Holiday Guide 2008

Our ultimate winter shopping and survival guide

Think global, shop local

Funny how quickly this holiday season has snuck up on us, isn't it? That election sure was distracting. Here's hoping our ultimate holiday gift guide can help you navigate these next few months while you're busy celebrating President Obama and protesting Prop. 8. Speaking of politics, the Guardian has joined a national effort to support local businesses this year as a way to boost our economy. Read Tim Redmond's explanation. May this be a holiday season of change!

Molly Freedenberg

Holiday Guide editor

All illustrations by Justin Renteria

>>Think global, shop local
Saving SF's economy one gift at a time
By Tim Redmond