Memorial Day


The holiday once was dubbed Decoration Day, first observed on May 30, 1868, to honor Civil War dead. After World War I, the scope was extended to cover those who died in service to the nation in all wars. MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION: New Way Christian

By Gary Richards grichards@mercurynews.com The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer driving season, but there is more to fret about than the closing of the Dumbarton Bridge, high gas prices or navigating San Francisco on Sunday during

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season for produce. By the last Monday in May a seasonal transformation is well underway at farmer's markets and produce departments throughout the country. You'll

Maybe just not for Memorial Day weekend. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts and backyard barbecue lovers can expect cooler temperatures and rain earlier in the weekend, although conditions should improve by Monday. If you plan to do some boating in

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