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2013-11-06 23:04:12

Author offers evidence of an afterlife in "Here Today, Here Tomorrow." Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Most people deal with thanatophobia, or the fear of dying, at some point in their lives. For some, it is an all-consuming paranoia; for others, it is a quick thought as they jump back after stepping off a curb a moment too soon. But what if we didn’t worry about dying because no one had to die? Charlotte Hennessy’s new book “Here Today, Here Tomorrow: A Memoir...

2013-11-06 23:00:23

Halloween has passed, but thousands of leftover pumpkins are now becoming sweet treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Halloween has passed, but thousands of leftover pumpkins are now becoming sweet treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals. In the last few days, truckloads of donations from local pumpkin patches have been arriving at the Zoo and zookeepers are making sure to put the orange edibles to good use. Zoo guests can see animals feasting on the orange...

2013-11-01 23:03:50

Security of homes in Oakland, California are always a top priority of homeowners. Since selecting the right security system is not always easy, it is best to check out the detailed reviews from SecuritySystemReviews.com to discover all the important details about various systems. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Home and business security is not just a concern for billionaires. This is an issue that should be dealt with by every single individual. Though Oakland seems like a pleasant...

2013-10-31 23:32:48

Competitions using Lucid's Building Dashboard® demonstrate that small actions by students can add up to big savings for districts. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Two California school districts -- Clovis Unified School District and Santee School District -- saved $16,226 during three-week, district-wide electricity reduction competitions that finished earlier this month. The districts won a custom website to run their competitions by placing first place in the California...

2013-10-30 23:34:57

English-language Journal on Cuban Health and Medicine Highlights the Often-misunderstood and Under-recognized Mental Side of Human Health Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The new issue of MEDICC Review, Mental Health Matters, is now freely available online. October’s MEDICC Review includes original research, features and commentary on health-system approaches to mental health promotion and the mental disorders still stigmatized and undertreated worldwide. According to the World...

2013-10-30 23:02:10

Dr. Robert Townsend, a local chiropractor in Oakland, CA is making big changes in his practice that will soon bring big benefits to his patients. Doubling the size of the office, emphasizing walk-in flexibility, offering economical new care plans and changing the clinic’s name are all ways Dr. Townsend is tailoring his practice to the community’s evolving healthcare needs. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Within just the past two weeks, local chiropractor Dr. Robert Townsend of...

2013-10-24 23:24:21

Meditab Software Inc., known for its award-winning Intelligent Medical Software (IMS), recently introduced its mobile app to provide a portable system for doctors to view patient information when at home, on-call or making rounds. The mobile EHR app, available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, features quick access to appointment details, patient demographics and visitation notes. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 According to Black Book Rankings, 83 percent of surveyed physicians...

2013-10-24 23:22:13

Oakland patients no longer only need to rely on suggestions from their friends and family, as their healthcare providers are now listed on SaveOnMedical.com with price and quality scores listed. Thanks to Save On Medical and Relevant Health, their options have never been clearer. Oakland, California (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Patients in Oakland and surrounding areas can now use http://www.SaveOnMedical.com to find affordable medical procedures. Instead of foregoing important care because...

2013-10-23 23:20:15

In a strategic partnership with the Oakland Business Improvement District and Oakland Real Estate, Revv Oakland will host an event to kick off Startup Oakland, a new project that promotes Oakland as a technology hub of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania and provides assistance for technology startups in the Oakland business district. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Revv Oakland, the Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID), and Oakland Real Estate will introduce Startup...


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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.