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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

Gov. Brown Pushes For More Electric Cars At San Francisco Event

Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind the proposed expansion of California’s electric vehicle market during an appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium on Monday.

09/17/2013

The Exploratorium at Pier 15 (CBS)

San Francisco Exploratorium Cuts Staff Amid Poor Attendance

San Francisco’s Exploratorium is laying off 18 percent of its staff because fewer people than expected are visiting its new waterfront location.

08/16/2013

The Exploratorium at Pier 15 (CBS)

San Francisco’s Exploratorium Opens At New Pier 15 Location

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and excited visitors gathered along San Francisco’s waterfront Wednesday morning for the ringing of an opening bell to announce that the new Exploratorium is up and running.

04/17/2013

New Exploratorium (credit: KPIX 5)

Exploratorium Set To Open At New Location Next Week

After being located at the Palace of Fine Arts for more than 40 years, the Exploratorium is set to reopen at its new location along San Francisco’s Embarcadero on April 17th.

04/09/2013

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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

Caine Monroy

Young Star Of Viral Web Video Visits San Francisco

Caine Monroy has become an online star after a film was made about his homemade cardboard arcade at his dad’s auto store in East Los Angeles.

04/22/2012

Exploratorium, Math Fans Celebrate Pi Day

Exploratorium, Math Fans Celebrate Pi Day

San Francisco’s Exploratorium and math enthusiasts around the world are celebrating all things Pi on Wednesday…

03/14/2012

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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

Artist Scott Weaver has taken more than three decades and used more than 100,000 toothpicks in his sculpture of San Francisco. (CBS)

Artist Recreates San Francisco Landmarks With Toothpicks

Those who see it are amazed at what Scott Weaver has built with just glue and toothpicks. His work is a vision of San Francisco, from its Cable Cars to its rows of Victorian houses.

KPIX 5–05/17/2011

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