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StarDate 5/16/2014: A Parade Of Planets In The Evening Sky

Four of the five planets that are easily visible to the unaided eye arc across the sky shortly after sunset the next few evenings. One of the planets sinks from sight quickly, but the other three stick around for a while.


Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce is bottled at the Huy Fong Foods plant on May 14, 2014 in Irwindale, California. Huy Fong Foods is at legals odds with the Irwindale City Council and residents of nearby houses where some have complained of ill effects caused by strong pepper odors during the fall pepper crushing season at the plant. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Sriracha Hot Sauce Maker CEO Compares California Business Regulations To Communist Vietnam

The head of the Los Angeles-area company that makes Sriracha hot sauce has compared government restrictions on his business to those he faced in communist Vietnam.



StarDate 5/14/2014: Moon And Saturn

Like a herald announcing the approach of a king, the planet Saturn leads the full Moon across the sky tonight.


San Francisco Giants v Arizona Diamondbacks

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — May 10-May14

15 things to do this week includes seeing our San Francisco Giants take on the Marlins, celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the Asian Art Museum + so much more!



StarDate: McDonald Observatory, V

The big questions about the universe have changed since McDonald Observatory was dedicated 75 years ago. And so has the technology that helps address them. Yet the basics of both are still the same: using telescopes and the best available instruments to understand how the universe works.



StarDate 5/7/2014: Celebration In The Name Of Science

Modern science is all about collaborations. Many projects are so big and expensive that you need a lot of partners to make them happen. The largest telescope at McDonald Observatory, for example, is a collaboration of several universities in the United States and Germany.


(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Trainer Gets Dogs, Cat To Rock To Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Video

Bay Area native animal trainer Robert Dollwet’s video of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy” is going viral thanks to a pack of expertly choreographed dogs and an unlikely swimming cat, demonstrating that few creatures demonstrate happiness better than our four-legged friends.


A sea lion pup named Al Catraz recovering at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (CBS)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — May 4th-May 11th

15 things to do this week includes ideas for Mothers Day 2014, things for kids, families, animal lovers, nature lovers, and just lovers in general!



StarDate 5/1/2014: Young Planets On The Move

Young planets are on the move — they may be born far from their stars but quickly move closer. Some may get too close — they may fall into the star and be destroyed.



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