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2013-10-15 23:20:52

This is a Halloween and science-themed weekend featuring trick or treating for kids, a costume parade, up-close animal encounters, spooky interactive stations, and a Wildlife Theater presentation focused on creepy crawly animals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 On October 26 & 27, Oakland Zoo and Bay Area Science Festival are teaming up to host Boo at the Zoo. This is a Halloween and science-themed weekend featuring trick or treating for kids, a costume parade, up-close animal...

2013-10-10 23:25:52

Zookeepers are thrilled with the new additions as this is the third litter of pups within the last year. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Oakland Zoo’s meerkat mob has expanded by two. Now on exhibit in African Village, guests have the opportunity to see the siblings. The pair, born in early September, has recently been spotted outside of their night house and exhibit tunnels. Zookeepers are thrilled with the new additions as this is the third litter of pups within the last year....

2013-10-10 23:25:45

Medical Drug Detox Center is offering free, immediate detox consultations in Oakland CA. Call (888) 444-9148 and make an appointment. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Medical Drug Detox Center is announcing that immediate, free drug and alcohol detoxification consultations are now available in Oakland, Calif. Oakland, like many cities across the United States, has seen an increase in drug and alcohol abuse over the past decades. If anyone believes that heavy use of drugs like...

2013-10-09 23:26:30

Maine automation system manufacturer Wrabacon Inc. recently announced the continuation of a major factory expansion to help the company meet the growing demand for U.S. manufactured factory and process automation equipment. Oakland, Maine (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Wrabacon Incorporated, a renowned provider of custom automation and product handling solutions has recently announced the completion of a major expansion to the company's Oakland, Maine facility. On top of this expansion, the...

2013-10-08 23:03:18

An Obamacare Alternative for Primary Care Doctors and Patients Oakland, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 California-based Lolo Health is pioneering a new brand of home-grown health care reform – an ObamaCare alternative that promises to make primary care more affordable and more effective, while creating a much more successful business model for physicians. While many Americans have their worries about ObamaCare, it may be doctors who are feeling the least optimistic about the new...

2013-09-21 23:03:50

Segway of Oakland is rolling out a new Rent-to-Own offer on all i series Segway PTs. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 The Segway PT is the most exciting personal vehicle on the market today, with growing popularity worldwide . In an effort to appeal to Northern California residents and others who have always wanted to try out the Segway PT, without spending thousands of dollars to purchase a new one, Segway of Oakland will now rent a Segway (i series) for $35 an hr, $99 a day, or...

2013-09-20 23:02:30

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 7:30pm – 10:00pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes Virginia Morell, author of Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures, a book that showcases the inner world of animals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 On Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 7:30pm – 10:00pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes Virginia Morell, author of Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures, a book that showcases the inner world of animals. Examinar.com...

2013-09-18 23:01:50

Oakland Zoo strongly supports the San Francisco March for Elephants, which is taking place on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:00am, with a rally following the March at 12:00pm in Union Square. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 In response to the killing of 35,000 elephants in Africa within the last year, a team of Bay Area elephant activists are taking action to get public awareness about the ivory trade and the thousands of animals that are dying due to the demand for elephant tusks....


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.