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
Mexico Tourists, Locals In Survival Mode After Los Cabos Hurricane; No Power, Water, FoodDesperate 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.
4 Arrested In Assault, Robbery Of German Tourists In San FranciscoA group of young men suspected of assaulting and robbing two tourists in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon were arrested.
Coast Guard Rescues Duck Boat Near McCovey Cove In San FranciscoU.S. Coast Guard crews helped tow away a tour boat that broke down near San Francisco's McCovey Cove on Tuesday afternoon.
Levi’s Stadium Offering Guided Tours Of 49ers' New Santa Clara HomeThe 49ers say everything is on schedule for the opening of Levi's Stadium less than a month from now. Public tours of the billion-dollar plus facility have now gone on sale.
San Francisco’s Famed Lombard Street Closed To Vehicle Traffic This WeekendThis coming Saturday and Sunday will be the first of four weekends this summer where Lombard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic.
Tourist At Alcatraz Prison Claims To Have Snapped Photo Of A Ghost Anyone who has ever visited Alcatraz knows there’s something very eerie about it.
Tourists Hoping For Iconic Cable Car Rides Disappointed During Muni 'Sickout'The Muni ‘sickout’, which entered a second day on Tuesday, has disappointed many tourists hoping to ride San Francisco's iconic cable cars.
Japanese Tourists Label Golden Gate Bridge Among ‘Most Overrated’ U.S. AttractionsThe skyscraping span that is synonymous with San Francisco has apparently been a real letdown for many visitors from across the Pacific.
Tour Buses Banned Around San Francisco’s Famous 'Painted Ladies'The neighborhood is best known for the famed Painted Ladies, one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.