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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"),...

2014-04-16 08:39:45

OAKLAND, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accidentally Extraordinary, the headphone startup behind the highly-rated 51st Studios over-ear walnut headphones is raising funds for the release of the first ever production wood headphone featuring Bluetooth® on Kickstarter, the AE 51st Studios Unplugged. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74153 Accidentally Extraordinary is an Oakland, CA-based headphone brand that launched in September of 2013 with a commitment to...

2014-04-15 23:07:45

Avid4 Adventure has expanded into Berkeley and Oakland, California, offering adventure camps for kids Pre K - 7th grades. Outdoor sports camps teach Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, and Stand Up Paddleboarding skills - all in one week! Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dave Secunda, former president of the Outdoor Industry Association, named ‘CEO of the Year’ in 2000 and recipient of the Jim Rennee Outdoor Industry Leadership Award, is the Founder & President of Avid4...

2014-04-09 23:03:28

This Earth Day event also includes live animal presentations, entertainment by Trapeze Arts, music performances by the Jug Bandits Band, an interactive Create with Nature Zone, face painting, and giant earth ball games in the Zoo Meadow. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Oakland Zoo will host one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the East Bay. From 10:00am – 3:00pm, with the theme, “Party for the Planet,” fifty local environmental organizations...

2014-04-01 16:23:57

Ticketability.com is featuring discount Fleetwood Mac tickets for five California shows at The Forum in Los Angeles on November 28-29, SAP Center in San Jose on November 25, Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on November 24, and Oracle Arena in Oakland on December 3. Savvy shoppers can enjoy an additional discount when they use savings code "COUPON" during checkout. OSHKOSH, Wis., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com has 2014 Fleetwood Mac tickets for "On With The...

2014-03-31 16:27:38

OAKLAND, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Machaon Diagnostics today announced the availability of its "aHUS Genetic Panel(TM)" (patent pending) to genetically confirm atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) with a turnaround time of 48 hours. The 48 hour timeframe is a dramatic advancement over other approaches which offer results in 4-13 weeks. The speed of the aHUS Genetic Panel(TM) allows the test to impact patient care in acute settings, enabling doctors to better serve...

2014-03-27 23:25:06

The Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center to host Evolution Expo June 27-29, 2014. Featuring a full line-up of celebrity guests, top name scientists, astronauts and engineers, Evolution Expo will be an interactive forum to explore the “Science” of “Science Fiction”. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Evolution Expo, presented by Science Fiction Entertainment Inc., kicks off on June 27, 2014 with three full days of interactive exhibits, games, competitions and...

2014-03-26 16:25:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTaste will host a press conference on March 30(th) 1pm at the Orgasmic Meditation Xperience (OMXperience) in Oakland, featuring speakers Neil Strauss author of 'the Game', OneTaste founder Nicole Daedone author of 'Slow Sex: the Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm,' Steven Kotler author of 'the Rise of Superman,' and Dr. Reef Karim, a double board certified psychiatrist and addiction medicine physician featured on Oprah and Dr. Phil....


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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.