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With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...
Tags: Vegetarian Diet, Elections, Politics, Holidays, Barack Obama
They say the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. It is also reported that it takes between six and seven hours of moderate exercise to burn off that many calories. Perhaps it was that information,...
The Burbank Temporary Aid Center got financial help for Thanksgiving supplies Tuesday with a $2,000 donation from local police officials. Burbank Police command staff made a pledge of $1,000 that was later matched by the Burbank Police Officers’...
Tags: Travel, Human Interest, Social Issues, Homelessness, Cranberries
After a hugely successful first year, the Burbank YMCA again will host the “Turkey Trot” fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day, with proceeds earmarked to help pay the cost of memberships for people who could not otherwise afford them. Philip...
In middle school, Thanksgiving always brought out the same perennial writing assignment. “OK class,” said Sister Mary Bernadette Rosemary Mary. “Take out your pencils and write what you’re thankful to God for on this Thanksgiving....
Tags: Entertainment Events, Holidays
A trend toward stores opening at the stroke of Black Friday is taking hold this year in Burbank and Glendale retail centers. Several national retail chains, including Macy’s and Target, with stores in the Glendale Galleria, will open at midnight on...
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...
South Bend TribuneLori McCune had finished her breakfast and was peeling potatoes for Thanksgiving dinner when her husband, Rick, walked into the kitchen to help. This was a ritual for the two of them, to see who could peel the most potatoes the quickest. But Rick was...
Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey. After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...
Joseph R. Carlozo, a former Calvert Hall College High School football coach whose team had a legendary closing-seconds victory at Memorial Stadium on Thanksgiving Day in 1969, died of stroke complications May 20 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation...
The Ravens won’t get their season-opening home game, like reigning Super Bowl champions have for the last decade. But they will play four prime-time games, including a Thanksgiving night showdown at home against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers, and...
Laguna Beach Unified School District students will once again begin school Sept. 3 — not Aug. 29. The district's school board voted 4-0, with Jan Vickers absent, Tuesday night at a special meeting to rescind its decision to begin the 2013-14 school...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Family, Holidays, Students, Labor Day
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