Tourism

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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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The East Brother Light Station in the San Francisco Bay near Richmond.
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Jeffrey Schaub
April 24, 2019 - 7:18 pm
On an isolated island in the San Francisco Bay sits the East Brother Light Station, a beacon with a history dating back to the 1870s. It’s also a popular bed and breakfast, and a recent search to find new caretakers received over 1,000 responses from around the world.
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Lombard Street in San Francisco.
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Scott Lettieri
April 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
A state assemblyman has drafted legislation that would let San Francisco impose a toll on world-famous Lombard Street.
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Walk San Francisco is recreating a classic 49-mile scenic drive around the city for tourists on foot.
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Jenna Lane
March 11, 2019 - 1:21 pm
A classic sightseeing drive around San Francisco for tourists is being reinvented as a pedestrian activity.
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Dreamstime
Holly Quan
January 24, 2019 - 8:42 am
To relieve traffic congestion around the iconic curves of Lombard Street, San Francisco officials are proposing an unprecedented fee of up to $10 for drivers to slowly proceed through its twists and turns.
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