Oakland Schools to Offer Earth-Friendly Menu OptionsSF Weekly (blog)The chicken-fried steaks and canned Spaghetti-Os that oozed over so many school lunch trays in the ’80s are conspicuously absent today — especially in the health-conscious Bay Area. Today, students in Berkeley enjoy menus prescribed by celebrity chef … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

WBHMBut there are actually a fair amount of fashion forward thinking people right here in the Magic City, and their philosophy towards clothes goes beyond outward appearances. Our guest blogger Javacia Harris Bowser explores this in her monthly post for WBHM. …read more Source: Fashion Blogger News From Google News ...

City Of Long Beach Selected As Beta Site To Test Earthquake Early Warning …CBS LocalLONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — The California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network (CISN) Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS).Caltech, USGS select Long Beach as test site for earthquake early warning systemLong Beach Press-Telegram all 2 news articles …read more Source: Earthquake News From Google News ...

NFL.comNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday owners would discuss expanded playoffs at the Spring League Meeting in Atlanta on May 20. According to Newsday’s Bob Glauber, Goodell said it is possible owners could approve expanding playoffs as …Goodell: Owners to discuss playoff expansion at May meetingCBSSports.comNFL playoff expansion could be ready for 2014-15 seasonSB NationRoger Goodell: League will discuss playoff expansion in MayRotoworld.com all 4 news articles …read more Source: NFL Roger Goodell...

ABC NewsA man suspected of wounding an officer while shooting up a Los Angeles police station died Thursday at a hospital more than two weeks after the attack, authorities said. Daniel Christoph Yealu, 29. died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, coroner’s …Alleged Gunman In LAPD West Traffic Division Shooting DiesCBS LocalSuspect dies weeks after shootout...

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia, the newly opened 288-acre campus on Veterans Parkway and the adjacent Rivers Elementary School property, known now as the Pinewood Atlanta Production Centre, that will ultimately bring thousands of entertainment-related jobs to Fayette County and Fayetteville, Georgia, was said to have been developed without any reductions in property tax. Well, that’s not true, as it turns out. According to the local news organ The Citizen‘s Cal Beverly, the Fayette County Development Authority,...

Neon Trees Singer Is 1 of Few Gay Celeb MormonsABC NewsWhen Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees announced last month that he’s gay, the bigger headline behind his revelation was that he is one of the few publicly out Mormons. The reaction he got wasn’t what he was expecting. “I was surprised at how many Mormon … and more …read more Source: Celeb News From Google News ...

ReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel suspended peace talks with the Palestinians on Thursday in response to President Mahmoud Abbas’s unity agreement with Hamas Islamists. “The security cabinet decided unanimously this evening that the government of Israel …Israel Says It Will Halt Peace Talks Because of Hamas DealBloombergNetanyahu says...

Talk Radio News ServiceRepublican senators are asking President Obama to clarify an immigration enforcement review being led by DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson. Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS. (TRNS) — A group of Republican senators are extremely concerned about the …GOP senators attack Obama deportations reviewWKRC TV CincinnatiImmigration Activists Feel “Betrayed”...

Screen RantWhen Roland Emmerich rebooted classic Japanese kaiju movie Godzilla as a big-budget American disaster movie in 1998, one of the taglines used on posters was “Size Does Matter.” If that’s true, then the Godzilla of Gareth Edwards’ upcoming reboot has a …Godzilla Launches All Out Assault With International Footage, IMAX PosterCinema...

CNN(CNN) — Eric Hill, who was a contestant in the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette,” died this week from injuries suffered in a paragliding accident. Hill, 31, was an adventurer with a goal of setting a world record by visiting every country on Earth in 1,200 …‘Bachelorette’ contestant dies in paragliding accidentUSA TODAY‘Bachelorette’...

ReutersHOUSTON, April 24 (Reuters) – The Wyoming Pipeline Authority said on Thursday that all other natural gas processing plants and pipelines at the Opal Hub were working normally after a Wednesday blast shut a Williams Companies Inc plant. Brian Jeffries …Fire continues at Wyoming natgas facility, disrupts supply: WilliamsChicago TribuneWilliams...

