kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead
MASSIVE QUAKE ROCKS MEXICO: 7.2 Magnitude Hits Near Acapulco

Chabot Space and Science Center

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

Photo Credit: pacificpinball.org

Unique Nights Out In The East Bay Area

Give those usual hangouts and same old routines a rest; this weekend is all about going off the beaten path in the East Bay.

05/31/2012

(credit: hearstmuseum.org)

Best East Bay Museums With Free Admission

Looking for an educational getaway for you or your family? These East Bay museums will entertain without breaking the bank.

05/14/2012

Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch

Bay Area Space Fans Gather For Historic Final Shuttle Launch

More than 200 people gathered at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland Friday morning to watch the final launch of space shuttle Atlantis.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

The moon illuminated by refracted sunlight during a lunar eclipse. (NASA)

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Set For Oakland’s Chabot Center – Maybe

The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland is hosting a viewing of the total lunar eclipse Monday night – and Bay Area residents are hoping clouds don’t obscure the rare event.

KPIX 5–12/20/2010