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South Bay Surprises With Highest Rain Totals From Wet Weekend

A wet Thanksgiving weekend pushed the Bay Area closer to normal rainfall for this time of year, something we haven’t said in a while.

12/01/2014

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Crowds Thinner, Sales Down Black Friday; Retail Analysts Blame Stores Opening On Thanksgiving

For the second straight year, retail data suggests that more people avoided the crowds on Black Friday by avoiding time at home on Thanksgiving Day.

11/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

Scraps of food at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, CA. (Bob Butler/CBS)

San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church Looking To Turn Food Waste Back Into Meals

With thousands of meals being served over the holidays, Glide is hoping to turn all the waste and scraps back into food to help those in need.

11/27/2014

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Oakland: Free Parking On Saturdays Between Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day

Residents and visitors to Oakland will be able to park for free in the city on every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to city officials.

11/27/2014

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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

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5 Apps For Hacking Black Friday And Finding The Best Deals

If you prefer a more orderly experience compared to door-mobbing crowds, look no further than your smartphone to help save you a few bucks and keep your sanity.

11/27/2014

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MC Hammer, Local Leaders Kicking Off Annual Turkey Trot In Walnut Creek

Thousands of runners are set to jumpstart their Thanksgiving holiday in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday with encouragement from friends, family, local leaders and East Bay Area rap legend MC Hammer.

11/27/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

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