BloombergZimmer Holdings Inc. (ZMH), a maker of artificial hips and knees, agreed to acquire rival Biomet Inc. for $13.4 billion to become the second-largest company in the rebounding market for treating muscle and orthopedic injuries. The purchase will end a planned …Zimmer Holdings to buy orthopedic firm Biomet for $13.35 billionLos Angeles TimesTRLPC:...

Latin PostLAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 08: Actor and WWE personality ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, …WWE legend Stone Cold Steve Austin: ‘I’m for same-sex marriage’Examiner.com all...

BloombergGeneral Motors Co. (GM) customers kept their pressure on the automaker to share more information about its recalled cars, asking a bankruptcy court to let their probe of the company go forward after a judge in California halted it. The California car owners …UPDATE 4-GM posts lower profit after recall; core outlook on targetReutersNews Summary: GM...

Politic365Huffington Post: “Dr. Amara Enyia, a 30-year-old community organizer told The Huffington Post she has “every intention of winning” Chicago’s mayoral election in February. If elected, the Democrat would be the city’s first black female mayor — and its …Sneed: A/C in schools could help cool summer violenceChicago...

CNNAnd if we’re not getting information directly from Malaysia Airlines and from the Malaysian government, we might as well try to go directly to the source. “Boeing is a publicly traded company in the United States, and that puts them in a position of a …FOURTH Malaysia Airlines jet forced to abort flightThe IndependentSearch for flight MH370SBSMalaysia...

CNNKabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — A Chicago pediatrician who “felt called” to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train physicians was among three Americans killed at a Kabul hospital Thursday by an Afghan guard. In an attack not unlike the so-called …3 Americans killed in attack on Kabul hospitalWashington PostHospital Attack Kills 3...

Bleacher ReportBut Jackson’s apparent problems with managing his staff and all-too-frequent lack of tactical acumen has brought his job security into question and, more immediately, put his Warriors at risk of a first-round ouster. Golden State did well to steal Game …(3) Los Angeles Clippers (1-1) at (6) Golden State Warriors (1-1), 10:30 pm (ET)The...

Fox NewsThe World Wide Web party may be over. If proposed regulations from the FCC become the law of the land, they will close the open bar that has allowed digital information to flow freely over the Internet. They will effectively kill the concept of net neutrality.US Proposes Pay-for-Priority Internet StandardsABC NewsFCC Chairman clarifies ‘Net Neutrality’...

USA TODAYWorld No. 1 Tiger Woods began light chipping and putting a few days ago as he continues his latest comeback from a debilitating injury, according to his agent, Mark Steinberg. Woods, who last played in the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship …Tiger Woods hoping to return from back injury this summerBBC SportTiger Woods’ agent expects...

Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Jamie ChungBuzzFeedI read the note and realized he thought I was a YouTube vlogger. It was still a sweat gesture… too bad he got the wrong girl! See photo below… When is the last time you went to a theater? Three weeks ago. I saw Grand Budapest Hotel. What TV show … …read more Source: Vlogger News From Google News ...

PHOTO: Brooklyn Cyclones step up ‘Star Wars‘ jersey promoCBSSports.comPreviously in this space, we’ve detailed the noble efforts of the Toledo Mud Hens and the Durham Bulls when it comes to Star Wars-themed uniform tops. Now, in what’s surely a fashion-forward game-changer, the Brooklyn Cyclones are having their say .Brooklyn Cyclones Win the Star Wars Jersey BattleSportsLogos.Net NewsBrooklyn Cyclones Think Their ‘Star Wars‘ Jersey Is Minors’ Best (Photo)NESN.com all 3 news articles ...

PC MagazineIn an effort to stop the next Heartbleed, a group of tech giants have joined forces to fund critical open source projects. The Core Infrastructure Initiative’s first task will be OpenSSL, which fell prey to Heartbleed and caused panic across the Web. Essentially …Tip of the Hat: Heartbleed prompts chastened tech giants to fund OpenSSLComputerworldAfter...

