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2014-05-27 23:03:22

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Oakland. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Located in the sunny state of California, Oakland is known for being a major center transportation as well as trade hub that has a thriving shipyard and dock industry serving from its ports. However, despite such...

2014-05-16 00:21:14

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts. OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Sport, LLC, an Oakland-based event production company, along with Mayor Jean Quan, City Officials, Community Leaders and nearly one hundred Running Enthusiasts unveiled the highly-anticipated route and event details for the city's first...

2014-05-15 23:04:15

Innovative Mobile + Cloud Solution to Run Binderless Events Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Goombal, a new event management platform that allows event planners to run perfect events every time, announced its formal launch today. Goombal is a first-of-its-kind event management solution that uses both cloud and mobile technologies to help event planning teams flexibly design, plan, manage, and measure ROI of events. Goombal saves event planners more than 30 percent of their time by...

2014-05-15 08:38:32

Access to Plagiarism Detection Software Is Central to Efforts to Prevent Duplication, Ensure Originality and Integrity OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most academic institutions, the University of Manitoba is deeply concerned about misconduct and committed to maintaining the highest integrity standards for students and faculty. To ensure academic integrity and avoid plagiarism, the University of Manitoba has integrated leading plagiarism detection technology...

2014-05-02 23:04:30

Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Causes Hits Agricultural Communities Around the World Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 With a special issue—Chronic Kidney Disease Hits Agricultural Communities—MEDICC Review becomes the first peer-reviewed journal to devote an entire issue to this epidemic. In the past two decades, deaths from chronic kidney disease (CKD) have risen so rapidly that CKD now represents the third highest rate of increase among the top causes of death,...

2014-05-02 23:01:02

This year Level Two Restaurant, the Oakland Marriott’s premier restaurant is partnering with 102.9 KBLX to host a Mother’s Day Champagne Buffet Brunch on Sunday, May 11th. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center will roll out a delectable spread of brunch favorites featuring a carving station, seafood, and more along with bottomless mimosas! Listen to 102.9 KBLX for a chance to win a table for four (a $200 value) from now until May...

2014-04-26 23:02:27

Minasian brings 25 years of experience as a designer, educator and musician to the board of Zoo Labs, a creative incubator for entrepreneurial musicians and music-tech startups. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Zoo Labs is proud to announce the appointment of Raffi Minasian as Chairman of the Board. Minasian brings deep experience in design, innovation, business and education to the Zoo Labs mission of building new models to support creative careers at the intersections of music and...

2014-04-22 23:11:45

Andrew Hurteau and Butterfield Speaks to help 'polish the pitch' for 20 promising entrepreneurs at the upcoming Vator Splash competition in Oakland. Butterfield Speaks offers highly customized communication and presentation skills workshops and individual coaching to leaders of every profession. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As part of its sponsorship of Vator's inaugural two-day tech conference and startup competition in Oakland, Butterfield Speaks has brought in local...

2014-04-21 23:09:39

Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local conservation effort across the country where its offices are located. To honor this company-wide Earth Day tradition, the Western Region Office in Oakland has partnered with the Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC), a non-profit dedicated to protecting Sausal Creek and its watershed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Marstel-Day, LLC has a long-standing Earth Day tradition of participating in a local...

2014-04-18 16:23:00

UNION CITY, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 15, 2014, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, granted preliminary approval of a settlement that Abaxis, Inc. has reached with Plaintiff St. Louis Police Retirement System ("Plaintiff") in a shareholder class and derivative action that Plaintiff filed on October 1, 2012 on behalf of itself and all others similarly situated, and derivatively on behalf of Abaxis ("Abaxis" or the "Company"),...


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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.