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NASA Ames Research Center Holds Open House In Mountain View For 75th Anniversary

A water-cooled wind tunnel is just one of the facilities that will be on display Saturday at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View for their 75th anniversary.

10/15/2014

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Disneyland Celebrates Its 59th Anniversary

Approaching its Diamond Anniversary, the Disneyland Resort celebrates 59 years…

07/17/2014

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Yosemite Grant Act’s 150th Anniversary Brings Park Renovations And Tree Protections

The National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, by breaking ground Monday on a landmark project that aims to protect ancient sequoia trees.

06/30/2014

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Our Favorite Quotes About Yosemite – 150 Years After Federal Protection

Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.

06/30/2014

“Into the Jaws of Death — U.S. Troops wading through water and Nazi gunfire” A landing craft from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach, Normandy, France on the morning of June 6, 1944.

D-Day 70th Anniversary: The Beginning Of The End Of WWII

Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, known as D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history.

06/05/2014

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San Francisco Firefighters Mourn Firefighters Killed 3-Years Ago In Diamond Heights Fire

Monday marked the somber three-year anniversary of a fire that led to two firefighter deaths in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood.

06/02/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

Remembering The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake On April 18th

Friday marks 108 years since the most devastating disaster in Bay Area history. Sirens wailed at 5 a.m. as a remembrance, but the two remaining survivors were unable to show up this year. Events continue around the city.

04/18/2014

Courtney Love (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Not Fade Away: It Wasn’t Just Music that Made Hole’s ‘Live Through This’ So Iconic

Released in 1994, Hole’s landmark ‘Live Through This’ is an album that is inherently female…

04/12/2014

A catastrophic tsunami – caused by an undersea earthquake with a 9.0 magnitude – destroyed the coast of Japan. Almost 16,000 were killed by the resulting flash floods, with thousands more injured or missing. The devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo credit by Noboru Hashimoto/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fukushima Protest Marks Japan Earthquake Anniversary

Bay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco – one of many planned at consulates across the United States.

03/11/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex Couples

Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.

02/12/2014

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