Holidays

Members of a dragon team perform during the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade of March 2007. This year’s parade begins on Saturday, February 8 at 5:15pm from Market and 2nd Streets.
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Bob Pryor
February 07, 2020 - 2:01 am
This weekend, many of the biggest activities in the Bay Area are events for Chinese New Year.
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edestrians walk by red and yellow banners that are strung across Grant Street for Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown district on February 3, 2011
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Megan Goldsby
February 05, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Looking for something to do? Meet the Giants and take pictures with the World Series trophies, or be awed by 39,000 blooming flowers! Below are events, festivals and shows sure to entertain and inform this weekend.
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A view of San Jose.
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Bob Pryor
January 31, 2020 - 1:09 am
Looking for things to do this weekend in the Bay Area? There will be lots of 49ers' Super Bowl activities, plus a Lunar New Year festival and some popular footraces, like the 408K Race to the Row in San Jose.
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Golden Gate Kennel Club dog show photo from Jan. 27, 2019.
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Bob Pryor
January 24, 2020 - 3:12 am
If you're looking for something to do in the Bay Area this weekend, you may want to check out the Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival, the Oakland A's Fan Fest or the return of Golden Gate Kennel Club dog show.
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Levi’s Stadium will see its first playoff game this Saturday, January 11 at 1:35pm, when the Forty Niners host the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Round matchup.
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Bob Pryor
January 10, 2020 - 2:43 am
What are some things to do in the Bay Area this weekend? Oakland will have a Lunar New Year bazaarwhile the 49ers face the Vikings in their first playoff game at Levi's Stadium. Plus, the "Hot Chocolate Run" in Golden Gate Park sounds sweet.
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AP News
December 28, 2019 - 6:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A 60-year-old man who was punched and kicked during a $1 mugging on Christmas Eve has died, police said Saturday. Juan Fresnada died Friday afternoon at the Bronx hospital where he was taken in critical condition after the mugging early Tuesday, the New York Police Department said...
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Alex Dourov, the creator of CaliforniaChristmasLights.com, puts up an elaborate holiday display at his Livermore home.
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Carrie Hodousek
December 20, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Looking for the best holiday light displays in the Bay Area? A website creator has turned into an indispensable source of information for people looking to get into the Christmas spirit.
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, members of the Notre Dame cathedral choir sing during a rehearsal at the Saint Sulpice church in Paris. Notre Dame Cathedral kept holding services during two world wars as a beacon of hope amid bloodshed and fear. It took a fire in peacetime to finally stop Notre Dame from celebrating Christmas Mass for the first time in more than two centuries. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
AP News
December 20, 2019 - 10:36 am
PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars — a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed. Yet an accidental fire in peacetime finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year, for the first time in over two centuries. As the lights stay dim in the...
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A family eats a meal during the holidays.
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Kim Wonderley
December 09, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The holidays are a time for a gathering of the tribes. Whether that means friends or family or a mix of both, it's a great time to start brainstorming for your next great group travel adventure. Kim Wonderley explores that idea in this week's Road Report . The credit for this idea goes to AFAR.com...
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Downtown San Francisco
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Bob Pryor
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 am
There are some big holiday events on deck for this weekend in the Bay Area. While the rain predicted for this weekend may affect turnout at some outdoor gatherings, such as Redwood City’s Hometown Holidays at Courthouse Square and “SantaCon 2019” in San Francisco, other events should barely be...
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