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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping. Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...
  • Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go

     Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go
    Maggie Daley Park isn't the only fresh-frozen destination where families can break cabin fever over the school holiday. But its ice ribbon — an undulating quarter-mile loop rather than a standard rink — is the hottest in town. Read these...
  • Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack

    Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack
    Sony Corp worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day. "We are aware of the reports and are investigating the Sony PlayStation matter,"...
  • Too quick to take offense

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist and popularizer of science, sent out a series of puckish tweets on Christmas Day, and soon the Twittersphere was simmering with angry responses from Christians who evidently felt disrespected. Let’s have a...
  • The yule log, hockey style

    The yule log, hockey style
    Ah, the mesmerizing powers of watching a blazing yule log, so appropriate for getting in the holiday spirit and long a tradition on TV. The folks at rosterbot.com have come up with a hockey version of the blazing yule log, which they call the first ever...
  • An annual tradition

    Christmas morning comes like a whirlwind of discovery, leaving wrapping paper shreds and discarded ribbon in its wake. Weeks of building excitement culminates in those precious moments when a perfect gift is opened, but soon gives way as the holiday...
  • RadioShack faces a tough January

    DALLAS RadioShack has some high hurdles to clear in January. The struggling consumer electronics retailer has said it will be cutting more jobs as part of its previously announced plan to slash $400 million in annual costs. The cuts, announced earlier...
  • A meager Christmas has a happy ending

    Christmastime takes me back to 1949. We were refugees who came to the U.S. that September. I was 10 years old, placed in sixth grade and spoke no English. My teacher and classmates in the Catholic school were very kind and helpful, but it was a struggle....
  • What to do with Christmas leftovers

     What to do with Christmas leftovers
    Congratulations, you made it to Christmas Day. Enjoy your time with loved ones and all the festivities you have planned, but don't lose that holiday momentum. The season of celebration is still in full throttle. Kwanzaa feasts, New Year's Eve parties,...
  • Holiday Cup begins Friday

    Holiday Cup begins Friday
    Every year, the Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High girls' water polo teams can't seem to avoid each other in the major tournaments. The Sea Kings and Sailors are always both entered in the Holiday Cup, Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions and...
  • Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say

    Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say
    If you're going to run with a rowdy crowd, then you'd better learn to run. As a Stock Island man was playing Xbox games on his trailer's porch, a group of people allegedly showed up began throwing bottles, cans -- and holiday decorations -- at him on...