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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.


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Magnitude 7.7 Canadian Coastal Quake Triggers NorCal Tsunami Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for Northern California after a strong earthquake off the west coast of Canada.



Eye On The Bay: Okanangan Wine Country British Columbia

Brian wraps up his British Columbia adventure with a road trip to the northern most wine region in the world! Some call it the Napa Valley of Canada…



Eye On The Bay: Vancouver British Columbia

Brian arrives in Vancouver by floatplane and discovers the chic and adventure-laden city…



Eye On The Bay: Victoria British Columbia

Brian Hackney begins an incredible three-part journey through British Columbia. After a short flight, he discovers the majestic city of Victoria…


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ConsumerWatch: Self Esteem And Shopping, Free Shipping

An estimated 40% of women shop online and a joint study by the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta, and Arizona State University may have found out why. The study indicates that shoppers with lower self-esteem are less likely to buy an item that they try on if a more attractive shopper is wearing the same thing.



Snowboarder From Santa Rosa Found Dead In Canada

A Santa Rosa High School graduate was killed in a snowboarding accident at a popular Canadian mountain resort over the weekend.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

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San Mateo Teen Who Died In Bridge Fall Took LSD

A coroner’s report released on Friday found that 17-year-old Daniel Cho was high on LSD when he climbed over a 4-foot-high fence near Vancouver’s Capilano Suspension Bridge on June 6 and fell to his death.

CBS San Francisco–10/23/2010