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Tourists stroll from Fisherman's Wharf to Pier 39. (John Medina/Getty Images)

SF’s Legendary, Terrifying ‘Bushman’ Street Performer Dead At 60

Troy Campbell, executive director of the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District says Jacob’s death is a loss to the area’s rich culture of street performances. He was a fixture at the wharf for 30 years who usually sat in front of the Anchorage Building on Jefferson Street.

02/27/2014

A flag flies on a ferry as it approaches Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Effects Of Government Shutdown Felt Across Bay Area

From the federal building in San Jose to Alcatraz Island, there were obvious signs of the government shutdown’s impact on Bay Area workers, services, and out-of-towners.

10/01/2013

A still frame from surveillance video shows a Muni driver confronting 25-year-old passenger Matthew Lopez on November 24, 2010. (SF Public Defender's Office)

Tourist Acquitted Of Attacking SF Muni Driver Who Later Got Worker’s Comp

Surveillance video from a San Francisco Muni bus has exonerated a Southern California tourist accused of assaulting the bus driver, who received more than a year’s worth of workers compensation for injuries he falsely claimed he received from the tourist.

07/10/2013

Fruit sale on the streets of Kampot, Cambodia. (Keteka.com)

Community Corner: Bay Area Man Offers Traveling Peace Corps Style

If your idea of a great travel experience is going to remote villages and being the only tourist in sight, hanging out with the locals, and lending a helping hand to local communities, there’s a new site you should check out.

03/03/2013

13-Year-Old Tourist Hit By Car In Downtown SF

A 13-year-old girl visiting San Francisco with her family was hospitalized when she was hit by a car Friday Night, a fire dispatcher said.

01/04/2013

An image taken from video recorded as a seagull flew above the San Francisco Bay. (Nathalie Rollandin/YouTube).

Bold Seagull Snatches Camera From SF Tourist, Shoots Golden Gate Sunset

A seagull captured some stunning images of a San Francisco sunset after making off with a camera being used by an Italian tourist.

09/12/2012

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San Francisco’s Best Tours

San Francisco is a top destination for tourists from all over the world. But it hard to know where to start when visiting and touring the City by the Bay. Here’s a look at some of the top tours giving a unique look inside San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

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Texas Tourist Robbed Of Money, Hair In South San Francisco

Police are searching for a group of men who, during an assault and robbery of a Texas man Monday night, stole a chunk of the man’s hair in addition to his personal property.

CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

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San Francisco’s Alcatraz Evacuated After False Fire Alarm

Tours of Alcatraz Island were canceled after a false fire alarm Sunday afternoon prompted the evacuation of about 1,100 people from the popular San Francisco tourist attraction.

CBS San Francisco–05/01/2011