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Chabot in the News

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:02:45 +0000


CBS Local

Radiant Meteor Shower With Chance For 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour ...
CBS Local
It is among one of the oldest known meteor showers, with records of its occurrence going back about 2700 years, according to Chabot Space And Science Center Astronomer Ben Burress. “In ancient China, one observation reported the shower as 'falling like ...

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:30:09 +0000


Richmond: Event aimed at boosting participation of Latino, black youths in ...
San Jose Mercury News
An "Interactive Resource Village" will feature information and interactive exhibits from organizations including Chabot Space and Science Center, Contra Costa College, Community Resources for Science, Richmond Solar and Nerd Crossing. General ...

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:27:17 +0000


Chabot is finalist in national award
Contra Costa Times
OAKLAND -- The Chabot Space and Science Center is one of 30 museums nationwide to be selected as a finalist for the National Medal Award, a prestigious honor given to museums and libraries that serve their communities. The 21-year-old award ...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:17:55 +0000


Oakland Local

A passionate volunteer offers free hiking tours through Oakland's redwoods
Oakland Local
When I accompanied Dodson on a hike last week, we traversed Joaquin Miller Park and ended up at the Chabot Space and Science Center, from which we hopped on the 339 AC Transit bus line. To my surprise, we were back in the Dimond District in a ...

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:04:54 +0000


Sacramento Bee

Escapes: Marvel at whales in San Francisco
Sacramento Bee
... a NASA simulated space mission to Mars with your fellow adult fliers – no one under 21 is allowed on this journey. Helmets and flight suits will also be provided. When: 7:30 p.m. April 5. Where: Chabot Space & Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd ...

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:47:23 +0000


CBS Local

Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT Card
CBS Local
OAKLAND (CBS SF)– The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an Electronics Benefits Transfer (EBT) card admission to the center for $1 per person, science center officials said. “We are really ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:13:32 +0000


Richmond Standard

Prestigious speaker line-up announced for Richmond summit connecting youth ...
Richmond Standard
An “Interactive Resource Village” will feature information and interactive exhibits from organizations including Chabot Space and Science Center, Contra Costa College, Community Resources for Science, Richmond Solar and Nerd Crossing. For more ...

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:14:54 +0000


Weekend Bus Service to the Zoo and Chabot Space & Science Center Begins ...
Patch.com
AC Transit will start bus service Sunday to the Chabot Space & Science Center and the Oakland Zoo. Service will operate on both Saturday and Sunday on subsequent weekends. “It's great to have another way to get down and up,” Chabot Space & Science ...

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:26:32 +0000


Chabot Space & Science Center's chief is stepping down
Contra Costa Times
OAKLAND -- Alexander Zwissler, who serves as executive director and chief executive officer of Chabot Space & Science Center, will step down in June after eight years. Zwissler is credited with helping Chabot attain national and international ...

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Thu, 01 Jan 2015 00:16:09 +0000


SFGate

Kids greet new year at Chabot Space and Science Center
SFGate
Children, above, reach for the sky Wednesday afternoon as the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland celebrates the stroke of midnight around the world with a balloon drop to greet 2015. Among the celebrants during the science center's two ...