Holiday

BIO-MARTIN LUTHER KING-FRANCE

It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick Up

For some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it’s been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.

01/19/2015

Lefty O'Doul's (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Lefty O’Doul’s Collects, Distributes 15,000 Toys To San Francisco Children

A San Francisco restaurant has collected 15,000 toys in the last two days, and managed to distribute nearly all of them to the city’s neediest children in the same time frame.

12/25/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

High-Wind Advisories Issued For Bay, San Mateo Bridges By CHP

High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

12/25/2014

Hand-knitted slippers stolen from Evelyn Arms' Pittsburg home. (CBS)

Pittsburg Woman’s Handmade Gifts For Family Members Stolen By Modern-Day Grinch

A Pittsburg woman’s handmade Christmas gifts for her grandchildren were stolen by a modern-day Grinch.

12/24/2014

Drone footage captures the inside of the Fairmont Hotel on San Francisco's Nob Hill. (Courtesy: Beto Lopez)

Filmmaker’s Drone Captures Holiday Spirit In San Francisco’s Nob Hill Neighborhood

A San Francisco filmmaker captured the feel of the holidays in Nob Hill with the help of an aerial drone.

12/24/2014

Christmas On The International Space Station (Photo by NASA)

Does Santa Visit The Space Station? Astronauts Celebrate Christmas In Orbit

You think YOUR house is crowded with house guests this season? NASA astronauts have been having Christmas dinner in a dining room the size of a Volkswagen for decades, and this season is no exception, although the International Space Station is far more spacious than the original Apollo capsule where one of the most famous Christmases in space was ever celebrated.

12/24/2014

Justin Herman Plaza Ice Rink

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas And All Around The Bay…

Meteorologist Paul Deanno’s annual Christmas tradition weather forecast.

12/23/2014

(Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Campaign Urges New Drone Owners To Fly Safely This Holiday Season

With drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.

12/22/2014

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

Steak

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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