Holiday

An employee seals a box at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center.  ( David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Amazon Offers Easy Way To Donate While Finding The Best Cyber Monday Deal

Many may spend Monday scouring Amazon for the best gift deals for the holiday season, but the website also offers an easy way to help others during the giving season, and all year round.

12/01/2014

Quintavious Johnson

13-Year-Old Singing Phenom Quintavious Johnson Delights Fans At SF Union Square Tree Lighting

Singing sensation Quintavious Johnson, who just turned 13, warmed up a crowd gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square for the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

11/29/2014

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez says holiday workers deserve to earn extra pay. (CBS SF)

Proposed California Bill Would Offer Double Pay For Working Thanksgiving, Christmas Shifts

With more and more stores opening on Thanksgiving, proposed legislation in California could ensure workers get paid extra for spending the holidays at work instead of with their families.

11/28/2014

McNears Beach, San Rafael (Marin  County)

Some Marin County Parks Waiving Entry And Parking Fees In December

Marin County Parks is offering free entry to the county’s three regional parks between Dec. 1 and Jan. 1.

11/28/2014

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Oakland: Free Parking On Saturdays Between Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day

Residents and visitors to Oakland will be able to park for free in the city on every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to city officials.

11/27/2014

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Friends, YouTube, God’s Love: What People On Facebook Are Most Thankful For

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the analytics team at Facebook is sharing what people around the country are most thankful for.

11/27/2014

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5 Apps For Hacking Black Friday And Finding The Best Deals

If you prefer a more orderly experience compared to door-mobbing crowds, look no further than your smartphone to help save you a few bucks and keep your sanity.

11/27/2014

Kisha Boutique, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In San Francisco

If you’re looking for something special to wear for festive December occasions and New Year’s parties to bid adieu to 2014, this list of independent dress shops around the Bay Area ensures that you won’t see your outfit coming and going.

11/25/2014

Authentic Disneyland Railroad Train (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In San Francisco

Even before the New Year’s resolutions are drafted and “do more cultural activities” appears on the list again, consider these San Francisco art events and exhibits for December and beyond.

11/24/2014

Pumpkin Cheesecake (credit: Chow.com)

Anne Makovec’s ‘Not-Nearly-As-Bad-For-You-As-It-Sounds’ Pumpkin Cheesecake

KPIX 5’s Anne Makovec has a guilt-free recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake!

11/24/2014