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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

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,

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,

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.

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.

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

2014-04-16 08:39:45

OAKLAND, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accidentally Extraordinary, the headphone startup behind the highly-rated

2014-04-15 23:07:45

Avid4 Adventure has expanded into Berkeley and Oakland, California, offering adventure camps for kids Pre K - 7th grades.

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,

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


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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.