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An otter enjoys a frozen Christmas tree treat (Photos courtesy Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo animals celebrate holidays with gifts, leftover Christmas trees

Humans weren't the only ones celebrating the holidays this year: the animals…

 

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Donor rushes new menorah to North Beach group after theft

A menorah stolen from a park in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood…

 

Crews load Christmas trees into a chipper at the 30th

City urges residents to recycle Christmas trees

San Francisco officials today held the city's 30th annual Christmas tree chipping…

 

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Malls debate teen policies after rash of Christmas weekend fights

An unusually high number of teen fights at shopping centers across the…

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Bay Area air quality enforcers remind public to use fireplaces mindfully this holiday

Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding people that burning wood…

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BART cuts back on weekday commute trains for the holiday

Starting today, a limited number of weekday BART trains will run during…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Italian police officers secure traces after the suspect of the Berlin attack, Anis Amri, was killed during a shoot-out with police forces on Dec. 23, 2016 in Milan. During the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market at least twelve people were killed and more than 50 wounded.  (Daniele Bennati/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)

Berlin truck attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

Anis Amri, the main suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack,…

Italian police officers secure traces after the suspect of the Berlin attack, Anis Amri, was killed during a shoot-out with police forces on Dec. 23, 2016 in Milan. During the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market at least twelve people were killed and more than 50 wounded.  (Daniele Bennati/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)
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Parking restrictions at both ends of the Golden Gate Bridge for holidays

Parking for personal vehicles will be restricted at the  Golden Gate Bridge…

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Here’s your parking enforcement guide for the holiday weekend

With Christmas and New Years taking place on weekends this year, parking…

(Cindy Chew/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market on a city square in central Berlin on Monday, Dec. 19, 2106, killing at least nine people and injuring 50 others. (Omer Messinger/Sipa USA/TNS)

9 killed, dozens injured when truck rams through Berlin Christmas market

At least nine people were killed and some 50 others injured when…

A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market on a city square in central Berlin on Monday, Dec. 19, 2106, killing at least nine people and injuring 50 others. (Omer Messinger/Sipa USA/TNS)

House of Prime Rib donates 3,700lbs of ribs to GLIDE’s Christmas Eve lunch

For the past 24 years GLIDE has been serving up a particularly…

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Rain expected at beginning of holiday weekend

Rain is in the forecast, meaning that many in the Bay Area will be…

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SFPD distributing 6,300 toys this holiday season

A holiday toy drive organized by the San Francisco Police Department has…

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(Joseph Schell/Special to The SF Examiner)

Annual SantaCon event hitting San Francisco Saturday

More than thirty bars and restaurants will open their doors wide to…

(Joseph Schell/Special to The SF Examiner)
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Friends of the Urban Forest renting live Christmas trees this holiday

SF Environment and the Friends of the Urban Forest have teamed up…

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Hunters Point Shipyard Artists to host holiday party, art show

More than 50 artists at the Hunters Point Shipyard will be opening their…

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(Courtesy Katy Tang)

Supervisor Tang hosting kitten adoptions in her office at ‘Kitty Hall’

Supervisor Katy Tang announced on Facebook Tuesday afternoon that for the next 12…

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Two-story gingerbread house debuts at Fairmont Hotel Saturday

Thousands of pounds of gingerbread, 1,200 pounds of icing and 650 pounds…

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Morongo Band of Mission Indians donates 1,000 turkeys to SF non-profits

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, a Native American tribe located near…

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Preparations begin on Stockton Street for Winter Walk

A cheerful spread of astro-turf has replaced the construction vehicles on Stockton…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)