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SF’s gas prices last month were highest in nation

San Francisco had the highest average gas price in country last month…

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A waterfall adorns the Mt. Whitney trailhead in the Eastern Sierras. (Ari Burack/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Inyo County’s unearthly beauty

Amid the extremes of earthbound beauty east of California’s Sierra range, some…

A waterfall adorns the Mt. Whitney trailhead in the Eastern Sierras. (Ari Burack/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Passengers exit the BART station at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presence in response to attacks in Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco travelers left uneasy following Brussels attack

Passengers flying out of the San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday faced…

Passengers exit the BART station at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presence in response to attacks in Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Virgin America on Tuesday launched service between San Francisco and Denver. (Courtesy photo)

Virgin America launches flights from SFO to Denver

Virgin America celebrated the launch of a new direct flight service from…

Virgin America on Tuesday launched service between San Francisco and Denver. (Courtesy photo)
Diamond Head, Oahu

Top 10 views in Hawaii

1. Diamond Head, Oahu You’ve seen Diamond Head. You know its iconic…

Diamond Head, Oahu
From left to right, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Luo Linquan, Chief Operating Officer of China Southern Airlines, Zhang Zifang and San Francisco Mayor’s Office of International Trade and Commerce, Mark Chandler, cut the ribbon to celebrate the launce of the new nonstop flight service from the city of Guangzhou to San Francisco on Monday, June 22, 2015, inside the Aviation Museum & Library. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Inaugural flight from Guangzhou to SFO boosts airport’s leading service to China

The first Boeing 787 to fly nonstop from Guangzhou in South China…

From left to right, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Luo Linquan, Chief Operating Officer of China Southern Airlines, Zhang Zifang and San Francisco Mayor’s Office of International Trade and Commerce, Mark Chandler, cut the ribbon to celebrate the launce of the new nonstop flight service from the city of Guangzhou to San Francisco on Monday, June 22, 2015, inside the Aviation Museum & Library. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
AP Photo/Ramon EspinosaAssistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson gives a press briefing during the second day of talks with Cuban officials

US says it's not clear after Cuba talks if new policy works

The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in more than three decades…

AP Photo/Ramon EspinosaAssistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson gives a press briefing during the second day of talks with Cuban officials
AP Photo/Lisa Nipp

US officials seek end to Cuban restrictions on diplomats

American officials head to Havana this week with fairly modest goals of…

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AP Photo/Javier Galeano

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. While the…

AP Photo/Javier Galeano
AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected…

AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just…

AP Photo/Tony DejakU.S. airlines expect to carry 24.6 million passengers over the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving.

Get ready for crowded airports this Thanksgiving

If you're flying somewhere for Thanksgiving, expect airports to be even more…

AP Photo/Tony DejakU.S. airlines expect to carry 24.6 million passengers over the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving.
AP Photo/David Goldman

Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since '09

The price of flying continues to climb, with the average domestic roundtrip…

AP Photo/David Goldman
Fred Noland

Mules of the Road: How Not to Cross a Bridge

Shoulders hunched, John Sears leans forward into the hill he's climbing. His…

Fred Noland
Susie Neilson

Traveler's Life for Me: Dropping Out in the Haight Isn't the Same Anymore

"My traveler name's Will Share. Because I will share. You need a…

Susie Neilson
Ari Burack/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe petals of the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum

Southeast Asian city-state emerges as 21st-century leisure capital — and conundrum

Singapore, a prosperous outpost in the sweltering heart of Southeast Asia, is…

Ari Burack/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe petals of the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum
Courtesy PhotoIn a rare appearance

Michael Nesmith plays non-Monkees work at GAM and more San Francisco events

Events for Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Who’s in town Jazz pianist and…

Courtesy PhotoIn a rare appearance
Courtesy photoFrancis Ford Coppola’s Winery Park offers quirky attractions.

Francis Ford Coppola's wonderland of wine

When I heard that Francis Ford Coppola conceived his “wine wonderland” from…

Courtesy photoFrancis Ford Coppola’s Winery Park offers quirky attractions.

Viral video spoofs the, er, stuff New Yorkers say

Hip young New Yorkers hate waiting for the subway. They wouldn't be…

Hope reigns as Americans prepare to ring in 2012

Times Square was awash in hopeful sentiments as it began to welcome…