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Where To Skydive Above & Within Northern California

Are you crazy? That’s a question many people get asked when looking for a place to skydive. Fortunately, there is an abundance of choices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.



Lodi Man Arrested For Claiming Workers Comp While Allegedly Taking Clients Skydiving

A Lodi man was charged Monday with fraud after he was videotaped taking clients tandem skydiving while collecting workers’ compensation for an injury he claimed had caused him excruciating pain, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.



Skydiver’s Near-Death Experience Points To Lax Industry Oversight

A skydiving jump that went terribly wrong is shedding light on an industry with almost no regulations.


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Skydiver Killed In East Bay While Attempting ‘Swooping’ Maneuver

A man killed in a skydiving accident at the Byron Airport in Contra Costa County on Saturday was an experienced jumper who had a lapse in judgment, a skydiving teacher said Tuesday.


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American Canyon Man Dies In Byron Airport Skydiving Accident

A man who was killed in a skydiving accident at Byron Airport in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Saturday has been identified as 43-year-old Donald Brown of American Canyon.


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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!


A video posted on YouTube shows Laverne Everette struggling to stay in her harness during a jump last year with The Parachute Center. (CBS)

Video Shows Elderly NorCal Woman’s Skydiving Close Call

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a Central Valley skydiving firm after a YouTube video apparently shows an elderly woman being pushed out of a plane to skydive and then nearly coming out of her harness.


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71-Year-Old Novato Man Dies In Parachute Jump

A 71-year-old Marin County man has been identified as the parachutist who died in a skydiving accident in San Joaquin County.


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FAA: Central Valley Skydiving Sex Stunt Didn’t Violate Rules

The Federal Aviation Administration said a videotaped skydiving sex stunt did not result in a violation of any regulations and the pilot wasn’t distracted during the incident over Kern County.


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Drop Zones: Best Northern California Destinations For Skydivers

Before leaping into the air from 10,000 feet up and falling at about 120 miles per hour, here are some important tips to know before going skyward with a Southern California skydiving company.

CBS San Francisco–09/14/2010