South Bay Communities Fear Even Steep Fines Won't Stop Illegal Fireworks ShowsFrustration has mounted among residents across the Bay Area and beyond who have taken to social media and neighborhood forums about what appears to be an increase of illegal fireworks being set off this year.
'Santa To A Senior' Program Provides Simple Gifts For Elderly In NeedSeniors in need are getting exactly what they want for Christmas thanks people across the Bay Area participating in the Be A Santa To A Senior program.
Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Stores In Final Countdown To ChristmasMany stores like Target and Old Navy had extended hours and shoppers definitely took advantage of them on Christmas Eve.
Family Behind Historic NorCal Candy Shop Makes Candy Canes The Old Fashioned WayFor many of us, candy canes are a symbol of the holiday season. But for the family behind the oldest candy shop in Northern California, the red and white canes are part of their heritage.
Pleasanton Family Behind Widmer World Puts On Yearly Christmas Light ExtravaganzaWidmer World, one of the largest holiday displays in all of Northern California that's continuously growing, lights up the end of a cul de sac in Pleasanton every year.
'Tis The Sustainable Season: Rohnert Park Firm Promotes Environmentally-Friendly Holiday PracticesIt's the time of year to eat, drink and be merry. However, many factors of the holiday season are taking a toll on Mother Earth. 
San Francisco Ballet Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of 'Nutcracker'The San Francisco Ballet presents its annual staging of the classic Russian Christmas ballet when Nutcracker marks its 75th year as part of the company's standard repertoire through Dec. 29.
Online Black Friday Sales Hit Record $7.4 Bn Setting Up Big Cyber MondayThis year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets.
Thanksgiving Downer: Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Delayed Into Mid-DecemberBay Area crab connoisseurs will have to wait until next month for a taste of Dungeness crab, as the Department of Fish and Wildlife has once again pushed back the start date of the commercial season.
Defiant South Bay Fireworks Fans Ignore Law, Fire Risk to Light Up Their FourthAcross San Jose the sky was brightened by illegal fireworks Thursday despite a renewed push from city leaders to crack down on the Fourth of July tradition.
Year of the Dog Celebrations in San Francisco Culminate with Parade SaturdayMany downtown streets in San Francisco will be closed along the route of the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade Saturday afternoon and motorists should take alternative routes, organizers said.
Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'AUDIO: Jan reviews the story of how Charles Dickens created his iconic holiday characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and others from "A Christmas Carol"
Ask a San Francisco Chef: Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesThree healthy Thanksgiving recipes from Emmy Award-winning chef and food host Ryan Scott.
Nothing Says Happy Holidays Like A Keg Of Ranch DressingYou also get some extras if you order the keg, including a year supply of Hidden Valley Ranch.
San Francisco And San Jose Rank Among The Top ‘Trick Or Treat’ Cities In 2017Heading out for some candy on Halloween?