Shopping & Style

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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A Legoland outpost will be built to open in the Great Mall in Milpitas.
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Jennifer Hodges
September 27, 2019 - 6:34 pm
It’s a big draw down south, but now Northern California will soon have its own Legoland.
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A man is whipped by a woman at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco, California.
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Melissa Culross
September 26, 2019 - 4:41 pm
It's the first weekend of autumn and there are a lot of great events to choose from around the Bay Area. The KCBS To Do List can help figure out what activities to put on your schedule.
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A Concord shopkeeper released surveillance images of two adults who allegedly distracted him while a child stole a Legos set.
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Carrie Hodousek
August 06, 2019 - 9:39 am
The owner of a Concord toy store claims that two adults enlisted a child in their plot to steal from his shop.
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FILE - This undated photo provided by Amazon shows a self-driving delivery robot that Amazon is calling Scout. Amazon is expanding the use of its self-driving delivery robots to a second state. The online shopping giant says the six-wheeled robots, about the size of a Labrador, will start delivering packages to customers in Irvine, Calif. Amazon.com Inc. has been testing them in a Seattle suburb since the beginning of the year. (Amazon via AP, File)
August 06, 2019 - 9:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's self-driving robots will be roaming the streets of another neighborhood. The online shopping giant says the six-wheeled robots, about the size of a Labrador, will begin delivering packages to customers in Irvine, California. It comes after Amazon began testing them in a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. This year Prime Day is happening on two days: Monday, July 15, 2019, and Tuesday, July 16. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 16, 2019 - 1:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests. The company's fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented as an effort to try to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for its Prime loyalty program. The...
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