Latest Oakland, California Stories

2009-12-29 07:25:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breema Center today announced that it will host a Breema Intensive on February 6-14, 2010. The Intensive program is designed to help new students get familiar with Breema and to help advanced students deepen their practice of Breema and its Principles.

2009-12-28 09:47:00

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County, Michigan, has presented BrassCraft Manufacturing with a prestigious award for providing plumbing products and financial support for homes built in 2009.

2009-12-18 13:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Global shipping leader APL and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District today announced a landmark $11 million project to cut vessel emissions and improve this city's air quality starting in 2010.

2009-12-17 14:24:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is recruiting for 27 individuals to jump into the transportation arena, learn about the complexities of funding, and help identify the connections between transportation and land use, air quality and climate change.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.