Meet Escape Artist Kumi Rauf, Founder Of 'I Love Being Black'The man behind the brand 'I Love Being Black' Kumi Rauf talks to Black Renaissance host Christin Ayers about his new push to get blacks to travel the world.
Fed Freeze On Caltrain Funds May Mean Empty Tracks At Transbay TerminalAn expensive new underground train station being built in San Francisco may not see any trains for a long time. Phil Matier reports. (2-20-17)
SF Supervisor Proposes Toll To Drive Down Crooked Block Of Lombard StreetA San Francisco supervisor proposed an unprecedented toll for the city’s famous “crookedest street in the world” to reduce or eliminate congestion in the area. Betty Yu reports. (2-16-17)
At Issue: Caltrain ElectrificationA project to convert Caltrain locomotives to electric would require about $650 million in federal funds. Phil Matier discusses the issue with Dan Richard, chairman of the High-Speed Rail Board in California. (2-12-17)
West Coast Sky Watchers Suss Out Sites To See Total Solar EclipseThis summer, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S. and hordes of astronomy buffs have already booked lodging in central Oregon, where the viewing may be ideal. Sharon Chin reports (2-9-17)
Marin County Mayor Wants To Put Brakes On SMART Train ExtensionThe SMART train is set to run from Cloverdale all the way to Larkspur but now there's a push to cut the line short in San Rafael. John Ramos reports. (2-5-17)
Federal Judge In Seattle Blocks Trump Travel BanIn a major ruling on President Trump's travel ban, a West Coast judge has just blocked it ... for now. Andria Borba gets the reaction at SFO. (2-3-17)
Civil Rights Lawyers Give Guidance At SFO Following Trump Travel BanImmigration attorneys are still working marathon hours, dealing with last week's travel restrictions. They've been camped out at SFO since Saturday night, ready to advise anyone who gets detained. Andria Borba reports. (2-2-17)
Nigerian Novelist Sarah Manyika Talks About A Prestigious Pan-African Literary PrizeNigerian novelist Sarah Ladipo Manyika talks to Black Renaissance producer Jan Mabry about Africa's prestigious Etisalat Prize for Literature.
Customs System Outage Causes Waits at Airports Across the NationOn one of the busiest travel days of the year, a massive computer outage in U.S. Customs and Border Protection left thousands of travelers stranded at airports around the country. Vernonica De La Cruz reports. (1-2-17)
Winter Workers Ready Santa Cruz Boardwalk For Summer HordesThe Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is California's oldest and, right now, rides are only operating on weekends. As Andria Borba reports, crews are hard at work during the downtime to make sure warm-weather crowds can better enjoy the park come summer. (12-26-12)
Holiday Rush Has Travelers Packing Highways, AirportsThe holiday travel rush is on. Jackie Ward reports on what you need to know before you hit the road.
Holiday Travelers Crossing Snowy Sierra Confront Chains-Required ConditionsA lot of Bay Area drivers are heading to the mountains for a white Christmas but many of them aren't quite ready for the requirement to use chains on the icy Sierra passes. Kelly Ryan reports from Nyack on Interstate 80. (12-23-16)
Alma Robinson - Cuba Trip With Lawyers For The ArtsAlma Robinson of Lawyers for the Arts talks to Black Renaissance host Cristin Ayers about travel to Cuba and tells viewers how to sign up to go in January 2017.
Oakland International Airport Opens An Escape Lounge To Calm Harried TravelersPassengers traveling through Oakland International will get a little something extra. Da Lin says it's peace of mind, but for a price.
Silicon Valley Traffic Worse Than Los Angeles, New Study FindsBay Area gridlock is spiraling out of control, a new study finds. Mark Sayre reports. (11/2/16)
ConsumerWatch: Near-Expired Passport Creates Vacation SnafuMany countries, France included, require passports to be valid six months after your return date. Beware, says Julie Watts. (7-29-16)
Southwest Deals With Ongoing Issues After Computer GlitchPassengers on Southwest Airlines are dealing with ongoing delays and cancellations after a massive computer glitch on Wednesday. Jackie Ward reports.
I-80 'Smart Corridor' Traffic Signs Switched On In East BaySome relief could be coming to rush hour on I-80. Starting Wednesday, drivers will notice new electronic signs along the busy stretch between the Carquinez and Bay Bridge. Mike Sugerman reports. (7-13-16)
Santa Cruz Beach Traffic Through Los Gatos Has Residents Fed UpPeople who live in Los Gatos are fed up with the Santa Cruz beach traffic in in their town. As Mark Sayres reports, the city is putting up roadblocks this summer.
Waze Sending Santa Cruz Beachgoers Through Los Gatos, Snarling TrafficWeekend traffic through Los Gatos is looking more like downtown San Francisco or Oakland and the locals aren't happy. Cate Cauguiran reports. (6-3-16)
ConsumerWatch: Airlines Charge Extra To Seat Families TogetherAdd another aggravation to air travel: airlines are now charging passengers extra to sit with their own relatives or travel companions. Julie Watts reports. (5-27-16)
Troublesome Security Lines Put To The Test At Bay Area AirportsJuliette Goodrich reports from Oakland International Airport where travelers heading out at the start of the long holiday weekend are looking for any way to get around long lines. (5-27-16)
ConsumerWatch Weekend RoundupJulie Watts talks about travel insurance with Amy Bach of United Policy Holders. (5-14-16)