Albuquerque realtors hit the fashion runway for Barrett FoundationAlbuquerque Business FirstThe Women’s Council of Realtors organized the sold-out event, which featured the fashion show and a live auction for the Barrett Foundation, an Albuquerque organization that provides housing and support to homeless women and children. It was the fourth … …read more Source: Albuquerque NM News From Google News ...

NBC4 Washington“We cannot maintain our position as Washington, D.C.‘s favorite place for families with children… unless we make it safe,” Kelly said. “We’re going to go back to the drawing board… rethinking everything.” At some points, Wednesday’s community …National Zoo SecurityCBS LocalNeighbors seek...

NewsOK.comThe New York Times devised this map from Facebook public preferences to visually show you who’s rooting for which MLB teams. It’s so specific, that it shows which zip codes favor which teams. Oklahoma is dominated by mostly Rangers fans, but there’s a …Padres interactive fandom map according to Facebook “likes”Gaslamp...

CHS Capitol Hill SeattleDo good. Dine out. Thursday is the annual Dining Out for Life fundraiser for Capitol Hill-based nonprofit Lifelong. More than 150 restaurants in Seattle are participating in the 2014 event and will donate at least 30% of their proceeds to Lifelong …Chicago is Dining Out for Life, April 24ChicagoPride.com all 52 news articles …read...

Heated South Oakland races seen for Congress, state SenateHometownlife.comGary Peters (left), who is currently serving in the 14th Congressional District, is making a move to run for the U.S. Senate. With him is Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer and Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence, who lost to Peters in 2012 and is makng another … …read more Source: Joe Tuman News From Google ...

Washington Post (blog)Hey wasn’t that… actress Rosie Perez, along with her husband, artist Eric Haze, at Long View Gallery in Northwest Washington on Wednesday night? The couple attended the one-night-only “Taking Back the Streets” exhibit curated by WAT-AAH! bottled … …read more Source: Actress News From Google News ...

United Airlines Launches New Year-Round Service Between Houston and MunichWall Street JournalHOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines today launches daily nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Munich, linking the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with the capital of Bavaria and … and more …read more Source: United Airlines News From Google News ...

Boston Has an Income Inequality ProblemBoston.comIf the critics are right and Boston is America’s bastion of socialism, we’re pretty lousy communists. Bloomberg News released its list of the 50 cities with the worst income inequality, and Boston did not fare well, coming in 11th place. In 12th place … …read more Source: Boston News Feed From Google News ...

Big Ten NetworkAnd years later, the nice surprises almost jump out off the draft board when you see how a college player went on to exceed expectations in the NFL. Here’s a look at 15 Big Ten surprises and first-round disappointments from over the years. Of course …Dan Pompei’s Read Option: NFL Draft Has Overabundance of Offensive PlayersBleacher...

New York Daily NewsLavigne tweeted Wednesday that she loves Japanese culture, laughing off criticism and accusations of racism for her new video. BY Chiderah Monde. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:10 AM. A; A; A. Share this URL …Avril Lavigne defends “Hello Kitty” video, says it’s not racistCBS NewsAvril Lavigne Scoffs at...

United Airlines reportedly lost $609 million during the first quarter of 2014. According to the Associated Press, the airline I grew up on attributed the loss to the severe winter weather that reached historic proportions. But that flies in the face of the revenue success of its competitors. One problem that has plagued United is the constant backlog of passengers due to overbooking and to flight cancellations. Prior to the United / Continental merger, the common UAL approach was to employ Boeing 747s on strategically placed routes, like...

Denver Earns Designation As ‘Walk Friendly Community’CBS LocalDENVER (CBS4)- Good news for all those who walk to get exercise or safe energy– Denver is getting kudos for being a “Walk Friendly Community” for its walkability and pedestrian safety. The City and County of Denver was designated as a Walk Friendly … …read more Source: Denver News From Google ...

