Oakland Church Opens Its Doors To The HomelessOakland resident Robert Allums has been homeless for more than a year, living out of his pick-up truck. He’s become accustomed to moving place to place, always on the hunt for somewhere to park and sleep for the night.
Salvation Army Volunteers Bring Christmas Cheer To Homebound
Novato Family Overcomes Health Scare To Keep Christmas Tradition AliveFor 27 years, a north Novato home has lit up the neighborhood and the hearts of those who visit the house every year, but this year, the Rombeiro family considered turning off the lights.
Shoppers Fill Union Square Seeking Last Minute GiftsUnion Square in San Francisco was bustling Sunday afternoon as people enjoyed the holiday decorations while completing their last minute shopping.
Alameda County Sheriff's Department Spearheads Holiday Bicycle Drive For Camp Fire KidsWith Christmas just around the corner, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has organized a special delivery for the families and children of Paradise who no longer have homes.
USPS Facility Processes 300K Packages A Day As Christmas NearsAt the USPS Facility in San Francisco’s Bayview district, the first break employees will get is on Christmas Day. The 650,000 square foot facility is processing 300,000 packages every single day.
SFPD Reminds Drivers To Stay Safe On Roads With Holiday VideoIn keeping with the increasingly popular trend of law enforcement agencies commissioning videos to promote both a positive public image and safety, the San Francisco Police Department on Friday released a holiday video with a message.
Millions Of Americans Report Holiday-Related CatastrophesFrom holiday-related house fires to decorating-related injuries, millions of Americans are reporting holiday-related catastrophes.
Christmas Grinch Makes Off With Inflatable Santa At Brentwood WineryA stolen 30-foot Santa has an East Bay community searching for a Christmas Grinch.
Bay Area Black Friday Shoppers Brave Showers In Search Of BargainsThe massive parking lot at the outlet mall Livermore was overwhelmed by midnight. Thousands of Black Friday shoppers were lined up ready to take in all the bargains and discounted goods.
Hallmark Movie Lovers Christmas App Is ComingOfficials say this app will serve as the "ultimate viewing guide" for holiday-themed original movie premieres.
Amazon Will Sell And Deliver Live Christmas Trees This YearAmazon wants to sell everything for Christmas -- right down to a giant, live tree.
Drunken Family Dispute Ends With Ear Being Bitten OffA drunken Christmas Eve confrontation between two relatives ended with a 40-year-old man in police custody and a 35-year-old man with his ear partially bitten off
Scam Artists Draining Gift Cards Of ValueThe National Retail Federation estimates that about 60 percent of shoppers bought a gift card for the holidays, but consumer safety experts warn that scammers have discovered a way to drain the value off the cards.
There's A Good Chance Your Holiday Returns Will End Up In A Landfill5 billion pounds of returned items end up in the trash heap, according to Optoro, a tech company that helps major retailers manage their returns.