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Santa Claus (fictional character)

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  • Laguna's own Santa Claus

    For many, the last few days before Christmas might be spent putting the final touches on gifts. However, to countless others around the country, it's a time of stress as families count their paychecks, hoping to have enough to buy each child at least one...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Chorale provides musical joy for holidays

    One thing I find so wonderful about the Pacific Chorale is that it's made up of our county's neighbors and our friends, maybe even our family. On select nights these varied folks, most of them volunteers, sing gloriously without the help of today's...
  • Here's Vonta Leach dressed as Santa Claus (again)

    Here's Vonta Leach dressed as Santa Claus (again)
    On Thursday, I asked Ravens fullback Vonta Leach whether he planned to don a Santa Claus suit for the team’s walkthrough Friday. Leach had a tradition of doing this when he was with the Houston Texans, but he told me Thursday that he wasn’t...
  • 'Doctor Who' Christmas special a communal treat for fans

    Author Clement C. Moore was referring to St. Nicholas when he wrote of "a right jolly old elf" in his famous poem. But he just as easily could have been referencing a certain peripatetic, centuries-old Time Lord who zips freely through time and space...
  • Santa Timeline: Before he was cheery and chubby

    Santa Timeline: Before he was cheery and chubby
    You may think you know Santa, but there's a lot more to the legend than a bag full of presents. What follows is a selective history of St. Nick and how he came to be known as the jolly round man in the iconic red suit. PHOTOS: A look at the evolution...
  • Santa makeover: From ho, ho to whoa!

    Santa makeover: From ho, ho to whoa!
    He may have an uncanny knack for knowing who's naughty or nice, mad package delivery skills and a fan base approaching Lady Gaga's, but, sartorially speaking, Santa Claus is in a bit of a rut. It wasn't always this way. Over the years the man also...
  • Be happy with any Christmas tree

    In response to the letter from Mary Martin (“Montrose Christmas tree is shameful,” Dec. 12), I also don’t especially like this tree, but not knowing where it came from, who chose this tree or how much it cost, I am happy to put up with...
  • Neighbors carry on holiday tradition

    Neighbors carry on holiday tradition
    Constructed from PVC piping and anchored in place by steel rebar and wire tethers, the Oak Circle Drive Christmas wishing tunnel might be a curiosity to outsiders. It doesn’t have the storied history of Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena or the glitz...
  • A Christmas gift from CBS: No Dierdorf, Gumbel on Ravens game

    A Christmas gift from CBS: No Dierdorf, Gumbel on Ravens game
    Maybe there is a TV Santa Claus. CBS Sports televised the Baltimore Ravens against the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Eve, and the network didn’t force local viewers to endure Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf in the booth. Happy holidays to you, too,...
  • Steinberg: Barkley earns praise

    Kosher Claus wants to wish all of his readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah. My father wanted us to feel comfortable in a primarily Christian country and we were the luckiest kids in the neighborhood. We received presents for eight nights...
  • Returns, bargains bring out the post-Christmas rush

    Returns, bargains bring out the post-Christmas rush
    Santa Claus had left the building, but the Stratemeyer family of Dundalk was picking up where he left off Monday morning, planning a day of many stops to return or exchange bags of items that weren't quite right. This visit to Towson Town Center was...