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San Francisco Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

April 16, 2014 | 10:01 am

San Francisco Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

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Supervisor David Chiu’s proposal would regulate short-term rentals but not override restrictions in lease agreements.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

April 1, 2014 | 10:11 am

Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

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The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.

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President Obama Adds Mendocino Site to California Coastal National Monument

March 10, 2014 | 2:33 pm

President Obama Adds Mendocino Site to California Coastal National Monument

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Designation of site at Point Arena is expected to attract tourists to a relatively little-visited area.

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San Francisco Rings in the Year of the Horse at the Chinese New Year Parade

February 16, 2014 | 8:00 am

San Francisco Rings in the Year of the Horse at the Chinese New Year Parade

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Firecrackers rang out and filled the streets with smoke as marchers made their way along the parade route.

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Airbnb Finds Success, but Struggles With Tax Questions

January 21, 2014 | 2:31 pm

Airbnb Finds Success, but Struggles With Tax Questions

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Since its launch in 2008, San Francisco-based Airbnb has turned the hotel industry on its head.

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Election 2013: Guide to Sunnyvale Measures A, B and C

November 4, 2013 | 4:25 pm

Election 2013: Guide to Sunnyvale Measures A, B and C

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Election cycle, hotel tax and gun control measures are on the ballot for Sunnyvale voters.

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News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

October 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm

News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

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Tourists are shut out of popular attractions. Meantime, the state begins signing up Obamacare customers.

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Oakland on the Move to Attract More Visitors

September 20, 2013 | 6:48 pm

Oakland on the Move to Attract More Visitors

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Oakland’s tourism bureau will hit the road Saturday to spread the word about all that’s good there.

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What Development Should Be Allowed in Crissy Field? Three Projects Contend for Coveted Spot

September 20, 2013 | 2:39 pm

What Development Should Be Allowed in Crissy Field? Three Projects Contend for Coveted Spot

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Wanted: a cultural institution that complements the Presidio’s current uses, offers stimulating programs, and is economically viable.

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