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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Classically Trained: Pacific Chorale provides musical joy for holidays

    One thing I find so wonderful about the Pacific Chorale is that it's made up of our county's neighbors and our friends, maybe even our family. On select nights these varied folks, most of them volunteers, sing gloriously without the help of today's...
  • Do the holidays up right

    Seeking to celebrate the season but have no idea where to start? Our annual guide to all things holiday will help guide the way, regardless of where you live, work or play. First up: the food. For those shuddering at the thought of preparing a meal on...
  • Check It Out: Celebrate the season with holiday recipes

    With the holidays upon us, it's time to bring out the cookbooks to look for new recipes. The Newport Beach Public Library has many to choose from for making your holiday menus delectable. "Daisy's Holiday Cooking: Delicious Latin Recipes for Effortless...
  • Greer's OC: Guide to dining out for Christmas

    Now that Christmas Eve has become a popular night to dine out, it's easy to find great restaurants open for dinner — but not so much on Christmas Day or evening. But we found four, with different price points, including Royal Khyber, which is one of...
  • Bells won't be ringing

    NEWPORT BEACH — Last-minute shoppers at Fashion Island won't be hearing a familiar sound of Christmas. That's because the Salvation Army workers and their red kettles, stationed outside of Bloomingdale's and Macy's, have agreed to a request not...
  • The Crowd: Hoag holiday party a festive affair

    The Crowd: Hoag holiday party a festive affair
    It's Christmas Eve 2011 and the world is taking a collective moment to reflect. Listen to the quiet. Cherish the peace. Most everything and most everyone grinds down an octave or two as Christmas dawns. So much to be grateful for. So much to aspire to....
  • On Faith: Christmas more than just date on calendar

    It was almost the end of August, almost the end of summer. The tourists were all heading home. There was a good chance the national park would close in the next week until the following May. Snow was on its way. Summer's end was near. But for the park...
  • In the memory of one, it spread to many

     In the memory of one, it spread to many
    SANTA ANA —The convoy made its way across the street and up the stairs with 12-year-old Bella Anderson bringing up the rear with four oversized Nordstrom shopping bags stuffed with presents. At Apartment 103 — the number scribbled on the door...
  • Apodaca: Christmas dreams come true for CdM family

    For most of her 13 years, Kacey Mathieson has missed her father's presence for months at a time. There were some birthdays he couldn't make, holidays when he was far away. And until Friday evening, she didn't know if the man she calls "my bestest buddy"...
  • Steinberg: Barkley earns praise

    Kosher Claus wants to wish all of his readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah. My father wanted us to feel comfortable in a primarily Christian country and we were the luckiest kids in the neighborhood. We received presents for eight nights...
  • Newport Harbor's Farrel South headed to Cal

    Newport Harbor's Farrel South headed to Cal
    Newport Harbor High senior Farrel South has verbally committed to Cal for men’s water polo, he said Monday. South said he made the decision Sunday, on Christmas Day. He was also considering UCLA and USC. “I just felt like I was already a...
  • Friends of the Library: Wishes for the library in the new year

    Christmas is past, and the New Year is nearly here. Looking ahead to the new year, and the years ahead, what do you want to see, have and be able to use at our Costa Mesa libraries? Two things that I would like to see at both the Mesa Verde Library...