Public Transit

Starting on Saturday and continuing through New Year’s Eve, VTA riders will enjoy four days of fare-free travel as they acclimate themselves to VTA’s New Transit Service Plan.
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Jennifer Hodges
December 30, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Officials in the South Bay are rolling out a new transit plan to lure more riders into public transit. KCBS Radio’s Jennifer Hodges says the VTA is focusing on higher frequency routes.
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The Chase Center in San Francisco will host the inaugural Al Attles Classic, a college basketball “quadruple header” this Saturday, starting at noon.
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Bob Pryor
December 20, 2019 - 2:43 am
Get ready for the first weekend of winter and the last Saturday and Sunday before Christmas with an array of great things to do around the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Starting this Saturday, December 14, the Larkspur Ferry to San Francisco will be collecting many of its passengers from the new Larkspur SMART Train Station, the southernmost station in the SMART system.
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Bob Pryor
December 13, 2019 - 3:04 am
It’s going to be a football-intensive weekend for Bay Area sports fans, with both a Niners game and a Raiders game taking place on Sunday afternoon. Earlier, on Sunday morning in Downtown San Jose, there will be a whole lot of Santas (and other costumed characters) taking part in the Santa Run...
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Bob Pryor
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 am
There are some big holiday events on deck for this weekend in the Bay Area. While the rain predicted for this weekend may affect turnout at some outdoor gatherings, such as Redwood City’s Hometown Holidays at Courthouse Square and “SantaCon 2019” in San Francisco, other events should barely be...
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A U.S. Army veteran acknowledges the crowd during the 92nd Annual San Francisco Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2011. This Sunday’s parade will begin at 11am from The Embarcadero at North Point Street.
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Bob Pryor
November 08, 2019 - 2:33 am
This weekend features the 99th annual Veterans Day Parade winding its way through San Francisco. There's also a strong sign that winter is coming soon as there's a massive ski-and-snowboard festival in the Santa Clara County fairgrounds. There will also be a decent amount of upheaval for drivers...
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Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday, increasingly celebrated in the U.S., in which family and friends gather to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, paying homage to their spiritual journey.
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Bob Pryor
November 01, 2019 - 3:23 am
Day of the Dead festivals take center stage this weekend in Oakland’s Fruitvale Village, San Francisco’s Mission District, and San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood, all on Saturday. On Sunday, Cycle of Hope bicyclists will raise money for Habitat for Humanity via bike rides in the Peninsula and South...
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Coming up this Sunday at 1:05pm, the Forty Niners go up against the Carolina Panthers in front of an anticipated 61,000 fans at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara (Photo Sep 10, 2017 at Levi’s).
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Bob Pryor
October 25, 2019 - 12:53 am
If you're looking forward to enjoying the weekend, here are some things to do that are happening around the Bay Area as well as some important traffic and transit information. It’s a good weekend for football fans as the Stanford Cardinal takes on Arizona on Saturday and the 49ers meet the Carolina...
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A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies over the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight in Fleet Week 2009.
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Bob Pryor
October 11, 2019 - 2:25 am
The City By the Bay is the star of the show this week, as two big events bring in the crowds to San Francisco. First, the US Navy caps off Fleet Week events with its big annual air show over the Bay on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, North Beachers and others will get to see the...
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SF officials celebrate inaugural ride on Chase Center ferry
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Carrie Hodousek
October 03, 2019 - 4:39 pm
A new ferry service to the Chase Center aims to make it a lot easier for fans to get to Warriors game at the team’s new home.
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Hip-hop trio Migos, shown here in a Brooklyn, New York performance earlier this month, will be one of the headline acts at this weekend’s Rolling Loud festival in Oakland.
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Bob Pryor
September 27, 2019 - 3:22 am
Get your weekend sorted out with KCBS Radio's "Major Timesaver" report. You'll find information about great events around the Bay Area each Saturday and Sunday, plus some traffic tips. For more news, keep up with KCBS Radio by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter . A big hip-hop...
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