Holiday Season

Napa Farmer Wins Giant Pumpkin Contest In Elk GroveA Napa farmer has won a California contest with a record-setting 1,806-pound pumpkin that judges nicknamed "The Flying Saucer" because of its wide and flat shape.
Best Places To Celebrate 'Oktoberfest 2015' In The Bay AreaWhat does the San Francisco Bay Area love to do more than anything? Celebrate. Party. Drink. So as we edge toward the end of September, what better way to celebrate but Oktoberfest? The German festival based in Munich is celebrated worldwide, with food and beer at the forefront, as well as traditional music and dancing.
Best Parades And Celebrations On St. Patrick's Day 2015 In The Bay AreaCelebrate the luck 'o the Irish with these St. Patrick's Day events in the Bay Area.
Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve RevelersRestaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.
Wood Burning Banned As Winter Spare-The-Air Alerts Issued For Bay Area CitiesWinter Spare the Air alerts have been issued for Sunday and Monday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials announced Saturday.
Narsai David: Recipe For Safe EggnogKCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David shares a recipe for what he calls the best eggnog ever.
San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With 'Chipping Of Trees' Civic Center EventResidents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
VIDEO: UC Davis Alumnus Brings Parents To Tears After Paying Off Their MortgageA UC Davis alumnus is making waves on Reddit after posting a video in which he surprises his parents with one very thoughtful holiday gift.
How To Protect Yourself From A Cyberattack While Shopping Online After ChristmasIt's time for that post-Christmas bargain hunting, but there are some warnings for people shopping on Friday.
San Jose Postal Workers Take On Santa's Responsibilities Delivering Packages On ChristmasPostal workers took on some of Santa’s responsibilities Thursday delivering packages on Christmas Day in San Jose.
Oakland Protests Blamed For Huge Drop In Salvation Army DonationsA charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.
Passed Out Drunk Man Found In Trunk Of Car During Richmond DUI Stop On Christmas EvePolice officers in Richmond discovered an apparently drunk man passed out in the trunk of a car pulled over during a DUI stop.