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  • Obamas get into holiday mood at benefit concert

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obamas got into the holiday spirit Sunday evening with a little help from Hugh Jackman, Sheryl Crow and Janelle Monae. President Barack Obama and his family attended the 32nd annual “Christmas in Washington” concert, a benefit for the Children’s National Health System. After an evening of Christmas carols at the National […]
  • Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up

    NEW YORK (AP) – With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree after it was illuminated for the first time this holiday season in a ceremony that’s been held since 1933. Mayor Michael Bloomberg turned on the lights just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, setting off a […]
  • NYC’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to be lit

    NEW YORK (AP) – A 76-foot Norway Spruce from Shelton, Conn., is set to be lit as New York City’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. The annual holiday tradition will take place Wednesday night. The 75-year-old tree will be illuminated by 45,000 multi-colored LED lights and topped with a 9 1/2-foot-wide Swarovski star. “Today Show” personalities […]
  • Jennifer Lopez to receive parenting honor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jennifer Lopez is being honored by the March of Dimes. Lopez, the 44-year-old mother of 5-year-old twins, Maximilian and Emme, will receive the Grace Kelly Award at the eighth annual March of Dimes luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Friday. She’s being recognized as a celebrity parent role model supporting […]
  • Fireplace safety is important around the holidays

    When it finally gets cold in the Valley, many residents rush to light their fireplace up.
  • Decent light display goes 'Wonderful'

    Decent light display goes ‘Wonderful’

    It's not the most wonderful light display we've ever seen, but it's set to "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," so it qualifies.
  • Robert Frost’s Christmas cards collected in NH

    Associated Press HANOVER, N.H. (AP) – Take heart, holiday procrastinators: Famed poet Robert Frost once waited until July to get his Christmas cards in the mail. Unlike the flimsy, forgettable cards of today, however, Frost’s cards arguably were worth the wait. For the past 28 years of his life, he teamed up with a boutique […]
  • Australia goes all out for holidays

    Australia goes all out for holidays

    Techno music is annoying at best, but when combined with holiday lights and a traditional holiday song, it's worth a look.
  • Family dysfunction rears ugly head on holidays

    No family is perfect, but if it seems the imperfections are amplified this time of year, it's because they are.
  • Valley retail stores compete for last-minute shoppers

    Valley retail stores compete for last-minute shoppers

    While the clock ticks, the shopping crush continues. According to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports, 17 million shoppers will spend part of their Christmas Eve hitting stores.