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Yahoo Uses Crowdsourcing To Teach GPS To Find Scenic Routes

It’s the journey, not the destination that makes road trips memorable, and researchers at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona want to capitalize on that philosophy with a new method for measuring scenic routes to suggest directions.

07/08/2014

Map pf Memorial Day weekend on ramp closures on 280 in San Francisco.

Caltrans Begins Long Weekend Shutdown Of I-280 Segment In San Francisco

A piece of Interstate 280 in San Francisco was shut overnight, meaning Friday commuters must deal with day one of the long holiday weekend closure.

05/23/2014

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3-Car Crash Near Sonoma Raceway Forces Road Closure

A three-vehicle crash near the Sonoma Raceway late Monday morning left a man and a child with serious injuries when his car crashed head-on into a moving truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/28/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Highway Off-Ramp Closed After Woman’s Body Found On Road

An off-ramp on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose was closed Tuesday morning due to a body found on the road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/04/2014

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Man Arrested For Throwing Concrete Onto Highway 101 In San Francisco

A 36-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly throwing pieces of concrete onto U.S. Highway 101 from a pedestrian overpass in San Francisco, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

11/27/2013

Firefighters sweep up spilled hypodermic needles on Santa Rita Road in El Sobrante, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Used Hypodermic Needles Spilled Onto El Sobrante Street

A roadway in El Sobrante is closed Tuesday morning as crews work to clean up dozens of used hypodermic needles that spilled onto the street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/05/2013

Aerial view of the Tom Lantos Tunnels. (CBS)

Devil’s Slide Bypass Tunnel Opens To Traffic

Traffic was flowing smoothly through California’s newest tunnel system at Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/26/2013

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

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Water Main Break Blocks Traffic In Mill Valley

Firefighters and Marin Municipal Water District crews were at the scene of a water main break in Mill Valley.

12/24/2012

A sinkhole on a road in Clayton.  (CBS)

Sinkhole Closes Road In Clayton

A portion of Marsh Creek Road in Clayton was closed because a sinkhole was starting to form there, according to Contra Costa County’s Public Works Department.

12/18/2012

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