Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
California Summer Camps Running Without Licenses?The camps taking in children this summer may not be regulated by the state, or even have a license in California.
Children Attending Summer Camp Find Loaded Shotgun At Santa Rosa Elementary SchoolThree boys found a sawed-off shotgun at the edge of a building at Lincoln Elementary School. Police said they believe gang members were hiding the weapon.
Overweight Kids Learn New Ways Of Nutrition At UCSF Summer CampBay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
Jefferson Awards: Woman Runs Camp That Primes Girls For Science CareersGirls explore the outdoors, program robots they built, and analyze fat in French fries. It's a tiny taste of Tech Trek - a week-long summer camp for under-served eighth grade girls, founded by Marie Wolbach of Palo Alto.
1 Dead, 4 Hurt When Tree Falls At Summer Camp Near YosemiteA 21-year-old worker was killed and four others injured when a large oak tree fell at a summer camp near Yosemite National Park Wednesday morning.
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Encourages A Smart SummerAs Bay Area families gear up for summer activities, one local organization says it's important to avoid summer learning loss, or "brain drain."
GRAMMY Camp 2012 To Be Held In Los Angeles, New York and NashvilleThe GRAMMY Foundation recently announced that GRAMMY Camp, its signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students, will take place in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York this summer.
Vacaville Summer Camp Leader Accused Of Sex With Teen BoyA part-time employee with the City of Vacaville was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having sex with a 14-year-old boy, a Vacaville police sergeant said.
HealthWatch: Marin Summer Camp Teaching Slow-Food CultureAn innovative summer camp in Marin county hopes to give children growing up in a fast-food culture a taste for something different: making healthy meals using fresh, local ingredients.
South Bay Camp Closure Leaves Parents Searching For AlternativesParents have been left in the lurch following the sudden closure of summer camps run by the San Jose-based Diabetes Society.
Best Bay Area Summer CampsStill trying to figure out what to do with the kids this summer? Never fear, there are still lots of various summer camps throughout the Bay Area that have openings.