COVID Christmas: Bay Area Families Safely Visit Santa Amid PandemicWhile visiting Santa had a new twist this holiday season due to the pandemic, the tradition endured for many Bay Area families.
Bay Area Air Quality District Discourages Wood Burning Over Christmas, Stops Short Of BanThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the region's residents to not burn wood during the Christmas holiday but is not issuing Spare the Air alerts that would ban it.
COVID: Beleaguered Health Care Officials Beg Californians ‘Don’t Share Your Air’There are many commonly used greetings this time of year -- 'Merry Christmas" "Happy Hanukkah" "Happy Kwanzaa" -- but in this year of COVID, health care officials have added another. "Don't Share Your Air"
COVID: Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Brave Bay Area Malls But Is It Safe?Many last minute Christmas shoppers said they headed to Bay Area malls to find gifts Tuesday evening, because at this point, it's too late to order them online.
Approaching Storm Front To Bring Much Needed Rain Christmas AfternoonMother Nature was poised to deliver a much needed gift for the drought stricken San Francisco Bay Area Christmas afternoon -- rain showers totaling as much a 2 inches in the North Bay.
Thousands Crowd Into San Francisco International Ignoring COVID Travel Warning Despite warnings from public health officials and the surge in COVID cases, tens of thousands of travelers passed through San Francisco International Airport on the last weekend before Christmas.
VIDEO: Paragliding Santa Rescued After Crashing Into Power LinesA paraglider dressed as Santa Claus was rescued after being caught in power lines in Rio Linda, California on Sunday.
Bay Area Post Offices See Crush Of Holiday Packages During Pandemic; Customers Report DelaysAlong with the annual avalanche of Christmas packages, the US Postal Service faces new challenges in 2020, including there is the tidal wave of online shopping due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, not to mention the virus itself.
COVID Holiday: San Jose's Sacred Heart Keeps Christmas Toy Drive Alive Despite SetbacksSacred Heart Community Service launched its annual toy drive on Monday, but in 2020, just like nearly everything else, this holiday giving event looks very different, and the needs are much greater.
Christmas Present: San Francisco Firefighters Compete for Best-Decorated Fire HouseThe San Francisco Fire Department is reviving a tradition that began and ended seven decades ago: a competition to determine the best-decorated fire station.
Purple Tier COVID Roundup: Mayor Breed's French Laundry Gathering 'Particularly Problematic'; Lawmakers Wants Kids Back In ClassroomsWith a surge in coronavirus cases, the information you need to know is coming fast and furious. Here's a roundup of the COVID stories we've published over the last 24 hours.
COVID Travel: UC Berkeley Students Weigh Risks Of Going Home As Holidays ApproachWith holiday travel being discouraged as COVID-19 cases keep rising, students at UC Berkeley and at colleges across the country are left in a predicament, to go or not to go home.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco's Union Square Retailers Hopeful Holiday Shoppers Will ReturnAfter enduring months of coronavirus shutdowns and looters taking advantage of unrest during the George Floyd protests, San Francisco's Union Square has had a rough 2020.
San Francisco Ballet Cancels Live, In-Person 'Nutcracker' Performances Due To PandemicThe San Francisco Ballet announced Monday that the dance company would not be holding live, in-person Nutcracker performances this December due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dublin High Staff, Students Back From Break Still Grieving 3 Teens Killed In Pleasanton CrashDublin High School staff held a meeting with parents Wednesday night to give them advice on how to talk to their teens about grief following a deadly crash that took the lives of three students.