Holiday

FedEx courier David Kramer pulls a hand truck with packages as he makes a delivery in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Grinch Strikes In San Jose As Neighborhood Hit With Rash Of Package Thefts

Some residents have reported seeing a gold-colored van following delivery trucks, then waiting for packages to be dropped off.

12/18/2014

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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Foodie On Your List

Everyone has a food fan or two to buy gifts for this holiday season, but if you’re not a foodie, than these folks can be some of the hardest people to shop for. So…we compiled a list of a few foodie favorites, some for the serious cook and some just for fun.

12/15/2014

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High Winds Threaten Front-Yard Santas, Princess Elsa’s And Holiday Decorations Across The Bay Area

As the biggest storm in years bore down on the Bay Area Wednesday evening, homeowners were battening down holiday decorations and Christmas tree lots were worried they might lose inventory to the expected high winds.

12/11/2014

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How To Maximize Your Holiday Gift Giving By Shopping Smart

KCBS In Depth spoke with consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow about the dynamic between merchants and shoppers this holiday buying season and she gives some tips to keep shoppers from being their own worst enemies while hunting for the perfect gift.

12/08/2014

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Online Holiday Shoppers Beware: Cyber Criminals Preying On Easy Targets

A few wrong computer clicks could land you in trouble this holiday shopping season.

12/01/2014

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Holiday Gift Giving: Secret Santa vs White Elephant

Use this handy guide to plan your gift exchange this year.

11/30/2014

A package delivered by San Francisco-based start-up Doorman. (Doorman via Facebook)

With Online Holiday Shopping Season In Full Swing, San Francisco Start-Up Doorman Aims To Keep Packages Safe

Doorman allows people to get their packages delivered to them, rather than have packages left at their house or missed delivery stickers posted on their door.

11/28/2014

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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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Thanksgiving Day Is The New Black Friday: Deep Discounts Starting Earlier This Year

The traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season may be tomorrow, but retailers are doing things a bit differently this time around.

11/27/2014

Traffic at Mineta San Jose International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

On The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year, Expect Packed Roads, Crowded Bay Area Airports

Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

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