Students Rising Above: East Bay Scholar Excels at Science and SoccerFor many students, science classes can be a challenge. But for this week's Students Rising Above scholar, science is his second favorite pastime next to soccer.
Hayward Teachers Bring Science to Life With Home Kits For StudentsTwo Hayward teachers are bringing hands-on science activities to life for students learning from home during the pandemic.
Marin Study Reveals Cancer Killing California Sea Lions Is Caused By STDFor decades, sea lions along the West Coast have been plagued by a lethal form of cancer. Now, Marin researchers have determined the cause of the disease and how it holds both promise, and shame, for mankind.
Fry's Electronics Shutting Down Operations; Victim Of COVID-19 Fiscal WoesLong-time San Francisco Bay Area retail mainstay Fry's Electronics has announced it will be shutting down its 31 stores across nine states as a result of the fiscal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Backlash: Critics Don't Believe Science Supports Bay Area's Latest Stay Home OrderThe latest pandemic restrictions in the Bay Area are under heavy criticism from some who don't believe health officials are adequately following the science.
Look Up! Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday NightThe Leonid meteor shower will peak from Monday night into Tuesday morning. If conditions are right, it could be a stellar cosmic show.
Three Bay Area Scientists Tapped For President-Elect Biden's Coronavirus Advisory BoardOn Monday, President-elect Joe Biden identified the members of his new coronavirus advisory board and three of them are from the Bay Area.
Prop 14 Stem Cell Research Funds For CA Institute For Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) LeadingA proposition that would keep alive first-of-its-kind stem cell research program in the East Bay was leading after the polls closed on Tuesday.
Scientists Say Bay Area Birds Piped Down During Coronavirus-Induced 'Silent Spring'San Francisco birds started singing much less loudly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study published in Science.
UC Climate Experts Warn California Wildfires, Extreme Weather Events Will Get WorseIf it seems like California's wildfires and weather are becoming more extreme, climate experts say they are, and, in fact, it's going to get worse. The orange and dark skies over the Bay Area may be a ominous sign of what will be in our future.
CDC: Hispanic, Black Children More Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19, Suffer Rare SyndromeRacial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday.
How To Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Twilight SkyA lot of people will be going outside to see Comet NEOWISE this weekend, as the rare spectacle makes its first appearance in nearly 7000 years in the twilight sky. Anybody with a camera or a scope can try to snap a photo, but it won’t be easy to find.
Newly Found Comet NEOWISE Over Bay Area Skies Won't Return For 7,000 YearsThere's a rare sight in the skies for the next few weeks. A newly-discovered comet will be visible over the Bay Area, just after sunset, and it won't be back for thousands of years.
Fireworks Canceled? Fourth Of July Lunar Eclipse Is Still HappeningAs cities and counties across the Bay Area are canceling their Fourth of July fireworks displays, the Lunar eclipse scheduled for tonight is still on!
Look Up! The Super Pink Moon Is Playing TonightThere is a celestial double-feature playing in the night sky: a Supermoon and a Pink Moon.