| Oct 13, 2013
Hanukkah is just 45 days away, and Christmas is coming right up!
Forget Halloween candy and costumes. The upcoming holidays qualify as a shopping emergency.
If you think I've lost my mind, don't. It's your sanity that may be on the line....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Mysterious British street artist Banksy, infiltrating New York with "Better Out Than In," on Friday introduced "Sirens of the Lambs."
It's art in motion. A slaughterhouse delivery truck is filled with plush animal toys, squeaking through the slatted...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Mattel Inc., the nation’s largest toy company, and Barbie, likely its best-known product, are heading into Christmas looking up.
The El Segundo-based company reported net income of $422.8 million, or $1.21 a share, for the third quarter, which...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:24 AM
The Toys for Tots organizational meeting will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. at the DeHardit House on Lewis Avenue in the Gloucester Court House village area.
George Gates is the Middle Peninsula coordinator for the annual Toys for Tots program. Last year,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards.
"After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:12 PM
We got a witch war, people! And Marie Laveau is raising a zombie army to fight it in "Fearful Pranks Ensue," the fourth episode of "American Horror Story: Coven."
Spoilers: Stop reading if you are not caught up.
Marie's none-too-pleased with Fiona...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Just days after Crescenta Valley High Principal Michele Doll announced her promotion to an administrative position at Glendale Unified, parents at the high-performing school responded with a litany of concerns, including lack of communication, poor...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Theatre Downtown revisits a world of tangled relationships in the 1950s Deep South when it opens "Tiger Tail" on Friday, June 7.
The drama was written by the great Tennessee Williams. Though "Tiger Tail" is not as well-known as the playwright's "Cat...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Six-year-old Camilla Lopez timidly walked along a table topped with dozens of dolls — soon one would be hers if she could just find the right one.
She finally settled on a girly doll resembling a baby and gently placed it in a black plastic bag....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:03 AM
From talking dolls to flying drones, retailers at the Glendale Galleria are gearing up for the 2013 holiday season with high-tech items, including new gaming consoles for the first time in several years.
The new consoles — the Xbox One and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:52 PM
More donations have been received this week by the Empty Stocking as the Harford County based charity works toward its 2013 fundraising goals.
The fund raising goal for 2013 is $80,000. As of Thursday, the fund has received $21,740 in monetary donations....