Black Friday Opening Hours Rush Of Customers Only A Memory This YearNicolas Perry drove into the parking lot of the Pleasant Hill Best Buy store shortly after midnight, fully prepared to spend hours standing in an ever-growing line outside waiting for a 5 a.m. dash inside to take advantage of the Black Friday door-buster deals.
Bay Area Shoppers Wary as Retailers Ready Return of Black FridayBay Area shoppers spent Thanksgiving at home as major retailers did not open their stores on the holiday and opinions were mixed about whether they would return to malls on Black Friday, given COVID concerns and recent smash-and-grab thefts.
On-Duty Fire Crews Celebrate Thanksgiving With Their Work FamiliesThousands of first responders were working on Thanksgiving Day, spending the holiday away from their families but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t time to celebrate.
South Bay Families Welcome Return of In-Home Thanksgiving GatheringsFamilies across the country are grateful to be able to gather in person on Thanksgiving for the first time since the pandemic began.
KPIX Asks 'What Are You Thankful For?'KPIX 5's Da Lin staked out a position on the San Francisco Embarcadero Thursday to ask passersby "what are you thankful for?"
Charities, Community Groups Serve Up, Deliver Warm Thanksgiving Meals For The NeedyThe pace and buzz in the kitchens of Glide Memorial deep in the heart of San Francisco's Tenderloin District accelerated Thursday morning as hundreds of warm meals were being prepared for their annual Thanksgiving celebration for the needy.
COVID: SFO Busy Again For Thanksgiving Reunions After Lifting Of Travel RestrictionsBay Area airports, including SFO, were busy Wednesday as travelers reunited with their loved for the first Thanksgiving since COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted.
Air District Discourages Bay Area Residents From Wood Burning Over Thanksgiving HolidayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents not to burn wood on Thanksgiving Day but is not issuing a Spare the Air alert that would ban them from doing so.
Thanksgiving Holiday Rush Underway; Travelers Fill Local Airports, FreewaysLines swelled at Oakland International Airport early Wednesday as travelers, who had delayed gathering with family and friends during the long months of isolation during the COVID pandemic, crowded onto flights on the way to Thanksgiving weekend reunions.
Long Lines At Bay Area Test Sites To Ensure Safe, COVID-Free Thanksgiving GatheringsThe pandemic forced many to skip holiday parties last year so this week will be extra special for families who will gather for Thanksgiving. But some are taking the extra step to play it safe by getting tested for COVID-19.
Gov. Gavin Newsom, Family Leave Country For Thanksgiving TripCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has left the state with his family for a trip to Mexico during Thanksgiving.
Biggest Holiday Travel Period Kicks Off Thanksgiving WeekThanksgiving week is expected to be the biggest holiday travel period since the start of the pandemic. Lines are already building at San Francisco International.
UPDATE: California Wildlife Officials Say Commercial Fishing South of Mendocino Still on HoldOfficials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday said the commercial crabbing season north of Mendocino will open Dec. 1, but the season remained on hold south of the Sonoma/Mendocino county line.
Thanksgiving Travel Rush Gaining Momentum At San Francisco InternationalWith COVID fears abated and desire for family gatherings soaring, the travel rush for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend began building Friday morning at San Francisco International Airport.
COVID: State Public Health Officials Urge Families To Vaccinate As Holidays LoomState public health officials urged families to get vaccinated against COVID-19 this week as part of a "week of action" prior to Thanksgiving and other holidays that include large gatherings.