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Oakland Airport Unveils Adorable "Canine Comfort" DaysOakland Airport Unveils Adorable “Canine Comfort” Days
By - posted 6/5/2024
Adorable, Brand New, Oakland, Travel

San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) is launching a new pet therapy program for passengers in partnership with Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team. The weekly program, “Canine Comfort at OAK,” will begin on Monday, June 3, 2024. The program is similar to SFO’s Wag Brigade which more...

Highway 1 Near Big Sur Reopens After 2 Month ClosureHighway 1 Near Big Sur Reopens After 2 Month Closure
By - posted 5/16/2024
Reopening, Road Trip, Transportation, Travel

A portion of Highway 1, near Big Sur, which was severely damaged by recent storms, is set to reopen more than a week ahead of schedule this Friday, May 17. Caltrans will open the portion of Highway 1 closed by the Rocky Creek slip-out to traffic, starting at 6:30 a.m. more...

SFO Has A Brand New Budget Airline Coming Spring 2024SFO Has A Brand New Budget Airline Coming Spring 2024
By - posted 12/30/2023
Brand New, San Francisco, Travel

Thanks to the San Francisco Standard for sharing the news that SFO is getting a new budget airline. Canadian airline Lynx Air is launching nonstop service between San Francisco, Toronto, and Boston starting May 2024. You can fly between SFO and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) starting at $159 for one-way flights more...

SFO's Brand New Pokémon Plane Flies San Francisco to TokyoSFO’s Brand New Pokémon Plane Flies San Francisco to Tokyo
By - posted 9/6/2023
Adorable, Brand New, Travel

SFO airport has a new specialty plane. You’ve got to see this unique Pokémon-themed plane. All Nippon Airways (ANA) and the Pokémon Company have expanded their collaboration with “Pokémon Air Adventures” by launching a second uniquely painted aircraft, the “Eevee Jet NH.” The aircraft entered service on August 31, 2023, featuring more...

SFO Has a New Adorable "Therapy Cat"SFO Has a New Adorable “Therapy Cat”
By - posted 6/1/2023
Adorable, Travel

San Francisco International Airport recently announced the Wag Brigade, the Airport’s team of certified stress-relief animals, has a new adorable member: Duke the Cat, rescued from the streets of San Francisco and certified by the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), which certifies all participating more...

The Bay Bridge Gets A New Off-Ramp This WeekendThe Bay Bridge Gets A New Off-Ramp This Weekend
By - posted 5/4/2023
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

Caltrans plans to reopen a newly constructed off-ramp to Yerba Buena Island for motorists to access Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island from the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge this Sunday May 7, 2023 at 7:00AM. The original alignment of this ramp was closed nearly 20 years ago for improvement more...

SFO's New Budget Airline w/ Cheap Nonstop Flights to TokyoSFO’s New Budget Airline w/ Cheap Nonstop Flights to Tokyo
By - posted 2/25/2023
Brand New, San Francisco, Travel

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated an announcement today from ZIPAIR, a Japanese low-cost airline, detailing plans to launch nonstop service from SFO to Tokyo Narita in summer 2023. Zipair intends to operate flights between SFO and Tokyo using Boeing 787 aircraft. “We are truly excited to welcome ZIPAIR service between more...

Here's the 400+ National Parks Free On These 5 Days In 2023Here’s the 400+ National Parks Free On These 5 Days In 2023
By - posted 1/6/2023
Freebies, Outdoorsy, Travel

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission aboard all of the historic more...

SF Tops National Geographic's "Best of the World" Destinations for 2023SF Tops National Geographic’s “Best of the World” Destinations for 2023
By - posted 10/27/2022
San Francisco, Travel

Thanks to National Geographic for naming San Francisco to their annual list of the world’s best destinations for travelers, 25 Breathtaking Places and Experiences for 2023, and we couldn’t agree more. San Francisco made this year’s list as a fantastic family-friendly destination under their Family: Inspiring Journeys for All Ages category, more...

Frontier's 100% Off Flight Sale for One Day Only (Sept. 20)Frontier’s 100% Off Flight Sale for One Day Only (Sept. 20)
By - posted 9/20/2022
Deals, Travel

Frontier Airlines is having a 100% off sale for just one day only on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Yes, you can score a nearly free flight if you can act quickly. Save 100% off your next flight. Use promo code: BUYNOW Buy by 9/20/22. Fly through 11/16/22. Valid for nonstop travel in more...

BART Testing New Unlimited Ride "Bay Pass"BART Testing New Unlimited Ride “Bay Pass”
By - posted 8/18/2022
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, San Francisco, Transportation, Travel

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission — in conjunction with BART and all other transit agencies participating in the Clipper  fare payment system — this week launched a two-year pilot program to study the impact of a single pass that will provide some 50,000 Bay Area residents free access to all bus, more...

Whoops! Tiny "House" Blocks Traffic on Bay BridgeWhoops! Tiny “House” Blocks Traffic on Bay Bridge
By - posted 7/20/2022
Only in San Francisco, Transportation, Travel, Wow

As if traffic isn’t already bad enough, thanks to KCBS Radio for letting us know that on Wednesday afternoon an adorable little pit stop toilet that looks like SF’s painted ladies being towed eastbound out of San Francisco apparently fell off a trailer and blocked a lane of traffic on more...

This "U-Pick" Lavender Festival is Just 1 Hour from SFThis “U-Pick” Lavender Festival is Just 1 Hour from SF
By - posted 6/16/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Outdoorsy, Travel

Hierbas y Flores is a joint venture between Morningsun Herb Farm and Soul Food Farm – two women farmers partnering up on all things lavender. Growing lavender and creating products from our lavender fields has been a way for us to share the beauty of our farms with customers and our more...

SF to San Jose in 30 Minutes on High Speed Rail?SF to San Jose in 30 Minutes on High Speed Rail?
By - posted 6/12/2022
Bay Area Updates, San Francisco, Transportation, Travel

By Mengyuan Dong Bay City News Foundation The final environmental impact report is now complete for the section between San Francisco and San Jose of California’s high-speed rail project. The California High-Speed Rail Authority released the final report Friday on the possible environmental impacts of the roughly 49-mile northern leg of the more...

SFO Gets its First New Low Fare U.S. Airline in 15 YearsSFO Gets its First New Low Fare U.S. Airline in 15 Years
By - posted 5/30/2022
Brand New, San Francisco, Travel

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) just welcomed U.S. low-fare airline Breeze Airways which just launched three new routes, plus four more coming in June through November. Fares originally started at $49 to $99, but have since creeped up. Per usual for the “low fare” airlines, there are tons of restrictions on the more...