Hawaii Delays Quarantine Waiver Over Rising COVID-19 Cases In California, MainlandHawaii's governor said Monday he will wait another month to waive a 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers who test negative for COVID-19.
California Woos In-State Travelers Stuck At Home Due To COVID-19Californians starved for travel aren’t welcome in New York and can’t land in Europe because of the surging coronavirus outbreak in their home state so they are being wooed by local tourism boards promising safe and clean lodging, dining and sightseeing.
New Commercial Aims To Draw Tourists To Carmel, Even As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThe city of Carmel-by-the-Sea has unveiled a splashy new ad inviting tourists back to the coastal town just as coronavirus cases have spiked across California.
Pacifica, Half Moon Bay Asking Out-Of-Town Beachgoers To Stay Home On 4th Of JulyThe mayors of Pacifica and Half Moon Bay have a message to all out-of-towners: If you don't live here, stay away this Fourth of July.
Sonoma Co. Businesses Get Ready To Welcome Tourists In Need Of An EscapeSonoma County is now open for leisure travel and businesses are scrambling to get ready under the new COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Guerneville Residents Wary as Tourist Influx Tests Social-Distancing DemandsFor business owners in downtown Guerneville, this weekend should be the kickoff to the summer tourist season. This year, that's something a lot of locals are not interested in.
Hawaii Discourages Tourists From Visiting Through At Least The End Of JuneIf you were planning on an early summer vacation in Hawaii this year, the state's governor hopes you think twice.
Mixed Emotions In North Coast Communities Over Bay Area Daytrippers Seeking Escape From Shelter-In-PlaceWhile people are supposed to be staying put, a lot of Bay Area residents are breaking out to visit places like Fort Bragg and that's creating a rift among North Coast locals torn between staying healthy and reviving a tourism-dependent economy.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Hotels Struggling During COVID-19 Shutdown Tourism is San Francisco's largest industry, according to the San Francisco Travel Association. But with 70 of the city's 215 hotels temporarily closed under the shelter-in-place order, will not be business as usual when they reo
Major Sponsors Pull Out of Big Cybersecurity Conference in San FranciscoThe RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco is a major cybersecurity event but, this year, big sponsors are pulling out amid coronavirus concerns.
Chef Perkins From The Historic William Tell House Shares Signature Seafood ChowderChef and partner Austin Perkins from the historic William Tell House on Highway 1, in Tomales shares one of his signature dishes - seafood chowder - with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego.
Visitors Disappointed By San Francisco Cable Car ShutdownThere's nothing more iconic than a ride on San Francisco's famed cable cars, but for tourists like Andres Ramos, those memories will be more of the motorized variety.
CHP On The Hunt For Big Sur Anti-Tourism VandalsAuthorities searched Thursday for whoever painted Highway 1 with giant-size graffiti attacking the impact of tourism on Big Sur. The CHP said its removal will cost taxpayers around $1,700 and that those responsible will face felony charges.
Vandals Spray 'Overtourism Is Killing Big Sur' After Sign Posted On Bixby BridgeAuthorities are searching for vandals who spray painted the message "Overtourism Is Killing Big Sur" nearly two weeks after a similar message was posted on the famed Bixby Bridge.
'Overtourism Is Killing Big Sur' Banner Posted On Popular Central Coast BridgeFrustration over too many visitors and traffic congestion in Big Sur has reached a boiling point.