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Holidays

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  • Additions to annual Christmas display on track

    When your annual Christmas display already contains more than 50,000 lights and hundreds of moving, lighted reindeer, polar bears, a couple of Santas, angels and snowmen, what do you add to make the whole glitzy package even more appealing? You add...
  • Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says

    Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says
    If air travel demand continues at its current pace, many of the nation's biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is the warning...
  • Kate Winslet swoons over improbable relationship in 'Labor Day'

    — Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane." The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...
  • A John Waters Christmas

    A John Waters Christmas
    You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns. Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...
  • Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early

    Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early
    In what's turning out to be one of the more competitive holiday retail seasons in recent memory, retailers are tripping over one another to be first with Black Friday deals. And they’re not waiting until Black Friday, or even Thanksgiving, when...
  • 'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric

    'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric
    Few holiday movies give such cinematic chestnuts as "It's a Wonderful Live" and "White Christmas" a real run for their money, but, every now and then, one takes off. In 1983, it was the wry, nostalgic "A Christmas Story." Twenty years later, it was the...
  • Vintage ornaments on Ivanhoe Row

    Vintage ornaments on Ivanhoe Row
    Have you ever noticed how old tree ornaments invoke nostalgic memories of childhood Christmases? Beyond the colored spheres of paper-thin glass, early 20th century ornaments often featured elaborate indented designs, Seussian (as in 'The Grinch Who...
  • Military Bowl a nice present for Terps in December

    Military Bowl  a nice present for Terps in December
    When it comes to college football bowls, the Military Bowl in Annapolis may not seem like the most exciting of opportunities for Maryland, with the game a short bus ride away. Not to mention that the Dec. 27 date means the Terps will spend Christmas...
  • Basketball Roundup: Breakers got game

    Basketball Roundup: Breakers got game
    Laguna Beach High girls' basketball coach Mark Lewis said if his team played the way it performed Wednesday at the Hawk Holiday Classic in Huntington Beach throughout the rest of the season, he'd be a happy camper. The Breakers had little trouble...
  • 14 holiday gifts for your favorite hipster foodies

    14 holiday gifts for your favorite hipster foodies
    Hipster foodie friends are so hard to buy gifts for. They have exceptionally high standards, like to make most things themselves, and gravitate toward items labeled with the words rare, Brooklyn, limited, organic or artisan.  Meeting all the necessary...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on 'big sweep of history' at tree lighting event

    Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on 'big sweep of history' at tree lighting event
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown reflected on the tradition and history of Christmas in his remarks Thursday at the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree. "I was just thinking as I sat there -- with the moon coming up and that Grecian Capitol building of...