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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

Fans entering Levi Stadium prior to an MLS Soccer game between the Seattle Sounders FC and San Jose Earthquates at Levi's Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

VTA Seeking Improvement For 1st 49ers Game At Levi’s Stadium Following Transit Woes At Soccer Game Soft-Launch

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has been assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for Sunday’s first 49ers game after the first event there earlier this month included long wait times and overcrowded light-rail cars

08/14/2014

(CBS SF)

Two Big Muni Accidents Injure Dozens In San Francisco

Two different Muni accidents, both of which happened in the same hour Friday afternoon, have injured dozens in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

08/01/2014

Jordan Stewart of the San Jose Earthquakes in action against the Colorado Rapids at Buck Shaw Stadium on May 7, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Security Stepped Up For First Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium; 45,000 Expected At Earthquakes-Sounders Match

The Santa Clara Police Department will have an extra 100 officers on hand, and sheriff’s deputies will not only be patrolling the stadium, but VTA light trains as well.

07/31/2014

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

The Bay Lights Struggling To Raise Funds To Keep Display Going Past Next March

Organizers of The Bay Lights display on the Western Span of the Bay Bridge remain far from their fundraising goal to keep the light display running well into the next decade.

07/16/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Days Away From Opening Ceremony, First 49er Game

Levi’s Stadium will officially open on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in time for the first 49er game in August, but questions over transportation logistics remain.

07/15/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Pedestrian Was Chasing Dog When Fatally Struck By San Jose VTA Light Rail Train

A light rail train fatally struck a pedestrian in San Jose Sunday night, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman.

06/22/2014

West Portal Station

Smoking Train Briefly Closes SF Muni West Portal Station

The West Portal Muni station was cleared, and normal Muni service restored, following an incident involving a disabled light-rail vehicle Friday afternoon.

06/13/2014

(CBS)

Muni Light-Rail Car Strikes And Injures Woman Near SFSU

A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck a pedestrian near San Francisco State University on Monday night, police said.

06/10/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

‘The Bay Lights’ Creator Seeks Light Sculpture On Market Street In Downtown San Francisco

The man who helped to illuminate the Bay Bridge with a light sculpture is hoping to bring a first-of-its-kind light show that would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco.

06/04/2014

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