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  • Feeling the holiday spirit at Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station toy drive

    Feeling the holiday spirit at Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station toy drive
    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....
  • Review: Six cool Lego play sets for any time of year

    GamerHub.tv One never grows too old for Lego toys. That adage has proved true with the Lego video games from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games as well. Parents play with "Lego Marvel Super Heroes" on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 alongside...
  • With Deep Discounts, Retailers Stretch An OK Christmas Season

    With Deep Discounts, Retailers Stretch An OK Christmas Season
    The doors were open well before 9 a.m. Thursday at Spruce Home & Garden in West Hartford Center, literally wide open to the street, the way manager Mary Goodwin likes it. And markdowns were plentiful. As light snow trickled, customers were slow to arrive...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • Cohabiting couple face family opposition

    Cohabiting couple face family opposition
    Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been happily living together for almost two years. We moved in together early in our relationship to pursue our educations in the same city. We are in our mid-20s and felt that we were old enough to take this "risk." It...
  • Empty Stocking Fund collecting toys, money to help less fortunate

    The annual push is on to fill The Empty Stocking Fund to help the less fortunate families of Harford County. The goal again this year is $80,000; as of Monday, donations received totaled $23,970, so there's still a long way to go to fill it. Recent...
  • 200,000 dolls from China are seized after tests show banned chemicals

    200,000 dolls from China are seized after tests show banned chemicals
    Federal authorities said Tuesday that they have seized more than 200,000 children's dolls arriving from China at ports in Los Angeles and other U.S. cities after the toys tested positive for banned chemical compounds. The dolls showed high levels of...
  • Walmart matching rivals' Black Friday prices a week early

    Walmart matching rivals' Black Friday prices a week early
    At 8 a.m. Nov. 22, Walmart will kick off a pre-Black Friday savings event in stores and online, lowering the prices on popular toys and electronics, to match select Black Friday offers from Target, Toys R’ Us and Best Buy one week early. Beginning...
  • GoldieBlox video: Inspiring girls to be builders

    GoldieBlox video: Inspiring girls to be builders
    Something looks amiss outside this house on Plumosa Drive in Pasadena. Actually, a lot of things look amiss. Strewn about the front and side yards are wires and cords, a folding table overturned on the lawn, a children's stove smashed to pieces and,...