Shopping & Style

Sign at a San Jose Safeway informing shoppers of the new seniors-only shopping hours
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Jennifer Hodges
March 19, 2020 - 10:20 am
Many large grocery chains have announced special shopping hours this week for seniors and other people who are more vulnerable to COVID-19, but the rollout has caused confusion.
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Near-empty store shelves due to panic buying during coronavirus pandemica
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Jennifer Hodges
March 18, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Empty store shelves have painted a picture of panic around the country, a result of people across the nation buying food and supples in a frenzy unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
March 15, 2020 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday called on people to stop hoarding groceries and other supplies as one of the nation's most senior public health officials urged Americans to act with more urgency to protect themselves and others against the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci said he...
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Haight-Ashbury Music Center holds a liquidation sale as its owner, Massoud Badakshan, plans to close its doors on Monday after 40 years in business.
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Melissa Culross
January 20, 2020 - 1:31 pm
After nearly 40 years, the Haight-Ashbury Music Center went out of business in San Francisco.
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49ers NFC Championship shirt on sale at Dicks Sporting Goods in Daily City.
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Tim Ryan
January 20, 2020 - 11:11 am
Vendors selling clothing and other merchandise commemorating the 49ers win in the NFC championship game were inundated Monday by exuberant fans. ​
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The Jimtown store near Healdsburg.
Matt Bigler
December 06, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Few small businesses have been around for over 125 years, but the Jimtown store near Healdsburg, has lasted that long. Now, however, it’s closing its doors due to the new reality of life in Wine Country.
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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 man dressed as Santa Claus rides a motorcycle in Union Square on December 14, 2012 in San Francisco.
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Bob Pryor
November 22, 2019 - 2:47 am
The Bay Area is getting into the holiday spirit with the festive lighting of Christmas decorations at the Embarcadero Center on Friday evening in San Francisco. There will be a carnival and fireworks display as part of the event. In the East Bay, the WizardWorld pop-culture convention takes place...
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Nic Taylor owns Up the Creek skateboard shop in Walnut Creek.
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Carrie Hodousek
September 30, 2019 - 7:12 am
An East Bay record store is now selling skateboards in an effort to welcome more beginners, including girls and LGBTQ people, to the sport.
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