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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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City of Oakland Register for Town Camp: After School

Town Camp: After SchoolSummer is winding down and the Oakland school year is getting ready to kick off next week. OPRYD has got all of your after school needs covered with Town Camp: After School. Fo…
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32nd Annual Oakland Chinatown Streetfest

OCCC Chinatown StreetFest The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce (OCCC) will be presenting its Annual Chinatown StreetFest. In celebrating the Year of the Boar, the Chinatown StreetFest will attra…
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Volunteer To Help Oakland Go Back To School August 7 - 9, 2019

School starts early this year—August 12! We need the Oakland community to step up to ensure that students have a welcoming and inspiring environment on day one. From August 7 - 9, 2019 we need 500 vo…
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Male American Bison with Unique Genetics Join Oakland Zoo's Pablo Allard Herd

Oakland, CA – July, 2019… In May, Oakland Zoo sent eleven American bison moms and their calves to Montana as part of an ongoing conservation program with the Blackfeet Nation, known as the Iinnii Ini…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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Grey Wolf Pups Thriving; Reach Six Week Milestone at Oakland Zoo!

One year ago, Siskiyou and Sequoia arrived at Oakland Zoo as one of eight native California species at the new California Trail. The Zoo hoped Sequoia and Siskiyou would bond and have a litter of pup…
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A Different Kind of 'Sign Language'

Banners. Signs with a word or two. Banners and signs beckoning us to look, and then directing or demanding something of us.  They seem to have become part of the urban and suburban landscape.  Do you…
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EarthTalk: Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Dear EarthTalk: If we already know how to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) and turn it into fuel, why aren’t we doing more of it? -- M.N. With recent measurements detecting the highest levels of atmos…
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Gibbons Are Back in Town! Oakland Zoo Welcomes New White-handed Gibbon 'Couple'

They are acclimating and seem to be enjoying their new habitat very much after spending a required quarantine period at Oakland Zoo Veterinary Hospital. Veterinary staff had reported that Mei and Rai…
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