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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Jennifer Hudson Turns Tragedy to Philanthrophy

    In October 2008, the unthinkable happened to Jennifer Hudson and her family. Her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, were slain, and the tragedy made national headlines for months. With such devastation, it would be understandable for...
  • Empty Stocking Fund receives more donations but needs even more

    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....
  • Review: 'Best Man Holiday' a raucous yet thoughtful reunion

    "The Best Man Holiday" is a reunion story, a reconciliation story, a get-down-on-your-knees-and-pray story, a circle-of-life story. But above all it is filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee's dissertation on the current state of the black experience as upscale,...
  • Tree height a bragging right

    Tree height a bragging right
    When a 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island lights up for the first time Friday night, it will mark just one mega-tree in a series sparkling to life for the holidays in shopping centers throughout Southern California. Fashion Island's white fir,...
  • Gift pick No. 14: Hand-printed birch ornaments from Wolfum

    Gift pick No. 14: Hand-printed birch ornaments from Wolfum
    Los Angeles designer Annabel Inganni has expanded her Wolfum line of pattern-rich designs this year to include drinking glasses, coasters, wall hooks and picture frames. In search of some smaller, less expensive items for our Handmade Holiday Gift Guide,...
  • On holiday hours, no sale

    On holiday hours, no sale
    The big retailers expanding their Black Friday hours earlier into Thanksgiving day will no doubt lure bigger crowds of holiday shoppers ready to part with their cash. They just shouldn't expect many Times readers — if the letters we received are any...
  • For businesses on The Avenue, charity begins at home

    So here we are already, just days away from Hampden's kickoff to the Christmas season — the seasonal lighting of the Miracle on 34th Street, the light display in the 700 block. The lighting takes place each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving....
  • Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Enter now; submissions cut-off is midnight Tuesday

    Have you submitted your recipe yet? You only have until Tuesday midnight to enter our fourth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Think you've got the best holiday cookies ever? We have more than 200 entries so far! If you're curious...
  • 'Krrish 3′ tops 'Chennai Express' box office record

    MUMBAI -- Rakesh Roshan's superhero three-quel "Krrish 3," starring his son and leading Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan, has overtaken "Chennai Express" to emerge as the highest domestic Bollywood grosser of all time. The "Chennai Express" record did not...
  • Teen son says he's an atheist

    Teen son says he's an atheist
    Your teen just declared himself atheist. You want him to celebrate the holidays. Help! Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors There's nothing to prevent a non-Christian from celebrating the Christmas holidays. I have Jewish friends...
  • Century of Christmas tradition graces Kansas City's Crown Center

    Century of Christmas tradition graces Kansas City's Crown Center
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Much is made of how New York City dresses up for the Christmas season, but this city makes a strong case for its own brand of holiday cheer, and some of it continues year round. Hallmark Cards Inc. has a lot to do with it....