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  • The 100 Peeps Challenge - Destroyed
  • Just in time for Easter, San Jose native Matt Stonie has uploaded a video of him scarfing down 100 pink and yellow Peeps.
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viral video, youtube, food, holiday, watercooler
  • They're pink and yellow and delicious -- in more ways than you think.
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food, holiday, watercooler
  • Why does the Easter Bunny lay eggs, anyway?
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holiday, watercooler
  • Artist Gilbert Baker, left, designer of the Rainbow Flag, is draped with the flag while holding a banner that reads Boycott Homophobia before the start of the St. Patricks Day parade, Monday, March 17, 2014 in New York.
  • This year, the country's two biggest St. Patrick's Day celebrations are caught up in a clash over gay rights.
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new york, holiday, protest, lgbt, news
  • The Chicago River is glowing a bright emerald green Saturday as the city kicks off its St. Patricks Day celebrations.
  • The local plumbers union in Chicago has been dyeing the Chicago River green for St. Patrick's Day since 1962.
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viral video, youtube, holiday, watercooler
  • A walk across the nation kicked off Saturday at the Golden Gate Bridge in support of a global day of recognition for women.
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golden gate bridge, holiday, san francisco news
  • African American history museum in Menlo Park
  • There's an unique Bay Area museum where visitors can take in the wide range of African American pioneers and their achievements.
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menlo park, holiday, museums, peninsula news, david louie
  • African American history museum in Menlo Park
  • There's a unique Bay Area museum where visitors can take in the wide range of African American pioneers and their achievements.
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menlo park, holiday, museums, news
  • An annual pillow fight at San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza drew a large crowd Friday evening.
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justin herman plaza, valentine's day, holiday, san francisco news
  • Hundreds battle in Valentines Day pillow fight
  • An annual pillow fight at San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza drew a large crowd Friday evening.
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justin herman plaza, valentine's day, holiday, news
  • There are still a couple of ways you can use your smartphone to order up a real-life gesture of romance, even at the last minute.
  • There are still a couple of ways you can use your smartphone to order up a real-life gesture of romance, even at the last minute.
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apps, holiday, valentine's day, news
  • There are still a couple of ways you can use your smartphone to order up a real-life gesture of romance, even at the last minute.
  • There are still a couple of ways you can use your smartphone to order up a real-life gesture of romance, even at the last minute.
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apps, holiday, valentine's day, technology, jonathan bloom
  • Administrators at an all-girls Catholic high school in Concord are apologizing for a racially-insensitive event.
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concord, food, holiday, east bay news
  • People plant trees in Oakland
  • The holiday honoring the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has turned into a day of service for many.
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alameda, oakland, holiday, volunteerism, east bay news, lyanne melendez
  • People plant trees in Oakland
  • The holiday honoring the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has turned into a day of service for many.
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volunteerism, alameda, oakland, holiday, news
  • Eureka residents are holding special services Sunday to remember a beloved priest who was murdered on New Years Day.
  • Eureka residents are holding special services Sunday to remember a beloved priest who was murdered on New Year's Day.
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northern california, murder, crime, religion, holiday, new year's eve, california news
  • Healthy cooking
  • It's the most popular time of year to start a new diet and U.S. News and World Report has broken down what they call the best diets of 2014.
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food, diets, new year's eve, holiday, weight loss, health
  • Healthy cooking
  • It's the most popular time of year to start a new diet and U.S. News and World Report has broken down what they call the best diets of 2014.
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food, diets, new year's eve, holiday, weight loss, news
  • Eureka residents are holding special services Sunday to remember a beloved priest who was murdered on New Years Day.
  • Eureka residents are holding special services Sunday to remember a beloved priest who was murdered on New Year's Day.
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northern california, murder, crime, religion, holiday, new year's eve, california news
  • Alyssa Meza
  • A 9-year-old girl in Illinois stepped up when her mom went into labor unexpectedly and helped deliver her baby sister.
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children, rescue, holiday, national/world
  • Eric Freed
  • Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies have arrested Gary Lee Bullock in the death of a priest found dead in a church rectory.
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northern california, murder, crime, religion, holiday, new year's eve, news
  • Eric Freed
  • Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies have arrested Gary Lee Bullock in the death of a priest found dead in a church rectory.
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northern california, murder, crime, religion, holiday, new year's eve, california news, lyanne melendez
  • A package from the Obamas is once again on the way to its intended recipient after it was sent to a stranger by mistake.
  • A package from the Obamas is once again on the way to its intended recipient after it was sent to a stranger by mistake.
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christmas, holiday, USPS, barack obama, michelle obama, national/world
  • First Bay Area baby 0f 2014 Liliana Noel
  • A baby born in San Jose just two seconds after midnight appears to be the first of the New Year in the Bay Area.
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holiday, new year's eve, new year's eve event, children, pregnancy, local news
  • Festive floats marched down Southern California city streets in the 125th Rose Parade on New Year's Day.
