Holidays

A selection of smart speakers and other devices.
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Matt Bigler
December 05, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Do you have a smart speaker at home? The devices from Amazon, Google and others are expected to be hot holiday stocking stuffers this season, despite growing safety concerns.
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A buck in San Anselmo became entangled in Christmas lights, the Marin Humane Animal Services said on Dec. 2, 2019.
Marin Humane Animal Services
All News KCBS Radio
December 03, 2019 - 1:19 pm
The antlers of a buck became entangled in Christmas lights in San Anselmo, prompting pleas from animal care officials to consider wildlife when putting up holiday displays this year.
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Christmas trees lined up for sale
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All News KCBS Radio
December 02, 2019 - 2:01 pm
If you want an environmentally responsible Christmas tree, here are some suggestions from an industry insider.
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Christmas Tree Farm
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Jennifer Hodges
December 02, 2019 - 10:40 am
The average price of Christmas trees in the Bay Area may be bigger than expected for many shoppers.
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December 01, 2019 - 12:00 am
Can you believe Christmas is just ONE MONTH AWAY?! Did you get your tree yet? Usually, it pays to be early, but in this case, getting your tree on the later side will save you big bucks. You might think that Black Friday would be a great time to pick up your evergreen, but it's actually when you'll...
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lizzy-buczak
November 30, 2019 - 1:00 pm
The Girl Scouts of America have a message for parents this holiday season: don’t make daughters show affection to family members if they don’t want to. The organization shared the reminder on Twitter writing “Forced affection = Not O.K” alongside a link to their article titled, “Reminder: She Doesn...
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radio.com-staff
November 29, 2019 - 9:00 am
The holidays are a time of cheer and good will, so show some Christmas spirit to the people who help you out every day of the year. A holiday tip shows you appreciate the hard work of your super, doorman, and mailman, and the extra money may even help them finance their own holiday gifts . Don’t...
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Christmastime in Union Square, San Francisco
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Bob Pryor
November 26, 2019 - 1:24 am
There are a lot of family-friendly events on deck, including an array of Turkey Trots and the annual tree lighting festivities in at Union Square in San Francisco. San Rafael holds its own Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland too.
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 7:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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johnny-lopez
November 21, 2019 - 9:45 am
In order to keep the peace this holiday season, Uno wants to make your family gatherings a little less colorful. Mattel has come out with a new edition of the popular game that replaces all of the red and blue cards in hopes to keep fighting over politics at bay, reported Market Watch . Could...
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