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2014-04-15 23:07:45

Avid4 Adventure has expanded into Berkeley and Oakland, California, offering adventure camps for kids Pre K - 7th grades. Outdoor sports camps teach Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, and Stand Up Paddleboarding skills - all in one week! Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dave Secunda, former president of the Outdoor Industry Association, named ‘CEO of the Year’ in 2000 and recipient of the Jim Rennee Outdoor Industry Leadership Award, is the Founder & President of Avid4...

2014-04-09 23:03:28

This Earth Day event also includes live animal presentations, entertainment by Trapeze Arts, music performances by the Jug Bandits Band, an interactive Create with Nature Zone, face painting, and giant earth ball games in the Zoo Meadow. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Oakland Zoo will host one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the East Bay. From 10:00am – 3:00pm, with the theme, “Party for the Planet,” fifty local environmental organizations...

2014-04-01 16:23:57

Ticketability.com is featuring discount Fleetwood Mac tickets for five California shows at The Forum in Los Angeles on November 28-29, SAP Center in San Jose on November 25, Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on November 24, and Oracle Arena in Oakland on December 3. Savvy shoppers can enjoy an additional discount when they use savings code "COUPON" during checkout. OSHKOSH, Wis., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com has 2014 Fleetwood Mac tickets for "On With The...

2014-03-31 16:27:38

OAKLAND, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Machaon Diagnostics today announced the availability of its "aHUS Genetic Panel(TM)" (patent pending) to genetically confirm atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) with a turnaround time of 48 hours. The 48 hour timeframe is a dramatic advancement over other approaches which offer results in 4-13 weeks. The speed of the aHUS Genetic Panel(TM) allows the test to impact patient care in acute settings, enabling doctors to better serve...

2014-03-27 23:25:06

The Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center to host Evolution Expo June 27-29, 2014. Featuring a full line-up of celebrity guests, top name scientists, astronauts and engineers, Evolution Expo will be an interactive forum to explore the “Science” of “Science Fiction”. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Evolution Expo, presented by Science Fiction Entertainment Inc., kicks off on June 27, 2014 with three full days of interactive exhibits, games, competitions and...

2014-03-26 16:25:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTaste will host a press conference on March 30(th) 1pm at the Orgasmic Meditation Xperience (OMXperience) in Oakland, featuring speakers Neil Strauss author of 'the Game', OneTaste founder Nicole Daedone author of 'Slow Sex: the Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm,' Steven Kotler author of 'the Rise of Superman,' and Dr. Reef Karim, a double board certified psychiatrist and addiction medicine physician featured on Oprah and Dr. Phil....

2014-03-21 23:27:51

Ticket Down has rolled back Romeo Santos ticket prices at: Valley View Casino Center in San Diego CA, Staples Center in Los Angeles CA, Oracle Arena in Oakland CA, Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas NV, The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth (Atlanta) GA, Amway Center in Orlando FL, Toyota Center in Houston TX, American Airlines Center in Dallas TX, Patriot Center in Fairfax VA, Allstate Arena in Rosemont (Chicago) IL, Liacouras Center in Philadelphia PA, Agganis Arena in Boston MA,...

2014-03-17 12:25:55

OAKLAND, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livescribe Inc. today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to integrate the Livescribe 3 smartpen with OneNote, Microsoft's popular program for capturing, storing and sharing all kinds of information. Now OneNote customers can use the Livescribe 3 to add handwritten notes, drawings and other information captured on paper into their OneNote notebooks. This connection with OneNote is the latest step forward in Livescribe's push...

2014-03-12 23:23:39

Viewing Parties at Chabot Space & Science Center’s Observatory Oakland, California (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 On the evening of April 14, a 3.5 hour lunar eclipse is the feature at a special viewing party at Chabot Space & Science Center. Beginning a little before 11pm (PDT) on Monday April 14th, the eclipse will end around 2:33am (PDT), Tuesday, April 15th. Chabot is hosting special open viewing hours on the deck for this astronomical black-out. Staff astronomers and observatory...

2014-03-12 04:22:46

Educators share rubrics and lesson plans designed to help improve classroom instruction and evaluate student assignments OAKLAND, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced Teaching Tools, an online resource for instructors at all levels to share rubrics and lesson plans with their colleagues. Teaching Tools already has more than 40 items, including rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards, and...


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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