Travel & Outdoors

San Francisco International Airport
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Margie Shafer
March 22, 2019 - 9:29 am
Airlines and passengers are being warned that weeks of necessary maintenance at San Francisco International Airport will result in flight delays and cancellations.
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A departure sign at an airport.
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Kim Wonderley
March 15, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Nervous flyers may need look no further than at the screen of their smartphone for a little airborne relief.
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Walk San Francisco is recreating a classic 49-mile scenic drive around the city for tourists on foot.
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Jenna Lane
March 11, 2019 - 1:21 pm
A classic sightseeing drive around San Francisco for tourists is being reinvented as a pedestrian activity.
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Alcatraz island is part of the National Park Service.
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Doug Sovern
March 07, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Alcatraz has a buried history that goes back decades before it became the nation's most notorious maximum security prison and one of its currently most popular tourist attractions.
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Squaw Valley Ski Resort
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Matt Bigler
March 07, 2019 - 10:46 am
Good news for skiers and boarders: Squaw Valley Resort has extended its ski season into the summer.
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Ocean Beach in San Francisco is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 28, 2019 - 11:35 am
Bonfires will become legal at San Francisco's Ocean Beach in restricted areas on Friday. There will be 16 fire rings that are available between Fulton Street and Lincoln Way, according to Golden Gate National Recreation Area officials. Beachgoers must bring their own firewood and are forbidden from...
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Patricia Bailey, center, and Annette Saba, right, celebrate as they disembark an Amtrak passenger train in Eugene, Ore. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
February 26, 2019 - 5:02 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded together during the ordeal that ended Tuesday. "It was really nice to meet people pulling together,"...
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Sunrise in the Yosemite valley in Yosemite National Park.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
February 25, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Falling rock and ice killed a woman from Cupertino who was hiking on a closed trail at Yosemite National Park. Xuan Wang, 56, died on Sunday afternoon following an excursion onto the Mist Trail, which closes this time of year due to icy and hazardous conditions. The popular path links the Yosemite...
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JetSuiteX offers what it describes as private air travel to destinations like Burbank and Las Vegas from the East Bay.
JetSuiteX
Kim Wonderley
February 23, 2019 - 11:08 pm
In this week's Road Report, KCBS Radio traffic reporter Kim Wonderley has a look a JetSuiteX, the semi-private airline promising luxury service.
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