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Christmas

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  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching. "There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
  • Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)

    Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)
    Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not. This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
  • Wade-less Heat fall 113-93 to LeBron, Cavaliers

    Wade-less Heat fall 113-93 to LeBron, Cavaliers
    The perspective with this roster is different, and on nights such as these, the reality is clear: The Miami Heat, at least at the moment, are not in the same league as the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just as there was only so much the Dwyane Wade-less Heat...
  • Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate

    Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate
    It's crunch time, Cupid. If you didn't make a dinner reservation, start planning that home-cooked menu immediately. If you are still without a gift, welcome back to the Christmas Eve Santa scramble. If chocolate is your fall back, let's skip that drug-...
  • 'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office

    'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office
    Sony Pictures' "The Interview," the movie at the center of the crippling cyber attack on the studio, has grossed $31 million through video on demand as of Sunday.  The movie has been rented or purchased about 4.3 million times through services including...
  • A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings

    A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings
    One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work. Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...
  • Late conductor remembered for his achievements

    Late conductor remembered for his achievements
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, is being remembered not just for his musical talent but his drive to achieve goals before his death at the age of 66 Thursday following a battle...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers

    Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers
    Even though the holiday season is over, the Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers is still celebrating with its annual Open House events. The nonprofit organization of model train devotees opens up its displays at its Bethlehem headquarters to the...
  • Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...
  • Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90

     Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90
    Donald Munger spent almost half of his 33-year Chicago police career in what he often said was "the best job he ever had" — commanding lieutenant of the O'Hare International Airport detail. He'd say that despite being around the deadliest aviation...
  • Sailors hang on for 10-9 win

    Sailors hang on for 10-9 win
    On a sunny yet chilly winter afternoon at Newport Harbor High, Bill Barnett used a walker to get around the pool deck. Barnett, in his 49th and final year coaching at Newport Harbor, was back in action Friday after missing two games due to two...