summit of its kind in the Bay Area. They represent health care,...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.