Shopping & Style

Stylists wear shields and PPE in working with clients at this salon in Walnut Creek.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 17, 2020 - 4:40 pm
Contra Costa County is easing shelter-in-place restrictions by allowing hair salons, barber shops, churches and other activities to reopen Wednesday. That’s welcome news for your grown-out quarantine hair.
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SWANSEA, WALES - NOVEMBER 26: Staff at the Amazon Swansea fulfilment centre process orders as they prepare for what is expected to be their busiest Christmas on record on November 26, 2010 in Swansea, Wales.
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Kathy Novak
April 24, 2020 - 3:50 pm
Just because we can, should we?
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Seniors shop for groceries during special hours open to seniors and the disabled at Northgate Gonzalez Market, a Hispanic specialty supermarket, on March 19, 2020 in Los Angeles
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Tim Ryan
April 02, 2020 - 7:37 am
Several hundred grocery stores in Northern California and Nevada are now opening earlier and staying open later for first responders and medical personnel, though the rollout of the new hours wasn't without some hiccups.
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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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