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2013-06-04 20:21:44

OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc., a leading provider of personalized I.T. services for small and midsized companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been selected for the 2013 Best of Oakland Award in the Business Computer Support category. Each year, the Oakland Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of...

2013-05-16 23:28:25

Alameda Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, TRIC Tools, attends 3rd Annual "Make it in America; Sell it to the World" Seminar. Alameda, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 TRIC Tools, a California Trenchless Pipe Bursting Manufacturer, participated in the U.S. Department of Commerce's 3rd Annual "Make it in America; Sell it to the World." Bob Grenier, TRIC's Municipal Sales Director, joined Michael Lien, TRIC's Director of Operations, at Oakland's Waterfront Plaza Hotel, 10 Washington Street, in Jack London...

2013-04-23 12:35:13

Kanjoya and Edy's OUTSHINE Ask Online Community Members How They "Shine Brighter" OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kanjoya's Experience Project, an online storytelling platform, is partnering with Edy's Outshine brand to launch an online community experience for consumers to share how they "shine brighter" in their everyday lives. The campaign for Outshine leverages Experience Project's innovative social platform with user-generated storytelling for those who like to...

2013-04-04 08:27:25

The documentary, "Our Journey" follows the Pink Access Foundation Swim-A-Mile for Cancer team, premieres at the Oakland International Film Festival OAKLAND, Calif., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 7, 2013, the 11(th) Annual Oakland International Film Festival will premiere the documentary short film, "Our Journey", which chronicles the Pink Access Foundation's swim team's preparation and participation in the 2012 Swim-A-Mile for Women with Cancer fundraiser at Mills...

2013-03-11 23:00:43

Anian Tunney, top producer at the Grubb Company in Piedmont Oakland and Berkeley, CA achieved the number 2 position in total closed sales for 2012, at $47 million of 30 homes. Piedmont Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Anian Tunney, top producer at the Grubb Company in Piedmont Oakland and Berkeley, CA achieved the number 2 position in total closed sales for 2012, at $47 million of 30 homes. Anian is a consistent top producer, and according to her clients, she achieves this milestone...

2013-03-05 12:21:20

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland County, Mich., has among the highest number of commuters coming from another county in the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in new estimates released from the American Community Survey. Nationally, 27.4 percent of workers commute outside the county where they live. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71083-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Among workers in Oakland...

2013-02-26 12:24:24

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Policymakers and educators of all stripes will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats on March 1, 2013 and reading to young children to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Our commitment to early literacy must run deeper than a single day's celebration. Across the country, two-thirds of our students aren't reading proficiently by the end of third grade, a critical milestone that affects how they fare in school and whether they eventually...

2013-01-21 12:23:13

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, thousands of Kaiser Permanente employees and physicians nationwide will step out of lab coats and suits and into painting caps and tool belts, rolling up their sleeves in community service to honor Dr. King and his commitment to improving lives through dedicated service. Established in 2005, this will mark the ninth year in which Kaiser Permanente will conduct its Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of...

2012-11-13 12:30:33

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three community leaders will be honored by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) with the 2012 California Peace Prize for their efforts to promote peace and prevent violence in California. Elder Michael Cummings is a violence prevention specialist who creates safe streets for youth and opportunities for those living in the Jordan Downs Public Housing Complex in Watts, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. Kevin Grant works to help young...

2012-10-13 04:00:38

On Thursday, October 11, 2012, Oakland Zoo will open a new state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot Veterinary Medical Hospital. The facility was designed to accommodate a variety of zoo animals and their specific needs — from sun and humidity-loving reptiles, to tiny birds, to cold-adapted grizzly bears. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 On Thursday, October 11, 2012, Oakland Zoo opened a new state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot Veterinary Medical Hospital. The facility was designed to...