Travel

More TSA Screeners At Mineta San Jose Airport Under Coronavirus QuarantineThe TSA Screeners Union told KPIX that in addition to the three TSA screeners who tested positive for coronavirus, 43 of their coworkers had to be quarantined because they had contact with those three individuals.
San Francisco Int'l Airport To Open New 'SkyTerrace' Public Observation DeckSan Francisco International Airport is reopening their public observation deck, which has been closed for around 25 years, this Valentine's Day. 
Passengers From Wuhan Halted From Flying To SFO Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Chinese government has shutdown the city of Wuhan for outbound travelers leaving the city due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to state-run media.
Concerns Of Coronavirus Outbreak Prompt SFO To Screen Some Travelers From ChinaThe number of confirmed cases of the “novel coronavirus“ rose sharply over the weekend, from 51 to 218, on Monday and the death toll now stands at three, according to Chinese state media.
Soggy Weather Could Dampen Christmas Travel Plans At San Francisco InternationalThe weather is expected to worsen this week just as holiday travel ramps up at San Francisco International Airport, meaning trouble for travelers flying into and out of the Bay Area.
Asiana Airlines to Suspend Service to SFO Following Korea High Court RulingBeleaguered Asiana Airlines has been ordered by the South Korean supreme court to suspend daily San Francisco-to-Seoul service starting March 3 as punishment for a 2013 crash at SFO that killed 3 passengers.

Travel & Outdoors

Bay Area Travelers Come To Crossroads Over Coronavirus As Spring Break ApproachesThe U.S. State Department on Wednesday rolled out new travel advisories for Italy, as the country heads into the spring break travel season, amidst sharp rises in coronavirus cases.
Tahoe Resorts Reach Gondola Deal to Preserve Sierra Frog HabitatSquaw Valley/Alpine Meadows agreed to permanently protect 27 acres of habitat for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and contribute about $500,000 over the next decade toward land purchases and other protection efforts
Santa Clara Co. Rapid Response Teams Ready If Coronavirus Hits Bay AreaThough Santa Clara County health officials are reporting no cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the area as of Tuesday, they are preparing with rapid response teams in the event that it does arrive in the Bay Area.
SFO Rated 3rd-Worst Domestic Airport for Thanksgiving-Week TravelSmarterTravel.com named SFO the third-worst Thanksgiving travel airport this year, after Chicago O'Hare and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International airports.
California Bans Hotels From Giving Tiny Plastic Bottles To GuestsHotels in the nation's most populous state will have to stop giving guests small plastic shampoo bottles under a new law set to take effect starting in 2023.
Couple Lands Dream Job Tending Historic Lighthouse on San Francisco BayA couple recently found out their dream job would become very real. They'll get to live on their own private island in the bay and tend to a historic, iconic lighthouse.