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2009-12-01 19:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As health care reform takes the national stage and Kaiser Permanente is being hailed as a care delivery model, renowned entrepreneur Henry J. Kaiser will be inducted today into The California Hall of Fame.

2009-11-06 12:46:00

Two Dozen Legislators Urge an Update to Federal Transportation Law to Ensure Industry Polluters Can't Force Impoverished Workers to Pay the Cost of Replacing Old, Diesel-Spewing Fleets LOS ANGELES & OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2009-10-29 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breema Center today announced that it will offer Breema bodywork mini-sessions and Self-Breema demonstrations and instruction at the Green Festival in San Francisco, November 13-15.

2009-10-20 10:00:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's breakfast and awards ceremony marked the 24th anniversary of H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts). Oakland County Executive L.

2009-10-08 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Artful Steps program, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, proudly announces a group art exhibit featuring the work of artists with developmental disabilities.

2009-10-01 09:00:00

Statement by Michael Green, Executive Director of the Center for Environmental Health on the one year achievements of bold port clean-up program OAKLAND, Calif., Oct.

2009-10-01 09:00:00

Statement by Sharon Cornu, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Alameda Labor Council OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "On the one year anniversary of the Los Angeles Clean Truck Program, we applaud the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the L.A.

2009-10-01 09:00:00

Statement by Nikki Bas, Executive Director, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy on the One-Year Anniversary of the Los Angeles Clean Truck Program OAKLAND, Calif., Oct.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.