Holidays

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Matt Bigler
December 07, 2018 - 12:15 pm
When it comes to Christmas trees, there are more options these days than just choosing between real and artificial. Now, businesses are offering living trees grown locally for rent.
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(U.S. Air National Guard photos by Airman Basic Sara Kolinski)
December 07, 2018 - 8:45 am
While for many the holiday season remains a joyful time to spend with family and friends, it can also be stressful. Purchasing gifts, entertaining, even arranging travel can sometimes ruin holiday cheer. This holds true for many military families as well.
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Carrie Hodousek/ KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
December 05, 2018 - 10:07 am
Oakland's central Post Office became an outpost of the North Pole as elementary students wrote letters about their Christmas wishes to Santa Claus on Tuesday.
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Police from San Jose and other Silicon Valley departments helped buy Christmas gifts with kids through the "Shop with a Cop" program.
Matt Bigler/ KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
December 04, 2018 - 8:56 pm
About 150 children from low-income families in San Jose are getting their holiday shopping done early this year, thanks to officers from local police departments.
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Dreamstime
December 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
To make this holiday season as bright and cheerful as possible, please consider joining KCBS Radio and Airport Home Appliance in making a donation to the San Francisco Firefighters' toy drive. New and unwrapped toys or gift cards may be dropped off at any of Airport Home Appliance's Bay Area...
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The Church of Satan complained that ornaments had been stolen from its Christmas tree.
Tim Ryan/KCBS Radio
Tim Ryan
November 28, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Members of a Satanic group are upset about the lack of Christmas spirit in San Jose.
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The official White House Christmas tree is seen in the Blue Room during the 2018 Christmas Press Preview at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. The tree measures 18 feet tall and is dressed in over 500 feet of blue velvet ribbon embroidered in gold with each State and territory. Christmas has arrived at the White House. First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2018 White House holiday decor on Monday. She designed the decor, which features a theme of "American Treasures." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 26, 2018 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas has arrived at the White House. First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2018 White House holiday decor on Monday. Mrs. Trump designed the decor, which features a theme of "American Treasures." The White House says decorations include a tree trimmed by Gold Star families,...
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Dreamstime
Kim Wonderley
November 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
Whether you're travelling this holiday season or looking for gifts for a globe-trotter, there are ingenious products out there that make great travel companions.
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NEWPORT, NJ - NOVEMBER 27: People waits in line to go shopping at the to JCPenney store at the Newport Mall on November 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Black Friday sales, which now begin on the Thursday of Thanksgiving, continue to draw shoppers out
(Photo credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
November 19, 2018 - 12:59 pm
This week, retail stores are revealing their plans for the most shopped days of the holiday season, Thanksgiving, November 22, Black Friday, November 23rd and Cyber Monday, November 26th.
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