Posted Dec. 31, 2015, 9:52 am
The U.S. Coast Guard will set up temporary safety zones for fireworks displays in Southern California waters for the New Year's fireworks displays. 500-Foot Temporary Safety Zone Set For Marina Del Rey Harbor Fireworks Tonight
Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 10:47 am
Christmas Eve in Los Angeles will be marked today by a music and dance program at The Music Center and traditional Masses and church services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 10:41 am
A band from Guatemala that planned to perform in the 2016 Rose Parade on New Year's day has failed to secure U.S. visas for its members, a newspaper reported.
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Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 9:10 am
Chelsea’s top eating tips for when you are attending a holiday party.
Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 9:46 am
Despite the constant construction cacophony from Westfield Century City’s $800 million redevelopment project, the mall’s Christmas spirit is in full swing.
Posted Dec. 15, 2015, 9:40 am
Spare a thought for the many shelter pets who are forced to sleep on cold concrete during the winter months. Here's how you can help one local Venice business make a difference this holiday season.
Posted Dec. 14, 2015, 9:55 am
The holidays are truly about giving for the young students of Piper Preschool in Santa Monica. From now until Christmas, the students and their families are donating presents to other children who are less fortunate through a school-wide toy drive to benefit the local charity Present Now.
Posted Dec. 11, 2015, 10:06 am
The Westside is gearing up for plenty of Holiday Happenings now through the end of December.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 8:54 am
The spirit of the holidays will be in full swing this Sunday, Dec. 6 during Meet Me Under the Fig Tree, a free annual community event hosted by Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and MSD Capital from 2-5 pm at the hotel, 101 Wilshire Blvd.
Posted Nov. 30, 2015, 9:48 am
The 63rd anniversary display of the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes will start Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 9:24 am
We are in the “holiday season” now which the Grinch-ier among us might call the “Shopping Season” and those looking for a fight over the last few years might call, “The Season of the War on Christmas.” ‘Tis true that this season began with a fiery national debate over what a paper Christmas coffee cup should look like.
Posted Nov. 27, 2015, 8:46 am
Thousands of Southern Californians are expected to head to stores and malls today to continue the tradition of searching for Black Friday bargains amid major changes in Thanksgiving weekend shopping.
Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 9:43 am
Yo! Venice hit the streets to ask people in Venice Beach, "What are you thankful for?"
Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 9:27 am
Thanksgiving will be marked in Los Angeles County today by large gatherings on Skid Row and in Pasadena and Canoga Park to feed homeless and poor residents, and distance races that include charitable aspects.
Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 9:13 am
While Thanksgiving shopping has its critics, more people plan to shop today than on Thanksgiving last year, according to the National Retail Federation's Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
Posted Nov. 25, 2015, 9:40 am
Thanksgiving can be healthy and delicious! Swap your grandma's butter and sugar laden recipes for these healthier alternatives this year. There's no reason to sacrifice your weight loss and diet goals!
Posted Nov. 24, 2015, 10:01 am
St. Monica Catholic Community will host its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 25 for those who may be facing particular financial hardships this season or who may find themselves alone this holiday.
Posted Nov. 13, 2015, 7:56 am
Santa Monica resident Kristine Hart loves Christmas, but has been at odds with her neighbors since Oct. 15, the day the home across the residential street near Santa Monica College lit up their annual Christmas display.
Posted Nov. 11, 2015, 8:11 am
Veterans Day will be marked in Los Angeles County today by a parade in the northeast San Fernando Valley and events at Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Hollywood Hills and in Commerce designed to improve the financial and physical health of men and women who served in the armed forces of the United States.
Posted Sep. 7, 2015, 9:44 am
All Metro-operated buses and trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule. For information on Metro schedules, visit www.metro.net, or call 800.COMMUTE.
Posted Sep. 5, 2015, 9:55 am
At sundown on Sunday, Sept. 13, Jews will begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year.
Posted Sep. 4, 2015, 9:28 am
Labor Day weekend is always a big one for sports fans, and this weekend will be no different. Tennis fans can check out the 86th annual Santa Monica Open being held at Reed Park on September 5-7.
Posted Jul. 4, 2015, 7:20 am
Fireworks shows to mark the 239th anniversary of the nation's independence will be held tonight at several of Los Angeles County's iconic venues along with parks and high schools.
Posted Jul. 4, 2015, 7:11 am
Pet owners are being urged to keep a close watch on their animals on the Fourth of July since fireworks frighten them, prompting them to run loose onto streets and freeways, get lost or wind up in shelters.
Posted Jul. 4, 2015, 6:29 am
Century. That word is more than just an insurance company; It’s 100 years. In the U.S. alone from 1915-2015, four generations passed, there were two world wars and the cold war, as well as Vietnam and Korea, among others. The country went from the roaring ‘20s to the Great Depression to McCarthyism to Civil Rights, and everywhere in between. Now imagine living through all of it.