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Holidays

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  • A caroling they go

    A caroling they go
    For 35 years, the Spero family has been celebrating Christmas Eve serenading their neighbors. "It's one time a year that's really special," said Sandy Spero, a graduate of Burbank High School, along with her children and grandchildren who join in the...
  • 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...
  • Playful train provides a spark

    Hundreds of people packed the Glendale and Burbank Metrolink station platforms Saturday for the first stops of Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express — a 450-foot train decked out in sparkling lights and festive holiday ornaments. Many in attendance...
  • 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: Christmas, Latino-style

    From the Back Pew: Christmas, Latino-style
    Next week, the community of the Church of the Incarnation in Glendale will host the church's annual posadas. And if you don't know what that is, let me explain. Las Posadas is an annual celebration held in some Catholic churches that symbolizes the...
  • Small Wonders: Holiday cheer to the letter

    Small Wonders: Holiday cheer to the letter
    Like an unwanted holiday fruitcake, with funky bits, green cherries and mystery fruit, I offer you this year's Caneday Family Christmas Letter (with a little help from my daughters): Dashing through the glow, Of a year gone past with glee, O'er...