Pared-Back Pandemic Feasts Goose Demand for Tiny TurkeysAcross the Bay Area, small turkeys are almost sold out as families and the food industry adjust to downsized Thanksgiving plans during the pandemic.
COVID: Testing Demand Grows Before Thanksgiving As Bay Area Health Official Urges No Travel, GatheringsThe demand for COVID-19 testing is spiking less than a week away from Thanksgiving. Many people said they want to get tested before hopping on a flight and spending time with family, but a public health official urges people to delay gatherings instead.
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 Travel: Tests Ahead Of Holidays May Give People A False Sense Of SecurityCOVID test sites have been packed around the Bay Area this week as residents rush to get swabbed before Thanksgiving, hoping to get the all clear before family gatherings.
COVID Surge: Contra Costa Supervisors Advise 'Hunkering Down' Amid Coronavirus Case SpikeThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday issued an urgent plea with residents to curtail Thanksgiving gatherings, to continue with COVID-19 prevention basics.
Zoom To Lift 40 Minute Time Limit For Free Meetings On ThanksgivingZoom announced it will lift its timed meeting limit on Thanksgiving so "your family gatherings don't get cut short."
COVID Crackdown: CA Health Officials Urge Families To Reconsider Travel, Large Gatherings ThanksgivingA surge in coronavirus cases has prompted a crackdown in California just a week before the Thanksgiving break, a time when many had planned to travel and celebrate with family and friends.
COVID: West Coast Travel Advisory In Effect -- But Will People Follow It?A strict COVID advisory to avoid non-essential travel from Gov. Gavin Newsom is coinciding with what would normally the busiest travel period of the year.
Officials Fear Thanksgiving Family Gatherings Will Fuel Surge Of COVID-19 CasesWith just 17 days to go before Thanksgiving, health officials are asking Californians not to let their guard down.
Bay Area Storm Puts Damper On Holiday Travel, Shopping PlansMore than 50 million people across the country are expected to travel this wet holiday weekend and, for many, it is a popular weekend for shopping.
'Turkey On The Table' Tradition Helps Families Focus On ThankfulnessA business idea that started in Alamo is becoming a Thanksgiving tradition among families. Turkey on the Table is a new way of giving thanks around and helping put food on the table for those in need.
SF Mayor Breed, Police, Fire Chiefs Help Prepare 3,700 Meals Before ThanksgivingSan Francisco Mayor London Breed joined dozens of first responders Wednesday morning to help carve Thanksgiving turkeys for some of the city's most needy residents.
East Bay Salvation Army Bell Ringers Attacked, Robbed Of Red KettlesIn a cold-hearted crime before Thanksgiving, thieves targeted Salvation Army bell ringers in two East Bay cities. They stole the red kettles with hundreds of dollars inside. One woman was physically attacked.
Lights On At Oakland Airport After Power Outage Disrupts Thanksgiving Travel RushThe lights are back on at Oakland International Airport on Wednesday, after a power outage Tuesday night disrupted the pre-Thanksgiving travel rush.
Thanksgiving Travel Set To Trigger Bay Area Afternoon Traffic GridlockThe traffic experts issued a warning for Bay Area Thanksgiving travelers -- time your getaway to avoid local freeways from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday.