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…

Holiday gifts shopping tips

Flat, hard packages will be welcome this year. Tablet computers are extremely popular, and electronic reading devices such as the Kindle have come down in price…

Online shopping safety tips

Here comes Cyber Monday. An estimated 122 million Americans are expected to shop online for their holiday shopping list….

Black Friday isn’t the only game in town

Cyber Monday. Green Tuesday. Black Friday. Magenta Saturday…

It’s time to get out the winter coats

As the temperature drops, most people reach for their winter coats. But not everyone has that luxury…