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Holidays

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Top Holidays Articles

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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Break was a week lost to education

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Break was a week lost to education
    Now that Glendale students and teachers have experienced the entire week of Thanksgiving off for the first time like their La Caņada brethren, I can officially call such an action a turkey (pun intended). From a selfish standpoint, having a week off of...
  • La Caņada History: Descanso Gardens Guild prepared for annual Christmas exhibit

    La Cañada History: Descanso Gardens Guild prepared for annual Christmas exhibit
    Ten Years Ago The La Caņada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. set up a “floatique” gift center at the Ralphs Fresh Fare market on Foothill at Gould to raise funds for “Cactus Practice,” its 2004 float entry in the Rose Parade....
  • Around Town: Save the shopping for Saturday

    For those of us who look forward to Thanksgiving, it's hard to imagine the appeal of a $99 big-screen TV or an extreme discount on socks and underwear, but Black Friday has now moved to Thanksgiving Day and shoppers are already camped out at box stores,...
  • Read on: An online culture addicted to speed

    Read on: An online culture addicted to speed
    If there’s one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it’s that we want our gratification instantly or not at all. Ordering stuff off of the Internet is now a contest to see who can deliver it to us the quickest and cheapest....
  • Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks

    Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks
    A longtime tradition changed this weekend for the Glendale chapter of the National Charity League, a philanthropic organization for women and their daughters. The chapter moved the location of its annual holiday party, in the past thrown for local...
  • A haole picks up the slack

    A haole picks up the slack
    Guitarist Jim "Kimo" West divides his time between two dramatically different musical worlds. His mainstay job is as lead guitarist from the famed, freewheeling musical satirist Weird Al Yankovic, but West's heart and soul are completely invested in the...
  • 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 Caņada 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 Caņada

    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,...