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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

San Francisco Bay (Getty Images)

Best Tourist Attractions In San Francisco Worth The Hype

Think of San Francisco, and what images come to mind? Surely these five are in your mind’s eye, and the good news is that they are definitely worthwhile.

11/23/2013

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Architect Once Envisioned Massive Coasters On Golden Gate, Bay Bridges

The decade of the depression was not without whimsy, and one of the most fantastic ideas of the 1930s was a scheme to dramatically alter the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. The state archive holds blue prints for turning both spans into wild rides.

11/22/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Could Hit $8 By 2018

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.

11/15/2013

Jefferson Award winner  Kevin Briggs (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Talks People Down From Desperate Situations

Law enforcement officers are duty-bound to protect and serve, but it takes special dediction to calm a highly emotional situation. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent more than 20 years finding the right words to say to those in despair.

10/30/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Likely To Increase In 2014

It could soon cost a dollar more to cross the Golden Gate Bridge as the bridge’s district board will meet Friday to discuss how they will cover the $142 million budget shortfall that’s been projected over the next five years.

10/24/2013

Dense fog at the Golden Gate Bridge. (CBS)

Fog Horn Malfunction Creates Rude Awakening For San Francisco Residents

While most San Franciscans are fond of the iconic sound of Golden Gate Bridge’s fog horn, many residents were not so pleased when a malfunction caused it to blast—non stop—early Friday morning.

10/18/2013

San Francisco Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve Moveable Concrete Median

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted Friday morning to accept the final design and approve the purchase and installation of a moveable median barrier on the bridge.

09/20/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge District May Raise Tolls Again

The Golden Gate Bridge District is grappling with a ballooning deficit. Because of a series of major capital projects, it is facing a shortfall of $140 million over the next five years.

09/20/2013

San Francisco Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Closure Planned In 2014 To Install Movable Barrier

Drivers in the Bay Area will have to endure another bridge closure sometime next year, as the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed for more than two days to install a movable median barrier.

09/18/2013

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