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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

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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

Liam & Chef Alison Mountford (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Alison Mountford of Square Meals

Chef Alison has some terrific turkey tips for your THANKSGIVING gathering!

11/24/2014

Joey Chestnut at Turkey Eating Contest

San Jose Champion Eater Joey Chestnut Devours Turkey To Win Connecticut Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

11/23/2014

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5 Bay Area Farms To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Families in the Bay Area can make a day’s outing around their Christmas tree haul, enjoying hayrides, Santa trains, elf workshops, puppet shows, farmyard animals and complimentary snacks and hot drinks which add to the festive atmosphere for all ages.

11/21/2014