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2012-07-13 14:20:03

OAKLAND, Calif., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is set to expand next year to 21 members from the current 19 after Gov. Brown today signed into law Assembly Bill 57 (Beall). One of the new commissioners is to be appointed by the mayor of San Jose and the other by the mayor of Oakland. To align the incoming members' terms with MTC's four-year cycle, AB 57 -- which takes effect Jan. 1, 2013 -- sets the initial terms of the new representatives...

2012-07-07 23:02:04

Segway of Oakland is the only Bay Area Segway rental company that offers rentals on-site as well as in-house available for one day through one month rentals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Segway of Oakland is the only Bay Area Segway rental company that offers rentals on-site as well as in-house available for one-day through one-month rentals. The vast majority of Segway rental firms do Segway tours or guided rentals. This makes sense because most people need instruction and training...

2012-07-05 14:21:21

OAKLAND, Calif., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will hold a public hearing July 11, 2012, to receive public testimony on the Draft 2013 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Nine-County San Francisco Bay Area, which lists projects and transportation investments planned for the next four years. MTC also will take comments on an evaluation of the air quality impacts of the proposed transportation projects, found in the Draft...

2012-07-03 14:20:26

OAKLAND, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chabot Space & Science Center announces their exciting line-up of science fiction films that will screen in the Megadome Theater every Friday and Saturday night in July and August. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) launches the movie season in an end-of-Earth cliffhanger and humpback whales ... it's sci-fi cinematic thrills at its best. Join other Trekkies in reliving the adventures of Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship...

2012-07-03 10:23:23

CARROLLTON, Texas, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective rents for new leases in U.S. apartments climbed 1.2 percent during the second quarter and 4 percent between mid-2011 and mid-2012, according to MPF Research, an industry-leading market intelligence division of RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP). The annual rent growth pace has slowed modestly during the past few months, after the rate of increase reached 4.8 percent at the end of last year. MPF Research analysts highlight the nation's latest...

2012-07-03 02:20:30

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a domestic and international logistics services company, today announced the further expansion of its Airgroup network with a new location in Oakland, California. The Oakland facility will leverage Radiant's robust technology platform and global network to provide a comprehensive level of domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics services. (Logo:...

2012-07-02 10:23:07

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. (during the Oakland County Adult Treatment Court's summer graduation) three drug treatment court alumni will be recognized as the 2012 winners of the Joshua Charles Short Scholarship. Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Wendy Potts, president and founder of the RESTORE Foundation, along with Ms. Suzanne Okun, mother of Joshua Short, will present the awards. Joshua Charles Short was just twenty years...

2012-06-20 10:20:16

OAKLAND, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been activated by request from the City of Oakland to investigate a fire at the Red Star Senior Apartments. On June 14, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a fire destroyed the Red Star Senior Apartments, a 119 unit apartment complex under construction located at Seventh Street and Mandela Parkway. Preliminary estimate of property damage is...

2012-06-15 23:00:22

The latest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report details the most recent statistics on property and violent crime in Oakland. The report uses local and federal resources to highlight 2012 Oakland crime rates and trends for the year. (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 The latest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report analyzes the most recent Oakland crime statistics. The report was created using local data provided by the Oakland Police Department as well as federal resources such as the FBI Uniform Crime Report....

2012-05-23 02:24:56

OAKLAND, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breema Center announced today that it will offer a whole week of free classes in advance of their annual Summer Intensive, which starts July 7. The seven classes, taking place the first week of June at a variety of day and evening times, will provide a hands-on introduction to how studying or receiving Breema could support physical vitality and well-being, and nurture a more open-minded and openhearted posture toward life. (Photo:...