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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 upper-floor spaces of the central Oakland business district. The project is growing Pittsburgh’s technology community to significantly impact the region’s economy. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Revv Oakland, the Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID), and Oakland Real Estate...

2014-01-16 16:20:52

A weekend of film presentations and cinema education workshops OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chabot Space & Science Center has partnered with The Bay Area International Children's Film Festival (BAICFF) to screen cinematic pieces and host engaging film education workshops specifically for the young and the young at heart. The two-day family film festival runs Saturday, January 25(th) through Sunday, January 26(th). Toted as a festival where "education...

2014-01-15 12:22:56

National honor recognizes collaborative city-wide campaign to ensure more low-income students are reading on grade level by the end of third grade OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has selected Oakland Reads 2020 as a 2013 Community Pacesetter, an honor bestowed upon select communities nationwide that have set the pace in improving reading proficiency among its youngest students. This honor reflects the energy, mobilization and...

2013-12-31 23:02:25

Supporters of Jahi McMath continue to work for her transfer out of Children's Hospital Oakland. The 13-year-old patient who suffered massive complications after a surgery that led to a "brain death diagnosis" continues to remain on life support. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Under the direction of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, numerous organizations and individuals have been working on behalf of Jahi McMath and her family in relative silence for the...

2013-12-06 23:02:19

Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center just announced a festive lunch buffet featuring gluten-free options, locally sourced desserts and all your holiday favorites. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center invites you to enjoy the comfort of a holiday meal all December long! Featuring all of your favorite holiday dishes and a carving station, Level Two’s buffet menu is sure to satisfy your cravings. As always, Level...

2013-11-20 23:29:23

Nancy Filippi, Managing Director at Oakland Zoo was honored on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, which was held at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Nancy Filippi, Managing Director at Oakland Zoo was honored on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, which was held at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California. Ms....

2013-11-20 23:22:14

From November 29 through January 5, 2014, hundreds of thousands of sparkling lights will illuminate the night sky to celebrate a holiday tradition in Oakland known as ZooLights. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Final preparations are being made for Oakland Zoo’s holiday festival of lights. Friday November 29 marks the date Oakland Zoo will officially plug in the lights, sights, and sounds of the season. From November 29 through January 5, 2014, hundreds of thousands of sparkling...

2013-11-09 23:01:06

Nationwide wheelchair van and adaptive equipment dealer marks opening of 14,000 sq. ft. facility in Oakland, CA. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 MobilityWorks held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 8th for its new mobility van and equipment dealership located in Oakland. Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Noel Gallo were on hand, along with representatives of various organizations in the community who serve people with physical challenges and disabled veterans. The...

2013-10-23 23:20:15

In a strategic partnership with the Oakland Business Improvement District and Oakland Real Estate, Revv Oakland will host an event to kick off Startup Oakland, a new project that promotes Oakland as a technology hub of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania and provides assistance for technology startups in the Oakland business district. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Revv Oakland, the Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID), and Oakland Real Estate will introduce Startup...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'