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southern california, boston bombings, bombing, terrorism, holiday, new year's eve, new year's eve event, news
  • RAW: Fireworks show over the San Francisco Bay
  • Watch raw video of the New Year's Eve fireworks show over the San Francisco Bay.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, news
  • RAW: Fireworks show over the San Francisco Bay
  • Celebrations got underway in San Francisco and across the Bay Area to ring in the New Year.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, local news, amy hollyfield
  • An Agave Margarita and gin Martini made by mixologist Jacques Bezuidenhout sit on a bar in the Starlight Room of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco.
  • Many of us plan on celebrating New Year's Eve tonight in one way or another.
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alcohol, holiday, new year's eve, health
  • Rose Parade floats
  • At Fiesta Parade Floats headquarters, a year's worth of work is coming to a close and most of the hand labor is done by volunteers.
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southern california, boston bombings, bombing, terrorism, holiday, new year's eve, new year's eve event, news
  • Tips for a responsible New Years Eve party
  • If you are throwing a New Year?s Eve party, there are some things to keep in mind.
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holiday, new year's eve, alcohol, consumer news
  • Tips for a responsible New Years Eve party
  • If you are throwing a New Year's Eve party, there are some things to keep in mind.
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holiday, new year's eve, alcohol, 7 on your side
  • San Francisco fireworks, Ferry Building
  • Looking for something to do New Year's Eve? Check out our comprehensive list of fireworks shows and events!
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, news
  • Lucky New Years traditions: 12 ways to usher in good fortune for 2014
  • Want to start the new year off on the right foot? Break out the black-eyed peas, red underwear, and grapes!
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holiday, new year's eve, watercooler
  • Boat with fireworks in San Francisco
  • Preparations are underway in San Francisco and across the Bay Area to ring in the New Year.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, news
  • New Years Eve dancer
  • Preparations are underway in San Francisco and across the Bay Area to ring in the New Year.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, news
  • New Years fireworks in San Francisco
  • If you are looking for last minute ways to ring in the New Year, there are a number of events around the bay.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, news
  • New Years fireworks in San Francisco
  • If you plan to come to San Francisco to celebrate New Year's Eve, consider taking mass transit.
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new year's eve event, new year's eve, holiday, transportation, local news
  • Macys holiday window display
  • Puppies and kittens seem to be a pretty popular holiday gifts this year.
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union square, macy's, shopping, animal, animals in peril, SPCA, holiday, san francisco news
  • feet on scale
  • Going on a diet after the holidays is apparently not on the agenda for a lot of Americans.
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food, diets, holiday, christmas, fitness, health
  • FILE - This Jan. 3, 2012 file photo shows the Starbucks Coffee logo in Mountain View, Calif. Starbucks Corp. is pushing beyond coffee with the opening of its first Evolution Fresh Inc. juice store, the company said Monday, March 19, 2012.
  • Hundreds of Starbucks customers were inspired to "pay it forward" and pick up the tab for strangers over the Christmas holiday.
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starbucks, christmas, holiday, business
  • shopping mall sale
  • The concern is whether Dec. 26 sales have lost their impact when retailers did so much discounting in the final days before Christmas.
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christmas, holiday, shopping, internet, retail, business
  • shopping mall sale
  • Thursday was a crucial day for retailers to see whether consumers are willing to spend money after Christmas.
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christmas, holiday, shopping, internet, retail, business, david louie
  • Instead of returning unwanted gifts, some of us may choose to re-gift them. Here's how to re-gift like a pro.
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christmas, holiday, watercooler
  • UPS, FedEx working through delivery backlog
  • Christmas cheer has turned into Christmas jeers after a lot of disappointed online shoppers were without their presents.
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UPS, amazon, holiday, christmas, internet, shopping, news
  • UPS, FedEx working through delivery backlog
  • Christmas cheer has turned into Christmas jeers after a lot of disappointed online shoppers were without their presents.
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UPS, amazon, holiday, christmas, internet, shopping, business
  • Sale sign
  • The after-Christmas sales start today and the deals are expected to be good.
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christmas, holiday, shopping, internet, macy's, news
  • Drunk-driving arrests are up in Santa Clara County this holiday season.
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san mateo county, santa clara county, crime, DUI, driving, holiday, christmas, south bay news
  • FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, package handler Chris Addison arranges packages before loading a delivery truck at a FedEx sorting facility in Kansas City, Mo.
  • UPS and FedEx have hired extra workers to help with a backlog of parcels that were supposed to be delivered by Christmas.
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UPS, amazon, holiday, christmas, internet, shopping, news
  • FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, package handler Chris Addison arranges packages before loading a delivery truck at a FedEx sorting facility in Kansas City, Mo.
  • UPS and FedEx are resuming regular shipping this morning after failing to deliver thousands of packages in time for Christmas.
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UPS, amazon, holiday, christmas, internet, shopping, news
  • Christmas in Richmond
  • Plenty of elves showed-up in Richmond Christmas Day to help a mother and her family give gifts to the needy.
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richmond, charities, food, holiday, christmas, foreclosures, news