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HOW & WHEN: Watch A Giant Asteroid Glide Past Earth Jan. 26

With an asteroid a third of a mile wide set to soar past Earth Jan. 26, scientists and amateur astronomers alike will be looking up.

01/22/2015

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Tom Hanks Writes About Experiences At Hayward’s Chabot College, Voices Support For Free Access

Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.

01/14/2015

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Obama’s New Plan Offers 2 Years Of Community College To Millions Of Students For Free

Going to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.

01/08/2015

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Geminids Meteor Shower To Peak Late In Evening Over Bay Area Skies

A meteor shower will peak over Bay Area skies next Sunday.

12/04/2014

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Grass Fire Burning Near Lake Chabot On Outskirts Of San Leandro

A grass fire burning near Lake Chabot is causing street closures on the outskirts of San Leandro Monday afternoon, police and fire officials said.

09/08/2014

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Best Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Tuesday, 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour Predicted In Perseid Shower

If you thought July 4th’s fireworks were exciting, wait until you see a ball of fire explode overhead in the annual Perseid Meteor Shower, set to peak Tuesday night with 100 shooting stars each hour, and continue for several days afterward.

08/11/2014

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

‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse Visible April 14-15, Beginning Rare Series Of Total Eclipses

Just in time for tax day, which may feel like trying to squeeze blood from a rock, the moon will appear blood-red in a total lunar eclipse on the night of April 14th and overnight into April 15th.

04/04/2014

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