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.
The camps taking in children this summer may not be regulated by the state, or even have a license in California.
Three 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.
Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
Girls 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.
A 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.
As Bay Area families gear up for summer activities, one local organization says it’s important to avoid summer learning loss, or “brain drain.”
The 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.
A 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.
An 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.