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2014-10-29 08:30:53

Top-Ten Mobile Social Casino Game Chooses Wounded Warrior Project for Impact Award OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish announced today it donated to Wounded Warrior Project(®). The donation will help support WWP's numerous programs, which are addressing the urgent needs of this generation's injured service members and their families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155087 More than 50,000 servicemen and women have been physically injured in the...

2014-10-27 23:09:19

San Diego company brings mobile-device-charger vending to Oakland International Airport. Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 FuelRod, a San Diego-based technology company announced today that it has extended access to its “ready-to-go” mobile charger vending systems to Bay Area travelers through a partnership with Oakland International Airport (OAK). FuelRod’s patented vending machines allow customers to buy portable chargers for mobile phones and tablets for just twenty...

2014-10-24 16:20:57

First Student Drivers Join Teamsters Local 853 for Improved Working Conditions OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Oakland, Calif., have voted by an overwhelming 15-1 margin in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif. The 150 drivers transport children in the Oakland Unified School District. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are happy about our vote for the Teamsters. We...

2014-10-24 08:24:45

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced a new slot machine called Sweet Stacks. This latest slot machine is the second to launch under Big Fish Casino's Luxury Slots banner, second to Phoenix Rising, which has been a popular go-to slot since its launch this summer. Sweet Stacks appeals to both slot players and "Twin Peaks" fans alike with its sweater-wearing beaver, a loose reference to the log...

2014-10-23 23:02:03

East Bay SPCA Urges Pet Parents to Follow These Tips for a Safe Howl-o-Ween Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Candy, costumes, parades and spooky skeletons may give us a thrill, but please consider your pet’s perspective this Halloween. The East Bay SPCA urges pet parents to follow these common sense tips to ensure that Halloween does not turn into a fright night for your pets. Halloween Candy and Treats Make sure that bowl of candy is kept far out of reach from dogs and cats as...

2014-10-21 12:27:29

Internationally famous choir visits Pittsburgh for an evening of inspirational music PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (hillhouse.org) The Hill Association presents the world-renowned Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem at Saint Paul Cathedral on November 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm in celebration of the 50(th) anniversary of providing services to residents of the city of Pittsburgh. The new Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem is returning after a five-year hiatus. The Choir is an artistically...

2014-10-17 23:07:36

The Who Concert tickets for San Diego, CA at Valley View Casino Center; Anaheim, CA at Honda Center; Las Vegas, NV at Caesars Palace; Los Angeles, CA at Staples Center, and Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena are on sale to the public this morning. Reliable ticket provider QueenBeeTickets.com has a large selection of tickets for The Who concerts for sale at fair prices while seats last. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has many loyal customers who seek affordably...

2014-10-15 12:27:06

Michelin designation represents quality dining at a good value SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin revealed a list of 78 restaurants in the greater San Francisco area that received its highly regarded Bib Gourmand designation, which represents eateries that offer excellent food at a reasonable price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040818/MICHELIN Bib Gourmand restaurants are selected by Michelin's anonymous food inspectors and represent restaurants that...

2014-10-08 08:24:09

New analysis will provide a detailed and realistic outlook of the Florida medical marijuana market. OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Rush Consulting, LLC announces the inaugural release of a state-by-state medical marijuana market analysis series beginning with the state of Florida. On Thursday, October 9, the Florida Medical Marijuana Market Analysis will become available for general release. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141007/150871 Photo -...

2014-10-07 08:26:04

MELD App, an app geared towards dating discovery for black professionals, is now available on the both iOS and Android OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MELD App is a dating mobile app designed exquisitely for the black professional. It aims to connect and to bring together sophisticated single black professionals on one platform for romantic discovery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150452 These days there is a plethora of mobile dating apps for those...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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