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Two New Penguin Chicks At Cal Academy Prep For Fish School

Two penguin hatchlings will be starting “fish school” soon in preparation for joining the African penguin exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

11/19/2014

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Best Cities To Visit With Kids Less Than Five Years Old

Visiting a popular amusement park or attraction is something your child will never forget. Here are five of the best American cities to visit while traveling with kids under five, all guaranteed to provide memories that will last a lifetime.

11/19/2014

Walt Disney Family Museum (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Places To Go With Your Family For the Weekend In San Francisco

With the busy tourist season over, now is a great time to visit San Francisco with your family. Here are five of the best places for families to visit on a weekend in San Francisco.

10/25/2014

Ringo the Rational Octopus shows his Giants spirit (California Academy of Sciences)

California Academy Of Sciences Octopus Picks Giants To Win World Series

If you’re still trying to wrap your head around the fact that the Giants are playing in their third World Series in five years, get ready for this – Ringo the Rational Octopus has wrapped his tentacles around a Giants helmet, meaning it’s time for San Franciscans to start planning another victory parade.

10/24/2014

Sculpture Garden, deYoung Museum (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Art Exhibits For Kids In The Bay Area

After talking to a little gathering of Bay Area kids at their summer camp about their favorite art exhibits, these are their current top choices.

09/08/2014

Ants (photo credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Ants Invade Bay Area Homes; A Side-Effect Of California’s Drought

If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.

08/29/2014

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Best Museum Tours In San Francisco

Next time you visit your favorite San Francisco museum or stop in at one you haven’t been to lately, take a moment to see their docent tour offerings. From a former isolation cell in a maximum security prison to a 4th century treasure, we’ve got you and your curiosity covered.

08/18/2014

California Academy of Sciences' reef cam in the shark tank. (Cal Academy)

Cal Academy’s Shark Cams Give Even Office Workers Chance To Live Shark Week

The science complex in Golden Gate Park installed the cameras a few months back and they offer awesome image quality of the blacktip reef sharks and bamboo sharks inside the museum’s shallow enclosure. Viewers can toggle between reef and lagoon views while getting a description of the sharks and their roomies (mostly rays and smaller fish).

08/13/2014

Exploratorium (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Best Science Exhibits In The Bay Area

One of the things that makes a great science exhibit deserving of that tag is its enduring appeal for everyone. Go with a kindergartener or a grandmother and you’ll see just what we mean.

08/11/2014

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Best Bars For Ladies’ Night Out In San Francisco

Ladies, we know that almost nothing is as fun as getting together with our girlfriends, and where we go is an important detail. Whether celebrating something new or just kicking back with friends, San Francisco offers tons of nightspots ideal for ladies’ night out.

07/03/2014

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