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  • Berkeley Kite Festival flies high over Northern California July 26 and 27

    Tom McAlister refers to himself as the "last dog standing" -- or maybe it should be flying? -- among the handful of kite stores that once did business in the San Francisco Bay area. "We have modest expectations, so we've been able to stick it out,"...
  • Upgrades perk up California's popular ski resorts

    Blue skies don't depress Rick Metcalf, although they probably should. The meager snowfall last year at Mt. Waterman in the San Gabriel Mountains -- about 8 inches, Metcalf, the owner, said -- meant the resort, which has been shuttered since 2004,...
  • Care for crab or fresh dates? Food festivals around California in 2008

    THROUGH FEB. 10 HOLTVILLE 61st Carrot Festival The root-vegetable celebration brings out amateur chefs and duffers with cookery contests for kids and adults, plus a golf tournament, a parade and midway. A low-key, family vibe prevails at the Feb. 10...
  • California's wildflowers show their true colors

    Springtime is peak season for wildflowers -- and for the throngs of people eager to see the eye-catching displays around California. "This year will be particularly good because of the winter rainfall we've had, which will bring all the spring annuals to...
  • San Francisco Bay Area: Cavallo Point achieves LEED Gold certification

     
    Since making a grand entrance in July 2008, luxury hotel Cavallo Point, the 21st century’s first new national park lodge, has earned many awards and accolades in its still-short life. And now it can boast about its  LEED Gold. The resort at Fort B...
  • Moishe Rosen, Jews for Jesus founder, dies at 78

     
    Moishe Rosen, founder of Jews for Jesus, died May 19th in San Francisco, California, after a protracted battle with prostate cancer.  He was 78. Rosen, the son of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, was raised in Denver, Colorado, where his fami...
  • County Swelters with Triple-Digit Heat

    County Swelters with Triple-Digit Heat
    Another day of triple-digit temperatures is expected in inland areas of San Diego County Monday, Fox 5 weathercaster Chrissy Russo said. The heat wave set records Sunday with 91 degrees at Lindbergh Field and 95 degrees in El Cajon and la Mesa, according...
  • John Garamendi Bows Out Of Governor's Race

    John Garamendi Bows Out Of Governor's Race
    SACRAMENTO - Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday he is dropping his bid for governor and running instead for the U.S. House if an eastern San Francisco Bay area congressional seat opens as expected. He said he expects to run in the special election to...
  • San Diego among nation's cookout capitols

    San Diego was ranked the country's third top "Cookout Capital" today by a propane exchange company. Blue Rhino's rankings were based on the number of ideal grilling days, defined as days during the months of May through August that were under 90...
  • THE ZEPPELIN

    Gayle Anderson was live high above southern California above the Airship Ventures Zeppelin Eureka. For the first time since the Golden Age of airship travel more than 70 years ago, Los Angeles will be hosting a giant Zeppelin airship. The last Zeppelin...
  • 10th Swine Flu Death Confirmed in CA

    10th Swine Flu Death Confirmed in CA
    REDWOOD CITY -- Health officials in San Mateo County and Sacramento have reported California's 9th and 10th swine flu deaths, respectively. The San Mateo County health department said a middle-aged woman with underlying health problems died after...
  • Governor Schwarzenegger Urges Calm Following Mehserle Verdict

    Governor Schwarzenegger Urges Calm Following Mehserle Verdict
    A former transit police officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Thursday in the videotaped shooting death of an unarmed man that triggered riots in Oakland, California last year. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined civic leaders in Oakland...