Family & Pets

Science Experiment

3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

Cardboard Box Car

Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015

Dog Lover

Warning: Drought Increases Rabies Risk For Pets, People

Animal bites are already more common during summer because everyone spends more time outside, but the drought exacerbates the rabies risk.

06/09/2015

Skateboarder (credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Best Skate Parks In The Bay Area

Bay Area skateboarders are pretty fortunate to have a large selection of skate parks conveniently servicing neighborhoods around the region.

06/05/2015

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South Bay Dog Owners Warned After White Powder Found On Popular Trail

South Bay dog owners are being warned to watch what their pets pick up.

06/04/2015

Biking, New Bike, Dad, Gifts, Father's Day

5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

Sun Hat

Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex (credit: Randy Yagi)

Top 5 San Francisco Tennis Courts

A closer look at five of the best public tennis courts in San Francisco

05/29/2015

A woman kisses a Siberian Husky. (SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Research Suggests Friendship Between Man And Dogs Is Older Than Dirt

Just exactly when dogs became ‘man’s best friend’ is uncertain but new research suggests it happened a lot longer ago than scientists believed, when much of the earth was still covered with ice.

05/27/2015

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10 Must-Haves For Travel With Toddlers

We travel… A lot.

At 21 months old, my toddler had logged over 60 flight hours and she continues to sleep in her travel crib an average of 2 weekends a month. As a result, I have a lot of experience surviving airports, airplanes, hotels, cabs, and long car rides in foreign countries with a baby.

05/22/2015