Latest Oakland, California Stories

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.

2010-06-30 09:39:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has announced that Anthony Barrueta has been named senior vice president, government relations.

2010-06-21 09:10:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, one of the country's largest not-for-profit health plans, has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" by three publications. In the first half of 2010, the organization was ranked No.

2010-06-17 17:40:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has released for public review a draft plan to help people with limited proficiency in the English language access the agency's essential public information and services.

2010-06-17 15:10:00

AUSTIN, TX, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AGR Tools, Inc. ("AGR") (OTCBB-AGRT) through its wholly owned subsidiary, AGR Stone & Tools USA, Inc. ("AGR USA"), is continuing its aggressive distribution growth initiative by adding Oakland, CA as its latest service area.

2010-05-20 18:24:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERCO Real Estate today announced that it has expanded the U-Haul network of self-storage locations with its purchase of a landmark structure built in the 1940s as the Sunshine Biscuit Factory, later becoming a storage and industrial building.

2010-05-17 13:03:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: The Breema Center What: May workshops on the Principle of Harmony, Mutual Support When: May 23, 2010 Where: Breema Center, Oakland, CA Cost: $15 per workshop, or $25 for both Summary: The Breema Center will offer a 3-part workshop series on the Principle of Mutual Support on May 23, 2010.

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