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2010-05-06 09:12:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Investment Advisors, Inc., announced today that it is the official sponsor of the Oakland East Bay Symphony's Season Finale, Ode to Joy, featuring Beethoven's inspirational Symphony No. 9.

2010-04-22 10:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Bay Area regional agencies today are launching a major outreach initiative, One Bay Area, at a regional assembly bringing together 350 Bay Area city and county elected officials, regional leaders and community stakeholders at the Oakland Marriott City Center.

2010-04-21 15:35:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 24, employees of Safeway, Inc. will provide needed modifications to the home of an Oakland family so they can move about their home safely and independently.

2010-04-21 11:50:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland will be bursting with beautiful roses from the gardens of East Bay Rose Society members, along with donations from the city's Morcom Rose Garden, at a free show at the city's Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue, on May 16 from 1-5 p.m. Welcome spring in a delightful way! Come walk amid rooms full of sumptuous roses. "Celebrity Roses" is the theme for the show.

2010-04-12 17:14:00

Family Weekend Named for High Tech Executive James W.

2010-03-30 15:26:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced Kavinder Singh, Vice President, has been named General Manager of the firm's San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. operations.

2010-03-11 15:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente was ranked No. 4 on the 2010 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, up three spots from the previous year, for its demonstrated use of diversity best practices and positive results.

2010-02-23 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A public workshop will be held Thursday, February 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Joseph P.

2010-02-17 19:28:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A public workshop will be held Thursday, February 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Joseph P.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.