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Memorial Day Weekend

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Saturate Gang Hot Spots After 4th Homicide This Week

In response to a recent spate of four homicides, San Jose police were deploying extra units of special operations and gang suppression officers this weekend.

05/30/2013

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Gas Prices Causing Travelers To Skimp For Holiday Weekend

High gas prices and economic uncertainty likely won’t keep travelers from hitting the road, the experts are predicting.

05/22/2012

Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Caltrans Reminds Motorists About Dumbarton Bridge Closure

The 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.

05/11/2012

Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Seismic Work To Shut Dumbarton Bridge Over Memorial Day Weekend

During the closure, motorists are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate driving routes.

03/23/2012

Police stop cars at a sobriety checkpoint, traffic stop, DUI, drunk driving

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Bay Bridge Oakland touchdown

Work Finished On Bay Bridge Eastbound Detour

All 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..

CBS San Francisco–05/29/2011

Bay Bridge Oakland touchdown

Bay Bridge Detour On Eastbound Lanes Begins Memorial Day Weekend

Drivers 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.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011

BART train, station

BART Plans Memorial Day Weekend Service Reduction

During 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/27/2011

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

Planning your Memorial Day weekend getaway? Check out these tips for a safe — and stress-free — holiday.

05/09/2011