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2011-05-01 00:02:49

With a successful first quarter behind them, Patrick K. Willis and his management team have taken the hotel independent as the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel and announced plans for off-campus student living in the upper floors, which were originally built as luxury condominiums, of the seven story hotel. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 With a successful first quarter behind them, Patrick K. Willis and his management team have taken the hotel independent as the University Plaza...

2011-01-03 00:00:05

After several rocky years this premier hotel property was acquired by the Stockton Arena Hotel and Conference Center, LLC which is owned by the Patrick Willis Family Trust. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) January 1, 2011 The Lexington Plaza Hotel on the Stockton waterfront is starting 2011 with a much brighter future under new ownership. After several rocky years this premier hotel property was acquired by the Stockton Arena Hotel and Conference Center, LLC which is owned by the Patrick Willis Family...

2010-10-04 10:00:00

ATLANTA and OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kilpatrick Stockton and Bell, Rosenberg & Hughes today jointly announced the merger of their firms. The combined firm will be known as Kilpatrick Stockton. The two firms bring together many of the nation's leading construction and infrastructure development attorneys representing a broad spectrum of clients across California, the United States, and the Middle East. Ten attorneys, including five partners, one counsel, and four...

2010-06-07 14:30:00

STOCKTON, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockton Firefighters, joined by community leaders and a resident whose life they saved two weeks ago, gathered at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial to announce a proposal today to provide the City of Stockton with $5.7 million in salary, benefit and other concessions in order to prevent cuts to fire and emergency medical services. The proposal is the largest concession offer of any employee group for the upcoming budget and brings the total amount...

2008-10-09 09:00:41

LOCATION: Billingham. HOUSE TYPES: Full range. SCHOOLS: Primary schools include Roseberry Junior School, Pentland Primary School, Oakdene Primary School. Secondary schools include St Michael's RC Comprehensive and Northfield School and Sports College. LOCAL AMENITIES: Full range in Billingham town centre. TRANSPORT SERVICES: Regular bus services and train station at Billingham. PUBS: Plenty to choose from in Billingham. HOSPITALS: Nearest is University Hospital of North...

2008-10-06 12:00:42

PATIENTS north of the Tees will have to wait a bit longer to find out where their new hospital will be built. Decisions on the future of health care services in Stockton and Hartlepool have been delayed after an overwhelming response to a three-month consultation. Recommendations were due to be made by the NHS joint committee on September 29 but the meeting will now take place on October 23, to allow more time for evaluation of feedback. During the consultation people were asked...

2008-09-25 09:00:40

POTENTIALLY lethal gas canisters have been stolen from a Teesside industrial unit. The 13 torpedo-shaped gas canisters were stolen from an industrial unit in the Portrack area of Stockton between close of business on Monday and yesterday morning. The 5ft by 15ins diameter containers are made of solid steel and contain oxygen which is under high-pressure and extremely volatile. Officers warn serious damage and injury would occur if the canisters were punctured and are urging anyone...

2008-09-25 09:00:00

By Karen McLauchlan Apounds 100m development at Darlington's Lingfield Point is set to create up to 1,200 homes and a workplace for thousands of employees. A major planning application has now been submitted by owners Marchday for the eco-friendly scheme, which will complete the regeneration of the site. Once the largest wool-manufacturing plant in Europe, the site has been transformed in the last six years with the conversion of more than 250,000sq ft of factory space. Around 2,000...

2008-09-22 09:00:35

A POPULAR Teesside venue threw open its doors at the weekend to mark its fifth anniversary. Families were entertained by performers at the Arc in Stockton on Saturday, where creativity and the arts were celebrated. Among those showing off their talents were workshop groups ARClub Youth Theatre, the Silver Singers, the Bollywood Dance Class and the Rhythm Train Drumming Group. (c) 2008 Northern Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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