Tourists

A cable car in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Cracking Down On Drivers Illegally Passing Cable Cars

After two San Francisco cable car operators were seriously injured recently by motorists who illegally passed stopped cable cars, San Francisco police will be cracking down on motorists who flout the law.

08/11/2015

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Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge Take Top Spots As Most Popular U.S. Landmarks

Two San Francisco landmarks took the top two spots in the 2015 TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice awards for U.S. landmarks, TripAdvisor officials said.

08/09/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney Says

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.

08/06/2015

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

‘Distracted’ Tour Bus Drivers Could Be Silenced From Narrating In San Francisco

Tour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.

02/03/2015

A street performer called "Evil Elmo" seen in San Francisco. (CBS)

‘Evil Elmo’ Held On $150K Bail After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Fisherman’s Wharf Merchant

A San Francisco Superior Court judge lowered the bail Thursday for a Fisherman’s Wharf street performer with a history of questionable behavior who allegedly threatened to kill a female shopkeeper while dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo.

11/13/2014

A street performer called "Evil Elmo" seen in San Francisco. (CBS)

‘Evil Elmo’ Arrested After Threatening To Rip San Francisco Merchant’s Throat Out

A homeless man with a history of playing an evil version of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo from coast to coast is in jail after being accused of threatening a merchant at San Francisco’s waterfront.

11/12/2014

View of damaged aircrafts at the international airport of San Jose del Cabo, on September 15, 2014 after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo Woman Among First To Be Evacuated From Hurricane-Devastated Los Cabos, Mexico

SAN MATEO (KPIX 5) — A San Mateo woman on vacation in Cabo San Lucas considers herself among the lucky ones evacuated after Hurricane Odile knocked out services and left thousands of tourists stranded. Lauren […]

09/17/2014

People loot a supermarket in San Jose del Cabo, on September 15, 2014 after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico Tourists, Locals In Survival Mode After Los Cabos Hurricane; No Power, Water, Food

Desperate locals and tourists were in survival mode in the resort area of Los Cabos on Wednesday, with electrical and water service still out three days after Hurricane Odile made landfall as a monster Category 3 storm.

09/17/2014

Police officers stand over a suspect in the assault and robbery of two German tourists in San Francisco, September 3, 2014 (CBS)

4 Arrested In Assault, Robbery Of German Tourists In San Francisco

A group of young men suspected of assaulting and robbing two tourists in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon were arrested.

09/03/2014

Ride the Ducks, San Francisco tour

Coast Guard Rescues Duck Boat Near McCovey Cove In San Francisco

U.S. Coast Guard crews helped tow away a tour boat that broke down near San Francisco’s McCovey Cove on Tuesday afternoon.

07/16/2014

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