Thanksgiving

John Lynch, Jed York, Jimmy Garoppolo and Kyle Shanahan at the quarterback's introductory press conference in Santa Clara. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Matt Kolsky’s Bay Area Sports Thanksgiving: Giving thanks is easy when things are this good

Happy Thanksgiving, Bay Area sports fans! This is a silly, frivolous column…

 

Eight people were admitted to Sutter Delta Medical Center after a Thanksgiving dinner with what appeared to be food borne illnesses. Three have since died. (Courtesy photo)

Three dead, five sickened after Bay Area Thanksgiving meal

Three people died and five others were sickened after eating a Thanksgiving…

 

Black Friday shoppers are seen reflected in a window as they move down Powell Street in San Francisco's Union Square Friday, November 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Black Friday sales were steady to strong in Bay Area

Sales on Black Friday were steady to strong this year at stores…

 

San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Busy airports expected during holiday travel season

San Francisco is one of the top destinations for Thanksgiving travelers this…

San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Photo: Strava)

Cyclists create 50-mile GPS Turkey on San Francisco streets

For the fourth year in a row cyclist Bret Lobree has drawn a…

(Photo: Strava)
(S.F. Examiner File Photo)

Muni, parking and street closures: your Thanksgiving weekend traffic advisory

Have questions about parking, Muni or traffic this weekend. Here's the lowdown on what…

(S.F. Examiner File Photo)
(Photo courtesy Marianne Hale for the SF Zoo)

SF Zoo animals go wild over seasonal pumpkin snacks

A truckload of pumpkins were dropped off at the San Francisco Zoo…

(Photo courtesy Marianne Hale for the SF Zoo)
(Photo courtesy Meals on Wheels)

Thanksgiving deliveries being organized for SF’s homebound seniors

While GLIDE and St. Anthony's both have robust, free Thanksgiving meals on…

(Photo courtesy Meals on Wheels)
(Photo courtesy Morongo Band of Mission Indians)

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…

(Photo courtesy Morongo Band of Mission Indians)
(Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner)

5 million Californians predicted to travel by car this Thanksgiving weekend

More than 5.8 million Californians are predicted to travel 50 miles or…

(Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

GLIDE, St. Anthony’s to serve free Thanksgiving dinners to thousands

Two Tenderloin-based food kitchens are gearing up for the Thanksgiving holiday, with…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Golden Gate Bridge’s parking lots to be closed over Thanksgiving weekend

Residents and visitors take note: both parking lots at either side of…

(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Kitchen safety suggestions to follow this Thanksgiving

The San Francisco Fire Department has issued a number of important safety…

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18-year-old Frankie Pena holds a container of Oysters Rockefeller stuffing as he walks out of the refrigeration unit at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF students learn cooking and history all in one lesson

Former longtime chef and owner of renowned Financial District Italian restaurant Palio…

18-year-old Frankie Pena holds a container of Oysters Rockefeller stuffing as he walks out of the refrigeration unit at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Thankful but inspired to do more

Thankful but inspired to do more

It’s the time of year when we all say the seasonal line:…

Thankful but inspired to do more
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)

Lawmakers urge Gov. Brown to declare disaster if Dungeness crab season is canceled

Four California lawmakers are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a disaster…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)
SFUSD student Noah, left, brings refreshments to teachers with the coffee cart. (Courtesy SFUSD via YouTube)

Giving thanks to special teachers

Thanksgiving is a few days away, and soon we will gather with…

SFUSD student Noah, left, brings refreshments to teachers with the coffee cart. (Courtesy SFUSD via YouTube)
Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Cold, rainy weather expected in Bay Area this week

Cold, rainy and windy weather is set to hit the Bay Area…

Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected…

AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Turkey on Thanksgiving: oven roasted or deep fried?

How do you prepare your turkey on Thanksgiving? Some hold fast to…