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Santa Claus (fictional character)

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  • Cockeysville man uses technology to put a light touch on holiday music

    Cockeysville man uses technology to put a light touch on holiday music
    Santa Claus isn't the only person who works the whole year to get ready for the holiday season. For the past four years, Phil Hoesch, of Cockeysville, has spent nearly as much time — and for a task almost as daunting as Santa's — to...
  • Mesa Musings: Cotton Santa's history comes to light

    Mesa Musings: Cotton Santa's history comes to light
    Santa Claus celebrates his 60th birthday in our household this holiday season. I speak not of Father Christmas, who's more like 400 years old and dates back to 17th century Britain, or St. Nick, who was birthed in New York some time in the 19th century....
  • Unclassified Info: Here's the scoop with jolly old St. Nick

    A couple of weeks ago I was in the Glendale Galleria when I heard a little boy utter one of the most sinister phrases of the holiday: “There is no such thing as Santa Claus!” As soon as I heard that terrible string of words, I knew I had to...
  • In the Pipeline: Magic in the microfilm

    A snapshot of Huntington Beach 50 years ago today, Dec. 22, 1961, courtesy of the Huntington Beach News: There was a groundbreaking for the Nordlund Village Center on Beach Boulevard between Heil Avenue and Terry Drive. It was announced that soon...
  • Priest who was beaten returns to church, hands out gifts

    Priest who was beaten returns to church, hands out gifts
    The Rev. Daniel Mallette, the 80-year-old South Side priest beaten and robbed in his church's rectory earlier this month, joked and handed out gifts to children this morning and declared, "It feels great being back." With Mallette sitting in a chair,...
  • From warfront to homefront for the holidays

    From warfront to homefront for the holidays
    Alerted via Facebook, connected by Skype, Joseph Vencill was able to "be" in the delivery room for the birth of his first child even though he was serving in Iraq at the time. Still, there's only so much you can do by satellite. "I'm not sure how much...
  • An updated and merry Christmas pageant

    An updated and merry Christmas pageant
    A young child in a gold-adorned white robe stood stage right bathed in a spotlight’s glaring luminance. “And soon, the wise men came to the manger,” the haloed-tyke proclaimed. Pretty standard Christmas pageant stuff — until the...
  • Ghosts of FloriDUH's Christmases Past

    You won't see a snowflake in the Sunshine State. But we make up for it with flakes of our own. FloriDUH Headquarters invites you to take a stroll through FloriDUH's Ghosts of Christmases Past. Destin 2008: Man arrested for Christmas Day peep show...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

    Ten Years Ago Three new ramps — a spine, a quarter-pipe and a fun box — were installed at the La Cañada Skate Park. The Cornishon Avenue recreational facility, which had been open under a joint-use agreement between the city and the La Cañada...
  • Joe Surf: His thoughts on going cold

    What's a surfer like you doing in a place like this? That was my first thought when I saw Huntington Beach's own Timmy Turner at a neighborhood Christmas party the other day. Turner had his five-month old daughter, Tynzlee, strapped to his chest in one...
  • Memories that bind

    Memories that bind
    When we think about the year-end holidays, books often are at the center of our memories. Maybe we received a special book as a gift, and it became a cherished memento. Or maybe we read a book about the holidays each year, as a treasured part of our...