Warriors Pride! NBA Playoffs Return to OaklandPatch.com“Good Luck” ads will be placed in Oakland International Airport security and baggage claim areas and hotel staff at the Oakland Marriott City Center will wear Warriors gear. More than 1,000 “Oakland is Warriors Ground” posters have … were dispatched … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

SI.comBut several teams could outbid Los Angeles for Gasol, as well as offer him a better chance to win than the Lakers, who went 27-55. Bryant (who will make $23.5 million next season), Steve Nash ($9.7 million) and Robert Sacre ($915,243) are the only …The Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers’ 2013-14 Regular SeasonBleacher ReportNBA Rumors:...

“Swatting” hoax of a mass shootingWWLP 22News(KVOA) A 15-year-old Tucson, Arizona boy was the apparent target of a mass shooting hoax at the University of Arizona. An April 17 search warrant references an email that somebody sent to the University of Arizona. The email was from an anonymnous … and more …read more Source: Mass Shooting News From Google News ...

Chris Christie’s proposal to end realty transfer tax threatens housing …NJ.comChris Christie to eliminate the realty transfer tax would only make things worse for those seeking an affordable home. Housing affordability is defined by paying no more than 30 percent of your income on rent and utilities. According to a study from … …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

15 actors you probably didn’t know were from ClevelandThe Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio – You may soon find yourself flipping through the channels on your television or sitting in a movie theater admiring the performance of an actor and not even know he or she was from Cleveland. Case in point – Sean Faris. The 32-year-old … …read more Source: Cleveland News From Google ...

United Airlines makes passenger remove Google GlassPhandroid.comIgnorant observers have gotten the best of her again, this time in the world of aviation, where she got a less than pleasant greeting when boarding a United Airlines flight. The flight attendant made her remove Google Glass, citing “security concerns … …read more Source: United Airlines News From Google News ...

Tbo.comMcDonald’s said Wednesday its famous spokesclown will take an active role on social media for the first time, using the hashtag #ronaldmcdonald. The move marks a turnaround from recent years, when the red-haired mascot faded to the background as …McDonald’s shows off Ronald’s new look ahead of social media pushMarketing Week all 134...

PerezHilton.comWhether it’s a salacious sentence, leaked nudie pic or homophobic slur—many celebrities have been there, done that (accidentally or otherwise) on social media! Remember James Franco’s special underaged Instagram friend that caused the internet at … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

Play “The Game” in Las VegasUSA TODAYJustin Oswald and Chad Hardy created Las Vegas: The Game, a new company offering group outings to prank your friends, boss or group with once-in-a-lifetime Vegas experiences. Las Vegas: The Game. Fullscreen. Our local insider Hilary Billings brought a … …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google ...

Hip Hop Rumors: Guess Who Put A Ring On Nelly’s Old Boo’s Hand?AllHipHopTae Heckard and Nelly have been dating for awhile, but word is Nelly backslid and got caught up messing around with his ex, Murder Inc.’s former princess Ashanti. Well looks like Tae couldn’t forgive and forget and moved around to NBA baller Brandon … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From Google News ...

Las Vegas SunThe convention center will encompass 2 million total square feet after the expansion, putting it behind only McCormick Place in Chicago, the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Sands Expo, also in Las …$66M expansion for Mandalay Bay convention centerMiamiHerald.com all 29 news articles …read...

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — For a century and a quarter, the SS City of Chester steamship lay forgotten at the bottom of San Francisco Bay. But on Wednesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it found the ship by accident last year in …After 125 years, ship rediscovered at bottom of San Francisco BayCNNCity Of Chester...

Digital TrendsAfter 14 years, The People’s Republic of China finally decided to remove its self-imposed ban on video game consoles back in January 2014. That opens up a major new market to Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony, but the games will need to fit strict …AMD Should Strategically Target Chinese GamersSeeking AlphaBland Theft Auto: China censorship...

Clashes in Rio de JaneiroThe IndependentViolent protests break out in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach after dancer is found dead. Thursday 24 April 2014. Print. Your friend’s email address. Your email address. Note: We do not store your email address(es) but your IP address will be logged … …read more Source: Rio De Janeiro News From Google News ...