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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.


A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Flight Of Families Concerns San Francisco Supervisors

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is attempting to tackle the issue of “family flight” – defined by the thousands of families with school-age children who left the city in the past decade.



Oakland Family Dispute Leads To Stabbing; 1 Arrested

One person has been arrested and a man is in a hospital after a stabbing in Oakland Thursday morning that started with a family dispute, police said.


Scene of a fire at a home on the 700 block of Duncardine Way in Sunnyvale, February 23, 2011. (CBS)

Sunnyvale Home Destroyed In Fire While Family On Vacation

A family of four vacationing in China lost their home in an early morning fire in Sunnyvale Thursday.


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A Look Back: The Most Heartwarming Bay Area Pet Stories Of 2011

As the winter days start to bring a chill, cuddle up with your furry best friend to share these heartwarming stories of 2011. Stacy Cortez and her puppy Lady Stacy Cortez is a first-time home buyer […]


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Man Allegedly Shoots Sister, Holds Family Hostage In South San Francisco

A man suspected of holding his family hostage and shooting his sister in South San Francisco on Sunday evening has been arrested, police said Monday.


Bay Area’s Best Mac & Cheese

This classic is making a gourmet comeback. Here’s the best of the Bay’s cheesiest spots and newest twists on this all time favorite.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2011


Best Books For Kids Of All Ages

Looking for something for kids to read besides Harry Potter? Award-winning Bay Area children’s writer Karen English recommends some of her all-time favorites.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2011


Hayward Family Hurt In Los Angeles High-Speed Chase

A Hayward family was injured in Los Angeles Saturday in a fatal crash after the suspect in a high-speed chase slammed into the family’s car near the California State University at Los Angeles campus, the California Highway Patrol said.



Top Bay Area Amusement Parks

Kids, grown-ups and everyone in between all love amusement parks. What’s not to love? Rides, games, food, prizes and the opportunity to lug around a giant stuffed animal all afternoon all add up to one of America’s favorite pasttimes. You must be THIS tall to check out this list of the Bay Area’s Top Amusement Parks.

CBS San Francisco–09/08/2011