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Great America (credit: Randy Yagi)

Top 5 Bay Area Spring Break Destinations

If you’re looking to go someplace different for spring break, why not the San Francisco Bay Area? Here’s a look at five of the best reasons to visit the Bay Area over spring, with a little something for students of all ages.

03/07/2015

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Two Gray Whales Spotted Inside San Francisco Bay Likely Mom, Calf

The Coast Guard is urging boaters near Angel Island and the Golden Gate Bridge to be especially careful.

02/14/2015

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Earthquake Retrofitting Will Temporarily Shut Down Golden Gate Bridge Toll Booths

As soon as this week, drivers going through Golden Gate Bridge’s Toll Plaza can expect some changes. Working crews will be closing two booths each month for the next two months to perform earthquake retrofitting.

02/10/2015

San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Historic Landmarks In The Bay Area

Although still a young city at the western edge of a young nation, some of San Francisco’s landmarks are connected to events prior to the year 1776. Of course, the best historic landmark of all are the 1,200-year-old coastal redwoods of Muir Woods. But a few more recent landmarks are worth mentioning as well.

02/09/2015

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Randy Yagi)

CHP Step Up Enforcement Of Speed Limits On Golden Gate Bridge As Drivers Increasingly Step On Their Gas Pedals

The California Highway Patrol is stepping up enforcement on the Golden Gate Bridge as drivers have been travelling at increasing—and dangerous speeds since the new median barrier was installed.

01/22/2015

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Multi-Car Crash On NB 101 Just North Of Golden Gate Bridge On Day 1 Of New Median Barrier

Six vehicles were involved in a collision on northbound Highway 101 Monday morning, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge but within the zone of the new movable barriers installed over the weekend.

01/12/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Reopens After Movable Median Barriers Installed Over Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday evening after the longest closure of the span ever to allow installation of a movable median barrier. The bridge opened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, about […]

01/11/2015

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Will The Golden Gate Bridge Median Cause A Traffic Nightmare?

If history is any indicator, commuters on the Golden Gate Bridge could be in for some delays after the bridge reopens with its new movable median.

01/11/2015

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Movable Golden Gate Bridge Barrier Now In Place; Roadwork Continues Sunday

The movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge was completely placed down Saturday evening. The span remains closed to auto traffic Sunday as crews finished striping and repairing the roadway.

01/11/2015

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Did You Know The Golden Gate Bridge Can Act Like A Giant Bay Area Thermometer?

The span can move up or down by as much as 16 feet depending on the weather.

01/09/2015

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