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Where to ice skate this holiday season

Tami Benedict

December 23, 2014

One of my favorite things to do during the winter is ice skating. Since Northern California doesn't get very cold and we never get snow, I always have to wait until right around the holidays for the rinks to open up. I decided to compile a list of some of the best local ice rinks around so you ca...

America’s Holiday Shopping List

Nadine Quitania

December 20, 2014

It is the most wonderful time of the year—or maybe not. To some, this season may just feel like one huge obligation, but if you are the type who enjoys listing what to get for all your loved ones and coworkers, then be happy knowing you are probably making someone’s “nice” list. ...

Christmas themed drinks to try at your next Christmas party

Tami Benedict

December 18, 2014

Christmas is right around the corner - literally it is - we have ten days left! This means that Christmas parties will be in full swing and with Christmas parties come potlucks. This year, instead of bringing a fruitcake (ew) why not try something fun - like a unique Christmas-themed drink. Take a l...

Drinking to get through the holidays

Lissette Vargas

December 3, 2014

The smell of pumpkin spice, peppermint, and pine lingers in the air. Empty red Starbucks cups fill the trash bins, and Christmas carols are blasting from every speaker in town. It’s hard to escape the fact that the holiday season is here, so instead of hiding from it, embrace it. Here is a list of...

Top Five Holiday Movies that can get you into the Holiday Spirit

Janelle Moncada

December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving has passed and the Black Friday mayhem is finally over. The turkeys and pumpkin pies will now have to wait another year until their popularity can rise once again. For now, it is time for Santa Claus to ride his sleigh and families bringing about laughter and cheer. Even though f...

Ten Things Not to Do on Halloween

Alec Fernandes

October 31, 2014

San Francisco has lots of frightful fun happening all over the city this Halloween. But even though there are many events to choose from, here is a list of ten things to avoid doing tonight: 1. Do not dress up as an Ebola patient. Not cool. Same goes for a sexy Ebola nurse. 2. Do not dress up a...

Simple Do It Yourself Gift Ideas

Simple Do It Yourself Gift Ideas

October 24, 2012

Words & Photos: Charlene Ng It’s that time of year again. One of the most anticipated and, simultaneously, dreaded times of the year: the holidays. It’s a time for family, friends, and of course, gifts. No matter which holiday is celebrated, holiday shopping can be a stressful experience. Not o...

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