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Hanukkah

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  • Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall

    Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall
    For the first time in three years, the city of Glendale hosted a Christmas tree-lighting event in Parcher Plaza at City Hall. While the city still erected a tree and decorated it in the past, tight budgeting prompted officials to nix the roughly $2,000...
  • Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'

    Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'
    A Florida pastor's attempt at holiday humor didn't go over well with some in his community. During the weekend, Mike Butzberger of Lighthouse Church in North Palm Beach put up a sign that said "Christmas - Easier to Spell Than Hanukkah." People...
  • Oy vey! Christmas easier to spell than Hanukkah?

    It a wonder somebody didn't deck him instead of the halls after a sign at his church spelled trouble. A North Palm Beach pastor's attempt at some holiday humor fell a little flat with some residents, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The pastor put up a...
  • Bell jury deliberating well past Thanksgiving, the predicted ending point

    Bell jury deliberating well past Thanksgiving, the predicted ending point
    In mid-October when jurors were being chosen for the latest Bell corruption trial, a prosecutor told them they would be done well before Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is long gone and so is Hanukkah, and the jury is on to its eighth day deliberating...
  • Pet holiday gifts are now a must!

    Increasingly, pets get holiday gifts, not only from their immediate families but also from friends and relatives. When attending a party, in addition to the traditional hostess gift, guests often tote a present for the resident pet(s). Here are a few...
  • Santa stops by the Festival of Lights

    Santa stops by the Festival of Lights
    Cold weather kept some families indoors on Friday night, but many La Caņada Flintridge residents ventured out to Memorial Park for an annual holiday tradition. Around 300 people attended the Festival in Lights celebration, said Pat Anderson, president...
  • Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild

    Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild
    Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa. Chappelle does...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • R. Kelly to release a Christmas album

    If you're planning to play one of R. Kelly's recent albums to liven up your holiday parties (and really, who isn't?), make sure you check the album art first. That's because his forthcoming Christmas album (due out in time for next year's holiday) would...
  • Tom Bergin's to reopen Nov. 30 with upstairs whiskey lounge, new menu and more

    Tom Bergin's to reopen Nov. 30 with upstairs whiskey lounge, new menu and more
    Tom Bergin's, the Irish pub on Fairfax Avenue that shocked many when it closed suddenly in July, will reopen Nov. 30 if all goes according to new owner Derek Schreck's plans, with a new whiskey and craft cocktail lounge upstairs and an entirely new menu...
  • Brace yourself for the Christmas cliche onslaught

    As a service to readers, I have posted annually since 2006 a compendium of dreary but apparently irresistible holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect should shun. As Tom Lehrer sings in his Christmas carol, "Brother, here we go...