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2014-12-17 12:25:24

Big Fish Casino Creates a Frenzy of Excitement as Players Spin to Win One of 4 Jackpots in the New Classically Themed Slot OAKLAND, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-11 23:01:03

Sustainability teams across city governments, higher education, and K-12 school districts are using new Building Blocks feature to connect teams to their buildings’ data Oakland,

2014-12-10 23:05:45

QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring Fleetwood Mac presale tickets at reduced prices for newly added shows on the legendary On With The Show Tour.

2014-12-10 23:04:19

Presale tickets for Fleetwood Mac are currently available to fans who can use the early bird option when acquiring seats.

2014-11-26 12:23:33

Big Fish Casino Supports the Nationwide Charity, Canines for Disabled Kids OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-25 16:22:16

Arjuna Capital and As You Sow File Shareholder Proposal Asking Exxon Mobil to Return Capital to Shareholders Rather than Invest in High-Cost High-Carbon Projects. BOSTON and OAKLAND, Calif.,

2014-11-25 08:23:02

Community-driven food company raising funds for commercial kitchen where youth will prepare lunches for Oakland and San Francisco companies OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-14 16:27:22

Advanced Technology Will Facilitate an Enriched Learning Environment and Help Oakland Deliver Quality Education Across More Than 100 Sites OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.


Latest Oakland Reference Libraries

General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

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2012-06-18 08:24:16

Symbol: CAUM Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.