California Academy of Sciences

One child is happy with her new school supplies. (Family Giving Tree)

Best Labor Day Weekend Events For Kids In San Francisco

Say bye bye to summer with some kid-friendly city events that almost guarantee a memorable last weekend before the kids go back to school.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2013

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Best Zoo And Aquarium Events In The Bay Area

See what’s happening at Bay Area zoos and aquariums.

07/26/2013

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Bay Area Math Enthusiasts Set To Celebrate Pi Day

Numerical celebrations are planned throughout the Bay Area for the mathematical Pi Day on Thursday.

03/14/2013

Construction workers at the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco found this Columbian mammoth tooth on September 10, 2012. (Transbay Joint Powers Authority)

Mammoth Tooth Found In SF Displayed At Academy Of Sciences

The unique find of an Ice Age Columbian mammoth tooth discovered during construction at San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center in September is now on display at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park.

11/09/2012

bacr.org/programs/after-school

Best After-School Activities For Kids In San Francisco

Get the kids involved in some great after-school activities that will keep them happy and safe.

09/21/2012

This photo taken June 8th, 2004 shows the transit of Venus across the sun's disc through special spectacles, seen in the park of La Villette in Paris.  (Jean Ayissi/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Transit Of Venus’ Visible Above California Tuesday

The so-called “transit of Venus” — when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and our sun — is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. when the planet will appear as a small black dot slowly moving across the sun.

06/05/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

First Lady Obama Visits Bay Area For Fundraiser

Michelle Obama is coming to the Bay area to raise money for her husband’s campaign and commission a new Coast Guard cutter.

03/30/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during The Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future on December 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown hosted a one day conference on cliamte change and how it may affect California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Hosts International Climate Conference In San Francisco

The United Nations’ top climate change official joined Gov. Jerry Brown in San Francisco for a conference addressing the costs associated with preparing for the effects of a warming world.

12/15/2011

A dead Orca killer whale on a beach. (File photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Orca Found Dead On Marin County Beach

A 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.

11/28/2011

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5 Bay Area Spots To Act Like A Kid Again

These places may be more geared towards kids but you can enjoy them even if you don’t have a toddler in tow. Check out these places where you can let your hair down and eat as much junk food as you want while reliving a bit of your own childhood.

CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

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