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  • Upcoming events help support Empty Stocking Fund

    The Empty Stocking Fund is still nearly $50,000 short of its goal of $80,000 to help the needy of Harford County this Christmas season. As of Sunday, the fund had received $30,700. Support of The Empty Stocking Fund helps make the dreams of...
  • Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging

    The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The Wayne, N.J., business...
  • Best Christmas toys use a child's imagination, not their thumbs

    I felt like a little girl all over again, pig-tailed and knock-kneed, eager to be left alone to play. One bin brimmed with sealed packages of shiny new jacks and little pink balls, another with a collection of Pickup Sticks. In this cramped back room of a...
  • Casino Miami Jai-Alai helps Toys for Tots, offers promotions

    Casino Miami Jai-Alai helps Toys for Tots, offers promotions
    Casino Miami Jai-Alai began celebrating the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting and Toys For Tots promotion. According to Casino Miami’s Executive Director of Marketing Stephen Blank: “Christmas is a time of sharing and good cheer.  We...
  • TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'

    TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'
    "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" (The Hub, Saturdays; Shout Factory home video). I had neglected this candy-colored gem of a show, whose fourth season began in November, until the latest DVD, "A Pony For Every Season," fell through the mail slot...
  • Jessica Biel: 'I Dream Sometimes About My Teeth Falling Out'

    Warning: Spoilers ahead The truth about Jessica Biel? She has nightmares about losing her perfect pearly whites. "I dream sometimes about my teeth falling out," she said during the Los Angeles special screening of Tribeca Film and Well Go USA's "The...
  • No longer locking away his Barbie collection

    No longer locking away his Barbie collection
    I'm a Barbie collector. There, I said it. I don't always confess it right away. In fact, I usually wait. My house isn't filled with Barbies like some episode of "Hoarders." The dolls are locked in a back bedroom, which I refer to as "storage" when new...
  • 20 last-minute gift ideas

    20 last-minute gift ideas
    If the stockings are hung but still empty and the tree is up but bare beneath, now is no time to fret. With extended, around-the-clock hours in some instances, last-minute gifting no longer creates issues as it has in the past.  And, just because...
  • Boys & Girls Club holds toy drive

    The Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley is organizing its annual holiday toy drive for children in need in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley. The organization will be collecting new unwrapped toys at seven locations throughout the two cities until...
  • Tom Hanks: P.L. Travers Would Hate 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Audiences sat at Burbank's Walt Disney Studios on Dec. 9 to watch the premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks" -- a Disney movie about the making of a Disney movie. As producer Alison Owen put it best, "I feel like I'm inside a Russian doll: There's dolls inside...
  • Around Town: Golden West gets millions

    Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....