Despite a cold, wet and miserable Thanksgiving, the Bay Area can expect a sunny start to the Christmas shopping season, forecasters are predicting.“It’s looking like a pretty nice week,” National Weather Service meteorologist Austin Cross said Sunday. “During the day, it should be in the low to mid-60s and sunny all week.” Read More
Bryan Stow, a San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a severe brain injury during an attack following the Giants season opener in Los Angeles, spent Thanksgiving with his family this year and is steadily getting better.
His family posted a photo to a Bryan Stow support page of a wheelchair-bound Stow with family members taken Thanksgiving Day. Read More
Thelma Moody has put in 16 years at St. Anthony’s, and there was no way she was going to miss out on one of the soup kitchen’s best meals of the year. Moody is among the lucky few who secured a Thanksgiving Day slot to serve dinner to people in need — and only because she knew to keep an eye out for the sign-up sheet in early October. Read More
The NFL season the Bay Area wondered if they would ever see has arrived.The gloom has been lifted. The joy has returned. The playoffs are certain for the Niners, probable for the Raiders. Read More
The NFL sure knows how to ruin a holiday family reunion.
Jackie and Jack Harbaugh, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, will be leaving the stadium before kickoff Thursday so they can privately agonize over their sons’ Thanksgiving coaching duel.
Meanwhile, most every other football fan will be choosing sides in this fascinating spectacle of big bro’ meets kid bro’. Read More
Looks like it’s going to be a wet Thanksgiving, after all.
This weekend’s rainy weather appears to be a harbinger of what’s to come later this week, as the National Weather Service predicts another storm system arriving late Wednesday, according to forecaster Austin Cross. Read More
San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church is partnering with two San Francisco Safeway supermarkets today to collect donations of groceries and turkeys to help feed hungry families this holiday season.
Glide community members will be stationed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front stores located in San Francisco's Marina and Castro districts, located at 15 Marina Blvd. and 2020 Market St., respectively. Read More
Buoyed by a strong showing this Thanksgiving, the San Francisco International Airport is on pace to serve a record number of passengers this year.
From Friday to Nov. 27, about 1.2 million passengers are expected to fly in and out of SFO, a 4.5 percent increase from last year’s Thanksgiving total, according to Michael McCarron, the hub’s spokesman. Friday is projected to be the busiest day during the Thanksgiving season, with 140,482 passengers expected to use the airport. Read More
Think about it. No shopping. No recipe research. No logistical puzzles: What goes in the oven when? Who brings the pie? Do I need to set up card tables? Who sits at the children’s table? No dishes. No anxiety.Yes, you can go out for Thanksgiving dinner in San Francisco and actually eat well because so many top kitchens are preparing the iconic meal. The chefs at these restaurants shop the San Francisco way — locally. Read More
It’s that time of year — gluttonous holiday meals, quality time with the family and nightmare airport trips.
Travelers won’t be surprised to hear airports will be packed again this holiday season, but those who have procrastinated on purchasing tickets may be in for an extra challenge.
Click on the photo at right to see what officials predict will be the busiest airports this Thanksgiving, and average fares to and from SFO over the holiday. Read More