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Holidays

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Top Holidays Articles

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  • Thoughts from the Bullpen: Corporate America commercializing Christmas

    Merry Holiday, everyone. Yes, only three more days until Holiday, so I hope you all have your shopping done. Have you figured out what to get your friends for Holiday? Do you think the kids will be excited to run down and look under the holiday tree to...
  • Small Wonders: Stocking stuffers for the modern family

    I open this Christmas morning with a fable: "Long ago there lived a nobleman who fell upon hard times after the untimely death of his wife. He was distraught, having no means to provide a dowry for his stunningly beautiful daughters. A certain kind and...
  • Temporary jobs on route for the holidays

    Struggling families might soon find a great gift in the area's large department stores and malls: A part-time job to help get through the holidays. Local retailers are hiring hundreds of temporary cashiers, inventory workers and others in preparation for...
  • Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats

    Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats
    It's the eve of All Hallows Eve. A special time around our house. It's the day we rush to the store to buy more candy because we've eaten all the Kit-Kats and Reese's. We take our annual holiday purchases seriously at the Caneday house. As early as...
  • Unique blend of romance, comedy and magic

    The Colony Theater Company just unwrapped an early holiday gift for lovers of sweet romantic comedy — the magic-centric "Bell, Book and Candle." John van Druten's witty play moves quickly and softly, like a black cat sneaking by stealthily in the...
  • Food pantries meeting high demand

    Food pantries meeting high demand
    With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. "When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
  • Holiday tradition

    Holiday tradition
    Some families make it their holiday tradition to bake cookies together. Others have eggnog and sing carols while decorating the tree. But the Harris family of Burbank prefers dancing in "The Nutcracker" ballet with the Red Chair Production Company....
  • Holiday travel on the rebound

    DOWNTOWN — Thousands of area residents renewed travel regimens this Memorial Day weekend, pouring onto highways and into airports as the nation officially ushered in the summer travel season. Be it falling gas prices, enticing hotel and car rental...
  • On the road again

    On the road again
    Southern California resident Billy Ernst and his wife Stefani spent the Fourth of July weekend in the San Francisco area. After a weekend of wine tasting and playing tourist with family members, they said they were sad to see the weekend end while...
  • Show support for Muslim friends

    Wednesday marked the first day of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith along with belief in the oneness...
  • From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling

    From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling
    Anytime a parish or church begins the process of remodeling its facilities, it piques my interest. What will the architect come up with? What will the new facilities look like? And most importantly, how will these new buildings help the church or parish...
  • Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines

    Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines
    I cheated. I admit it here before all seven of you readers. I cheated. Sure, my wife is disappointed. But she doesn't understand the seduction, the raw power this craving has over me, the mysterious carnal desire deep within my being. I couldn't hold...