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One of the gnomes stolen from the home of Frank and Janet Rossini in Concord. The statues were returned on December 24, 2013. (CBS)

Concord Family Rejoices After Sentimental Stolen Gnomes Returned

What a Concord family grieving the loss of their daughter wanted this Christmas was the gnomes stolen from their front yard returned. In what they are calling a miracle, the statues with a very special meaning were returned on Christmas Eve.

12/25/2013

Chopper 5 over a two-alarm fire that gutted this home on San Pablo Way in Union City on December 23, 2013. (CBS)

Neighbors Save Christmas For Union City Family Displaced By Fire

After a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.

12/24/2013

Fires For Cooking Are Exempt From Bay Area Christmas Eve Wood Burning Ban (Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

What Are The Rules, Fines, And Exceptions To Christmas Eve Fireplace Wood Burning Ban?

With an unpopular “Spare the Air” advisory in place today banning all burning in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits and more, many Bay Area residents are looking for ways around the rules. Here they are.

12/24/2013

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Bay Area Spare The Air Alert On Christmas Eve, Wood Burning Banned

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the region on Christmas Eve—and possibly on Christmas Day, too.

12/23/2013

Passengers' luggage is piled on a cart outside a terminal at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Airports Busy With Holiday Travelers

With Christmas just a couple of days away, holiday travel was in full swing at Bay Area airports.

12/23/2013

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Bizarre Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Check out the most bizarre christmas traditions from around the world!

12/19/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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KBCW’S CHRISTMAS GIFT TO YOU: A SIMPSONS CLASSICS HOLIDAY SERIES

Have you ever seen a conference room full of stiff suit-and-tie TV execs get completely giddy over something? Yeah, neither has anyone else, especially those of us who work in TV. Until now. It happened […]

12/15/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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