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2013-11-20 23:29:23

Nancy Filippi, Managing Director at Oakland Zoo was honored on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, which was held at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Nancy Filippi, Managing Director at Oakland Zoo was honored on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, which was held at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California. Ms....

2013-11-20 23:22:14

From November 29 through January 5, 2014, hundreds of thousands of sparkling lights will illuminate the night sky to celebrate a holiday tradition in Oakland known as ZooLights. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Final preparations are being made for Oakland Zoo’s holiday festival of lights. Friday November 29 marks the date Oakland Zoo will officially plug in the lights, sights, and sounds of the season. From November 29 through January 5, 2014, hundreds of thousands of sparkling...

2013-11-18 23:26:22

Dr. Pierre M. LaRamée brings over 30 years’ experience in NGO leadership to his role as new Executive Director of MEDICC, working to enhance cooperation among the US, Cuban and global health communities Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) has named a dedicated advocate of global health and Latin American human rights, Dr. Pierre M. LaRamée, as its new Executive Director. Dr. LaRamée brings over 30 years’ experience in...

2013-11-15 23:25:52

Segway of Oakland makes its first appearance at 2013 Northern California Income Property Expo and makes quite and impression. Keep a look out for Segway of Oakland at the same event next year. San Mateo, California (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 On October 30, 2013 Segway of Oakland, the leading Northern California Segway PT dealer, made its first Income Property Expo appearance at the San Mateo Events Center. The event went from 9 am to 4 pm. The expo featured the latest technology and...

2013-11-13 23:02:53

After acclimating to her exhibit over the past three weeks, baby Kodee can now be seen daily by the public. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Oakland Zoo is happy to declare the arrival of a baby hamadryas baboon. Baby Kodee was born on October 24, 2013 at Oakland Zoo. After acclimating to her exhibit over the past three weeks, she can now be seen daily by the public. Kodee is most often seen riding on her mother, Krista. She likes to cling to her mom’s belly and be carried around...

2013-11-09 23:01:06

Nationwide wheelchair van and adaptive equipment dealer marks opening of 14,000 sq. ft. facility in Oakland, CA. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 MobilityWorks held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 8th for its new mobility van and equipment dealership located in Oakland. Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Noel Gallo were on hand, along with representatives of various organizations in the community who serve people with physical challenges and disabled veterans. The...

2013-11-08 23:23:44

Try a Segway for free in Oakland, CA. Rental fleet blow out sale in progress on used rental Segway PT's with complimentary rides and demo lessons through November 2013. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Segway of Oakland now has used Segway PT's available at lower prices for the first time in over a year, and through Segway Inc. also has also introduced a new financing program allowing consumers to purchase a new or used Segway PT with little or no money down. Segway of...

2013-11-07 23:25:37

Meditab Software Inc., known for its award-winning Intelligent Medical Software (IMS) integrated EHR, practice management, patient portal and reporting solutions, is guaranteeing that IMS will be ICD-10 ready by February 15, 2014, and they are backing that guarantee up with a money-back policy. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Meditab Software Inc., known for its award-winning Intelligent Medical Software (IMS) integrated EHR, practice management, patient portal and reporting...

2013-11-06 23:04:12

Author offers evidence of an afterlife in "Here Today, Here Tomorrow." Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Most people deal with thanatophobia, or the fear of dying, at some point in their lives. For some, it is an all-consuming paranoia; for others, it is a quick thought as they jump back after stepping off a curb a moment too soon. But what if we didn’t worry about dying because no one had to die? Charlotte Hennessy’s new book “Here Today, Here Tomorrow: A Memoir...


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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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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'