Mercury and Venus, the Sun’s closest planets, team up in the eastern sky at dawn the next few mornings. Venus is the “morning star,” so it’s an easy target. Mercury is fainter, but it’s not far to the lower left of Venus, which will help you pick it out.
Mount Diablo has a top reputation as the best place for East Bay mountain biking. With varied terrain and numerous trails, Diablo biking is best suited to strong intermediate cyclists.
The sun is out & summer is in full swing. With this list of July events, we’re sure there’s something to do for everyone!
Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.
FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M STARDATE 06/30/2014: One of the most graceful and beautiful of all constellations soars high […]
Discover fun learning and educational activities for kids around the Diablo Valley area including sports, hiking, railroad car tours and even rock climbing.
Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.
A star cluster in the constellation Serpens blazes with the fires of dozens of young stars. And it’s not that far away — perhaps 1300 light-years or so. That should make it an easy target for most telescopes. Yet until a few years ago, no one knew it even existed.
Some of the best smartphone apps can complement your travel experience.
This summer’s Concord Pavilion concert lineup has top names in musical entertainment including Kiss, Def Leppard, Journey and The Steve Miller Band.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.