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Here are the 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Northern Calfornia

The beauty of Northern California can be intoxicating, from the sandy beaches of Half Moon Bay to the snow covered peaks of the Sierra Nevadas. But, how many of you realize there’s a dark side to be found in a few cities here?

If you’re a native of the northern part of California you know exactly where to go and when and where not to go no matter what. According to stats by the FBI, crime is alive and well in a few cities that may surprise you.

Whether you’re a local who knows the area well, or just visiting for vacation, it’s probably a good idea to lock your doors and stay in lighted areas when walking at night through these cities.

What cities do you think should be on this list?

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.