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2014-11-08 12:22:19

Rep. Barbara Lee lends support; summit is one of 100 summits convened nationwide by America's Promise Alliance with premier sponsor AT&T OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-07 23:01:21

Animal Planet, East Bay SPCA, adoptable dogs & cats, local K9 units and special surprise guests scout Oakland on Veterans Day, Tues.

2014-11-07 12:25:36

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2014-11-03 08:34:45

"Ed Rosenthal holds the distinction of turning more people on to pot than Cheech and Chong." - Tommy Chong OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2014-10-29 08:30:53

Top-Ten Mobile Social Casino Game Chooses Wounded Warrior Project for Impact Award OAKLAND, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-27 23:09:19

San Diego company brings mobile-device-charger vending to Oakland International Airport. Oakland, Calif.

2014-10-24 16:20:57

First Student Drivers Join Teamsters Local 853 for Improved Working Conditions OAKLAND, Calif., Oct.

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

2014-10-21 12:27:29

Internationally famous choir visits Pittsburgh for an evening of inspirational music PITTSBURGH, Oct.


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
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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