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Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Targets Families, Tourists From China In Marketing Campaign

California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.

02/22/2013

Pumpkin Patch

San Mateo County Looks At Zoning Regulations For Pumpkin Farms

At issue is whether the farms can add to their businesses with tourist attractions like what the Arata Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay is doing.

08/29/2012

Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: San Francisco Tourism Booming

This week’s About the Bay takes a look at San Francisco’s attracting international tourists and those ridiculous-looking Segway tours.

08/27/2012

Lusty Lady strip club

San Francisco Strip Club To Market Itself As Tourist Landmark

The dancers who own the iconic Lusty Lady strip club hope to make the San Francisco institution another landmark on tourists’ itineraries and distinguish itself from other strip clubs in the area.

06/21/2012

Olympic Club Preview - Host Of The 2012 U.S. Open

Daly City Businesses Expecting Boost From Huge U.S. Open Crowds

More than 245,000 people are expected to descend on the U.S. Open at San Francisco’s Olympic Club Monday, and more than a few of them are expected to walk through the doors of businesses in nearby Daly City.

06/11/2012

Larry and Barbara Richardson. (CBS)

Couple Who Built Replica Golden Gate Bridge Making First SF Visit

The City by the Bay has rolled out the red carpet for some unlikely VIP’s. A Kansas couple, who built a large replica of the Golden Gate Bridge, is visiting San Francisco for the first time.

06/05/2012

A tourist takes a photograph of Sea Lions as they sunbathe on a dock at Pier 39 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

National Strategy Unveiled to Boost U.S. Tourism

Travel and tourism is San Francisco’s largest industry, generating an estimated $8.5 Billion annually.

05/11/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco Tourism Industry Showing Signs Of Growth

After being devastated by the recession, San Francisco’s tourism industry is beginning to turn things around.

03/27/2012

Coit Tower

Coit Tower Preservation Measure Likely Headed To SF Ballot

Over 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco’s Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.

02/07/2012

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and Boardwalk (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

New Monterey Bay Visitor Center Promises Closer Look At Sea Life

A new visitor center showcasing Monterey Bay is getting closer to opening its doors in Santa Cruz. The facility, now under construction, is almost two decades in the making.

01/17/2012

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