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2014-05-27 23:03:22

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Oakland.

2014-05-16 00:21:14

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts.

2014-05-02 23:01:02

This year Level Two Restaurant, the Oakland Marriott’s premier restaurant is partnering with 102.9 KBLX to host a Mother’s Day Champagne Buffet Brunch on Sunday, May 11th. Oakland,

2014-04-22 23:11:45

Andrew Hurteau and Butterfield Speaks to help 'polish the pitch' for 20 promising entrepreneurs at the upcoming Vator Splash competition in Oakland.

2014-04-21 23:09:39

Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local conservation effort across the country where its offices are located.

2014-03-27 23:25:06

The Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center to host Evolution Expo June 27-29, 2014.

2014-01-22 23:32:04

Startup Weekend Oakland invites community members, business leaders and techies to solve global issues related to education, health, restorative justice and sustainability. Oakland,

2014-01-21 23:29:06

Startup Weekend Oakland Invites Community Members, Business Leaders and Techies to Solve Global Issues Related to Education, Health, Restorative Justice and Sustainability Oakland,

2014-01-21 08:28:20

Month-over-month data shows first significant shift in the housing market during what is typically a slower season SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-16 23:21:28

Startup Oakland, a partnership project between Revv Oakland, the Oakland Business Improvement District, and Oakland Real Estate, has captured the momentum of new startup companies moving into


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.