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.
Downtown Los Gatos To Go On 'Road Diet' To Boost Business, Entice VisitorsIn one week, downtown Los Gatos will undergo a rapid and dramatic transformation, all in an effort to boost business, encourage foot traffic and entice visitors to linger and stay a bit longer.
Picture This: Museum in Oakville Toasts History of Napa Valley Wine1881 Napa, a wine history museum and tasting salon, opened this month in Oakville offering self-guided tours on Napa Valley's history and early pioneers, along with a collection of rare winemaking tools.
Russian River, Still Running High, Slows Start of Summer SeasonUnseasonable May rains have the Russian River running too high and fast for many boating operations. It's another, if minor, setback for an area still struggling to fully recover from February flooding.
Experts Say Article Claiming San Francisco 'Broke America's Heart' Is MisleadingA Washington Post article lamenting how San Francisco has lost its soul to tech companies is creating a social media buzz, while prompting others to say its not true.
Big Sur Social Media Campaign Shames Selfie-Obsessed TouristsBig Sur's world-famous coastline has been a tourist attraction for decades but a new Instagram page is shaming visitors for endangering lives in pursuit of the perfect selfie.
San Francisco's Most Popular Tourist Spots Could Switch To Flexible 'Surge' PricingSan Francisco Recreation and Parks officials reportedly want to switch to a flexible pricing plan at four of the city’s major tourist spots.
San Francisco Supes Vote To Establish Toll For Lombard Street DriversAfter years of debate, San Francisco will charge a fee to drive down Lombard Street.
SF Lawmaker Aims to Limit Traffic on 'Crooked' Lombard StreetTo straighten out traffic along San Francisco's celebrated -- and congested -- "crooked" street, assemblyman Phil Ting, (D-S.F.) is proposing charging drivers for making the trip down Lombard Street.
Could San Jose Become Home To A World-Renowned Landmark?Move over, Golden Gate Bridge; San Jose plans to build its own iconic landmark in 2021, a light tower that is expected to attract people from all over the world.
Measure Limiting Short-Term Rentals Sparks Debate In South Lake TahoeA battle over short term rentals in South Lake Tahoe made the ballot, but now, the voters' decision is partly on hold thanks to the continued debate.