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Holidays

A collection of news and information related to Holidays published by this site and its partners.

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  • Memorial Day about all vets

    Memorial Day about all vets
    Vietnam War veteran Mickey DePalo continues to serve his country — and his city — as chairman of the Burbank Veterans Commemorative Committee. DePalo works with about 14 other members to organize programs for Memorial Day, Veterans Day and...
  • Dining Out: Everything's on the Thanksgiving table

    Dining Out: Everything's on the Thanksgiving table
    There are as many ways to do Thanksgiving dinner as there are things to be thankful for. Some like home-cooked dishes handed down through the generations. Others attempt the latest foodie trend (is that turkey deep fryer gathering dust?). Some order in...
  • New-Press and Leader Editorial: Don't let this Thanksgiving be a turkey

    The promise of Thanksgiving brings with it not only feast and football shared with family and friends, but something for the deal hunter. Most big-name retailers will throw open their doors for at least a few hours Thursday in hopes of capturing...
  • Spotlight on the holidays: Local stages are filled with holiday cheer

    Spotlight on the holidays: Local stages are filled with holiday cheer
    It's that time of year when, once again, local stages light up with holiday-themed treats for audiences of varying ages. The festive offerings range from the soulful (a symphonic concert) to the intentionally ridiculous (anarchic clowning, a British-style...
  • La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume

    La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume
    The forecast promised rain on Thanksgiving, but luckily for La Cañada residents that promise and the clouds that came with it were broken Thursday morning as the sun shone down on Memorial Park for the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive,...
  • Red kettles ready to ring out

    Red kettles ready to ring out
    This holiday season, the Glendale Salvation Army aims to raise $120,000 through its annual red kettle campaign, $24,000 more than the nonprofit netted last year during the holiday fundraiser. The Salvation Army kicked off the annual tradition on Friday...
  • Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall

    Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall
    For the first time in three years, the city of Glendale hosted a Christmas tree-lighting event in Parcher Plaza at City Hall. While the city still erected a tree and decorated it in the past, tight budgeting prompted officials to nix the roughly $2,000...
  • Charles Phoenix: Celebrating that SoCal style

    Charles Phoenix: Celebrating that SoCal style
    Charles Phoenix, humorist, author, food-crafter and gleeful guide to pop culture at its kitschiest and most off-beat, will serve up his one-of-a-kind look at mid-20th century building design in “Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!” on...
  • A new face for Scrooge at Glendale's Centre Theatre

    A new face for Scrooge at Glendale's Centre Theatre
    Daniel Roebuck has some big slippers to fill. The TV and film veteran is taking on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in Glendale Centre Theatre's annual production of “A Christmas Carol” following the death of Mario Di Gregorio, who played the...
  • Community: Couple brightens spirits at tree fest

    For more than 30 years, Diane and Roger Thisdell have been making spirits brighter with the decorations they create for the Assistance League of Glendale's Festival of Trees. Diane Thisdell creates a miniature Christmas tree and Roger Thisdell crafts a...
  • Homeless agency not accepting prepared food for Thanksgiving meal

    Homeless agency not accepting prepared food for Thanksgiving meal
    Union Station Homeless Services is not accepting home-cooked dishes for the agency’s annual Thanksgiving meal in Pasadena on Thursday. The organization cannot receive turkey or other prepared food due to stricter health regulations, the agency said...
  • Dancers keep 'The Nutcracker' fresh at the Alex

    Dancers keep 'The Nutcracker' fresh at the Alex
    Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre turned out an exuberant performance featuring highlights from "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 1 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. The audience could feel a chill in the air as dancers glided across the stage — as if on an...