Latest Oakland, California Stories

2010-09-16 06:40:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With 30 years' experience in the IT industry, Mike and Dana Serleth knew when they purchased a Fast-teks On-Site Computer Services franchise that they wanted to continue offering quality support.

2010-09-02 11:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents everywhere have wistful memories of it. Often uphill. Usually both ways.

2010-08-27 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) recognized Jesus Vargas as "2010 Businessman of the Year" on August 13, during their annual statewide convention in Los Angeles.

2010-07-29 16:53:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Placemaking Group, http://www.placemakinggroup.com, a San Francisco Bay Area PR marketing firm known for its branding, public relations and online marketing campaigns for cities and towns has added new assignments for two of its clients, the California cities of Emeryville and Fairfield.

2010-07-29 15:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved 22 new capital grants totaling $44 million through its Transportation for Livable Communities (TLC) program to finance pedestrian, bicycle and streetscape improvements near public transit in cities around the Bay Area.

2010-07-19 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- How can we get more people involved in shaping transportation policies and investment decisions? What will it take for you to participate in planning the region's future? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has released its 2010 Draft Public Participation Plan and wants advice on these questions.

2010-07-01 13:27:00

RICHMOND, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Craneway Pavilion, inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, will host a patriotic celebration for the whole family featuring live music, food and fireworks at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 3.

2010-06-30 10:00:00

ROCHESTER, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two prominent Macomb County investors and developers have elected to help Oakland University advance its commitment to bring exceptional academic opportunities to the people of Macomb. Gebran (Gabe) S.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'