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Tyson Dagley, Kristen Fonseca

Vacaville Teen’s Family Sues Over Hawaii Jet Ski Death

The family of a 16-year-old Vacaville girl killed in a Hawaii watercraft crash is suing an Australian tourist charged with negligent homicide.

08/14/2012

Google

Google Buying Frommer’s Travel Guides

Google Inc., which bought the Zagat restaurant review service in September, plans to use Frommer’s guides to hotels and destinations around the world to complement the Zagat listings.

08/13/2012

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Summer Traffic Spikes At Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport has already seen a healthy uptick in air travel this summer, meaning it could be a banner year for the hub.

07/24/2012

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

Lower Gas Prices Expected To Fuel Rebound In 4th Of July Travel

The survey by AAA projects nearly 5 million Californians to head out of town for the July 4 holiday.

06/27/2012

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new MacBook Pro during the keynote address during the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Orbitz Reportedly Steering Mac Users To Pricier Hotels

The move by Orbitz is part of the growing trend of online retailers tailoring their offerings based on a wide variety of available user data; in this case, they targeted the hardware used by the shopper.

06/26/2012

Lusty Lady strip club

San Francisco Strip Club To Market Itself As Tourist Landmark

The dancers who own the iconic Lusty Lady strip club hope to make the San Francisco institution another landmark on tourists’ itineraries and distinguish itself from other strip clubs in the area.

06/21/2012

Larry and Barbara Richardson. (CBS)

Couple Who Built Replica Golden Gate Bridge Making First SF Visit

The City by the Bay has rolled out the red carpet for some unlikely VIP’s. A Kansas couple, who built a large replica of the Golden Gate Bridge, is visiting San Francisco for the first time.

06/05/2012

A Virgin Galactic spacecraft

Bay Area Luxury Travel Agents Booking $200K Space Flights

As a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she’d be selling trips to outer space.

05/31/2012

A tourist takes a photograph of Sea Lions as they sunbathe on a dock at Pier 39 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

National Strategy Unveiled to Boost U.S. Tourism

Travel and tourism is San Francisco’s largest industry, generating an estimated $8.5 Billion annually.

05/11/2012

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

United Airlines Ending Service From Oakland Airport

United Airlines will end 75 years of service at Oakland International Airport in June, airport and airline officials said Monday.

04/09/2012

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