Vandenberg Air Force Base

United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory on board at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB Saturday Morning, May Be Visible From Bay Area

NASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Saturday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.

01/29/2015

Boeing X-37b experimental military spaceplane (Photo by Boeing)

U.S. Air Force’s ‘Secretive’ X-37B Shuttle To Land In California After 671 Days In Space

The U.S. military can’t wait to get its hands on an unmanned space plane that’s due to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California near Santa Maria.

10/14/2014

Waves at San Francisco's Ocean Beach. (AP)

PG&E Abandons Plans To Develop Wave Power Along California Coast

Pacific Gas and Electric has given up on research to harness the power of ocean waves to generate electricity.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

Shark Bite

Santa Barbara County Beach Opened After Shark Attack

Authorities have reopened a Central California beach where a shark attack killed a 19-year-old college student last week.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010