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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...

2014-10-07 04:23:25

Turnitin will integrate LightSide Labs' award-winning service to provide automated support for student writing to over 24 million students worldwide OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin®, the leaders in originality checking and online grading, today announced the company has acquired LightSide Labs, an online service that uses machine learning to provide real-time, automated feedback on student writing. The agreement will allow Turnitin to integrate its leading originality...

2014-10-03 23:05:29

The World’s Largest Medical School Has Graduated 23,000 Doctors since 2005 Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 MEDICC today announced co-founder Gail Reed’s inspirational TEDMED talk on the Latin American Medical School (ELAM) has been selected and featured as a TED Talk. The popular TED Talks platform widely shares "Ideas Worth Spreading" and has attracted more than 1 billion views since 2006. Reed’s talk “Where to train the world's doctors? Cuba” highlights...

2014-10-03 23:00:46

The Pet Concierge raises money for the education center in Oakland, California and exceeds the amount Oakland, California (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 The Pet Concierge launched a crowd funding campaign to raise $5,000 toward an Education Center to help people take the best care of their pets. With the help of 72 funders across the country, The Pet Concierge exceeded their goal and raised $5,098 toward their education center. The crowd funding campaign was launched through Indiegogo to help...

2014-10-01 20:20:27

Applicants Sought in Three Counties OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission - the Bay Area's transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency - is recruiting interested Bay Area residents to fill three vacancies on its Policy Advisory Council. MTC has extended the deadline for applications through Wednesday, October 8. Vacancies are for representatives of disabled and senior or low-income interests. Applicants representing senior or...

2014-10-01 12:38:08

Virtual conference hosted by Turnitin and sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage Learning themed "Common Standards, Uncommon Feedback" OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin®, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced it will host the second annual Student Success Week from October 6-10, a five day virtual conference for educators. The theme of this year's conference is "Common Standards | Uncommon Feedback." Sponsored by...

2014-09-30 20:20:29

San Leandro program for artists with disabilities features works from Artful Steps OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artful Steps, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), proudly announces a group art exhibit featuring the work of people with developmental disabilities. On the Move includes over 70 works of various mediums by the artists in the Artful Steps program of Stepping Stones Growth Center. In this exhibit, the Artful Steps artists...


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
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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