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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior Edition' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior Edition' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES NCIS Cyberterrorists engineer an...
  • The Grinch in me

    In a house with young kids, all the shopping, spending, wrapping and merry-making that goes in to Christmas Day -- which takes weeks to prepare and often twice as much money as originally planned -- gets largely credited to Santa Claus come December 25th....
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...
  • Celebrating the holidays with jazz — on CDs, books and stage

    Celebrating the holidays with jazz — on CDs, books and stage
    Who says holiday music has to be treacle? In the hands of accomplished jazz musicians, familiar tunes become new, sugary ballads pick up spice and original compositions deepen our appreciation of the season. Certainly that's the case this year, with a...
  • These kids need your help, especially at Christmastime

    For a while, the mother of the boys, who are 2 and 3 years old, stuck around Lake County and made a half-hearted attempt to see them. Now, she's gone — "whereabouts unknown," the case file on the toddlers says. Their mom moved to Lake County in...
  • Record number of Americans expected to travel for holidays

    Record number of Americans expected to travel for holidays
    A record number of Americans will celebrate the year-end holidays away from home this year, AAA Travel predicted Tuesday. This year 98.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home for the holiday period, the highest travel volume on record...
  • Heart of the Holidays: Breaking of the Oplatki

    When I was a child, my sister and I often dreaded as most children do, going to grandma's for visits. Because part of my heritage was Polish, we of course had to have the big Polish "Wigilia" on Christmas Eve at my grandma's every year. As my family grows...
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining in Baltimore

    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining in Baltimore
    Christmas Day dining in Baltimore remains quiet, and our list of openings remains mostly static from year to year. In fact, our list of places open this year looks almost exactly like the list we had last year. The only new additions to the Christmas...
  • Heart of the Holidays: A kookaburra Christmas

    I have lived overseas several times in my life which has meant spending the holidays away from home and family. When my husband and I were first married we lived in Australia where we worked for a University. Christmas falls during summertime in Australia...
  • VOD success of 'Interview' could make online film releases more common

    VOD success of 'Interview' could make online film releases more common
    "The Interview" wasn't supposed to change the way Hollywood movies are released. But perhaps the most lasting effect of the raunchy comedy could be in the way Americans go to the movies — or don't. The farce at the center of a crippling...
  • Alex & Sierra, 'Frozen' theme on Disney Parks special

    Alex & Sierra, 'Frozen' theme on Disney Parks special
    Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that won "The X Factor," will perform "Love Is an Open Door" from "Frozen" on the "Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration." The 31st annual Christmas Day telecast has a "Frozen" theme this year to salute the...