San Francisco Officials Announce Police Deployment Aimed At Protecting TouristsOfficials in San Francisco on Monday announced plans to increase police foot and bicycle patrols in areas heavily traveled by tourists to safeguard visitors who might be targeted by thieves.
Car Break-Ins Skyrocket As Thieves Target Unsuspecting Tourists In San FranciscoCar break-ins have skyrocketed in San Francisco, increasing by more than 700 percent in some parts of the city. With more people visiting after county and state restrictions were lifted, thieves are taking advantage of tourists by breaking into rental cars.
COVID Reopening: Monterey Sees Surge in Visitors Ahead of State ReopeningWith hours to go before California's grand COVID reopening, major tourist towns like Monterey are already seeing a sharp rise in visitors ahead of the June 15 timeline.
Tahoe Residents Fed Up With Tourists, Trash-Littered Beaches; Protest PlannedSouth Lake Tahoe residents fed up with the trash-littered beaches and the constant stream of tourists flowing into Lake Tahoe despite the pandemic plan to protest this weekend to demand officials do more to handle the influx of visitors.
Dash Cam Video Shows Moments Before Speeding Driver Mowed Down Tourists In SFDash cam video captured a rented Tesla blowing through a red light at O’Farrell and Taylor Streets on Sunday afternoon, hitting tourists Benjamin and Kelly Dean of Clovis moments later.
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.
Bad Air Disappoints Visiting Tourists, Leads To Exodus From San FranciscoThe heavy smoke hanging over San Francisco was disappointing many out-of-town visitors while forcing some local residents to get away from the Bay Area in hopes of finding fresh air.
Moose Drowns In Lake After Being Crowded By Onlookers On ShoreA moose drowned in Lake Champlain after people crowded around the animal to take its picture, Vermont wildlife officials said.
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Visitors Leaving Heart Of Yosemite As Fire Rages NearbyThe few remaining campers in Yosemite Valley packed up gear Wednesday and cleared the area for firefighters battling a huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park.
Heart Of Yosemite To Close As Crews Battle Raging WildfireDisappointed tourists under evacuation orders were emptying campsites and lodges in the heart of Yosemite National Park, as firefighters battled to contain a huge wildfire just to the west.
Park Official: Visitors Are Destroying Ancient Dinosaur FossilsTourists have reportedly been picking up the fossilized footprints of dinosaurs and throwing them into a park lake.
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.