| Aug 11, 2014
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Canary Islands, where a supermoon is captured from the Astro-Physical Institute of the Canaries in Teide volcano of Tenerife. The supermoon was the biggest and brightest of the year, and it marked the point in...
| Sep 9, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
| Sep 10, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News showcases the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. Ritterhude, Germany:...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:49 AM
The mass email on Monday afternoon to the photo staff from our director of photography read something like this:
“If you find yourself in a good spot at moon rise, we'd love some great shots of it.”
Up until that moment I had completely...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Don't forget to look up tonight! The Harvest moon and the third supermoon of the summer will rise Monday evening and you don't want to miss it.
"Supermoon" is a nonscientific term for a moon that turns full just as it reaches perigee -- the point in its...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Sky watchers and others who spend time outdoors at night are in for a treat Monday night in the form of an apparently larger-than-average, shinier full moon, the last of this summer's three "supermoons."
A "supermoon" occurs when the moon is full and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:18 AM
It's a little after 11 p.m. on a recent Saturday night at the Crown, a small Station North bar and live entertainment venue that opened in June.
"People Just Love to Play with Words," a terrific Men at Work song from 1981, plays over the sound system as...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:26 AM
If you are looking to do something different, and a new crowd to do it with, FAT Village is the place to be this weekend.
That’s when Josh Miller throws out the welcome mat, rolls out the grill and dishes out free burgers and dogs for BBQ Friday...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Full Strawberry Moon arrives Sunday, and it will be a "supermoon" appearing larger than many other full moons.
A supermoon is a full moon that coincides with the moon's perigee, or the point in its orbit at which it's closest to Earth. While the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:23 PM
It's supermoon time. Look to the sky this weekend to see the biggest, fullest and brightest moon of 2013.
The supermoon is the largest full moon of the year. On Sunday at 4:32 a.m. PDT the moon will be at its most full, just 22 minutes after it passes...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The largest and brightest full moon of 2013 will light up the sky this weekend when it passes the closest point to the Earth in its elliptical orbit.
The so-called supermoon will reach its closest distance to the Earth at exactly 4:32 a.m. PDT Sunday,...