Just In From The Obvious Department – Gang Crime Affects Area Tourism

Making the towns appealing to tourists in turn attracts criminals who prey on them.

a new report is now classifying gang violence as an economic drainer that’s costing the Central Coast hundreds of millions of dollars.

It’s not just making the area lose money, but the report says it’s also affecting tourism.

The report shows gang violence is concentrated in three hot spots in the county; in order they are Salinas, then south county cities, and then the city of Seaside.

Just In From The Obvious Department – Gang Crime Affects Area Tourism