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Chabot in the News

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:13:28 +0000


CBS Local

Partial Solar Eclipse To Appear Over Bay Area Thursday – But Don't Stare At It
CBS Local
“They don't happen every day,” said Ben Burress, staff astronomer at the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland. Burress added that most eclipses are partial eclipses and Bay Area residents and visitors may see the earth's sunlight dim Thursday.
Bay Area to experience partial eclipse SFBay

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:47 +0000
On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:35:02 +0000


Library Corner
Contra Costa Times
Chabot Space & Science Center Presents "Space & Astronaut Training:" 4-4:40 p.m. Oct. 30. Kids ages 5-11 can try a variety of physical and mental challenges that replicate the training process for those who want to travel in space. Learn about the ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:34:22 +0000
On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:50:06 +0000
Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:39 +0000
Memorials, drills recall impact of Loma Prieta

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:15:32 +0000


NBCNews.com

Events mark 25th anniversary of Loma Prieta Earthquake
Contra Costa Times
Oakland Discovery Center will demonstrate seismic engineering techniques. Chabot Space & Science Center will be hosting a hands-on activity for youth. Cypress Freeway Memorial Park, Mandela Parkway at 14th Street in Oakland, near the site of 42 deaths ...
Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and events San Jose Mercury News

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:22:59 +0000
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families. For library hours and updated information, call the local branch or 800-984-4636 or visit www.ccclib.org .

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:44:12 +0000
Medical care, family services, the arts and science programs in the Bay Area and across the state will benefit from more than $1.8 million in grants announced Tuesday by the Hearst Foundations in California. The other nonprofits that won grants are: the Contemporary Jewish Museum ($75,000), Compass Family Services ($150,000), and the California State Parks Foundation ($100,000) in San Francisco ...

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:16:09 +0000


The Bay Bridged

Swiftumz & Michael Beach in the MEGADOME this Friday
The Bay Bridged
So glad you asked. The MEGADOME is the future. This new monthly series is brought to you by The Octopus Literary Salon and takes place at Chabot Space & Science Center in the beautiful Oakland hills. 70mm films play overhead, Omnimax style, while the ...