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The view up San Francisco's Market Street. (Ron Cervi/KBCS)

San Francisco Labeled Most Expensive Summer Destination In The U.S.

San Francisco moved up three spots to edge New York in the 2014 TripIndex list, released by TripAdvisor. The city was pushed to the top with the highest average hotel price, $381 and Taxi trip $24 among the 20 U.S. destinations surveyed. The study also factored the cost of a pair of cocktails and dinner for two into their “Total Cost,” but San Francisco landed near the middle of the pack on those two factors.

06/17/2014

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NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

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How To Save Money On Traveling – Taking Public Transportation

Here is your practical guide on how to save money by taking public transportation, including fare, timetable and system map information.

06/12/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger’s Security Risk

The TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.

06/08/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

A mother breastfeeds her baby. (Maurizio Brambatti/AFP/Getty Images)

State Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Lactation Rooms In Large California Airports

The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk.

05/28/2014

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Ask An Expert: Tips On Traveling With Kids

San Francisco Bay Area travel expert Carole Terwilliger Meyers shares helpful tips on traveling with kids.

05/27/2014

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Half Of SFO’s Runways Close For Months-Long Rebuilding Project

Two of the four runways at San Francisco International Airport will be shut down for several months starting on Saturday, as part of a required safety upgrade.

05/16/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Reports Of Smoke At Chicago Airport Causes Delays For SFO Flights

Reports of smoke at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Chicago was causing flight disruptions to travelers between San Francisco International Airport and that city’s two airports Tuesday, an SFO spokesman said.

05/13/2014

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