California Academy of Sciences

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

Macroskeledies Micas, discovered by two researchers at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. (CBS)

Odd Mammal Discovered: Monogamous Mouse-Size Creature Related To Elephant

Two Bay Area scientists are set to unveil a groundbreaking mammal, which was found by accident. It’s related to elephants and can fit in the palm of your hand.

06/26/2014

Magellanic Penguins

3 Local Places To Observe ‘World Penguin Day’

Formal dress is only required for the animals for those celebrating World Penguin day in the Bay Area. We honestly didn’t know the celebration existed until today – perhaps Penguin Awareness day (held in January, apparently) should have tipped us off? So where can you actually see penguins in Northern California?

04/25/2014

Members of the California Academy of Sciences team visit Knbar Forum at the Exploratorium for trivia night. (Matt Wandell/CBS)

5 Trivia Questions That Stumped The Bay Area’s Brightest

San Francisco’s glittering new Exploratorium played host to a battle of brains Wednesday night as the crew from the California Academy of Sciences made the trip across town for a trivia night showdown.

02/20/2014

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Best Bad Weather Activities For Kids In San Francisco

On the rare occasion that the weather turns sour in San Francisco, it’s easy to keep the kids entertained indoors. Check out this list for five great bad weather options for entertaining kids in the city.

11/29/2013

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

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