Sunny skies expected for X’Mas

Rainfall stays well below average in the Bay Area, and the trend looks likely to hold through the holiday weekend…

Where’s Santa? US Air Force trackers standing by

The volunteer Santa trackers at the NORAD are bracing for tens of thousands of calls and emails when their operations center goes live on Christmas Eve…

Understanding the skin aging process

Melanin causes dark spots and sun spots on the skins…

Holiday lightings in your neighborhood

Here are some places to visit this Christmas season…

Animal shelters offering discounted pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies are offering discounted pet adoptions in a bid to find homes for 1,000 animals by New Year’s Eve…

Snow in civic center

SF: snow in civic center plaza this weekend for city’s holiday celebrations…

Who’s the shopping boss?

Men and women have very different approaches when it comes to celebrating, shopping, spending and budgeting….

Research firm: Holiday buyers willing to spend

Shoppers are again doing some holiday spending after taking a break following their spree over the Thanksgiving weekend…

NRF forecasts holiday sales increase of 2.8 percent

Holiday retail sales for 2011 are expected to increase 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion…

Givebacks to the community

Many non-profit organizations in the Bay Area begin accepting donations during this holiday seasons…