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2014-01-08 23:20:08

Dedicated to Professionally Covering Marijuana-related News, Smell The Truth Properties Receive More Than One Million Visitors Each Month Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Denver Post was recently highlighted on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno because of their intention to hire an editor dedicated to covering the pot beat in Colorado, a state that has legalized recreational marijuana use. This is just the latest sign that an increasing number of mainstream media outlets are...

2014-01-08 23:02:04

The California Thoracic Society (CTS) was very saddened to have learned of the recent events that transpired affecting a northern California child and her family following complications from surgery last month. Her case has drawn national attention and initiated an important dialogue on the issues of brain death and death in general. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The California Thoracic Society (CTS) was very saddened to have learned of the recent events that transpired...

2014-01-08 08:22:26

California Food Policy Council and Roots of Change push elected officials for food systems reform OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by Roots of Change and the California Food Policy Council (CAFPC) for the first time tracks food and farm policy voting records by the California Legislature. The 2013 CA Legislative Report Related to Food and Farming brings to light how the Golden State's legislature is missing a golden opportunity:...

2013-12-31 23:24:55

January workshop will assist government and government contractors in the usages of social media before, during, and after events. Registration is now open. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Jason McDonald, a top San Francisco Bay Area Social Media expert at http://www.jasonmcdonald.org/, is proud to announce he will be conducting a lunch workshop for the SGMP (Society of Government Meeting Professionals, San Francisco Chapter) to be held January 16, 2014, in Oakland,...

2013-12-31 23:02:25

Supporters of Jahi McMath continue to work for her transfer out of Children's Hospital Oakland. The 13-year-old patient who suffered massive complications after a surgery that led to a "brain death diagnosis" continues to remain on life support. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Under the direction of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, numerous organizations and individuals have been working on behalf of Jahi McMath and her family in relative silence for the...

2013-12-30 12:21:18

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Make It Your Year Too at Refined Deliverance - Vapor and Gallery! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/MN38819) It's a New Year and you have a choice. What are you going to choose? Refined Deliverance - Vapor and Gallery - has answers. This is the year for learning. Discover for yourself what the whole world is talking about; e-Cigarettes, the adult alternative. They contain no combustible tobacco, instead they contain a...

2013-12-23 23:03:06

Three of the Zoo’s conservation partners, ARCAS Animal Rescue in Guatemala, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center, and the Bay Area Puma Project are the main beneficiaries of the proceeds, which were collected from each Zoo admission fee. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Bay Area’s Oakland Zoo is proud to announce that Quarters for Conservation, a program to promote wildlife conservation efforts, has raised more than one hundred thousand dollars. Three of the Zoo’s...

2013-12-18 23:02:22

People living in Oakland and seeking help for their drug addiction problems can reach out and get help. Call (888) 444-9148 for no-coast appointment at Medical Drug Detox Center. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 An Oakland drug detox center is launching a new program geared toward interrupting people's tendencies toward abusing drugs after an initial try through Medical Drug Detox Center. According to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

2013-12-06 23:02:19

Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center just announced a festive lunch buffet featuring gluten-free options, locally sourced desserts and all your holiday favorites. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Level Two Restaurant at the Oakland Marriott City Center invites you to enjoy the comfort of a holiday meal all December long! Featuring all of your favorite holiday dishes and a carving station, Level Two’s buffet menu is sure to satisfy your cravings. As always, Level...


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...

caum_001_php
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
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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