Black Friday

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Black Friday Boosts November Car Sales

Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.

12/04/2014

SFPD Officer Injured In Black Friday Ferguson Protests (Photo: SFPD)

SFPD Officer May Be Disfigured For Life After Attack With Tequila Bottle During Ferguson Protest Violence

Violent protesters slash an officer’s face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth.
“This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.

12/02/2014

SF Protest

79 Arrests In San Francisco Union Square Black Friday Protests, 5 Officers Injured

San Francisco’s police chief says 79 people in all were charged in connection with a protest at Union Square during Black Friday that turned violent. At least five SFPD officers were injured during their response.

12/01/2014

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Bay Area Charities Count On #GivingTuesday To Help Non-Profit Bottom Lines

You’ve heard of Black Friday. You probably checked out the Cyber Monday deals. Maybe you even headed downtown for to pick up some presents on Small Business Saturday. But on Tuesday a completely unselfish movement is vying for your cash.

12/01/2014

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Crowds Thinner, Sales Down Black Friday; Retail Analysts Blame Stores Opening On Thanksgiving

For the second straight year, retail data suggests that more people avoided the crowds on Black Friday by avoiding time at home on Thanksgiving Day.

11/29/2014

SF Protest

Black Friday Protest Over Ferguson Decision Turns Ugly, Clashes In Union Square, Mission District

An initially peaceful Black Friday protest over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the Michael Brown case turned ugly. Stores in San Francisco’s Union Square were vandalized and protesters clashed with police in multiple locations.

11/28/2014

New Car Showroom

Car Dealers Jump On Black Friday Bandwagon

More and more, car dealers and manufacturers are getting into the Black Friday sales game, offering consumers thousands in trade-ins and cash-back deals.

11/28/2014

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Price Matching During Holidays Is Easy Money That Many Pass Up

For some holiday shopping is a contact sport, but scoring better deals this holiday season doesn’t even require getting off the couch.

11/28/2014

Green Friday Sales

California Tradition Of ‘Green Friday’ Medical Pot Sales Spreads Nationwide

It’s an annual tradition familiar to medical marijuana users in the Golden State. Now, with recreational pot legal in Washington and Colorado, “Green Friday” has gone national.

11/28/2014

West Oakland BART protests (Julia Carrie Wong )

14 Ferguson Activists Arrested After Demonstration Shuts Down Transbay BART

BART trains are running through the Transbay Tube again Friday afternoon after a group of activists protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision were arrested for halting BART service at the West Oakland station.

11/28/2014

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