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2013-06-12 23:01:12

More than 100 restaurants, caterers, bakeries, wineries, and breweries will be onsite at Oakland Zoo — offering scrumptious samples of the San Francisco Bay Area´s finest epicurean offerings. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Oakland Zoo´s 21st Annual Fundraiser, Walk in the Wild is on June 22, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m. Now on its twenty-first year, Walk in the Wild - An Epicurean Escapade! is one of the Bay Area´s premier fundraising events. More than...

2013-06-10 23:22:24

Dr. Theopia Jackson received the first Bay Area award for her work in connecting Oakland youths to organization offering free lessons in the arts and athletics to chronically ill children and their siblings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Theopia Jackson, a former Dean of Students and senior faculty member in Saybrook University´s School of Clinical Psychology, has been honored by CoachArt: a non“profit organization offering free lessons in the arts and athletics...

2013-06-07 23:01:14

City of Palo Alto Utilities points out how its recent national Top Ten rankings for renewable and solar programs come on the heels of its decision to buy only 100% carbon neutral electricity. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 The City of Palo Alto has received national recognition as a result of its promoting programs encouraging the use of renewable power. This virtual "trifecta" of recent achievement includes: Palo Alto has been ranked #1 in the country for the participation rate...

2013-06-07 08:25:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OCLR) announced today that Alain Couder, the Company's chair and chief executive officer, has retired and that the board of directors has named Greg Dougherty, Oclaro board member, as chief executive officer effective immediately. The Company also announced that Marissa Peterson, Oclaro board member, has been elected as chair. "On behalf of the entire board, we thank Alain Couder for his contributions to...

2013-06-06 23:32:57

Countdown Begins for Startup Entrepreneurs to Compete for Silicon Valley℠s Top Tech Honors, Sponsor Support (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 AuthenWare Corporation today announced that it has been selected to present its natural strong authentication at SVForum´s Launch: Silicon Valley 2013 (http://www.launchsiliconvalley.org), Silicon Valley´s high visibility platform for emerging technology companies to springboard their products and services into the market. The event, to be held...

2013-05-31 23:24:21

National roll off dumpster rental provider, Budget Dumpster LLC, has established new operations in the California Bay Area including San Francisco, San Jose, Fresno, Sacramento, Oakland and the surrounding suburbs. Bay Area, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Budget Dumpster now provides the California Bay Area with roll off dumpster rentals. The company has positioned itself as a resource for area residents to become free of waste and as an affordable alternative to current waste removal...

2013-05-31 16:22:24

Both the Judges and the Crowd were Impressed by the User-Friendly and Innovative App LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Friend Trusted Inc., a company that helps people navigate the often murky waters of home improvement services, has just announced that its home improvement app took the top prize at a recent competition, held on May 18 in San Jose, Calif. The event, which was designed to honor a startup of the month, was facilitated by the Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs...

2013-05-30 23:16:34

Embedded software consulting company headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Silicon Valley and Portland. San Diego (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Tactel US, a leader in the development of embedded and consumer electronics software, has rebranded its business “Room 5.” The change in name helps differentiate the unique offerings of Room 5, previously Tactel US, from its sister company, the Sweden-based Tactel AB. Room 5 CEO David Foos sees the rebranding as a natural step for the...

2013-05-30 16:27:23

LED Industry Veteran Brings 25 Years of Technology Sales and Marketing Experience to Leading Dynamic Glass Company MILPITAS, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- View Inc., the leader in dynamic glass, today announced Jim Miller, an LED industry veteran, is joining the company as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Miller brings extensive experience driving global commercialization of innovative technology-oriented products in wide-ranging industries. (Logo:...

2013-05-30 12:21:38

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its preliminary operational results for April and April year-to-date. Virgin America's April traffic (revenue passenger miles) rose 3.7 percent on a 0.3 percent increase in capacity (available seat miles). Virgin America's April load factor was 83.3 percent, up 2.8 points from the same month in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Year-to-date, Virgin America's traffic decreased...