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2009-05-18 11:00:00

Dynamic Duo helps thousands of Bay Area newborns go home safely Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats are not installed properly' STANFORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Community Services Manager Nancy Sanchez heard that Benjamin Arias and Salvador Vargas had recently installed their record-setting 10,000th car seat, she had a very simple response: "That's why they're called the dynamic duo." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/SF17850) Sort of like Batman...

2009-03-03 16:00:00

Penguins, fish, sharks and more now on hospital's PackardVisionsystem PALO ALTO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedtime Bingo. The Forever Young Zone. Special movie nights.

2008-10-29 21:00:12

Singer and convicted British child molester Gary Glitter is expected to be paid about $164,000 in royalties for a song used in a commercial.

2008-10-15 12:00:33

Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project: WHAT: The Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project is hosting a special event to unveil its design plans for the new Stanford Hospital and expansion of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

2008-10-07 18:00:34

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It started as a pilot project to help transport a few patients and families.

2008-10-01 21:00:09

By ; wire Kaiperm Federal Credit Union of Oakland has been bought, marking the latest takeover of an East Bay credit union that was struggling financially.

2008-09-16 09:00:26

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday it plans to slash 24,600 jobs over the next three years, nearly 8 percent of its work force, as it combines operations with Electronic Data Systems Corp., the technology-services company it recently acquired.

2008-09-12 06:00:21

By Stuart Elliott For years, MTV has been bringing together eclectic groups of young adults to live together in loftlike spaces on the series "The Real World." Now, with the backing of a major technology marketer, the network has gathered 16 youthful creative types in a loft in New York for a contest that can be watched on TV or online.

2008-09-01 21:00:33

By WILLOREMUS PALO ALTO, Calif. - The professional staff at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital can care for, watch over, even cure their young patients, but there's something they can't do that teenage volunteer Katie Chabolla can: Trick out the kids' shoes with the coolest hand- painted designs.

2008-08-27 21:00:21

By COURTNEY SHERWOOD Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to lay off 17 Vancouver employees, effective mid-October, company officials told the Washington Employment Security Department this week.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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