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Hiker Dies In Cliff Plunge Near Gilroy

A man in his early 20s was found dead at the bottom of a cliff after a day of hiking near Gilroy on Sunday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

02/28/2012

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Best Places To Volunteer With Your Kids In San Francisco

Volunteering can be one of the most rewarding commitments. Imparting knowledge and sharing the experience with your children will reap life-long benefits. A little research beforehand goes a long way toward creating a volunteer experience […]

02/24/2012

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Best Places For Romantic Hikes In San Francisco

There’s no better way to reinvigorate your love life than a refreshing winter hike. Here are five suggestions for easy to moderately-challenging strolls, all just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. Each has […]

02/14/2012

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Yosemite May Reduce Hiking Permits To Half Dome

Yosemite National Park officials say lowering the number of permits to Half Dome is the best option for maintaining the wilderness character at the popular hiking spot.

01/24/2012

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Best Bay Area Hiking Spots

When the treadmill at your local gym isn’t your forte, what better way to get some exercise than to take a hike and enjoy nature? The best things about living in the Bay Area are […]

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2011

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Fate Of Pacifica Golf Course Uncertain

There’s new legislation at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to shut down Sharp Park Golf course in Pacifica, so that the land could be used for hiking and outdoor recreation.

09/07/2011

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Best North Bay Hikes For Dog Lovers

Hiking is a great way to keep in shape, commune with nature and bond with your dog. Plus it’s pretty cheap entertainment and a fantastic way to spend a morning or afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–06/27/2011

Alviso: Mallard Slough & Environmental Education Center (baytrail.abag.ca.gov)

Alviso Waterway Reconnected To The Bay

Mother Nature scored another victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight to return San Francisco Bay to its natural habitat, as water officials threw open the gates to a water control project in Alviso.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

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More Rattlesnake Sightings Reported Along Bay Area Trails

Outdoor enthusiasts may find a bit of a surprise in Bay Area parks and natural habitat regions these days: rattlers are starting to make their presence known this Spring.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011

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Contra Costa Wetlands Gifted $1 Million By Federal Govt.

Five coastal wetlands projects just received $5 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including a project at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline in Contra Costa County.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/23/2010

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