Memorial Day Weekend

Forecasters Predict Stormy Sierra Memorial Day WeekendIt could be a stormy Memorial Day holiday, if your travels take you to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite or the High Sierra this weekend.
First Meteors Spotted From New Memorial Day Weekend 'Giraffe' Meteor ShowerThe first meteors of a never-before-seen Memorial Day Weekend meteor shower, the Camelopardalids or 'Giraffe' shower, have already been seen, caught on camera, and cataloged, according to meteor researchers at the SETI Institute in Mountain View.
Memorial Day Weekend Meteor Shower Could Dazzle With 200 Meteors Per Hour On May 23rd, 2014NASA announced the discovery of what could become a first ever meteor shower, the May Camelopardalids, delighting skywatchers with 200 meteors per hour for Memorial Day Weekend 2014, and potentially rivaling the Perseid meteor shower in August.
San Jose Police To Saturate Gang Hot Spots After 4th Homicide This WeekIn response to a recent spate of four homicides, San Jose police were deploying extra units of special operations and gang suppression officers this weekend.
Gas Prices Causing Travelers To Skimp For Holiday WeekendHigh gas prices and economic uncertainty likely won't keep travelers from hitting the road, the experts are predicting.
Caltrans Reminds Motorists About Dumbarton Bridge ClosureThe Dumbarton Bridge will be closed to traffic Memorial Day weekend to allow Caltrans and its contractor to significantly advance seismic retrofit work on the bridge, according to bridge officials.
Seismic Work To Shut Dumbarton Bridge Over Memorial Day WeekendDuring the closure, motorists are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate driving routes.
CHP Reports Fewer DUIs, More Traffic Deaths Over Memorial Weekend The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but there were more traffic deaths, CHP officials said.
Work Finished On Bay Bridge Eastbound DetourAll work on the eastbound Bay Bridge detour near the Toll Plaza has been completed as of 8:15 a.m., according to a Caltrans statement released Sunday morning..
Bay Bridge Detour On Eastbound Lanes Begins Memorial Day WeekendDrivers coming off the lower deck of the Bay Bridge in Oakland will have to veer slightly to the right. Currently, the road makes a slight jog to the left as it touches down. The detour will last until the new span opens in 2013.
BART Plans Memorial Day Weekend Service ReductionDuring the work, riders who are traveling from any San Francisco or Peninsula station toward Dublin or Fremont will need to take a Pittsburg/Bay Point-bound train to cross the Bay.
Memorial Day Weekend Travel TipsPlanning your Memorial Day weekend getaway? Check out these tips for a safe -- and stress-free -- holiday.