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Friday Travel Ticker: New name for S.F. airport?

January 18, 2013|By Chris Erskine
  • San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to rename the city's airport for slain politician Harvey Milk.
San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to rename the city's… (Associated Press )

San Francisco lawmaker David Campos has introduced a charter amendment that would put the question of renaming the airport Harvey Milk-San Francisco International Airport on San Francisco's November ballot .... Overall trans-Atlantic traffic dropped for the third consecutive month in December. The leading carriers reported an average decline of 2.8%. The airlines reduced seats by an average 5.1% compared with a year ago .... Looking for a sweetheart of a deal at a California B&B? Check out these online Valentine's deals .... The North American Ski Training Center and Squaw Valley are offering a three-day all-conditions/all-terrain camp, Feb. 26-28 for intermediate to advanced skiers. Guests will enter into a full immersion curriculum that includes targeted exercises to develop and improve their skills. For info, go to www.skinastc.com .... Heavenly Mountain Resort marks National Safety Week starting Saturday. Activities include tours of the Prinoth Beast grooming machines and the CALSTAR air ambulance .... Latest snow depths from assorted California resorts: Mammoth Mountain, 94-192 inches; Bear Mountain, 36-42 inches; Alpine Meadows, 68-97 inches; Homewood Mountain Resort, 48-75 inches; Squaw Valley, 68-130 inches .... California State Parks and West Shore Sports will host a Full Moon Snowshoe Hike Jan. 26 along Tahoe’s West Shore. For those new to the sport, there will be a beginner’s clinic at 6:30 p.m. The Full Moon Hike starts at 7 at Sugar Pine Point State Park. Cost is $20 for adults and $5 for children under 12, which includes parking and snowshoe rentals. Space is limited and reservations are required through West Shore Sports at (530) 525-9920 .... During San Diego Museum Month in February, guests can receive half-price admission for up to four guests per visit at 42 of San Diego's museums, cultural attractions and historical sites. The complete list of participating museums is online. Visitors can pick up a San Diego Museum Month Pass at participating Macy's stores in San Diego County or neighboring Temecula and El Centro .... The Tucson Bicycle Classic returns for its 27th running March 15-17. For info on the three-day race, go to tucsonbicycleclassic.com .... Travel quote of the day: “The mountains are calling and I must go." (John Muir)

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