Palo Alto Man Dies Rescuing Child in Lake PowellA 49-year-old man from Palo Alto drowned Thursday after rescuing his child who was struggling to swim in Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah state line.
Monterey Bay Tour Boats Encountering 'Friendly Whales' That Like to SocializeMonterey tour operators don't know why so many whales are approaching and lingering near their sightseeing boats but they and their passengers are loving the close encounters.
Wine Country Sees Surge of Memorial Day Weekend VisitorsIn Napa Valley, there is relief that COVID-19’s grip may be coming to an end. As a result, a lot of people are treating Memorial Day weekend as a kind of spring break from the pandemic.
COVID: High Percentage of Vaccinated Residents Makes San Francisco a Low-Risk Setting for Summer FunMedical experts say Memorial Day 2021 is vastly safer than last year, particularly in San Francisco where 4/5ths of the population have received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Memorial Day Weekend Air Travel Set to Soar as Motorists See Highest Gas Prices in YearsWith fears of pandemic fading, Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is at its highest in years.
Significant Post-Pandemic Increase in Air, Road Travel Anticipated for Holiday WeekendMemorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of the summer travel season and there will be no shortage of travelers in Bay Area airports and cars on local roadways.
Debate Intensifies Over Reopening JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to Auto TrafficJFK Drive has been off-limits for cars in the eastern half of Golden Gate Park for about a year and there's a lot of support for keeping it that way. Others say the policy limits access for low-income residents and out-of-towners.
Blue & Gold Fleet Moves to End Ferry Service to Angel Island From SFBlue and Gold Fleet service from San Francisco to Angel Island may end due to declining sales, a company spokeswoman said Friday.
Pandemic in Paradise: 'Paychecks From San Francisco Get Spent in Hawaii'COVID-19 stay-at-home accommodations allow many workers the freedom to do their jobs from anywhere and Hawaii business leaders are targeting Silicon Valley employees with visions of spending the pandemic in paradise.
Santa Cruz Reopens Beaches After Labor Day Weekend ClosuresBeaches in Santa Cruz County reopened late Monday afternoon but, during the long holiday weekend, officers were telling beachgoers to stay off the sand.
Video Shows Hundreds of Dolphins Stampeding Near Dana PointA tour boat captain posted a video of a rare site Monday: hundreds of dolphins stampeding off the coast of Dana Point.
Mixed Emotions In North Coast Communities Over Bay Area Daytrippers Seeking Escape From Shelter-In-PlaceWhile people are supposed to be staying put, a lot of Bay Area residents are breaking out to visit places like Fort Bragg and that's creating a rift among North Coast locals torn between staying healthy and reviving a tourism-dependent economy.
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.