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.
Take the word literally, and Thanksgiving becomes the ideal occasion for volunteerism. Among the best events for Thanksgiving are the opportunities to give something back to those in need. The San Francisco Bay Area has lots of people with hearts of gold.
Thousands of runners braved the chilly Thanksgiving morning to take part in the annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot on Thursday.