| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Here's some info from our friendly U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman on the all-important task of having your kids receive a letter from Santa Claus:
"The U.S. Postal Service is helping keep the enchantment of Santa Claus alive with its `Letters From...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Nouha Hreish looks perfect in a Christmas hat — running around Wal-Mart at the crack of dawn, helping to organize the warm and loving chaos that is Clothe the Children.
For about 25 years, the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach has sponsored its...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Sister Mary Eunice loves two things: killing and encouraging others to kill. She does plenty of both in this episode.
Her newest recruit: Santa Claus. Or not really Santa, but a deranged madman who is locked up for killing 18 people from five families...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:45 PM
*Editor's note: This column originally was published Dec. 4, 2011.
As a person who thinks all organized religions have been a net "bad" for human civilization, I gotta say, I still really enjoy Christmas. You get days off work, you get to see your...
| Dec 9, 2012
As the doting wife of hotel and real estate scion Rick Hilton, the mother hen to tabloid darlings Paris and Nicky Hilton, and the aggrieved childhood friend of Michael Jackson, Kathy Hilton has always been one step to the left of the spotlight.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The arrival of November means not only Thanksgiving in Carroll County. Craft fairs and bazaars fill the calendar this month, offering a variety of items to meet every budget.
Now in its 39th year, Ascension Episcopal Church's Mistletoe Mart in...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:14 AM
It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...
| Nov 10, 2012
Sitting in a rocking chair, basking in the quiet of a lovely fall afternoon at Fort Christmas Historical Park in east Orange County, I almost believe that I could have been a pioneer settler.
Then, I look at the primitive appliances in the kitchen and...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:12 PM
The rest of the country might be gearing up for Thanksgiving, but at South Coast Plaza, Christmas officially began Thursday evening.
The shopping destination hosted its 31st annual tree lighting ceremony at Town Plaza Center with traditional carolers,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:29 AM
Yes, we know it's not even Thanksgiving. And typically we wait until after Thanksgiving to talk Christmas ... but we are making an exception.
That's because you will barely have time to recover from Thanksgiving before it's time to break out the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Stepping into the Albano Ballet Company's headquarters on Girard Avenue in Hartford this time of year is to enter another world: the unseen chaos that underpins the elegant, seamless beauty of the "Nutcracker."
On the outside, the dark brown, barn...