Blue Angels

Among other events in San Francisco this weekend, there will be (clockwise from upper left) the Blue Angels and Fleet Week activities along the waterfront, the Giants playing in two Division Series playoff games at AT&T Park, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, and a 49ers game Sunday. (CBS/Getty Images)

SF Braces For Crowded Weekend, 1 Million Visitors Expected

An unusual convergence of sporting and entertainment events in San Francisco this weekend promises to bring up to a million extra people into the densely populated bayside city.

10/05/2012

Among other events in San Francisco this weekend, there will be (clockwise from upper left) the Blue Angels and Fleet Week activities along the waterfront, the Giants playing in two Division Series playoff games at AT&T Park, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, and a 49ers game Sunday. (CBS/Getty Images)

Busy Weekend In San Francisco To Pump Millions Into Economy

Not all of the one million tourists projected to visit San Francisco this weekend will spend money like sailors on leave, but they’ll still leave a major mark.

10/04/2012

(U.S. Navy)

Blue Angels Begin Practice Runs Above SF Bay

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be roaring over parts of the Bay Area starting Thursday afternoon as San Francisco Fleet Week gets under way.

10/04/2012

A U.S. Navy hovercraft lands on Ocean Beach in San Francisco, October 3, 2012. (CBS)

Hovercraft Lands On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Fleet Week

A Navy hovercraft has landed on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach as part of a disaster response training exercise during Fleet Week.

10/03/2012

US Airways pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger III holds up an American flag that was presented to him during a celebration in his honor on Jan. 24, 2009, in Danville. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

‘Sully’ Sullenberger Riding With Blue Angels Over San Francisco For Fleet Week

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the Danville pilot known for safely landing a disabled US Airways jet in the Hudson River in 2009, will be riding along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Wednesday.

10/03/2012

The Blue Angels. (United States Navy)

Blue Angels Arrive In Bay Area For Fleet Week

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday evening for the city’s annual Fleet Week celebration.

10/02/2012

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Guide To Fleet Week In San Francisco

Enjoy some in-flight entertainment with a visit to this year’s Fleet Week.

CBS San Francisco–10/01/2012

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huge Crowd Expected In San Francisco For Fleet Week Weekend

Transit officials are saying keep the car at home as 300,000 people descend upon San Francisco for Fleet Week and some other crowded events.

10/08/2011

The Blue Angels

Blue Angels Begin San Francisco Fleet Week Practice Runs

The Blue Angels, the Navy’s precision flight demonstration team, were set to conduct practice flights on Thursday and Friday ahead of the air shows scheduled for Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the annual Fleet Week celebrations.

10/06/2011

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fleet Week Bigger This Year

2010’s Fleet Week in San Francisco is being billed as the biggest in 20 years.

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

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