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The Peninsula’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day

Lying on a blanket and improving your tan isn’t the only activity available at the beach, so choose your beach according to the day. Here are a handful of options near the Peninsula from which to choose.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2013

Visitors ascend the Half Dome cables in Yosemite National Park, California, during a busy summer day. (National Parks Service)

Yosemite’s Half Dome Opens For Summer Hiking Season

A summer rite of passage is underway at Yosemite National Park, where the handrails on Half Dome are in place and hikers began scaling the granite monolith Friday morning.

05/24/2013

A bat (Wikimedia Commons)

Bat Found Along Los Gatos Trail Tests Positive For Rabies

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued a notice to hikers in Los Gatos that a bat found near a trail has tested positive for the rabies virus, a deputy health officer said.

05/17/2013

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Learn About Presidential And American History Around San Francisco

Presidents Day is February 18. In honor of the holiday, here are ways you can get in touch with your patriotic side. Experience the glorious San Francisco Bay simultaneously with sails, kayaking, hikes, bike rides and more at these living museums and free park sites. Celebrate your freedom on the water and with some fresh air.

02/18/2013

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Top 6 Couple Activities You Can Do Year Round

Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.

01/22/2013

Half Dome seen from the road to Glacier Point in Yosemite. (David McNew /Newsmakers)

Yosemite To Keep Half Dome Cables, Continue Permit Limits

Climbing Yosemite’s Half Dome is one of the national park system’s most iconic hikes in the nationwide system, but on Friday officials announced approval of a plan that permanently limits how many can do it.

01/04/2013

Authorities on the scene after a hiker was found dead in the Berkeley Hills on November 14, 2012. (CBS)

Man Plunges To His Death While Hiking With Friends In Berkeley Hills

A man on a nightly hike with his friends in the Berkeley Hills was found dead from an apparent fall Wednesday night.

11/15/2012

Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County (Photo credit by AP Photo)

Missing Yosemite Worker Found, Recovering From 35-Foot Fall

Authorities say a Yosemite National Park hotel worker who went missing for nearly three days is recovering after she apparently plunged 35 feet while hiking in rugged terrain.

10/11/2012

Lizz Westman

Best Hikes with Your Dog In the South Bay

The South Bay Area offers some fantastic dog-friendly hiking trails for everyone from those who like slow, short strolls to more seasoned pairs ready for an exhilarating challenge.

CBS San Francisco–09/14/2012

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

2 Boys Swept Away, Killed In Merced River At Yosemite National Park

Two boys died after they were swept away in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.

08/16/2012

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