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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up

    County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up
    Law enforcement agencies across Los Angeles County announced this week that they had arrested 1,366 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in an 11-day span earlier this month.   The effort between Dec. 13 at 12:01 a.m. and Dec. 23...
  • Merry Christmas and happy holidays, NBA style [Video]

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays, NBA style [Video]
    In the sports world, the NBA owns Christmas Day, with five games scheduled today. The first game begins at 9 a.m. Pacific time with the Chicago Bulls playing at the Brooklyn Nets and the last game will end about 10 p.m. when the Clippers and Warriors...
  • Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands

    Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands
    Thoughts of childhood Christmases flooded Wendy Winebrenner's mind this month when she opened her mailbox to find an envelope stuffed with gift certificates. Growing up in the O'Donnell Heights project in Baltimore, Winebrenner and her family depended...
  • Box Office: 'The Hobbit,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' to Lead Crowded Christmas; '47 Ronin' a Financial Wreck

    Moviegoers will have plenty to unwrap in theaters Christmas Day, with a hefty eight films opening, including Martin Scorsese's latest "The Wolf of Wall Street", Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and the Keanu Reeves samurai tentpole "47...
  • La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars

    La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars
    After impersonating Santa Claus at a senior care facility in Glendale last week, Joe Mandoky was still dressed in his red hat topped with a holly leaf, red velour suit and golden bells jingling at his waist when he went to pick up mail at the Verdugo City...
  • On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods

    On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods
    Just as he had asked us to imagine a better world and to give peace a chance, singer/songwriter John Lennon also posed a question in his 1971 holiday offering “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” “And so this is Christmas,” sang the ex-...
  • Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush

    Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush
    On my parents’ Christmas tree hangs a wooden train ornament. It is a simple, quaint expression of the youthful joys of the holidays — not the flashy hi-techitude of the laser-cut teddy bear that hangs nearby. It doesn’t provide the...
  • Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline

    Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline
    At this time of year, as Morstein's Jewelers fields calls from shoppers trying to make the Christmas Day deadline, third-generation owner Sonny Morstein finds himself asking the same question. "This is probably over 45 years of saying, 'Why are they...
  • The best holiday albums you probably never heard

    The best holiday albums you probably never heard
    For Christmas Eve, Pop & Hiss offers up a selection of offbeat holiday albums guaranteed to break up the monotony of the same-old, same-old holiday songs and arrangements being piped into malls and over the airwaves of Yuletide-music centered radio...
  • Once a staple on Christmas, the Magic are looking forward to a quiet holiday

    Once a staple on Christmas, the Magic are looking forward to a quiet holiday
    Monday night's home game against the New York Knicks was as close as the Orlando Magic will get to playing on Christmas this year. As recently as two years ago, however, the Magic could count on being included in the NBA's annual slate of Christmas...
  • On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us

    On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us
    Like many of us, Phil Dorn will wake up Christmas morning and spend time with his family. And then after all of the presents are opened, he will take his family to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown for a special visit. Dorn, the...