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  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mary Poppins'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mary Poppins'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Sing-Off The groups perform songs...
  • The big, big book on the big, big legend, Miss Barbara Stanwyck

    "ALL terrorism is theater!" said departing -- to my sorrow -- New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. I wrote down this quote in the back of my daily calendar book so long ago that I had forgotten it. Then, last week I heard all sorts of people...
  • Plan ahead for the ultimate holiday roast beef dinner

    Thanksgiving is barely over when you suddenly realize the time has come to start thinking seriously about what you'll cook for Christmas dinner. And I always wonder: Why do so many people cook another turkey on December 24 or 25? Maybe it's because...
  • Celine Dion's new, easygoing 'Life'

    Celine Dion's new, easygoing 'Life'
    Celine Dion was on a Studio City soundstage last week, rehearsing for her performance on a holiday TV special. Ne-Yo had joined the French Canadian singer to run through "Incredible," a duet from Dion's new album, but almost as soon as she'd tilted her...
  • Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours

    With a week to go before Christmas, retailers are in full battle mode, with many unveiling plans to keep their stores open for marathon stretches to give last-minute gift buyers every opportunity to spend. Toys R Us will throw its doors wide starting at...
  • Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?

    Mayo: Is a beer can pole kosher for Festivus?
    As I wrote in my Tuesday print column, I've got no problem with the beer-can Festivus pole placed in the Florida capitol rotunda by Deerfield Beach activist/blogger/provocateur/atheist Chaz Stevens. But as some Seinfeld fans have pointed out, the made-...
  • Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke

    Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke
    When he was growing up near Mondawmin Mall and the Christmas season rolled around, Andrew Dubose rarely missed a chance to visit the old man in the red suit and white beard who always gave him such a warm holiday greeting. Now 39, married, and the...
  • Senate's long weekends may be first filibuster fight casualty

    Senate's long weekends may be first filibuster fight casualty
    WASHINGTON — The first casualty of the Senate’s post-nuclear era may be the long weekend. After Senate Democrats made a historic change to the Senate’s filibuster rules, requiring only a majority vote instead of a three-fifths...
  • Free holiday portraits with family, friends and pets at Poketo

    Free holiday portraits with family, friends and pets at Poketo
    Sure, those awkward holiday portraits with the mall Santa are funny, now. But for some of us, those shots of terrified, tearful children trigger memories of frightening Santas and evil-looking elves. Poketo designer Ted Vadakan said his own memories...
  • Please let my son come home for Christmas [Letter]

    My son Ryan was arrested on Sept. 24 for entering an unlocked rear of a dwelling he thought was occupied by an elderly wheelchair-bound women for whom he ran errands, but he entered the wrong home after knocking on the front door for some time. He was...
  • Missing baby Jesus figurine returned to Valencia mall display

    Missing baby Jesus figurine returned to Valencia mall display
    A baby Jesus figurine has been returned to the Nativity scene at a Valencia mall after it went missing earlier this week. A Westfield Valencia Town Center employee found the figurine on the property Wednesday afternoon, marketing director Stacie House...