Tourism

Visitors hike through DL Bliss State Park at Lake Tahoe
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Tim Ryan
August 10, 2020 - 9:02 am
A Tahoe-area father wants the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to consider a tourist ban after the man’s young son ended up in the hospital with a coronavirus-related illness, fearing tourists are a part of the problem
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Whale Monterey
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Holly Quan
June 12, 2020 - 6:41 am
The Monterey Bay region is throwing the doors open to visitors starting today. Hotels and vacation rentals are permitted to get back in business as well as sport fishing, whale watching and campgrounds. It’s all good news for local restaurants who have been struggling to find diners.
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Sausalito
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 04, 2020 - 7:46 pm
Tourism in Sausalito has dropped at least 80% or more since the shelter in place orders went into effect back in March, now struggling businesses are developing a long-term strategy that has a local twist.
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Chesa Boudin, San Francisco's district attorney elect, has vowed to reduce prosecutions of homeless people for low-level crimes.
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Matt Bigler
February 12, 2020 - 10:19 am
Some victims of car burglaries in San Francisco should be reimbursed for broken windows, according to a unique proposal from the city's district attorney.
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Dreamstime
Matt Bigler
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
San Francisco is starting to "deep clean" some of the most popular areas of the city for the holidays. But some say those tax dollars should be spent on some of the city's other bigger problems. “Let’s get the show started, right?” San Francisco's Department of Public Works Director Mohammad Nuru...
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A United Airlines passenger takes a sip of water before throwing away the bottle at a security checkpoint at San Francisco International Airport August 10, 2006 in San Francisco.
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Kim Wonderley
August 26, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Reducing our carbon footprint when we travel is a good goal to have. The changes, while seemingly small, can make a big difference if more people pitch in. Kim Wonderley has a few suggestions in this week's Road Report.
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Tourists at Johnson's Beach in Guerneville
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Holly Quan
August 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The tourism season is in full swing in Guerneville. But nearly six months after a historic flood delayed many businesses have shut down and others have struggled to rebound.
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Garbage, including a discarded needle, piles up in Embarcadero Plaza on June 10, 2019.
Tim Ryan/KCBS Radio
June 12, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Hundreds of hotel workers put on rubber gloves and pitched in to beautify San Francisco on Wednesday as summer tourist season gets underway.
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Lucky Tuk Tuk offers electric auto-rickshaws for tours in San Francisco.
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Matt Bigler
May 08, 2019 - 3:07 pm
First came electric cars, then e-scooters and now, the electric tuk tuks are cruising through the streets of San Francisco.
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State lawmakers have approved a fee that would impose a fee to drive on Lombard Street in San Francisco.
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Scott Lettieri
May 03, 2019 - 10:23 pm
The California assembly approved a plan to charge motorists for driving on one of San Francisco's most famous streets.
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