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A San Francisco Skatepark Opens in Shadow of Central Freeway

July 6, 2014 | 8:00 am

A San Francisco Skatepark Opens in Shadow of Central Freeway

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Skaters enjoy $3.3 million facility, which also includes a dog play area for both large and small breeds.

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Last Stop for Historic Model Railroad at SF’s Randall Museum?

April 28, 2014 | 10:22 am

Last Stop for Historic Model Railroad at SF’s Randall Museum?

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Seismic and disability upgrades could force shutdown of club that has thrived in basement since 1950.

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Faces of the Delta: Farmers, Fishermen and a Mailman by Boat

April 25, 2014 | 11:00 am

Faces of the Delta: Farmers, Fishermen and a Mailman by Boat

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Watch short video of life on the waterways and islands of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta.

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National Park Officials Propose New Bonfire Rules For San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

April 22, 2014 | 12:11 pm

National Park Officials Propose New Bonfire Rules For San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

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The popular events would have to end by 9 p.m. and would be restricted to 12 new fire pits.

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A Female Hiker Grapples With Mysterious Mount Tam Deaths

April 21, 2014 | 12:57 pm

A Female Hiker Grapples With Mysterious Mount Tam Deaths

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Two women hiking alone have died on Mount Tamalpais in recent weeks without any known cause.

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Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

April 14, 2014 | 8:40 am

Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

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Skaters took pride in building it and cleaning up eyesore, but city is worried about legal concerns.

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New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

March 26, 2014 | 11:41 am

New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

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Pathway adjacent to new Highway 1 tunnel gives access to an amazing slice of the San Mateo coast. Read more …

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For Gay Competitors, A Rodeo to Call Their Own

March 25, 2014 | 2:24 pm

For Gay Competitors, A Rodeo to Call Their Own

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Gay rodeo is finding roots in the Bay Area with a sport different from more traditional cowboy events.

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Price Tag for October Shutdown of California National Parks: More Than $22 Million

March 4, 2014 | 1:59 pm

Price Tag for October Shutdown of California National Parks: More Than $22 Million

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Temporary closures in California caused losses of more than $22million in visitor spending, a National Park Service study says.Read more. …

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‘Yosemite HD II’: An Awe-Inspiring Time-Lapse Video

March 3, 2014 | 11:26 am

‘Yosemite HD II’: An Awe-Inspiring Time-Lapse Video

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Project Yosemite visited two dozen locations on nine trips to the national park. The result is surreal.

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