Labor day weekend
Don’t have plans yet for Labor Day? Here are a few exciting suggestions.
A portion of Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park is being closed for the Labor Day weekend as firefighters look to stop the spread of the Rim Fire.
If you haven’t yet planned a Labor Day weekend vacation for you and yours, here are some last-minute suggestions that just might make you a hero to your loved ones.
Despite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials have voted to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge around the Labor Day weekend as originally planned.
Twenty-four years after the Loma Prieta earthquake, billions of dollars later and – most recently – a bit of drama over bad bolts, multiple well-placed transportation sources told KPIX 5 on Wednesday evening that the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will indeed open on Labor Day weekend.
Bay Area transportation officials said Tuesday there are too many unanswered questions about broken bolts on the Bay Bridge to issue any decision at this time about opening the new eastern span by Labor Day weekend.
On Wednesday, the Bay Area Toll Authority approved a $5.6 million dollar budget to pay for things such as first aid stations, bathrooms and busses for the weekend. Among the events under consideration for the celebration is a bridge walk, a half marathon and perhaps a concert.
Bay Area transit planners want to use public money for the estimated $5.6 million opening ceremony of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
Drivers will likely experience longer travel times this Labor Day weekend as the Dumbarton Bridge closes for construction work.
Labor Day weekend, as the unofficial end of summer, is about more than just maximizing one’s sunshine intake at barbecues. For the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement, it’s about maximizing enforcement and cracking down on impaired driving.