Tag Archives: San Francisco

‘Please Do Not Break Glass’: San Franciscans Leaving Car Trunks Open to Prevent Smash and Grab

In the robbery-infested areas of San Francisco and Oakland, California, some residents are so fearful of having their cars broken into that they are deliberately leaving their car trunks open so robbers won’t shatter the windows. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Breaking Point: SF Suffers Highest Rate of Car Break-ins Compared to Atlanta, DC, Dallas, LA

In the heart of San Francisco, alongside popular tourist attractions, car break-ins have spiked nearly 200% since last year, turning visitors into victims and creating what some business owners are calling an “economic pandemic.” On average, the city suffers about … Continue reading

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San Francisco Car Burglars Target Parking Garages; Show up at Victim’s Home

Car break-in victims may feel their vehicles are generally safer parked in a garage than on San Francisco streets, but that no longer is true. Smash-and-grabs are also happening in parking garages. Click here to read more.

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San Francisco Announces Cash Rewards to Collar Auto Burglars

San Francisco will give out cash awards of up to $100,000 for information about the ringleaders of high-level auto burglaries — in yet another push to battle crime in a city marked by attention-grabbing vehicle smash and grabs, home break-ins … Continue reading

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San Francisco, Tourism Industry Offer Cash Rewards to Stop Auto Burglary Fencing Operations

San Francisco is moving to stem a scourge of auto break-ins by joining with private businesses to offer cash rewards for information on the fencing operations moving the stolen goods. Click here to read more.

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Car Insurance Premiums: The Most Expensive Cities for Parents of Teen Drivers

Adding a novice driver to your auto insurance plan is bound to hike the price you pay – but in some U.S. cities, it can cost parents more money. Two parents who add a 16-year-old to their full-coverage auto insurance … Continue reading

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