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2011-05-16 13:02:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three students and young journalists from diverse backgrounds have been named Chips Quinn Scholars for summer 2011 by the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute and participating news organizations.

2011-03-28 20:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local media companies Comcast (http://comcastcalifornia.mediaroom.com) and the Bay Area News Group (B.A.N.G.) (http://www.bayareanewsgroup.com) today honored 27 Bay Area residents for making a positive impact in their communities at the 2nd Annual Hometown Heroes ceremony.

2010-05-17 09:30:00

CHICAGO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced that, effective immediately, Doug Thomas has been promoted to executive vice president/general manager for Tribune365, the company's national sales solutions group.

2009-04-16 11:11:00

Chauncey Bailey Project Breaks News of Additional Charges in the Controversial Murder Case OAKLAND, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chauncey Bailey Project (CBP) today reported a major breakthrough in the murder of the former editor of the Oakland Post, learning that murder charges are imminent against former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV and another man after authorities reached a plea agreement with the only person who had been arrested in the case. A trio...

2008-10-10 21:00:23

By Oakland Tribune An earthquake shook parts of the East Bay this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, with a magnitude of 3.1, struck at 4:19 p.m., a mile northeast of Piedmont and three miles northeast of Oakland. No damages or injuries have been reported.

2008-10-09 06:00:32

By Katy Murphy OAKLAND -- Hundreds of people flooded the Oakland Technical High School auditorium in North Oakland on Wednesday night to urge the school board not to shut down more than a dozen schools just to save money. They didn't have to say a word.

2008-10-08 06:00:26

By Angela Woodall "Boys are born but men are made" is the subtitle of "Equinox," a film that's an Oakland product. That makes the two-hour film by Baayan Bakari appropriate as the opening feature for the Oakland International Film Festival that begins Thursday and runs until Oct. 16.

2008-10-02 21:00:23

By Anonymous Las Positas Community College -- "Organizing Your Office: More Time and Profit," 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11. 3303 Collier Canyon Road, Livermore. $104. 510-528-4950, Eve@Organizer-Extraordinaire.com, laspositas.augusoft.net/ index.cfm?fuseaction=1011&CategoryID=5&SubCategoryID=19.

2008-09-24 21:00:16

By Anonymous Bill McDonald has joined Oakland-based Pandora Media Inc. as sales manager for the northwest territory. Pandora operates an online music Web site, pandora.,com. (c) 2008 Oakland Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-19 15:00:54

By Kamika Dunlap OAKLAND -- Environmental activists and community groups will discuss at a meeting Monday the poor health conditions affecting many East Oakland residents living along the city's industrial corridors.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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