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Holidays

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  • Chess masters compete in L.A. Holiday Scholastic Championship in Glendale

    Chess masters compete in L.A. Holiday Scholastic Championship in Glendale
    Stray rays of sunlight streamed through an expanse of windows at the Maple Park Community Center, reflecting on hundreds of black and white chess pieces awaiting competition. The competitors, aged from kindergarten to high school, entered the center&...
  • Burb's Eye View: Putting some Black Friday options on the table

     Burb's Eye View: Putting some Black Friday options on the table
    There was a tradition in the Mahoney household that involved a lot of sleep after the Thanksgiving meal. As a card-carrying member of the kids' table, I took this for granted, that one day I would be old like my father, uncles and grandfather who...
  • Santa stops by the Festival of Lights

    Santa stops by the Festival of Lights
    Cold weather kept some families indoors on Friday night, but many La Cañada Flintridge residents ventured out to Memorial Park for an annual holiday tradition. Around 300 people attended the Festival in Lights celebration, said Pat Anderson, president...
  • The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season

    The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season
    Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...
  • Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada

    Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada
    It's that time of year when residents start to frequent shops after work and on weekends in a quest to find gifts. Businesses in the city are hoping that they shop local. Kerry Rasmussen opened Chez on Foothill Boulevard about six months ago. She said...
  • Holiday tour of homes to benefit Prom Plus

    Holiday tour of homes to benefit Prom Plus
    A tour of local homes, a showroom and a former sanitarium this Saturday will help organizers of Crescenta Valley High School’s annual after-prom party reach their goal of raising $25,000 to host the event. Aside from the Taste of Montrose in May,...
  • Dining Out: Goodie Girls cupcakes are the surprise of the season

    Dining Out: Goodie Girls cupcakes are the surprise of the season
    I try to approach restaurants with impartiality but the cold hard truth is I don't like cupcakes. The white sugar, white flour, and unnatural colors turn me off. They're the adult version of Barbie dolls. I prefer my sweets more rustic. So when Goodie...
  • A Word, Please: An essay on the essentials of S

    A Word, Please: An essay on the essentials of S
    Around this time of year, I usually give out advice about how to avoid the errors people make forming plurals and possessives on their holiday cards. You know, like how some people goof up and write “Merry Christmas from the Smith’s” or...
  • A Noise Within gives lush retelling of 'A Christmas Carol'

    A Noise Within gives lush retelling of 'A Christmas Carol'
    "Marley was dead, to begin with." December brings many things specific to the season and one of them is "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens' rich tale of redemption, a staple offering of countless theater companies this month, across the country and...
  • Van Bloem Singers ensemble does it 'for love'

    Van Bloem Singers ensemble does it 'for love'
    Amid the carolers and choruses who will volunteer in local holiday performances this month, one longtime group offers what they hope will be something a little different. The Van Bloem Singers plan to entertain with relatively modern Christmas music...
  • Teens most likely to drink during holidays, experts say

    ‘Tis the season for gathering with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, but mental health experts say it’s also a period when teens are most likely to experiment with alcohol. For many teens, December marks the first time they will...
  • The Valley Line: Oakmont League holds annual Christmas party

    The Valley Line: Oakmont League holds annual Christmas party
    Hard to believe but Christmas day is just six days away! There just wasn't enough time between Thanksgiving and Christmas to get everything done and I'm still scrambling. It has been parties, parties and more of the same. It is a jovial season and the...