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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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Good Question: Can Computers Help Us Tour The Universe?

Imagine if it were possible to fly through galaxies, to tour the universe at light speed. In this Good Question: Can technology take us to where no person has gone before?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

BAy Area Places To Hang With Dad

Bay Area Places To Hang With Dad

Hanging out with your kids is the best feeling. Be it to the movies, going on a drive, to the beach, it doesn’t matter, wherever you go with your kids, its priceless. It’s the time […]

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

San Francisco police officers cart away stolen artwork recovered from an apartment on the 400 block of Ellis St. on June 1, 2010. (CBS)

San Francisco Art Thief Sentenced To Probation

A San Francisco man believed to have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of artworks from local galleries and stashed them inside his Tenderloin residential hotel room was sentenced to probation.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

de Young Museum

Bay Area Museums Eager To Sell Tickets Decide To Lose The Stuffy

The DJ spinning music after dark could become as common as the docent leading daytime tours in museums experimenting with new ways to increase attendance and avoid falling victim to the slow economy.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/03/2010

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San Francisco’s Best Local Art Exhibitions And Museums

If you missed the incredible Birth of Impressionism exhibition at the de Young, it is not too late to get tickets for the next hot ticket: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

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