News in Pictures: A Win. Winners. A Win? October 26, 2017

A Lone Fighter Peter Lang, the founder of a wildlife preserve called Safari West, stuck it out alone during the recent Santa Rosa fires to protect the

Junior Reporter: An Evening with Lemony Snicket October 26, 2017

Twins and Xyza Junior Reporters Ella B. and Ari B. attended a recent City Arts & Lectures event featuring Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket).

The Statue of Liberty Turns 131 Years Old October 26, 2017

The project began in 1865 and was completed twenty-one years later on October 28th, 1886. The French had given the Statue of Liberty to the United Sta

“Who Run the World? Girls!” October 26, 2017

That’s a line from Beyonce’s song, Run the World. Although girls don’t technically run the world—far from it, actually—women are

Scientists Have a Beef With Beef October 26, 2017

You’ve probably figured it out by now that small actions can make a big impact. For example, by bringing a reusable bag to the store instead of aski

Dinner Table Conversation: What Do Vacuum Cleaners Have to Do with Electric Cars? October 26, 2017

There’s a race going on, but it’s not like a traditional race with athletes and a finish line. It’s a different kind of a race—one

Dearest Junior Reporter October 20, 2017

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a reporter? How about what it would be like to interview your favorite athlete or attend an event that you nev

Drones Can Do That? October 19, 2017

Imagine this: you’re looking up at the sky and all of a sudden a burrito drops down out of nowhere! You do one of those cartoon shakes of your h

No Cake for You? October 19, 2017

Have you ever seen a wedding cake? They can be as simple or as elaborate as one can dream up—some might even consider their wedding cake a piece of


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