Here’s a quick roundup of some local search news. Restaurant reviews aggregator BooRah announced a partnership with local newspaper publisher Embarcadero Publishing. BooRah will power the restaurant and related community section of Embacadero’s sites. Classifieds aggregator Oodle announced an $11 million round of funding for its next stage of growth. Classifieds continue to be one of the hot areas of local. And an integral member of the Google Local/Maps team, Shailesh Rao, was appointed as Managing Director, Sales and Operations for Google India.
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