Burning Man organizers have agreed to pay the Pershing County sheriff’s office more than $600,000 a year over the next 10 years for security and other services at the annual counter-culture festival in the Black Rock Desert.
A federal official said Saturday that gate management at Burning Man was tightened when organizers got close to a permitted capacity of 68,000.
Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organizers a four-year special recreation permit that allows a peak population of 68,000 on the northern Nevada desert this year. Last year’s limit was 60,900.
Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a San Francisco businesswoman, jewelry designer and socialite whose body was found in her Nevada apartment.
A San Francisco man who was once convicted for illegally torching the Burning Man effigy has died after jumping in front of a Bay Area Rapid Transit train.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a special recreation permit to San Francisco-based Black Rock City LLC, the nonprofit group behind Burning Man. The permit allows 60,900 people to…
According to organizers, there were 80,000 people vying for tickets in this year’s lottery – tens of thousands more than the venue’s 50,000 person capacity.
Tickets for the 26th annual Burning Man festival, which begins in late August, are already in high demand and organizers trying to increase participants’ odds of getting a ticket and at a fair price.
More than 50,000 revelers are gathering on the northern Nevada desert for the climax of the annual Burning Man counterculture festival.
This is the 25th anniversary of Burning Man, a celebration of art, invention and independence. And for the first time, the event, which continues through Saturday…