Big Sur Businesses Cut Off From Tourists Receive Crowdfunded ReliefA major crowdfunding campaign is bringing relief to Big Sur.
San Francisco Legislation Would Make It Harder To Rent SRO Hotels To TouristsProposed legislation stops the practice of renting out SRO rooms by the week, requiring instead a 32-day minimum stay in most cases.
Tourists Swamp San Francisco's Lombard Street, Annoying Neighbors And Vexing OfficialsSightseers have visited the landmark street for decades, but in the past four or five years, they have flooded it.
737 Flying Low Over Golden Gate Bridge Surprises TouristsTourists got a surprise Tuesday when a 737 flew low over the Golden Gate Bridge for a TV commercial shoot.
Car Burglars Big Fans Of San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf AreaRecent data from San Francisco Police shows that auto break ins are on the rise, up 31 percent – and one of the city’s most popular spots with tourists is one of the worst hotspots for burglaries.
San Francisco Police Cracking Down On Drivers Illegally Passing Cable CarsAfter 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.
Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge Take Top Spots As Most Popular U.S. LandmarksTwo San Francisco landmarks took the top two spots in the 2015 TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice awards for U.S. landmarks, TripAdvisor officials said.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan 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.
'Distracted' Tour Bus Drivers Could Be Silenced From Narrating In San FranciscoTour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.
‘Evil Elmo’ Held On $150K Bail After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Fisherman’s Wharf MerchantA 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.
'Evil Elmo' Arrested After Threatening To Rip San Francisco Merchant's Throat OutA 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.
San Mateo Woman Among First To Be Evacuated From Hurricane-Devastated Los Cabos, Mexico