Latest Oakland, California Stories

2012-03-30 23:01:29

New members have been elected to the Board of the East Bay Zoological Society (EBZS). Patrick Sherwood, Jim Wunderman, Kirsten Vital, Meredith Burke and Marianne Laouri, Ph.D. will each provide an important role as trustees in nurturing and furthering the mission of the Oakland Zoo. “I am thrilled to have this group of successful individuals join the Oakland Zoo Board,” said Dr. Joel Parrott, President and CEO of Oakland Zoo. “This new group of people will bring a wealth of...

2012-03-14 16:00:00

The April 3 event at Chabot College will feature leading Bay Area companies and offer resume writing and interviewing tips. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Assembly Member Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) announced that she will be hosting her second free job fair on April 3, 2012 at Chabot College in Hayward. Co-sponsored by the Chabot College Career and Transfer Center, the event will provide opportunities for job-seekers to talk with potential employers from state government agencies and...

2012-03-10 08:00:00

Ergo Sleep Systems, the Bay Area´s premier natural bed mattress and bedding retailer, announces the opening of its new location on Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Ergo Sleep Systems, Bay Area´s premier natural mattress retailer that features green mattresses and foam mattresses, is excited to announce the opening of its new location, at 3342 Lakeshore Ave. in Oakland, in early March. The store will be located in the heart of the up and coming...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

Oakland sewer test experts at Evenflow Plumbing have seen several situations recently where questionable practices have been used to confuse consumers. They say to be weary of free Oakland sewer test offers relating to the new Oakland sewer lateral ordinance. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Oakland sewer test services are being offer by many plumbers as a result of the new Oakland sewer lateral ordinance. Some of those offers include free sewer tests. Ultimately, in many cases, the...

2012-02-06 18:00:00

On Friday, February 10, Oakland Zoo invites the public to attend an evening event featuring a “Hands on Fire Percussion Experience.” Guests will walk into a room filled with soulful and dynamic rhythms of Africa, delectable foods, delightful desserts, and dreamy drinks to celebrate the season of love. The evening will feature interactive drumming, a wild array of silent auction items, and powerful information about primates. All proceeds from the night will support the Budongo...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.