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Eye On The Bay: Holidays At Santana Row

Tis’ the Season to hit San Jose’s Santana Row with Liam Mayclem! Join us as we celebrate the holidays and discover which stores have all your gift giving needs plus the best restaurants and hotel all within a stones throw of one another.

11/25/2012

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Tech Report: Best Holiday Gadgets

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at some of the hot items on holiday wishlists this season.

11/23/2012

Christmas Shopping Season Gets Underway On "Black Friday"

Bay Area Shoppers Come Out For Black Friday Bargains

Thousands of shoppers crowded into malls and businesses throughout the Bay Area Friday in search of Black Friday bargains.

11/23/2012

Retail Sales Rise In December, For Sixth Straight Month In A Row

Best Union Square Black Friday Deals

SAN FRANCISCO (SF.Funcheap.com) – In Union Square, take advantage of the high-end version of Black Friday, where over 30 downtown stores provide nibbles and holiday drinks, extend their hours and offer deep discounts on Friday, November […]

11/19/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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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

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ConsumerWatch: Which Produce Items Are Worth Buying Organic?

A lot of us spend our shopping time wondering whether it’s worth spending extra money for organically grown fruits and vegetables. An environmental group is offering advice with a list of products that contin the most and least chemicals.

09/27/2012

A rendering of the completed Paragon Outlets Livermore (City of Livermore)

Huge Crowd Turns For Job Fair At New Livermore Outlet Mall

Hundreds turned out for a chance to land a new jobs at a soon-to-open outlet mall set to open in Livermore this fall.

09/11/2012

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TechWatch: Walmart Testings Scan As-You-Go Checkout Program

Walmart is testing the next innovation in self-checkout. It’s an iPhone app called Scan & Go. You scan and items as you put them in your cart while walking the aisle, then head to the self-checkout aisle where your list is already waiting to be paid for, meaning you are able to avoid both a checker and the scanning process at the bottleneck that is the checkout area.

09/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Sites Offer Streamlined Car Selling, Buying Process

Rather then spending a lot of time checking out dealerships, Brad Jones paid $500 to join Cartelligent. It’s an online service that doubles as a personal shopper.

07/13/2012

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