Union Square hotels reeling from news of major conference going virtual

Hotels in San Francisco’s Union Square are facing mass cancellations after a premier healthcare conference decided to go virtual on Wednesday. The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, scheduled to take place at the Westin St. Francis Hotel from January 10th through 13th, made the call in the wake of spiking Covid-19 numbers, partly due to the Omicron variant.

SF sues Hertz over bridge tolls

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that rental car giant Hertz Corp. and a business partner swindled San Francisco customers out of millions of dollars in hidden fees to cover bridge tolls. Tara Moriarty reports.