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Chabot in the News

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:10:06 +0000


Read to the Rhythm and prevent the 'summer slide'
Contra Costa Times
Other sponsors include the Chabot Space and Science Center, LEGOLAND, Oakland A's, Target, the Lawrence Hall of Science and Joan and John Zehnder. The Newark Library is located at 6300 Civic Terrace Ave. in Newark, right behind city hall. * * * Adina ...

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Fri, 22 May 2015 03:02:14 +0000


Tehachapi News

Space Shuttle Endeavour will make California flyover beginning at 8:15 a.m. Friday
Tehachapi News
Any time after 9:30 a.m. PDT, watch for Endeavour from viewing locations that include the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Chabot Space and Science Center, the California State Capitol, Exploratorium, Lawrence Hall of Science and Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 03:19:15 +0000


East Bay Express

Bus Your Way to the Forest and Water
East Bay Express
The 339 makes multiple stops on the southern and eastern side of Joaquin Miller Park on its way to the Chabot Space and Science Center. The 339 also stops at several places along Skyline where you can make your way into Redwood Regional Park via the ...

Sat, 16 May 2015 16:01:18 +0000


Patch.com

Zoo, Chabot Science Center Offering Discounts To AC Transit Riders
Patch.com
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit riders can get discounts to the Oakland Zoo and the Chabot Space & Science Center just for taking the bus to the attractions this summer, according to AC Transit. Bus riders will get a $3 per person discount on admissions ...

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Wed, 13 May 2015 22:11:35 +0000


SFGate

Asteroids
SFGate
This is an artist's depiction of a huge meteorite striking Earth 65 million years ago, sending the dinosaurs and many other life forms into extinction. A collision 160 million years ago of two asteroids orbiting between Mars and Jupiter sent many big ...

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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:42:00 +0000


KQED (blog)

Would You Eat Insects?
KQED (blog)
This post was contributed by youth volunteers and interns in the Galaxy Explorers program at Chabot Space & Science Center. Explorers share science through live public demonstrations, hands-on activities, and outreach events in their schools and ...

Wed, 06 May 2015 19:10:34 +0000


Snapp Shots: WWII Japanese-American vets to hold annual event
Contra Costa Times
Follow the signs for the Chabot Space & Science Center and take the first turnoff on the right to Roberts Park. Tell the guard at the gate that you're there for the ceremony, and you'll be directed to the far parking lot. Then follow the sounds of ...

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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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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 ...