Forget Black Friday, Thanksgiving might be best day to grab deals


Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Shoppers will find more discounted items on Thanksgiving…

Obama defends legal authority…to pardon turkeys


President Barack Obama is defending his legal authority to take executive actions – to spare a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys…

Sloppy weather slows US holiday travelers


A mix of rain and snow rolled into the U.S. Northeast as millions of Americans made the Thanksgiving holiday getaway…

California to see increased holiday travel


Thanksgiving holiday travel could reach its highest level since 2007…

Black Friday: Buy it now or buy it later


Forget Black Friday, many retailers have already started their holiday shopping push…

Survey: Holiday shoppers boost spending plans


Holiday shoppers expect to spend quite a bit more than they did a year ago…

Macy’s to open even earlier on Thanksgiving


Macy’s Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers…

Pet care during the July 4th celebrations

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The SPCA is advising pet owners to keep their pets happy and safe over the holiday weekend.

CNY celebrations around the world

CNY celebrations around the world (photo gallery)

Bay Area Christmas lights and displays

Here are some places to visit this Christmas season…