Travel & Outdoors

Attorney Gloria Allred, lower left, listens as one of four Park Avenue Elementary School teachers talks about her experiences when a Delta Airlines jet dumped fuel over their school Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at a Los Angeles news conference Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The four plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Delta - Lisette Barajas, Laura Guzman, Mariana De La Torre and Anabel Samperio - appeared at the news conference but declined to be identified individually when they spoke. The teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
AP News
January 17, 2020 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines on Friday, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools, while making an emergency return to the airport. At a news...
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Snow blankets the cacti at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California.
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Kim Wonderley
January 17, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Do you like the idea of getting into Yosemite National Park for free? Mark your calendars. The National Park Service has announced a handful of dates where you can do just that, and one of them is coming right up. Kim Wonderley takes a closer look in this week's Road Report.
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Sunrise in the Yosemite valley in Yosemite National Park.
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All News KCBS Radio
January 17, 2020 - 2:33 pm
About 170 people have become sick with a gastrointestinal illness after spending time in Yosemite Valley, according to Yosemite National Park.
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One person was killed and another seriously injured on Jan. 17, 2020.
Alpine Meadows
All News KCBS Radio
January 17, 2020 - 12:10 pm
An avalanche at Alpine Meadows killed one person and seriously injured another Friday, the Placer County sheriff's office announced.
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Skiers and snowboarders near Lake Tahoe.
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Kim Wonderley
January 16, 2020 - 1:38 pm
Looking for a deal to enjoy the winter near Lake Tahoe? Kim Wonderely has some ideas in the Road Report .
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Cowell Beach in Santa Cruz.
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Jennifer Hodges
January 15, 2020 - 4:42 pm
The issue of housing has become so pressing in Santa Cruz County that officials are considering limits on the number of vacation rentals.
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 Joshua tree stands at Joshua Tree National Park on January 4, 2019 in Joshua Tree National Park,
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All News KCBS Radio
January 15, 2020 - 2:06 pm
Skeletal remains found in Joshua Tree National Park last month were identified as Paul Miller, a 51-year-old Canadian who vanished during a trip with his wife in 2018.
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In this photo from video, Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China dumps fuel over Los Angeles before returning to Los Angeles International Airport for an emergency landing Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Fire officials say fuel apparently dumped by the aircraft returning to LAX fell onto an elementary school playground. A fire department tweet says firefighters are assessing "multiple patients" at the school in the suburban city of Cudahy, Calif. The flight tracking website FlightAware shows that Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China, departed LAX, circled back over Southern California and returned to the airport. (AP Photo/Matt Hartman)
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 10:07 pm
CUDAHY, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities will investigate why an airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area of Southern California while making an emergency return to the airport, dousing dozens of schoolchildren in a smelly vapor. Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to...
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Jon Segarra of Hayward said that his 9-year-old son found a loaded gun and Santa Clara County deputy's badge inside this South Lake Tahoe house he rented through Airbnb.
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Jennifer Hodges
January 14, 2020 - 10:09 am
A Santa Clara County Sheriff's Deputy left his loaded gun behind at an Airbnb rental property in South Lake Tahoe. Now he's on paid leave.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max being built for Norwegian Air International taxis for a test flight, at Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash. Newly released Boeing documents show that company employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max jetliner and talked about misleading regulators. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News
January 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill lashed out at Boeing on Friday after the release of a batch of emails and text messages in which company employees questioned the safety of the now-grounded 737 Max, called the aircraft a “joke” and talked about how they concealed problems from regulators. In the messages...
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