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A Starbucks gift card being swiped. (AP)

Canadian Secret Santa Treats San Francisco Starbucks Customers To $400 In Gift Cards

It wasn’t exactly a Christmas miracle, but a KPIX staffer, and a co-worker were treated on Christmas Eve at the Jackson Street San Francisco Starbucks by a Secret Santa who left $400 in gift cards for patrons to use as a tribute to a brother who had passed away.

12/29/2014

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Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Holiday Gift Guide For Techies

Gift ideas for the techies on your list this season.

12/08/2014

Singer Bono of U2 (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Bono Apologizes For Putting U2’s Album On Your iTunes

“I’m sorry about that,” says the band’s frontman in response to backlash over “Songs of Innocence” release

10/16/2014

The Barton family celebrates big birthdays with macabre gifts like this tombstone. (Source: Barton Family)

Livermore Woman Marking 50th Birthday With TAB Soda Can-Shaped Fantasy Coffin

A Livermore woman will mark her 50th birthday with a macabre gift in the form of a fantasy coffin.

08/19/2014

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San Francisco To Get Free Wi-Fi In City Parks, Open Spaces

The $600,000 gift from Google will allow for free public wireless Internet access at several parks, recreation centers and plazas across the city.

07/24/2013

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Silicon Valley Developer Gives $151M Gift To Stanford

Stanford University said a $151 million donation is the largest gift the school has ever received from a single living person.

07/02/2013

UC Berkeley

200 Undocumented UC Berkeley Students To Get Scholarships From $1M Gift To School

The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.

12/11/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

A Kmart store layaway associate retrieves a package. (Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)

Bay Area Secret Santas Pay Off Layaway Accounts

The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.

12/19/2011

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